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Sacred Texts of the World

This was an interesting book.  The focus is on the history of the texts and not as much on the content of those texts.  The history of thought on all of these texts seems to be a movement from infallible single source, to a scientific view of being an amalgamation.   137 more words

Books

The Birds We Piled Loosely

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A LIT RAG DEDICATION TO POETRY, FLASH FICTION/NONFICTION, AND WHATEVER ELSE IMPRESSES US

Since this is a quarterly magazine, our submission periods are for four months out of the year. 296 more words

Poetry

ASK THE WRITERS - Owerri Edition

“Words are powerful and writers are the true lighters of a society.”
– Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

Writing is something that has to be worked on if the aim is to communicate and engage with readers. 259 more words

Ogwo David Emenike

An Illness Odyssey: The Best use of Sick Days in my Life

I rarely take sick days. Even when I worked in positions with copious amounts of compensation, I have always viewed sick days as a last resort. 1,341 more words

Weekly Posts

Choosing a Title

When you write fanfiction, titles tend to come easily. A line from a song; a bit of dialogue; or a short phrase can work, but I have found it to be difficult outside of the fanfiction genre. 573 more words

Writing

The camera doesn’t always tell the truth. The aperture widens, the shutter opens for one three-hundred-twentieth of a second, a sensor behind it gathers in the photons –are they waves or particles?– and records the information gathered, sending electrons to a wafer of silicon. 247 more words

Writing

A Dispatch on the Writing of DISPATCHES FROM THE DROWNINGS by B. J. Hollars

The morning following my first night in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, a young man drowned in the river behind our home. I was out for an early morning jog when I noticed a police car pulled to the side of the road running parallel to the river. 1,525 more words

North American Review