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What Are The Faith Matters Posts?

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What Are My Faith Matters Posts I used to blog using Blogger as a platform for my posting. Over there I would write solely faith-based posts about the Bible and my worldview. Nothing proselytising and nothing in your face as I believe I cannot make people believe anything they don’t want to. When I started The Write […]

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Thinking Education: See, Think, Wonder

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What is See Think Wonder and How Do You Use It? See Think Wonder is a thinking routine developed to help establish critical and creative thinking. It encourages students to look at an image. Educators then as students to consider what the image is showing. This inspires deeper thinking about images that students might otherwise ‘gloss […]

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Illuminae: A YA Novel in a Unique Format

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What Is Illuminae? As an Australian, and a wanna-be writer, I have an affinity for authors Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff. I had also read an advanced copy of Stormdancer all the way back in 2012, so seeing Jay Kristoff’s level of success has been pleasing. It’s particularly pleasing when the collaborative novel, Illuminae, is quality reading. Illuminae is part-Alien, part-Bioshock and […]

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Let’s Get Technical: In Media Res

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What is In Media Res? The idea of In Media Res is a technical Latin term meaning ‘in the middle of things.’ When it comes to narratives, traditionally stories begin at the very beginning. This is the case with fairytales. For example the classic line “once upon a time” is a traditional beginning from the very start […]

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Mercy Thompson – Urban Fantasy Book Series

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Across the past few months I have been reading my way through the ten books that make up the Mercy Thompson series. This is the review of the whole series, as written by Patricia Briggs. It is an urban fantasy series which focuses on the ubiquitous heroine: Mercedes Thompson. As the novel’s pitch runs: Mercy […]

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The Rook – A Book Review

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What is ‘The Rook’? The Rook is a paranormal crime thriller that blends together the best of British and American ideas. It may not have a particularly British flavour. Yet the novel is set in Britain and features a mix of monsters and characters as bizarre as any from Doctor Who. As far as any […]

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Twenty Eighteen Apologies and Explanations

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Summary I have been away until now in Twenty Eighteen travelling and writing A new newsletter will release in the next week, subscribe now to recieve this This site is a six month old creative outlet for reviews, writing ideas and thoughts New reviews coming soon with my new score feature (details will be in […]