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Great Floods, A Brain Map, Binge Reading, Tolkien, and Your Author Voice

Welcome to this week’s Weekly Finds!

Stone Towns, Holy Sweets, Brandon Sanderson, and Writing Resources

Welcome to this week’s Weekly Finds…

Book Impression – The Kalevala

Finland, snow, trees, winter

The Kalevala can be seen in the same light as the Eddas and the Illiad and Odessey as it is an epic collection of Finnish mythology. The translation which I read is part of the Oxford World Classics series and I found it to be very readable and enjoyable.

Poësie Sondag – Poetry Sunday

Scroll down for the English translation. Hierdie gedig het ek gedurende ’n baie moeilike tyd in my lewe geskryf en dit is eerste op die webwerf Woes gepubliseer. Smekend om Lig ’n Gedig na Antiphona post Evangelium O, my God, hoe weet U wanneer… Continue Reading “Poësie Sondag – Poetry Sunday”

Favourite Music Thursday – Foot of the Mountain

One of my favourite songs by one of my favourite bands! (Also love the video.)

Favourite Music Thursday: “O lux beata trinitas”

“O lux beata trinitas” is a Vespers hymn by William Byrd, sung by (among other artists) Anonymous 4 and appears on their album Four Centuries of Chant. For more information about the hymn, click here. The Latin text is followed by an English translation[1] and then an Afrikaans… Continue Reading “Favourite Music Thursday: “O lux beata trinitas””

NaNoWriMo and Prep Resources: Scrivener

Welcome to the first of my NaNoWriMo Prep posts! I will do one of these every week in which I will be looking at different resources for NaNoWriMo. If there is one software I can highly recommend, it’s Scrivener.

Favourite Music Thursday – Toe vind ek jou

Of Gunsteling musiek Donderdag – Toe vind ek jou This week’s song is an Afrikaans one called “Toe vind ek jou” (Then I found you). The duet is by Francois van Coke and Karen Zoid and the song is absolutely beautiful. * Hierdie week… Continue Reading “Favourite Music Thursday – Toe vind ek jou”

Epic and Amazing Writing Music

Thanks to sites like YouTube it’s getting increasingly easy to find new music to listen to. I find it especially great to find music from which to compile writing soundtracks or music to suit a specific scene or character. Here are five artists (most… Continue Reading “Epic and Amazing Writing Music”