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Cleveland W. Gibson
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  • Faringdon, Oxfordshire
  • United Kingdom
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new poetry challenge

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lorraine W Hulse May 11, 2013. 3 Replies

Here is something to interest every poet, especially those who have not been published.Everybody will know about the seasons. SO... read on and check out the following:Deadline:8/1/2012Submit…Continue

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Cleveland W. Gibson replied to John Arlington Hardy's discussion 'About me.'
"Hi John it is never easy writing a book, so my congratulations . I'm only passing through and saw your initial post. I'm sorry nobody bothered to comment on your work. It must be a sign of the times. But do keep on writing  because…"
Aug 19, 2015
Cleveland W. Gibson and Richard Nata are now friends
Jul 26, 2015
Cleveland W. Gibson replied to Jill Elizabeth Arent Franclemont's discussion 'Putting your own words out into the world...' in the group Fiction Writers
"Take a look at I joined his week and will soon be posting. Best Cleveland"
Jan 4, 2015
Cleveland W. Gibson replied to Pritha Chattopadhyay's discussion 'Please leave a comment :)' in the group Poetry
"You've written an interesting poem but it still requires a lot more editing. IMO. There are too many words used in the whole poem. You have five verses which might have been made shorter in the editing process. And then might come your…"
Jun 2, 2014
Cleveland W. Gibson replied to Birgitta Abimbola Heikka's discussion 'a name, a bridge' in the group Poetry
"Hi 'Bridge with a 't' appended Your poem made me smile as there are some funny quips in there. The last two lines are like that. "a name that connects is not easy to forget.' So what's in a name? There is in fact quite…"
Nov 6, 2013
Cleveland W. Gibson replied to Carly Jean Montgomery-Wildermuth's discussion 'Sissy' in the group Poetry
"There is power in poetry like this. The question, the answer: which one do we  fear to hear. And how might we feel knowing a little of the story at a time. It is that unwinding and knowing that compels us to read on. Well done. If ever you can…"
Oct 8, 2013
Cleveland W. Gibson and Author's Info are now friends
Oct 8, 2013
Lorraine W Hulse replied to Cleveland W. Gibson's discussion 'new poetry challenge'
"Thanks for the heads up. I enjoy poetry writing too. I have a few on autorsden. "
May 11, 2013
Miracle e-zine left a comment for Cleveland W. Gibson
"Miracle e-zine, a magazine for writers and artists is now looking for submissions for its fourth issue in fiction, poetry, articles, blog posts, interviews, flash fiction etc. Submission Guidelines:…"
Dec 18, 2012
Cleveland W. Gibson and Mark Carver are now friends
Nov 11, 2012
Cleveland W. Gibson replied to Mark Carver's discussion 'THE AGE OF APOLLYON' in the group Book Excerpts
"Interesting  piece but with a slow start. Imagine the priest already into his sermon. he looks towards the monks who walk towards him. The last monk draws out not two pistols ,don't call hem sinister, but a single machine pistol and shoots…"
Nov 10, 2012
Cleveland W. Gibson replied to Matthew Davenport's discussion 'Free Copy of my book'
"Thanks  for the info. I took another look and found it was possible to change the spacing. On the page it then looks so much better."
Nov 10, 2012
Cleveland W. Gibson replied to Matthew Davenport's discussion 'Free Copy of my book'
"Hi Matthew Congratulations on publishing your book on Smashwords. Publishing is never an easy task. i started to read , as an ordinary reader, and found it hard going on screen because you've published in single line format. If that was your…"
Nov 6, 2012
Cleveland W. Gibson replied to john m rakes's discussion 'How the story changes'
"The down side of what you've said might be a continuous story , one that you never finish and have published. How does that suit you? The pure good part of it all is you, the writer, are in charge and need to be particular. being lazy will…"
Nov 6, 2012
Cleveland W. Gibson replied to Viviana Arteaga's discussion 'In the order you write, tell me about it!'
"I write in scene,some short,some long. If I'm writing a novel I ignore chapter numbers. What is important is the scene. People enter and people leave. At each moment of entry/departure there ought to be something exciting for the…"
Oct 24, 2012
Cleveland W. Gibson and robert southworth are now friends
Oct 24, 2012

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Favorite Book
Memoirs of a British Secret Agent by Sir Robert Bruce Lockhart
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Leslie Charteris

Comment Wall (12 comments)

At 7:09am on April 12, 2011, scribbler said…
Nice to meet you Cleveland. You’ve come to a good place to meet other writers. :) Welcome aboard. I’ll look forward to learning more about you.
At 10:40pm on December 31, 2011, Anna L. Walls said…

Hello Cleveland. Welcome to this corner of my world.

At 1:03am on January 1, 2012, G.G. Vandagriff said…

Hello, Cleveland.  We share a last name.  My maiden name is Gibson, the G in G.G.

As a genealogist, I'd love to know where you are from!

At 1:09am on January 1, 2012, G.G. Vandagriff said…

Ah, sorry.  Just saw you are from one of my favorite places--Oxfordshire in the UK.My Gibsons immigrated to the US from England some time around the war for independence, I believe.  It is my most allusive (is that the right word?) line.  I love Thrillers, if they aren't too hard-edged.  Leslie Charteris is about my speed, too. I've written and published one that takes place in Oxford and Wales, but have always been dissatisfied with it.  It's the only one of my books to get stinky reviews, so no doubt I deserved them.

At 3:21am on January 15, 2012, cathy pippin said…

I am a writer of poetry at this time, i have two books "Thoughts Within" 1st, andYour the Expert,Give It You're All"  2nd, have written 2 other just not sent to publishing yet.  And you what kind of writer are you.

At 9:00pm on January 17, 2012, Dave Watson said…

Hi Cleveland,

I was struggling to add depth to one of my characters in particular and people on the site have been extremely helpful with suggestions and ideas. Hopefully this will go a long way to help me improve as a writer.




At 3:31am on June 29, 2012, Gloria Faye Brown Bates/Granny G said…

I am happy to have you as friend.  Granny Gee

At 8:27am on July 23, 2012, David Kilama said…

Thanks for taking your time to have a look at my writing and getting back to me. I really do appreciate your interest in becoming my friend and I am really looking forwards to it.  I need people like you. My writing is a very long story indeed. First I was forced into it because of my powerful imagination and creativity. Secondary I suffered severe brain problem which almost destroyed my life for good, explained problem writing my stories. I have got a lot of stuffs with me and I need help from the experts regarding my writing. Cross fire was supposed to be a movie about love story, mixed with crime involving deadly encounters with the police, the main characters being Bridget and her girl friend Maggie who is extremely deadly, heartless, a serial killer (well trained in combat and an expert in the martial arts). Bridget is from a rich family and dearly loved by the mother. But when she met Maggie, her whole life transformed Maggie turned her life upside down.         


At 9:39pm on August 7, 2012, Bud Altmayer said…

I posted a new excerpt.  Please let me know what you think.



At 3:08am on October 4, 2012, Tara Henry said…

Congrats on the Feature! I'm new to and don't quite know what that means, but on my art sites thats huge when our art gets featured. So... YAY!

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