Timeless Advice on Writing: The Collected Wisdom of Great Writers – Brain Pickings


via Timeless Advice on Writing: The Collected Wisdom of Great Writers – Brain Pickings   Hemingway, Didion, Baldwin, Fitzgerald, Sontag, Vonnegut, Bradbury, Morrison, Orwell, and other literary icons. BY MARIA POPOVA By popular demand, I’ve put together a periodically updated reading list of all the famous advice on writing presented here over the years, featuring words of … Continue reading Timeless Advice on Writing: The Collected Wisdom of Great Writers – Brain Pickings

The Sarcastic And Mad Scorpion


The Sarcastic And Mad Scorpion A Poem by Anonymous Whose scorpion is that? I think I know. Its owner is quite sad though. It really is a tale of woe, I watch him frown. I cry hello. He gives his scorpion a shake, And sobs until the tears make. The only other sound's the break, … Continue reading The Sarcastic And Mad Scorpion

End of the Pas-de-deux – Coda is passe’


Drama Free verse by jay Tearjerkers, however hard they try, Will always be rhetorician speakers. Do tearjerkers make you shiver? do they? Dramatization, however hard they try, Will always be pantomimic. Does dramatization make you shiver? do they? When I think of saga, I see a tragic story. Never forget the muddled and wooly-minded saga.