Faces: Up Close & Personal | Days 103, 277, 305, 377, 380 | Thaddeus Miles Photography #ShiftYourPerspective

Faces: Up Close & Personal | Days 103, 277, 305, 377, 380 | Thaddeus Miles Photography #ShiftYourPerspective

Faces: Up Close & Personal | Days 383, 393, 394, 395, 396 | Thaddeus Miles Photography #ShiftYourPerspective

Faces: Up Close & Personal | Days 429, 440, 443, 453, 497 | Thaddeus Miles Photography #ShiftYourPerspective

Faces: Up Close & Personal | Days 429, 440, 443, 453, 497 | Thaddeus Miles Photography #ShiftYourPerspective

Faces: Up Close & Personal | Days 531, 532, 533, 534, 537 | Thaddeus Miles Photography #ShiftYourPerspective

Faces: Up Close & Personal | Days 531, 532, 533, 534, 537 | Thaddeus Miles Photography #ShiftYourPerspective

Faces: Up Close & Personal is a 365 photography project that serves to #ShiftYourPerspective and change the narrative of the black experience. The black experience is one that is real; and it is full of life, love, creativity, spirit, and strength. With every image that we see, Thaddeus Miles works to overcome negative representations by upholding positive value in black lives and in American culture.

“Excerpt: On Perfectionism By Anne Lamott” | Signature’s ‘The Writer’s Guide to Poetry’ #OnWriting

This week, in celebration of Poetry Month, I’ll be chatting about writing by reviewing snippets of Signature’s The Writer’s Guide to Poetry — A highly recommended read for any-level writer. #Poetry

Experimentation is a gift that perfectionism holds back. Being a perfectionist isn’t always a bad thing — but if we allow it to dominate our thoughts and our creativity, then it can take a while to breakthrough and to refocus our energy.

“Testing Form” | Signature’s ‘The Writer’s Guide to Poetry’ #OnWriting

If we dig deep into our linguistic roots to understand the language that we use to create our art, then perhaps we may be able to find common-ground or universal patterns that shape what we can do with poetry and with any other form of communication. #Poetry #Writing

“Telling It Slant” | Signature’s ‘The Writer’s Guide to Poetry’ #OnWriting

This week, in celebration of Poetry Month, I’ll be chatting about writing by reviewing snippets of Signature’s ‘The Writer’s Guide to Poetry’ — A highly recommended read for any-level writer. #Writing #Poetry

My Month of Letter Writing | Changing Pages #WomenWriters #InCoWriMo

In an age where so much of our correspondence is via text, email, whatsapp, FB messenger etc etc it seemed good to take a little time out to reclaim the handwritten letter as a form of communication. #WomenWriters #InCoWriMo

Faces: Up Close & Personal | Days 508, 510, 521, 525, 527 | Thaddeus Miles Photography #ShiftYourPerspective

Faces: Up Close & Personal | Days 508, 510, 521, 525, 527 | Thaddeus Miles Photography #ShiftYourPerspective

Faces: Up Close & Personal is a 365 photography project that serves to #ShiftYourPerspective and change the narrative of the black experience. The black experience is one that is real; and it is full of life, love, creativity, spirit, and strength. With every image that we see, Thaddeus Miles works to overcome negative representations by upholding positive value in black lives and in American culture.

Faces: Up Close & Personal | Days 478, 479, 480, 484, 485 | Thaddeus Miles Photography #ShiftYourPerspective

Faces: Up Close & Personal | Days 478, 479, 480, 484, 485 | Thaddeus Miles Photography #PowerfulWomen

Faces: Up Close & Personal is a 365 photography project that serves to #ShiftYourPerspective and change the narrative of the black experience.

Wikipedia And The Fight For Independence And Free Knowledge In A Post-Fact Landscape #NPOs #Giving

While it currently is the end of the year, giving should be a resolution kept for all days of the year.

Interview | Changing Pages Founder Angela Vincent On Bookish Love & On Her Passion For Reading And Writing

I like to say that it’s rare to find book reviewers who are passionate about reading and writing because it’s true. If you haven’t already noticed, The Black Lion Journal is a fan of books and reviews, among other things. And all contributors, reviewers, submitters, and guests are valued here, in this space. It is for this reason Angela Vincent and Changing Pages have a valued place here.