I am a writer. I create innovative creative and business writing courses. I inspire others to tell their stories. My company's name is Writers Write. My email address is amanda@writerswrite.co.za

dailydoseofstuf:

Love how all the nooks and corners are filled. 

dailydoseofstuf:

Love how all the nooks and corners are filled. 

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cakelove:

Green Eggs & Ham Cake (Dr Seuss)

cakelove:

Green Eggs & Ham Cake (Dr Seuss)

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Happy Birthday, Kwame Dawes, born 28 July 1962
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I work with musicians routinely, and we continue to combine music and poetry in ways that I think are meaningful.
I believe that all fiction is personal and all writing is at some level personal. As you may know, my motto is: “All memory is fiction.” It could just as easily be: “All fiction is memory.” Unpacked, these two statements defy the ease of logic, but offer some really important truths about narrative art, at the very least, and about memory. So I would say that all art is personal.
Maybe that is the power of poetry. It somehow transcends news cycles, and becomes a part of our collective imagination.
Read Kwame Dawes Memo to Poets - A Twitter Journey
Dawes is Ghana-born poet, actor, editor, critic, and musician, who grew up in Jamaica. His collections of poetry include Wisteria: Poems From the Swamp Country, Impossible Flying, and Back of Mount Peace. He is Professor of English at the University of Nebraska and editor-in-chief at the Prairie Schooner.
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by Amanda Patterson for Writers Write

Happy Birthday, Kwame Dawes, born 28 July 1962

Three Quotes

  1. I work with musicians routinely, and we continue to combine music and poetry in ways that I think are meaningful.
  2. I believe that all fiction is personal and all writing is at some level personal. As you may know, my motto is: “All memory is fiction.” It could just as easily be: “All fiction is memory.” Unpacked, these two statements defy the ease of logic, but offer some really important truths about narrative art, at the very least, and about memory. So I would say that all art is personal.
  3. Maybe that is the power of poetry. It somehow transcends news cycles, and becomes a part of our collective imagination.

Read Kwame Dawes Memo to Poets - A Twitter Journey

Dawes is Ghana-born poet, actor, editor, critic, and musician, who grew up in Jamaica. His collections of poetry include Wisteria: Poems From the Swamp Country, Impossible Flying, and Back of Mount Peace. He is Professor of English at the University of Nebraska and editor-in-chief at the Prairie Schooner.

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by Amanda Patterson for Writers Write

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