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.

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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.

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.

The Art of Storytelling: 12 steps of the Hero's Journey

Stories are born in and around us. They shape our lives and transform us. They give meaning to the meaningless, the unknown, and the dark. We are all connected with stories. As a writer it is very important to have a good grasp of the art of storytelling.

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Chapter 2: A Call of the Forest

The goon on the left held a sword. He swung it at Ghal. Ghal swiftly sidestepped and hit him in the arm with full force. The man cried and let go of the blade. Ghal was deft enough to catch it and chop off the offender's head. In a split second, he had it thrust into the stomach of the last attacker.

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13 Tips on How to Start a Story: How to Write a Good Story?

Stories are spells that enrapture the readers and teleport them to another world full of wonder, beauty, horror and all spectra of imagination. Like all spells, they need an initiation; a word, an image, a mystery to capture the attention of any wanderer.

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Chromatic Progressional Depression: A World Without Colors

It disappeared slowly, the colors. They melted and blended into one another. The first one to go was red; she was fiery and youthful, spitting anger in every word she spoke.

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60 Most Thought Provoking Sci-Fi Quotes

A touch of Science Fiction (Sci-fi) in our otherwise (mostly) boring lives is one way to liven things up. From Ray Bradbury to Heinlein and H.G. Wells, here are some 60 sci-fi quotes that are sure to provoke your inner creative!

Chapter 1: A Call of the Forest

Sanidar gave the sword one last look before placing it on the rack between the massive broadsword and the chest plate. He was exhausted, but the sword was complete at last. It had taken him weeks to forge it — melting raw iron ore and pouring it into ingots. Then came the long, excruciating task of annealing and hammering it into shape. 

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