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Go Forth And Screw It Up (TCWT)

Go Forth And Screw It Up (TCWT)

Hey, guess what? I’m a massive fail, and didn’t realise Monday was my time to post my contribution to the Teens Can Write Too! blog chain until Friday, and then I’d already posted, so it’s going up now. My apologies. I’m a useless human being. I know. “What’s one thing you wish you knew when you started writing?” Oh man. There are so many things I wish I’d known. Can I just write myself, like, a list? No, I’m always…

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Diversity And Storytelling

Diversity And Storytelling

Yesterday I was explaining to Mother Person why exactly I like Marvel more than DC, and two things popped up: humour and diversity. In my personal opinion, DC heroes take themselves way too seriously. They also have a habit of being straight white abled guys and it’s like … dude, seriously? Mother Person warned me that I need to be careful not to become a ‘one-issue voter’, because I never seem to shut up about diversity to the point where…

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The World Of Poetry Is Changing

The World Of Poetry Is Changing

I rarely talk about poetry on this blog, and given that I’m trying to persuade you to take me seriously as a poet (at least as seriously as you ever take me), I thought I should remedy that. Fortunately, I have plenty of ideas, following on from a discussion I had with a friend yesterday about poetry and the publishing industry. After I’d said that one of my primary reasons for self-publishing my poetry collections was that it’s almost impossible…

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An (Unexpectedly) Ace Read

An (Unexpectedly) Ace Read

Yesterday, I read a book called Quicksilver by RJ Anderson. This is not a review of that book, because my view of it is flawed for reasons I’ll explain, but it is about it. I wrote another post before this one, but it was a total mess and covered about eight topics in one post, so maybe I’ll try and break it down some time. However, let’s stick with this book for now, because I’m excited by it. I picked…

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