Niamh Clune

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The Wednesday Poetry Corner With Aprilia Zank: The Treacherous Word.

We all interpret things differently. A word can conjure a host of different meanings. Perhaps it is not the word in itself that fills us with a certain response but … Continue reading

November 6, 2013 · 16 Comments

Editor’s Corner: With Shawn MacKenzie

Originally posted on MacKENZIE's Dragon's Nest:
But What Happens? Story is honorable and trustworthy; plot is shifty, and best kept under house arrest. ― Stephen King Last week…

November 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Wednesday Poetry Corner With Eabha Rose

We have a real treat for you today on the plum tree. Eabha Rose is an Irish narrative artist with a beautiful voice. In her Wednesday Corner, she features one … Continue reading

October 23, 2013 · 9 Comments

Story-Telling With Music

Marta Pelrine-Bacon’s book finished its first day in the Amazon rankings as follows: #20 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Teen & Young Adult > Science Fiction & Fantasy … Continue reading

October 13, 2013 · 3 Comments

A Tribute To Seamus Heaney By Niamh Clune

I think of Poet Laureate, Seamus Heaney, as a family friend. I was blessed to have known him just a little and to have visited his home in Dublin. He … Continue reading

September 1, 2013 · 21 Comments

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

Editor’s Corner: 101.17

Originally posted on MacKENZIE's Dragon's Nest:
Choosing Your Tense: From Ever-once to Never-when Walk inside me without silence, Kill the past and change the tense. Empty gnawing and…

July 9, 2013 · 3 Comments

Editor’s Corner: with Shawn MacKenzie. Let’s Talk Dialogue!

Originally posted on MacKENZIE's Dragon's Nest:
Dialogue: Tag – You’re It! I trust the rhythm of your narrative is now flawless and you are fast on your way…

April 16, 2013 · 3 Comments

I Love Words! By Niamh Clune

I love words… Words are particularly difficult creatures to organise. With minds of their own, they will misbehave if not treated with respect. Some have inferiority complexes!  Usually, large words  … Continue reading

April 10, 2013 · 14 Comments

Editor’s Corner with Shawn MacKenzie

Originally posted on MacKENZIE's Dragon's Nest:
Music to the Ear “Now this is very profound, what rhythm is, and goes far deeper than words. A sight, an emotion,…

April 9, 2013 · 5 Comments

Defining Metaphysical Literature! Do you read or write it?

Because I tend to read and to write metaphysical literature, I thought I would re-post this attempt at a definition. The term, Metaphysical literature, originally referred to poetic works from … Continue reading

January 9, 2012 · 26 Comments