Trick to Writing: Inspiration Not Imitation

by Liam Kenney Getting a minor in Creative Writing meant I read a lot other student’s work. While some stories were beautifully crafted narratives with rich, full characters, others were (and I don’t like to use negative words) not. I went to a rather small university (often just eight creative writers in the class). By … Continue reading Trick to Writing: Inspiration Not Imitation

Leopold Broom Investigates: The Voices of ‘Fear and Loathing’

by Lee Cross Some writers have a voice. You hear it rattling around in your head when you’ve finished their books… you can’t keep it out… you don’t want to keep it out. Other writers go further, they’re all voice. Once they are in your head they don’t just repeat their written words to you, … Continue reading Leopold Broom Investigates: The Voices of ‘Fear and Loathing’

Analysis [In Just-] Poem by ee cummings (Or: When I Fell In Love With Poetry)

As readers, we have all had those special moments when we started to fall in love with words. It might have been your 10th birthday when Grandma gave you a copy of Matilda or perhaps being cast in a school Shakespeare play. Wherever or whenever these moments were, that art piece always keeps a place … Continue reading Analysis [In Just-] Poem by ee cummings (Or: When I Fell In Love With Poetry)