The creative writer and peace."A writer lives in a real world. But usually s/he does not use guns to fight for the rights for people but use the pen to express his/her thoughts and sentiments to fight for others and him/herself. A writer is usually a good observer. S/he has eyes, senses and perceptions thus s/he reacts to violence or suppression suppression /sup·pres·sion/ (su-presh´un)
1. the act of holding back or checking.
2. sudden stoppage of a secretion, excretion, or normal discharge.
3. of rights therefore if s/he can fictionalize fic·tion·al·ize
tr.v. fic·tion·al·ized, fic·tion·al·iz·ing, fic·tion·al·iz·es
To treat as or make into fiction: "has fictionalized his people and their town, but we know they are real" this s/he gives poetic justice poetic justice
The rewarding of virtue and the punishment of vice, often in an especially appropriate or ironic manner.
an appropriate punishment or reward for previous actions to his/her stories.
There is peace when there is happiness and contentment Contentment
poor peasant said by the Delphic oracle to be happier than the king because he was contented. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 15] . This can only be achieved if we work from the bottom of our heart.
A creative writer can achieve peace by working for peace on paper. The paper is his/her battlefield."
Prof. Clarito Defrancia, a professor of journalism at Baguio Colleges Foundation, is a Carlos Palanca awardee for the short story in Ilocano.