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Writer—health advocate—earth/human rights activist—traveller—artist—observer—journalist—poet—purveyor of love & lover of life with all its challenges, inc. CRPS
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the thick fog stills
~ 𝙻𝚊𝚏𝚌𝚊𝚍𝚒𝚘, @lafcadiopoetry // #Photography: ‘Second Beach Fog’ by Stephen Penland / http://stephenpenland.com #haiku #vss365
“Everything is perfect on the street again, the world is permeated with roses of happiness all the time, but none of us know it. The happiness consists in realizing that it is all a great strange dream.” ~ Kerouac, Lonesome Traveler #FridayReads #bookquotes
“When it comes to weighing commitment, also remember that both as a form of personal expression and as an art form, writing is a craft.” Why Human Writing Is Worth Defending In the Age of ChatGPT ‹ Literary Hub @lithub #writingcommunity
Why Human Writing Is Worth Defending In the Age of ChatGPT
A specter is haunting the landscape—the specter of generative AI. First came fears that student cheating would exp...
my every emotion
returns to you
~ CX Turner, @lover__poetic ~ Building Sandcastles ~ out now! // #Artwork: ‘Tangled Colors’ acrylic #paining ￼by Tatiana Iliina, @Tatianapaints / http://tatiana-iliina-paintings.com #vs365 #haiku
“Whether found in the #character, the story world, or readers’ perspective or experience, the sense of change creates the sense of a #story… A reader’s desire to get answers can create another form of tension and conflict.” @JamiGold #writingtips￼
No Story Conflict? Explore Your Options - WRITERS HELPING WRITERS®
Writing a naturally low-conflict novel? Writing coach Jami Gold looks at creating a winning story via alternative narrative story structure.
“I saw a girl standing on it, completely submerged in the pool of autumn twilight. She wasn't doing a thing that I could see, except standing there leaning on the balcony railing, holding the universe together.” ~ J.D. Salinger, A Girl I Knew #amreading #literaryfiction
autumn sunset —
~ @pauldavidmena // #Photography: ‘Autumn in #Brighton’ by @photosbydavid1 / http://photosbydavid.org￼￼￼ #haiku #sixwords
“Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another's skin, another's voice, another's soul.” ~ #JoyceCarolOates #amreading
“Your initial goal for editing may be a clean, polished manuscript that’s ready for publication, but the real value lies in the substantial leaps you can make in honing your craft.” How to handle #editing and feedback on your novel @LisaPoisso #writinglife
How to handle editing and feedback on your novel - Lisa Poisso
Make the most of a professional edit with a mindset and process that exploit feedback and criticism to take your novel to the next level.