The Power of Telling Stories: How Storytelling Creates Meaning

Why stories are important? We view our World in stories. It is how we give meaning to our life. The idea of our place in this world, where we have come from, where we will go. How we see the beauty and how we connect it to our whole experience.

Streetwriters

A community of artists working together to grow, nurture and help build a better and artistic world where greatness is a measure independent of one's race, status, ethnicity, color or creed.

10 Proven Ways to Develop a Unique Writer's Style

A writer's style is his identity. It is your signature. It distinguishes your writing from others. It defines you in the eyes of your readers. Without it, your writing is a lifeless husk, disjointed and passionless. Style makes your writing memorable. But how to develop a writing style? Here are…

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A community of artists working together to grow, nurture and help build a better and artistic world where greatness is a measure independent of one's race, status, ethnicity, color or creed.

An In-depth Explanation of Metaphors:What is the Meaning of Metaphors?

Metaphors are everywhere. In articles, books, blogposts, poems. Some even say language itself is a metaphor. But what is actually a metaphor and why even use it when you can use simple language. In this article we discuss the meaning of metaphors and how their use can help better…

Muhammad Ali

I am Muhamamd Ali. I love to write poetry. I like reading books and thinking about people and things. Ideas delight me, nature mesmerizes me and people confuse me. I think a lot about about different cultures, peoples, civilizations and nations but then I feel really small and think about myself and this complicated web in which you, me and we all are...I maybe boring you. Or maybe not.

Divine Grace and Human Work by Ludovico (Ludwig) Seitz

Relationship Between Religion and Art: Religion in Art

The separation of Art and Religion in our minds is like the separation of the church and the State. Politics, however, is very a different creature. Where art is an organic living thing, politics is a mechanistic process. Art finds worth in emotions, beliefs, ideas, and cultures - it feels, laughs, cries, and believes. That is why religion in art finds an expression no matter how much someone tries to hide it. Religion is an integral part of art just as every human emotion, belief and philosophy and idea is part of art.     

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7 Powerful Styles of Poetry: Blank Verse to Free Verse

Poetry turns a cup of water into a chalice, a wooden stick into Moses' staff, a mere fountain into the Fountain of Youth. Poetry carries emotions hidden by metaphors, allusions, and references. It strikes our hearts like a Cupid's arrow, scorches our mind in a fiery splendor, and leaves our…

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11 Brilliant Ideas on How to overcome Writer's Block

For various reasons, the writer's block has been the most hated enemy among writers. You sit down to write but nothing comes out. You sit there staring at the blank page for hours, days, or even months. The right words, the right idea, the right passion always evades you. Welcome to writer's block.

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Top 25 Ideas for Short Story

Sometimes you want to write a story. You have energy, motivation, the right frame of mind, but the right idea for short story or the right topic remains out of your reach. You get stuck in a state where you are throwing the net in your sub-consciousness and trying to…

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7 Awesome Fantasy Books: Best of All Times

If you are a man of literature, you must have heard of the Song of Fire & Ice, Harry Potter, and Lord of the Rings series. Thanks to these great books, the fantasy genre has exploded in the past few years. Everywhere you go, you will find people talking about…

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10 Minutes - Science Fiction Stories Short

Memories were supposed to last forever. Even when the moment had long passed and the tears had long dried. Even when the jokes were long said and laughter had long faded. But fate had dealt me with a cruel hand. It had left me with a fragment of my soul.

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