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‘Life Tone Changed’ | Ken Dereste Dorcely

'Life Tone Changed' | Ken Dereste Dorcely

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American poet Ken Dereste Dorcely vents an upheaval of emotion in his debut publication, Life Tone Changed. Chronicling love lost, the death of his mother, and other afflictions, Dorcely’s debut is raw, unfiltered, and genuine.

Click here to download the anthology:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/5rey3oxg54dm87r/Life%20Tone%20Changed.pdf

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I took all my notebooks, all my manuscripts
and ate them page by page so I could take my words with me
I can finally control my life and even death

 

~ From Holy, by Nicole Blackman

“I took all my …

“The first time I read an excellent work, it is to me just as if I gained a new friend; and when I read over a book I have perused before, it resembles the meeting of an old one.”

  James Goldsmith 

“The first time…

The 100 Must Read Graphic Novels (Pt. 4)

Anytime graphic novels get exposure, I like it. Thank goodness for these posts! =)

Funk's House of Geekery

Aaaaaand we’re back! The age of DC is over and this weeks list will be all about the Marvels!

Remember to check out Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3!

More Marvels

#31 Marvels

#31 – Marvels

Entry written by G-Funk

One of the many titles that have achieved widespread recognition due to the artwork by Alex Ross. In order to recap and celebrate the long history of Marvel superheroes we follow an everyman photographer as he witnesses events from the sidelines. He’s in the crowd when the Human Torch fought Namor, Galactus attacked the Earth, mutant appearances cause riots and the age of The Avengers. It’s a stunning volume for both long term fans and newcomers. The incredible artwork alone is worth the price.

#32 Origins

#32 – Wolverine: Origins

Slam Adams

Wolverine started out as a Hulk villain before joining the X-Men and becoming the most popular character at Marvel comics ever…

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Writing Musts: Procrastinate Effectively!

Things by Nick

There’s no point arguing – you’re going to procrastinate. I know it. Your friends know it. Everyone knows it. Except… maybe you.

It’s okay to procrastinate.

I was going to make my own of these... I was going to make my own of these…

People always have those breakdowns of Writing being half-expiration, half-perspiration, half-pig, but they’re wrong. It’s no amount pig. It’s not even the others. Sure, revision and reading will take up a lot of time, and they do make up a big part of it. Writing itself is only a minuscule portion of writing. Here’s what’s really going on:

Writing is 10% Writing, and 90% Not-Writing.  Yes, it’s recursive. Accept that and move on, or the 90% figure will start creeping up.

Something else you need to know: It’s perfectly okay.

The trick is to direct your procrastination (everything that isn’t writing is non-writing, hence procrastination) into things that will help your writing. There’s some basic must-do things…

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