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…

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.

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.

Happiness, Nostalgia, Loneliness, Love, Heartbreak and Hope

The 6 Different Types of Emotions in Our Life

Life is a journey in which we experience different types of emotions. They torture us, comfort us and sometimes they are indifferent to our stream of existence.

Let me tell you a story: the story of Happiness, Nostalgia, Loneliness, Love, Heartbreak and Hope – the six people I’ve met. We’ve all met some or all of these people at some point of time and here’s my story of where I met them or when I met them, and how I met them.

Write a Letter to Your Friend

How to Write a Letter for a Friend: Example Birthday Letter

If you are new to letter writing, even a simple task like writing a letter to your friend may appear daunting to you. You may even start thinking, what has letter writing got to do in this age of the internet? In a world of fast messaging apps, letter writing makes no sense. Someone may even think that letter writing is an art lost in time but rest assured that letter writing is still very much alive, and it is not that hard.

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Book Review: A Tale of Two Cities

The way Dickens portrays his characters and the shift from peaceful London to the terrified city of Paris is so flawless that it'll make you cry. It is, without a doubt, one of the best classics ever written. If you’re in the mood for a history lesson filled with a swashbuckling doctor, a pathetic impostor nobleman, a perfect maiden, and a knight shining in breeches, then this is your go-to book.

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I Sit Under the Greenwood Tree

Weekly Winners: I Sit Under the Greenwood Tree

"I sit under the greenwood" was initially inspired by the book of the same title, "Under the Greenwood Tree" by Thomas Hardy. There is also a poem by Shakespeare of a similar title. This is a reflective prompt and the submissions we got showed this character in almost every other piece.

Mind the Gap: Gender Inequality Within Education and Society

You are studying engineering?!”  They say in an incredulous tone ending with a high note, surprised that my family went to so much trouble, financially and emotionally, to get me in a mostly male-dominant field.

Gender inequality within education is a fact. 

Weekly Winners: If Tomorrow Starts Without Me

If tomorrow starts without me I wonder what will happen? Will anything change? Will the world stop for a moment and sympathize? Probably not. But if tomorrow starts without me, I am sure the night will miss me for it will have one less lover and the moon will weep for me for it will have one less friend.

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