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The Coffee Shop Stalker

A man in his 50’s, let’s call him Jonathan, frequents the most pretentious looking coffee shops in Halifax with the intent to write. He does actually put pen to paper now and again, that’s when he’s not staring out the … Continue reading

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Rule the Criminal Mind

“War is the father of all and the king of all; and some he has made gods and some men, some bond and some free… The poet was a fool who wanted no conflict among us, gods or people. Harmony … Continue reading

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Break the Mirror

Creative Writing Prompt: Assume that the closest solar system is identical to ours in every which way. In the year 2050 you and a group of astronauts are sent off to visit its version of planet earth. Half ways there … Continue reading

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Behold Oneness of Mind

“Your apprehension carries the impression from a real object and displays it inside you so that it makes the mind turns turn towards it. And if, when turned, the mind bends towards it, that bending is love.” – Dante To … Continue reading

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Teach in order to learn

One of the best ways to learn about something is to approach it in view to sharing it with others. This additional layer of mental activity can help us process information all the more. Just think of an occasion when … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Tips #9

“Dreams do come true, if only we wish hard enough. You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.” ― J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan Welcome to the final episode of Creative Writing Tips. I am … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Tips #8

“The individuated soul which has seen and participated most in truth shall come into its earthly birth as a philosopher, or artist, or some musical and loving nature.” – Plato, Phaedrus Welcome to the 8th episode of Creative Writings Tips. … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Tips #7

“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” – Scott Adams (Click on the the media player to listen to the entire podcast. In the event that you are unable to access the audio … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Tips #6

“People are not disturbed by things, but by the views they take of them.” ― Epictetus (Click on the the media player to listen to the podcast as you read the transcript below. In the event that you are unable … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Tips #5

“Deliberation (consilium) is a certain sort of inquiry that proceeds from certain things to other things; this is the work of reason.” – ST II-II Q49 A5 (Click on the the media player to listen to the podcast as you … Continue reading

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