Poetry Contest

Originally posted on KaylaAnn:
Are you a poet? Do you enjoy writing poems until your heart is sore or until it soars? Well, I happen to LOVE reading poetry so I would like to hold a poetry contest! Read the rules and prizes below! Rules: To be eligible for this competition you must be subscribed…

My Own Obituary

As part of an acting workshop we were asked to write our own obituary. Never has a writing exercise aroused so many emotions and forced me to deal with so much of my life. It goes beyond a simple ‘what do I want to do with my life?’ – something that could be written down…

A Few Tips to Use the English Language Good

Kindly refer to people or groups of people as ‘who’ or ‘whom’; not ‘that’. i.e. “They were people who still thought digital watches were a pretty neat idea.” “Representations are images which define certain groups in particular ways.” WRONG. As you’re saying directly what representations are, you should use ‘that’, giving, “representations are images¬†that define…

Moolah

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Bits and pieces in old notebooks

Where curtains billow¬†whitely against the ocean. … My growing collection of your jumpers signals our lives entwining together. … There is a limited number of voices in the world. Many people share a voice, whether they be sisters, brothers, or complete strangers. It is rare to hear a voice unique to its vessel. … Profound…