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Remember the moment you first dreamed of becoming a writer? Maybe it was high school English class studying Dostoevsky’s social commentary on czarist Russia. Maybe you wrote a story and a teache...
by Paige Reinsel • 2 comments
Most of you probably have a favorite novelist, or even a favorite poet, but how many have a favorite playwright? It seems as though most people associate plays with performance and theatre, but they...
by Alex Cabal • 3 comments
In the last installment of Poetry Boot Camp, we learned about the basics of meter and about the most common type of metrical foot in the English language.
Welcome back, recruits. In the last installment of Poetry Boot Camp, we learned about the basics of meter and about the most common type of metrical foot in the English language, the iamb (an unstres...
by Alex Cabal • 1 comment
Inside you'll find a list of entrants for the February contest for you to read and vote on, some housekeeping trivia for this past month, and the Critiquer of the Month award. Read on for details!
Well, another leap year is past us and March is here. Thanks to everyone for entering the February contest. We're in the process of reading through all of the great entries. In the meantime, start...
by Paige Reinsel • 1 comment
When reading a work of literature there are certain questions that we should ask ourselves in order to adequately analyze and evaluate its content, like: “How does the author’s syntax and diction reve...
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