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Non-fiction writing tips

Dec 25th, 2016 | By

Want to write a non-fiction book? You’ve got a vision for the future! You know how to save the world! You’ve got a program for international governments to implement, and you’ve written a book about it. Now ask yourself why a normal person in a bookshop is going to want to read this. The vast

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Writing in November

Nov 25th, 2016 | By

Here is your final writing prompt for November! Revolve a very short story around a pun. Author Philip Theibert says: “I like puns. I know that makes me unlike many writing instructors who turn their noses up at puns and call them “the lowest form of humor”. When I hear them say that, I think,

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Featured book – Weaving the Cosmos

Nov 22nd, 2016 | By

Using ecology to unite science and religion, healing ourselves, our society and the planet. How can we humans flourish without producing global disasters? Why do we so often make a mess of things? Does religion make things better or worse? Would we be better off relying more on science instead? Weaving the Cosmos opens a

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Your weekly writing prompt

Nov 18th, 2016 | By

Your weekly prompt to flex those creative muscles, from Philip Theibert. Philip is the author of The Blockbuster Book of Brain Expanding, Creativity Enhancing, Writing Exercises. Write a comparison poem. This exercise is straightforward. Write about life. Okay, the exercise involves more than that. Write about life, but compare life to something. Here’s the example. Note

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Get creative with Philip Theibert

Nov 11th, 2016 | By

It’s Friday, so that makes it time for another creative writing prompt from author Philip Theibert. Philip  has considerable communication experience as an executive speechwriter, newspaper reporter, magazine editor, advertising copywriter, public relations director, college instructor, college textbook writer and media relations director. Write a poem using alliteration. Alliteration offers a series of words in

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Walking with a smile into the dark

Nov 8th, 2016 | By

Jennifer Kavanagh has recently run another workshop based on A Little Book of Unknowing, called “Walking with a Smile into the Dark,” at Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre in Birmingham. There will be another opportunity to take this course next year, and youc an find the details here – http://www.woodbrooke.org.uk/courses.php?action=course&id=10665 The Little Book of Unknowing explores the role

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Mental Penguins and a new author joins the team

Nov 1st, 2016 | By

Author Ivelin Sardamov is Associate Professor of Political Science at the American University in Bulgaria. He received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Notre Dame. In his research, he applies findings in neuroscience to the study of civic education, political culture, democratization, modernization, epistemology, etc. He has published some of the first peer-reviewed

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Featured author Leon Conrad

Oct 28th, 2016 | By

Leon Conrad is the publisher behind liberal arts, storytelling and education imprint Liberalis. He’s also the author of two titles published by the imprint, a storyteller, and a performance poet. In the rest of his life, Leon works as a tutor, trainer and oracy consultant and is an educationalist. His background is that of a

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Psychedelics and Nonduality

Sep 30th, 2016 | By

This video comes from The Psychedelic Society’s Psychedelics and Nonduality event at Conway Hall on 31st July 2016. Iff author Bernardo Kastrup spoke at the event, and the video below is set to begin with his talk. If you want to see the whole thing from the beginning (we’re starting an hour into the proceedings)

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Featured author Stephanie June Sorrell

Sep 26th, 2016 | By

Stephanie June Sorrell is an author with Earth Books.  She’s a prolific writer, spanning fiction and non-fiction work in a range of subjects and she’s also been published by several other John Hunt Publishing Imprints. More on that below… Her main passions are the psychospiritual dimension of life and the natural environment. She worked as

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