“Grievous, Sour Teeth” – Featured Poetry

The Poet you should be reading. Matt writes about isolation, and despair during a time where we can all relate.

Happy Birthday to Me and These Famous Birthdays

Happy Birthday to me and my shared famous birthdays with Robert Penn Warren and Anthony Trollop – Two Monster writers!. I first read Robert Penn Warren in a community college class and fell in love with his drama, charm, and lively Southern characters. Anthony Trollop is simply a wordsmith. He used to wake up andContinue reading “Happy Birthday to Me and These Famous Birthdays”

Bukowski Philosophy: The Pursuit of Wonder

Charles Bukowski is an iconic writer from the 20th century known for producing some of the rawest and most honest stories and poems of recent history. His own story included.

Monday Thoughts To Stir The Mind

Just some Monday thoughts from a quick writing prompt I collaborated on, along with two other poets on Haiku Jam to start the week. If you are enjoying this article, we have more great Literary content on The Ritual Blog here.

Happy Freelance Writers Week: 5 Ways To Say Thank You!

Do you work as a freelance writer? Celebrate, my colleagues, for this is our week–National Freelance Writers Appreciation Week.

The Different Writing Styles? : The Four Types of Writers

Writing Styles: I would like to share with you all a video produced by professional fiction editor, Ellen Brock.

The Inability to Pay Attention to Any One Thing

Paraprosexia is the inability to pay attention to any one thing (a state of constant distraction).

Spanish Playwright Produces Over 1,400 Works of Drama

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 50Continue reading “Spanish Playwright Produces Over 1,400 Works of Drama”

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