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Thanks Di_Hard. Writers.
Posted on Sat, 07 Apr 2018
Thanks Di_Hard. Writers. Critics. Readers. All you can do is get on with the job and see what comes. You should have seen how many times I had to rethread the needle. I turned up for my Eng Lit exam on the wrong day, about 40 years ago. I've been...Read full comment
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Thanks everyone. I'm always
Posted on Thu, 06 Jul 2017
Thanks everyone. I'm always amazed and very grateful when someone says something nice about something that I can't seem to help doing.
Maybe something to share: I've recently written three pieces / poetry (?) that readers and writers on...Read full comment
Posted in Tail-end
Hi fictiontoescape. I've been
Posted on Sun, 25 Jun 2017
Hi fictiontoescape. I've been having a read through some of your posts. It's an epic story and your prose has the feel of having been written by a natural storyteller.
I have a couple of thoughts if you'd like them.
Reading stories...Read full comment
Yes, you're right, of course,
Posted on Wed, 14 Mar 2018
Yes, you're right, of course, about form. I love the Stonehenge analogy and I've learnt a new word. A friend introduced me to "Poetry" by William Wantling. Wantling makes a good point, but it's not the only way of seeing it. What could be more...Read full comment
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Aaaaah. I haven't read him,
Posted on Wed, 14 Feb 2018
Aaaaah. I haven't read him, but I've read about him. You've just reminded me to take a look. If you like descriptive poetry with a natural or landscape theme, have a look at William Carlos Williams. Plath has her moments, too, in "The Colossus...Read full comment
Posted in Chutes of Spring
Posted on Mon, 12 Feb 2018
You wouldn't be the first person to write a trilogy in five parts.
Bang-on about those late teenage years. Bang-on about a lot of things. Just been chatting outside a building in the north of the city with a quirky,...Read full comment