The Mercury Writers' Guild Blog

Welcome to the Guild of God Mercury—the hub where TSL writers connect and cooperate on writing projects for the Great White Brotherhood. We’re glad you’re here. Check out the sections below to find your areas of interest and get started!

Why Should I Care About Headline Writing?

Why Should I Care About Headline Writing?

By The Summit University Team

Writing interesting headlines is both an art and a science. Volumes have been written on this learnable skill. But why should I learn how to write headlines, you may ask. Well, do you send emails? Do you post anything on social media that you would like others to view or read? Do you ever write anything that you share with others? If your answer is yes to any of the above, knowing what makes up a good headline and what doesn’t is something you’ll appreciate today.

Make A Difference For The Masters On Social Media!

Make A Difference For The Masters On Social Media!

By The Summit University Team

Summit University is excited to announce a groundbreaking new course designed to give you the skills to put your stamp of light on popular social media platforms.

This is a special course you won’t want to miss. ENGL 1275 Writing for Social Media is a “do it” course that will provide you with powerful hands-on experience in working with social media platforms.

Creativity

Creativity

By Justina Torres

Leonardo da Vinci once said “The Painter has the universe in his mind and hands.” How do we paint our own stories? It comes from a common thread we all have access to.

Your Authentic Voice

Your Authentic Voice

By Justina Torres

Regardless of what we are writing, we need to use our authentic voice. Our authentic voice is easier to incorporate in some writing genres than others, but it is an important ingredient in all types of writing.

An Interview With Author Lois Drake

An Interview With Author Lois Drake

By The Summit University Team

In a recent Mercury Writers’ Guild Zoom meeting, author Lois Drake was interviewed by Summit University’s Patrick Rogers. The topic was writing fictional stories or novels about the teachings. This issue of Tips & Techniques shares the transcript of this enlightening interview (edited for clarity). We hope you will enjoy it and that it will inspire many of our readers to try the fiction approach to write about the teachings!

Mastering Commas

Mastering Commas

By The Summit University Team

What do we do with commas? There is such a need for them, yet the need is not always recognizable. Let’s visit commas and see where we can improve.

Hermes Trismegistus

I speak of the lineage of the initiates of Mercury—those who have fashioned their skill by the sword and the pen, those who have acquainted themselves with the mind of God and have claimed that mind, who have come from a lineage that antedates myself. Truly, there is a lineage of those who have been called Hermes, the name being the title of an office. Thus, there is a descent of those whose craft has been to set forth in writing and in other forms of communication that which is Real, that which is unreal, that which is necessary information to the body politic round the world that they might know and understand the way to go….

There are those whom I myself have trained under my mantle as God Mercury. We who bear the shield and the armour of the Sun must therefore go up and down the nations of the earth and call out those who have the original communication skills, who practiced those skills in ancient times and on ancient continents and are willing to once again take the lead in the dissemination of the Truth and in exposing error. You must come forward! For the Truth must be made known….