Archive for November, 2007

  • William Blake – Anniversaries, Parodies and Assorted Animals

    November 29th, 2007 | Sean's Poetry, Sean's Writing | admin | No Comments

    ¬†photo credit: Copleys This week’s exercise was a little more unusual that most. The brief was to take a favourite poem and then rewrite it, replacing nouns with diffferent nouns, verbs with different verbs etc. Everyone seemed to share the consensus that it is a very difficult task which consumes time rapidly. Of course this […]

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  • Silent Knight – Xmas tune

    November 26th, 2007 | Sean's Music | admin | No Comments

    Inspired by the netlabel Darkwinter, Gothick has spent the last few days working on a track called Silent Knight. It started out as a variation on the well-known Silent Night but insisted on becoming something very different. Tinged with snippets of Ethiopian Christmas chants and a Templar’s snowy footsteps its quickly gaining listeners since its […]

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  • ICE (short story from Death Codex)

    November 21st, 2007 | Sean's Writing | admin | No Comments

    No set subject this week so I return once again to the space opera Death Codex. This is a scene from earlier in the novel. Let me lead you gently into events with a quick flashback to Chapter 2: At the jetty one of the two-seater surface skimmers blasted by, its bow barely missing the […]

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  • Tonight’s theme is “tango”

    November 15th, 2007 | Sean's Poetry, Sean's Writing | admin | No Comments

    ¬†photo credit: ianmcburnie The theme for this week is “tango” – quite limited it would seem. Searching for background information on the word I was happy to see that there was a Japanese reference. I was then able to draw upon my experiences of travelling across Japan to write the poem. The critique it received […]

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  • National Trust (writing workshop)

    November 8th, 2007 | Sean's Poetry, Sean's Writing | admin | No Comments

    Since becoming involved with a local writers’ group I’ve noticed my poetic sense re-awaken and the tendency to see things in poetic vision increase. I had forgotten that sensation of concentration that seeks through word and rhythm to take you to another place. Its seems to enhance everyday experience to the point where you’re able […]

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  • Death Codex novel

    November 8th, 2007 | Sean's Writing | admin | No Comments

    Another segment of my science fiction novel, Death Codex has just been finished , “Shavan and the Fatigueoid” gives us an insight into the Commander of the Watch as the Starchaser ship slips through the asteroid furies of Ision7. It had its first reading last night at a local writers group to mixed reception. Non […]

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