Any writing plans for next year? Our goal in 2020 is to grow our writing community and to develop more collaborations.
t’s November which, for some film fans, means it’s time for the ultra-hashtaggable month-long celebration of all things Film Noir: #Noirvember.
In Henry 6 part 2, Jack Cade attempts to overthrow the crown by means of a peasant's revolt. According to Che Guevara’s Guerilla Warfare manual, Jack Cade had two fundamental aspects on the conduct of revolutionary movement which should have secured a victory: popular forces and an active insurrection, though, Cade fails due to a … Continue reading Fidel Castro Versus Shakespeare – Who did it better?
The Genre Master: Auditory Horror in Anne Radcliffe's Fiction Apparitions, or ghosts, or mysterious sounds and settings have long been associated with tales of haunted spaces through the centuries; through short stories, folklore and different mediums of delivering the narrative, the shape and form of these narratives have taken different shapes across cultures. Author of … Continue reading The Genre Master: Auditory Horror in Anne Radcliffe’s Fiction
1. Arrange a book store tour. 2. Find a poem, read it out loud and then copy it into your journal. 3. Hunt for authors with your same last name. 4. Leave a thoughtful review on a post-it note in a book you really loved. 5. Scan the books of quotes. Find a good one … Continue reading 11 Things to do on a Date at a Book Store
I'm lazy. And I love life. I also sincerely believe that productivity is the key skill that leads to a successful career and happy life. Why? When you're productive, you know how to get the right things done so you never have to worry about the outcome of your career. You'll always find work to do. Plus, … Continue reading 5 Toxic Habits I Have Quit to be Happier
Paraprosexia is the inability to pay attention to any one thing (a state of constant distraction). #WOD #rhetoric #communication #writer #poetry #writing #love #poet #author #quotes #writerscommunity #poetrycommunity #poem #writers #writersofig #writingcommunity #words #art #poems #artist #wordporn #write #books #QOTD
On the morning of December 2, 1859, radical abolitionist John Brown wrote: "I, John Brown, am now quite certain that the crimes of this guilty land will never be purged away but with blood. I had, as I now think, vainly flattered myself that without very much bloodshed it might be done." Brown was on … Continue reading John Brown's Body
"Quetzal" by Designer, Fer Aguilera Reyes. An illustration inspired by the different cultures of pre-conquistador Guatemala. #Design #Art #Illustrator #GraphicDesign #Graphics #Aztec #Mayan #CentralAmerica #Culture #Guatemala #Mexico
Think you can write over 1,400 works of #drama in your lifetime? This guy Lope De Vega managed to during the 1,500's. Born #OTD in 1562 he was an outstanding dramatist of the Spanish Golden Age, author of as many as 1,800 plays and several hundred shorter dramatic pieces, of which 431 plays and 50 … Continue reading Spanish Playwright Produces Over 1,400 Works of Drama
I made a #reading friend at work and she has supplied me with a few reads from local #southernillinois authors. Here, local writer and fellow #iraqwar Veteran shares poetry from 2012-2016. Thanks patti for fueling my thoughts. I think I'll return the favor🤗📖 #poetry #poetrycommunity #amreading #FridayReads #book #booklovers #BookWorm #POEMS #poetweet #poetryofinstagram #poemsporn #poemsofinstagram … Continue reading Tonight’s Poetry Friday
We love our Library, do you? Marion Carnegie Library. Book Sale this weekend, beginning on Friday, and Saturday is #BooksGiving Day! They are located at 206 S Market St, Marion, Illinois. Sale begins Friday November 22 at 9am and goes until Saturday at 4pm. Check out their event page on facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2642772699106959/