I could almost hear my father or grandmother telling me these sorts of stories woven from oral tradition.
To be a good writer, you need "arts & culture." Staying within the confines of what you know or are used to will make you a stale person, and, by default, a stale writer. Being exposed to flavors and style will open your mind and creativity to so much out there, and honestly, will likely … Continue reading Don’t be stale – be “cultured”
Here's a list of some of my more recent Arab-x author reads, some of which will become future 2021 YMERC titles.
The book did have the 80's vibe going for it, with that Stranger Things children-run-free-and-save-the-world scenario, with a little The Craft thrown in.
"...Syrian-American hip-hop artist and poet, Omar Offendum, will be the MC. He will be joined by award-winning artist and writer, Molly Crabapple as she creates art based on the music and stories we hear, Abboud Kayyali with a special performance on the oud, as well as CNN's Hala Gorani, as she interviews Karam House students about their experiences, dreams, and aspirations."
In case you haven't heard, in 2012, Ann Morgan read the world in a year. She compiled a list of all the countries of the world, and chose a book from each country to read, expanding her literary prowess. I wrote a post regarding her excursions, and my own decision to follow in her steps. … Continue reading Reading World Fantasy Books