Poetry by Luke W.

I am a Paradox by Luke Wood Once I knew my poetry book was going to be titled The Paradox Complex I wanted to write a poem that let people know what the theme is to the book, that we as humans have contradictory qualities. This poem was originally going to serve as the opening... Continue Reading →

Poetry by Sara

Sara is a published poet who has been writing since her teenage years. You can find more from her on Facebook and Instagram. Sara A Mosier- author and poet  Instagram.

Poetry by Luke

Unmasked The line between darkness and light grows faint Sometimes I think I am going insane You don’t seem to notice. Do you even care? You merely see my smiling face – the mask I wear. Only when alone do I go unmasked, without restraint Only I see that which, without it, will remain. Beneath... Continue Reading →

An Approach To Editing

This is a helpful article on editing…which is something I’m about to undertake with my massive draft of Ranch. Eep.

Richie Billing

I’ve recently begun the process of editing the hideous mess that is my work in progress. I soon became ensnared by problems like Frodo in Shelob’s Lair. As Frodo probably asked himself during that hairy predicament, “There must be an easier way of doing this.”

Using everything I’ve learned to date about editing, I decided to put together a process, or rather an approach, to editing a story.

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

An approach to editing

A good story is grown. It takes weeks, months, of careful nurturing, uncovering the meanings hidden within, fixing characters so they leap from the page, refining plot and prose to make it gripping and immersive. Just like growing a plant, a story requires patience and dedication.

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There is no exact science when it comes to editing. Everyone has their own approach. Some edit as they go along, ensuring each page is in tip-top shape before moving on…

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Poetry by Nicola

Nicola Roode is a mom of 2, a wife, and amateur poet from Cape Town, South Africa. Stay tuned for more poems from her and check out her author page on Facebook A Poet’s Heart

Poetry by Annee

Love Letters So let's write love letters to life on our fingertips So they'll be in everything we touch. We'll leave fingerprints on the seasons' lips; On the morning and dusk and moonlight, On every heart we hold, every memory. When we bleed, may we bleed sunsets And when we cry, spill tears of rose petals So... Continue Reading →

Poetry by Luke W.

 Luke W- “In My Head” is about those little moments in life we know we’ll never forget. This poem was originally meant to be released in my book META- (Complete) but was removed at the last minute. I had planned to put the poem in my follow up book which wasn’t titled at the time.... Continue Reading →

Poetry by Sara

Sara is a published poet who has been writing since her teenage years. You can find more from her on Facebook and Instagram. Sara A Mosier- author and poet  Instagram.

Poetry by Luke

Miss Understood See heads turn as the pretty girl walks by, Oh so confident, with chin held high. The looks, the brains, she’s got what it takes But alone at night her brave heart aches. She’s captain of the high school netball team. She’s got it all! She’s living the dream! But she wakes each... Continue Reading →

Poetry by Nicola

Nicola Roode is a mom of 2, a wife, and amateur poet from Cape Town, South Africa. Stay tuned for more poems from her and check out her author page on Facebook A Poet's Heart

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