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Does it take a great writer to read a great writer? (Walden 71)

“The works of the great poets have never yet been read by mankind, for only great poets can read them.” — Henry David Thoreau, “Reading,” … 344 more words

Thoreau

Learning Lessons from the Greats

I’ve just started reading Stephen King’s novel On Writing. It is a fascinating and well-written book that has the feel of an autobiography, with writing advice if you pay close enough attention. 264 more words

Dreamer Dwarf

day 593: my "bad English", self-writing to improve.

Sometimes I have this thought: “may be I should restart my Journey to Life blogging, may be should reset to day-zero”. It stems from the fact or self-judgment that my English is not upto par, mostly in writing anyways. 654 more words

Walter Dean Myers: August 12, 1937-July 1, 2014

“It’s a hard life sometimes and the biggest temptation is to let how hard it is be an excuse to weaken”

-Walter Dean Myers

Rest in peace. 15 more words

Writing

Dance Dance Dance by Haruki Murakami (an overnight train treat)

“You mean machines are like humans?”
I shook my head. “No, not like humans. With machines the feeling is, well, more finite. It doesn’t go any further.

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Book Review

100 Years On- Why the War Poets Still Matter

Next month marks the 100 year anniversary of the start of World War I. The 28th July should be a time for reflection, to feel sadness for the death and suffering, to remember the pledge of “never again,” and to look for the reasons that still wars are fought, and still so many die. 281 more words

Great Writers