Category: Creative writing

Win with word power

Stale, insipid, vapid vocabulary; Those old, tired words That are used without color; They make for dull, uninspiring writing; How rich is your word bank? Swollen, bulging or lean? If you only cash out Without refurbishing, nourishing, refueling your vocabulary account, Your language bank Manager will soon notify you your account is signalling red; Worn…

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Cloud Haikus

We can feel shrouded As the white firmaments spread Making minds clouded (C) Carly Wiggins 2019 The cumulus clouds move Colors of blue and pink bled In a cotton bed (C) Carly Wiggins 2019

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Becoming a great writer

If becoming a great writer is your aspiration, I call it a lofty aspiration; and give you a warm thumbs up for that.๐Ÿ‘ Many of us, though, dream to be great writers but do not realize it takes hard work to acquire the skills through learning and practise. To those who aspire to acquire Shakespearean…

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SIWO Founder’s 10 Best Authors’ Award. We have the pleasure to inform you that the names of the 10 Best SIWO authors for 2018 will be published on Monday, 7 January, 2019.

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The gift of the pen

Some people are amazingly gifted with the pen; They have the gift Of the written word; They are so articulate; Were they born to do nothing else but to write? They write with such elegance; You are stunned Each time you read what They write. Do you long for such felicity? To know the right…

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