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, […]




By Saba Ijaz WITH literature an integral element of the LLF, the first day hosted an interesting session titled ‘

Urdu ki Maqbool Kahanian ’. Moderated by well-known writer and translator Asif Farrukhi, with veteran Urdu fiction legend, Intizar Husain, renowned Urdu poet Kishwar Naheed and famous writer and critic Dr Nasir Abbas Nayyar, the session held much promise.


K Jayathilaka, Great literary visionary

Many adorers of Sinhala literature have identified K Jayathilaka as a great writer. His literary skills were known to everyone. He was one of the exceptional creative writers of our time. But his involvement in the Sri Lankan politics was not sufficiently discussed .


Review: 'Get in Trouble' by Kelly Link: EW review

Link deftly fuses science fiction, societal satire, and literature in this brilliantly strange short-story collection. With every tale she conjures a different universe, each more captivating than the last. At first glance these realms donât seem too far from our own, but soon their wild,… A


The Fine Art of Ambiguous Writing

By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature. Reif Larsen’s new novel, I am Radar, is influenced by quantum mechanics—a field of science that highlights how nothing in the universe is certain. In our conversation for this series, we discussed ambiguity’s crucial role in literature, focusing on a work that hides much more than it reveals …


Steven Galloway to weave literature with magic at Chan Centre

Literature will meet magic on Thursday when Vancouver's award-winning author Steven Galloway joins illusionist David Gifford to illustrate Galloway's latest novel The Confabulous. To write his novel, Galloway says he did extensive research on Houdini in order to stick as closely as possible to the magician's biography while forming his own narrative. Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes …