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“There I go, rising”: Maya Angelou performing her poetry

Like readers and writers the world over, we at PRISM international is saddened by the passing of writer, teacher and generally phenomenal woman, Dr. Maya Angelou. But, like all artists who create, Maya Angelou has left behind enough of herself … Continue reading

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The Journal Where Everything Gets Rejected

There’s nothing fun or funny about getting a rejection letter after you’ve submitted your piece to a literary magazine. We get that; all of the editors at PRISM are writers themselves, so we’re all too familiar with the “thank you, … Continue reading

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The Time Is Now

We’ve all been there: we’ve finally managed to get our rears in the chair in front of the computer or the notebook, only to be stumped by the blinking cursor or the blank page. There are few things more frightening … Continue reading

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Matt Haig on Writing

Writing is soul support. Most things in life that we are surrounded by are about external things, material things, superficial things. Books are about the opposite. “Read a book and you are giving yourself an inner life,” says Jeanette Winterson. … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk about Sex (Scenes)

(W)e wouldn’t have many books at all, would we, if writers stopped every time they asked themselves that question. Who’s going to listen to me? Who’s going to care? I face that question every day when I sit down at … Continue reading

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The changing face of the ebook

We recently posted a review of The Silent History, a novel written for iPad and iPhone, so it was with interest that we read about the next-generation ebooks introduced at the London Book Fair—specifically, an interactive digital version of John … Continue reading

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