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What Exactly are Writing Communities?

A community is–in a vaguely generic sense–a unified body of individuals with one or more commonalities. The lovely thing about such a definition is that the word can be expanded beyond locality, which is...

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The Perfect Gift for the Avid Reader

What do readers like as gifts? Books, duh. *rolls eyes* Obviously, but, reading isn’t just a habit or hobby; reading is an experience, a lifestyle. All book nerds come to love everything related to...

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5 Ancient Texts I Wish Were in My Library

My siblings noticed I was a nerd as a child when we would watch movies. If there was anything that sounded cool and historical–tattoo, book, weapon, anything–I would look it up. I want to show you five of my favorite ancient texts from movies and shows that I wish were in my library.

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How to Write Dialogue: Formatting

As I started to work on my character development, I had to keep in mind that dialogue is a key feature to understanding a character. How they speak can reveal much of their demographics–let alone the content of their conversation. If you didn’t know that, you know it now.

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Literary Speed Dating: Flowers for Algernon

The fascination, confusion, curiosity, sadness, anger, disappointment, pride, devastation, happiness–all of it. Algernon yanked me by the hand and took me on every ride the emotional fair had to offer. That tells me, though, he’s an excellent catch.