Month: October 2012

The Weekly Bookshelf

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A Bookish Comic

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A Writer’s Comic

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Literary Birthday – 31 October – John Keats

John Keats was born 31 October 1795, and died 23 February 1821 A thing of beauty is a joy forever:Its loveliness increases;It will neverPass into nothingness. Quotes I want a brighter word than bright. We read fine things but never feel them to the full until…

7 Memorable Literary Quotes For Halloween

 One need not be a chamber to be haunted;  One need not be a house;  The brain has corridors surpassing  Material place. ~Emily Dickinson I don’t know that there are real ghosts and goblins, but there are always more trick-or-treaters than neighbourhood kids. ~Robert Brault Where there…

It worked for me

by Colin Powell and Tony Koltz (HarperCollins) ISBN: 9780062135124   When I picked up this book by Colin Powell about Life and Leadership, I wondered how relevant four-star general Colin Powell still was, and just then a breaking news story of Powell endorsing Barack Obama…

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Did you know? Robert Louis Stevenson wrote the first draft of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde in three days while high on cocaine, burnt the manuscript after his wife read it, and then took six days to rewrite it. (via narrativemag) ~~~Writers Write offers the best writing courses in South Africa. Writers Write -…