Your #Aphorism of the Day: the secret code of women…

In mixed company, women practice a sort of visual shorthand, which, later, they will laboriously and at great length decode in the company of other women. Malcolm de Chazal Welcome to Zena’s aphorism month! Read more about why I’m celebrating aphorisms (as well as five facts you really should know …

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Your #Aphorism of the Day: life attacks the universe…

Life is an offensive, directed against the repetitious mechanism of the universe. Alfred North Whitehead Welcome to Zena’s aphorism month! Read more about why I’m celebrating aphorisms (as well as five facts you really should know about aphorisms): here.

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Your #Aphorism of the Day: can’t put it into words…

I have drawn from the well of language many a thought which I do not have and which I could not put into words. Georg Christoph Lichtenberg Welcome to Zena’s aphorism month! Read more about why I’m celebrating aphorisms (as well as five facts you really should know about aphorisms): …

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Your #Aphorism of the Day: arranging meaning…

Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have a different effect. Blaise Pascal Welcome to Zena’s aphorism month! Read more about why I’m celebrating aphorisms (as well as five facts you really should know about aphorisms): here.

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Gotta love a good #aphorism – they’re literary genius for the time-poor!

Five facts you really should know about aphorisms… I love aphorisms (however, please note: this is not one of the five facts you really should know about them). They’re succinct summations of observation that make you think and sometimes see the world in a different light. Seeing life a different …

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#AurealisAwards 2010. Rapture included.

For those who could not be there… Saturday, 21st May 2011 was the day set by many doomsday Christians as the beginning of Armageddon, or the Rapture – the taking up into heaven of God’s elect people. It was also the day set for the 2010 Aurealis Awards. As far …

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Should genre mean something to you, or not? A #genrecagefight special.

In Today’s Genre-Sensitive Publishing World, Might George Orwell Be *gasp* Unreadable? Ever since ‘genre’ was invented (by Plato and Aristotle, no less, when they divided ancient Greek literature into drama, poetry or prose), theorists have philosophized about the concept of genre, evolving and expanding it such that, today, genre and …

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