Why is one death a tragedy and thousand a statistic? | daydreamdaisies

This is a type of blog I don’t normally “like” or “follow;” however I have done both, as well as having left a comment–as I most often do–because I feel that, at the very least, its author’s heart is in the right place.

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The whys and wherefores of…

…the fact that I’m not ‘following,’ and indeed quite literally, not ‘liking’ the poetry site in question below:

However quite a lot of writing and thinking, among other edifying activities went into this whole exchange, so I’m snipping the whole thing here, along with a part of the article under which  my original comment was posted. Continue reading

Critique Groups: Constructive or Destructive? | Chris Martin Writes

I made a rather long reply to Chris Martin’s blog.  Here it is–hopefully and eventually, more throughly edited.  It seemed like a good time to inaugurate a subblog because at such time, I find I express myself rather better and rather more passionately even if in a more plain spoken way.

You do manage to garner a large share of comments. Apart from my #1 fan, I hardly get any!

My take on peer review in general: You don’t need peer review, you need expert review.

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