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Giveaway – 15 Books – July 9th

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Paragraph Structure 2, Hypnotic Outliers

This is a continuation of a previous post, Paragraph Structure, C & F. This post will discuss how the history of modern hypnosis can provide useful insights into writing interesting paragraphs. Many people are afraid or otherwise concerned with the … Continue reading

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Paragraph Structure, C & F

A while back I was working as a substitute teacher. I remember that at every elementary school they always had these posters that described how to write a good paragraph using a sandwich as a metaphor. I really hated those … Continue reading

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Poetry, Remixed…

Poetry is supposed to be spoken out loud. Right? So a written down poem is inherently an impoverished poem. And a poem obtained too quickly and easily through the quick tapping and spellcheck of word processors might just be impoverished, … Continue reading

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The Fourth Method of Characterization

For all you novelists and short story writers out there, you may have heard that the first three methods of developing characters in a story are: 1.) Dialouge: Where the naunces of personality are revealed through each character’s mannerisms of … Continue reading

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Informative Podcasts about Fiction

1.) For those interested in getting the lay-of-land with respect to the modern novel:   The American Novel Since 1945 Amy Hungerford is ‘the bomb’ at ‘opening the text.’ Plus, it’s an Open Yale course… classy! 2.) For straight-talk about the … Continue reading

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; Semicolon ; Abuse …

Hi! Who are you? I’m a semicolon! What are you used for? Who the hell; knows!

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