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In praise of metaphor

“One thing that literature would be greatly the better for
Would be a more restricted employment by the authors of simile and metaphor,” wrote Ogden Nash in his poem “Very Like a Whale”. 436 more words

Writing & Writers

An Amnesiacs Chronicles Part 2

They’d told me my name. The woman who’d found me cowering in the corner, the one who says she is my mother, kept repeating it over and over. 221 more words

Creative Writing

A Glance at Women in Gaming History

In respect to women’s history month, I would like to take a look at a history that is less well-known: gaming history. Though it is fairly recent, modern history has its place. 847 more words


Quelques pas dans le Disque-Monde

«  Bien souvent, l’univers est comparé à un océan. Et, comme pour tout océan, des êtres le peuplent, la grande A’tuin poursuit son voyage en emportant avec elle le disque-monde, terre plate où les océans se versent indéfiniment dans le vide cosmique. 1,220 more words

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"I Aten't Dead" - Granny Weatherwax (legendary creation of the legendary Terry Pratchett)

So…I haven’t disappeared, it’s just that this challenge has taken some interesting turns.  I haven’t morphed into Picasso or Banksy, nor have I stormed into the download charts with another reworking of Hallelujah.   228 more words


What I am reading -RIP Terry

Half way through my last book one of my favorite authors passed away, Sir Terry Pratchett. The world was a better place with him in it. 129 more words


I Could Never Thank You Enough, Terry Pratchett

My introduction to Sir Terry Pratchett was by chance. I was 15 years old, visiting my sister in Austria and staying overnight at one of her friend’s house. 422 more words