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Constant Craving

I love the song “Constant Craving” by K.D. Lang, a woman who in my humble opinion has never received the recognition she deserves. Her voice is …

Loneliness

A Literary Blog

2018 Writing Contest – Two Drops of Ink<p>Hello all, we’ve had a lot of people vote in the poll we took for “readers’ choices” and which genre writers …

TV Trope database: knowledge and clever writing | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

Join our 2018 Writing Contest and win $100. No entry fee. For details click here…<p>By Dawn Field<p>05/30/2018<p>One of the most entertaining sources of …

Poetry: A Letter to Icarus from the Sun | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

By Natasha Cline<p>05.22.2018<p>Dear Icarus,<p>You have challenged the sky.<p>Now look where it has dropped you,<p>singed and stinging<p>into an undulating sea.<p>I, too, …

Turn Your Creative Works into Career Boosters | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

By Jane Sandwood<p>05/21/2018<p>It’s no secret that the job market today can be tough. With almost 7 million unemployed Americans competing for new jobs, …

Scott Biddulph: From Biker to Bookworm to the Desmond Booth Award | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

By: Marilyn L. Davis<p><b>Contradictions Make Scott Who He Is</b><p>“If people refuse to look at you in a new light and they can only see you for what you were, …

An excerpt from 'Twisted Ride': Identity crisis | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

I stood watching through the shutters. I was waiting for them. I knew they would soon be there to claim the spoils of their war, their property, …

How Corporate America Assaults the English Language | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

04/24/2018<p>Jargon Madness<p>A couple of years ago, <i>Forbes Magazine</i> ran an article called, “Jargon Madness.” Corporate words or phrases were put into …

Talk Your Story out of You | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

By Dawn Field<p>04/19/2018<p>So many people have a life story they wish to share. If it’s a winning idea, the only trick is getting it down on paper. Even …

WHAT FUELS YOUR FIRE? ONE ANSWER: GOODREADS | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

<b>By Whitney McKendree Moore</b><p>04.16.2018<p><b>GOODREADS</b><p>When literary strategist, Tom Blubaugh, suggested joining Goodreads.com, I was reluctant. The last thing …

An Editor’s life: Why have only 3 Acts when you can have 7? | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

Editor’s Note:<p>In this short portrayal of a possible scenario between an aspiring author and her potential editor, Dawn Field lays out a concise but …

Writing Tips: Don’t Let Difficulties With Research Hold Back Your Writing | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

By Jane Sandwood<p>04/12/2018<p>Do you ever reach a point where you feel you know enough about the subject you’re writing about? Whether it’s a novel set …

Poetry by Justine Cabrera | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

<b>The Rush of the Morning Dawn</b><p>Written by: Justine Cabrera<p>Date written: February 27, 2018<p>Music background: <i>“We circle through the night, consumed by …

MADNESS IN LITERATURE: SHAKESPEARE AND MENTAL ILLNESS | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

04.05.2018<p><i>‘Sblood, do you think I am</i> <i><br>easier to be played on than a pipe? Call me what</i> <i><br>instrument you will, though you can fret me, yet you</i> <i><br>cannot play</i> …

Mental Health

Questions You Want From Readers | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

I want my readers to feel, to think, sometimes to laugh. But most of all I want them to enjoy a good read.<p>~Avi~<p>We all have a constant stream of …

Writing

Poetry: By Ann Christine Tabaka | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

Eyes Wide Open<p>Eyes wide open<p>I see the truth.<p>Eyes wide open<p>for once, at last.<p>Treasures dangled as enticements.<p>A fall from grace tumbles by.<p>Sixteen and …

Literature

The Reporter Life: Writing the Article and the Magic of Three | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

By Rachel H.T. Mendell<p>03.22.2018<p>Three is a Magical Number<p>We see it everywhere in literature: Harry Potter, Ron Wheasly, and Hermione Granger; Curly, …

Creative Writing

Collaboration: New Publication Opportunities for our Writing Audience | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

Editor’s Note:<p>Our main focus here at <i>Two Drops of Ink</i> is always centered around the idea of collaborative writing and blogging. In the past few years, …

Writing

Poetry: A Letter to Ophelia from the River | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

<b>By Natasha Cline</b><p>Dear Ophelia,<p>My flower-crowned child,<p>You were too young<p>to have already learned<p>the cruelty men are capable of.<p>There is rosemary …

The 8th annual Nonfiction Writers Conference | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

We are excited to announce that <i>Two Drops of Ink</i> is collaborating with the Nonfiction Authors Association and will be listed as a <b>Community Partner</b> of …

Poetry Break by Danie Botha | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

What stays behind<p>faded mattress<p>warm to touch—<p>labor as I gather the dent<p>left behind<p>by your brittle body<p>at loss<p>when I fold the pink dress<p>(the one you …

Memoirs: I'll Tell You Mine if You Tell Me Yours | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

By: Marilyn L. Davis<p>“I think people would be happier if they admitted things more often. In a sense, we are all prisoners of some memory, or fear, or …

Poetry Break | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

By Alyssa Trivett<p>03/02/2018<p>Snow Drift<p>I half-flutter like a bird with a broken wing,<p>caught in a spider web,<p>sinking in quicksand.<p>Any move or turn …

Corral All Those Stampeding Ideas | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

02.26.2018<p>Do ideas flood your brain like a herd gone wild? Do you flail around, physically and metaphorically, trying to round them up and drive them …

The Book Store Shout Out | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.<p>~Benjamin Franklin~<p>To get more information, check out our ‘The Book Store’ …

Alx Johns poetry | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

I met Alx Johns at the Southern Literary Festival in Dahlonega, Georgia last spring (2015). I was fortunate enough to be the moderator for his poetry …

alx

Mixed Genres: Poetry and Memoir | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

When you put down the good things you ought to have done, and leave out the bad ones you did do well, that’s Memoirs.<p>~Will Rogers~<p>Poem: Sereja<p>I …

Does Having a High IQ Make You a Good Writer? | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

“Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not …

Creative Non-Fiction: Going Home | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

“I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren't trying to teach us. We are formed by little …

Grammar Shorts: Great Books For Improving Your Grammar | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

I think most people agree there is a component of skill in art making; you have to learn grammar before you learn how to write.<p>~Chris Van …