Niamh Clune

Environment, poetry, comment, children's books,

Editor’s Corner: 101.34

Originally posted on MacKENZIE's Dragon's Nest:
Brass Tacks in a Box of Paper Clips Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle. ― Michelangelo Buonarroti A 14th-century traveler…

November 12, 2013 · 4 Comments

Editor’s Corner: With Shawn MacKenzie

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Heroes Large – Heroes Small No, what he didn’t like about heroes was that they were usually suicidally gloomy when sober and…

October 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

Editor’s Corner: With Shawn MacKenzie

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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner – Loving Our Villains. You learn eventually that, while there are no villains, there are no heroes…

October 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

Editor’s Corner: With Shawn MacKenzie

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All Characters, Great and Small. Outside books, we avoid colorful characters. …Mason Cooley Characters drive fiction. As Faulkner said, we create them,…

October 8, 2013 · 4 Comments

Editor’s Corner: 101.27

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Grand Openings: Make Them an Offer They Can’t Refuse. “The last thing one discovers in composing a work is what to put…

September 24, 2013 · 3 Comments

Editor’s Corner: 101.26

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 The Writer’s Voice – Rise Up and Sing!            All I have is a voice. …W.H.Auden When I started writing the Editor’s…

September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Editor’s Corner: 101.24

Originally posted on MacKENZIE's Dragon's Nest:
Qwerty Irregulars: Punctuation Part I.  So, I have been rambling on here for six months – my thanks to all of you…

September 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

Editor’s Corner: 101.23

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Hedge Trimming – Bidding Adieu to Ambivalence It is another glorious August morning; the dog days are past, there is a slight…

August 27, 2013 · 5 Comments

Editor’s Corner: 101.22

Originally posted on MacKENZIE's Dragon's Nest:
Bonsai Writing: Down to the Bone.  Good morning! I want to thank everyone who dropped by last week and joined in the…

August 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

Editor’s Corner: 101.21

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Q & A Well, I’m sharpening my wits over a bowl of coffee, getting ready for today’s Q & A. I’ll be…

August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Editor’s Corner: 101.20

Originally posted on MacKENZIE's Dragon's Nest:
The Round and the Furry – When Good Letters Go Bad. “My spelling is Wobbly. It’s good spelling but it Wobbles, and…

August 6, 2013 · 5 Comments

The Wednesday Poetry Corner With Jenean Gilstrap

I like to introduce new voices to the plum tree. In this week’s Wednesday Corner, I share the wonderful voice of gypsy lady and poet, Jenean Gilstrap. Jenean writes with passion … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · 23 Comments