“The purpose of art is to lay bare the questions which have been hidden by …”

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“The purpose of art is to lay bare the questions which have been hidden by the answers.”  –  James Baldwin 1924-1987, American, writer, novelist, poet, playwright, critic, social activist

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The 3 best things about writing poetry

Casperette.

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Whenever I do get the chance to hear someone read out their poem on dying love or life’s long journey let’s face it…I want to run for the hills.

I know, I KNOW! It’s cruel, but hey I’m a writer and I’m an introvert. How else am I going to feel other than awkward? As much I like to poke fun at this idea, I do actually love writing and reading poems. There are some things a great poem can do that a novel just can’t and, as if you didn’t know where I’m going with this, here are three of those things.

  1. You don’t have to care about the characters.  Still trying to work on your characterisation skills and looking to write without the issue? No problem! With poetry, it always seems personal even when the world described is as far from our own as it can possibly be written. Poetry…

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FEATURE FILM: THE BASTARD SQUAD, by Sparky McLaughlin & Jack Snyder

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Written by: Sparky McLaughlin & Jack Snyder

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FEATURE FILM: THINGS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT, by Wilson Jackson

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FEATURE FILM: PEOPLE MAKE PLANS, by Sheri Smith

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Written by: Sheri Smith

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Genre: Drama, Family, Dramedy

Logline: A spiritual and uniquely engaging woman living in Hawaii struggles to find answers plaguing her life in paradise as she makes tough decisions in ending her marriage, keeping up her business/income, and struggling with the failing health of her beloved German Shepherd. Then the lava threatens to cut off the community.

WGA Registration Number: 1856667

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