Poetry. The lyric we are defined by. The seed of life. This is where our pains our glories our wants and needs reside. All balled into paradoxical strings preaching we are alive. We are here. Please enjoy the lyrics of Melissa Bird. The Stonecutter I cut at this stone some relief its trapped the figure … Continue reading The Stone Cutter by Melissa Bird
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The proofread is where the battle begins. It starts when the editor looks at what they’ve been handed. They open it and read a few lines in. Looks up and gives you a cheeky smile that says more than it needs to, assuming you’re in the same room, which almost never happens to protect the poor writer. Could you imagine the headline? EXTRA EXTRA READ ALL ABOUT IT: EDITOR STRANGLES WRITER DURING PROOFREADING!
It starts with an idea. The story. Months, years later, it’s time to take the first step. The decision to publish. It isn’t an easy decision with all the jitters running through writers once they’ve “finished” writing their story (that’s never finished), with all the options available. But it is a step that should be … Continue reading ACTION: the jitters of writing to publish