Art & Literature

What 2015 Will Bring to the Movie Business

2014 brought us some interesting revelations for filmmaking. Indies learned that building a social media following is crucial to success, but we also some standards degrade even as visual effects became more important to filmmaking. It’s now 2015 and we’re all mobile. What role that trend will play in the future of film is still […]

How to Develop the Story of Your Film

Story is everything, but you need to be able to grab the script reader within the first few pages. There is no right way to do this. Some writers will use prose to set the scene, and dialogue to set the tone. Some films start with extended action sequences where a character is doing something […]

Beautiful bracelets

Written by Too Cute Beads Ask any girl and they would tell you that bracelets make great fashion statements anytime. These accessories can be worn on almost any occasion and they add style to different outfits. However, the thing about bracelets or any other jewelry item generally is that you would like yours to be […]

How to Master the Art of Flirting

Written by New York Socials If you’ve never thought of flirting as an art, it is. While some people feel more comfortable doing it than others, flirting is an art that anyone can learn to do, and do well. Through NY Socials, I offer an elite dating service that includes relationship coaching for affluent men. […]

The Engineering Marvel that is the Eiffel Tower

Written by EUROQUEST TRAVEL GROUP Paris Excursions are always fun. Also known as the city of light, this town will sweep you off your feet and charm you in such a way that you will find that this will quickly become your favorite city to visit. Arguably one of the best cities in the world, […]

Stress killed my father — Prof. Oyin Ogunba’s son

Segun is one of the children of the late leading scholar of African literature, Professor Oyin Ogunba. He talks about his father’s career and life with GBENGA ADENIJI Tell us about yourself. I am Professor Segun Ogunba. I lecture in the Department of Estate Management, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State. I am the first…  [Read More…]

Jaipur Literature Festival: the world's largest free literature festival

The Jaipur Literature Festival, held each year in the Indian state of Rajasthan, is the world's largest free literature festival. This year's festival boasted a star studded line up, including Nobel Laureate VS Naipaul, Man Booker Prize winner Eleanor Catton, Eimear McBride, Paul Theroux, Christos Tsiolkas and Jung Chang.

City in line for summit

Dunedin's Unesco City of Literature status could be about to deliver its first big coup, after the city was named as a finalist to secure an international writers' summit. read more

SAARC literature festival in Agra from Feb 13

Agra, Jan 27 (IANS) A three-day SAARC literature festival will begin in the Taj city Feb 13. Literary luminaries from the neighbouring SAARC countries will interact, debate latest literary trends and present their literary pieces for analytical comments during the event. The regional Braj culture and literature will also be on display. Ajeet Cour, chairperson of Foundation of SAARC writers and …

CONFERENCE: Reconstructing literature in Khairpur – Magazine – DAWN.COM

FAR away from the sights and sounds of big cities, removed from the cacophony of literature festivals and with no superstar headlining the event, the third international conference on literature took place at the quiet and expansive premises of Shah Abdul Latif University in Khairpur, Sindh, from Jan 13-14.