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1. Literature and Culture
Here's a question for you: Does literature affect culture or does culture affect literature? What can we really say about one interlocking with the other? Read on!
2. Karen Fisher - Author Interview
A Sudden Country, Karen Fisher´s first book, was recently a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. In 2005 it was the Mountains and Plains Bookseller´s Association choice for Best Fiction. What a wonderful way to start off a publishing career.
3. Afterlife - A Review
S. P. Cloward's Afterlife is a gripping and exciting novel about Wesley Lohmann, a human who accidentally dies, but doesn't really 'die' in the true sense. In this article we get a little sneak peek of what this riveting novel has in store for avid readers.
4. Book Review - Stella Rose
Abby moves to Vermont to take care of her late best friend's sixteen-year-old daughter, Olivia. But Abby struggles to connect with Olivia, and she soon finds guardianship of a teenager daunting beyond her wildest misgivings. Read on for the full review.
5. Book Review - Heaven's Forgotten
Moira has an intimate encounter with an angel and conceives from this union, bearing a half angel and half human. Little Penelope becomes a most wanted person, even to her father, Michael, who goes to lengths to kidnap her once he learns of her existence. Click to read the full review.
6. More Tips on Presenting Your Story’s Content
It’s important to have answers to the Six Ws regarding your storyline – Who, What, Why, Where, When, and How. This gives you an idea of how to structure your storyline and ensure that all aspects of your narration are covered. Click to read more.
7. Bittersweet Dreams - A Review
Mayfair Cummings is young, beautiful, and brilliant. But her intelligence makes her the outcast of both the private school she attends and the broken family she hopes to salvage. Read on for the full review.
8. Keeping a Journal for Literary Writing
No one becomes a great writer or author in one day, just like that. It takes practice, and lots of it, to be on the path towards becoming a successful author. In this article, we discover some tips on the best ways to keep a journal for writing improvement.
9. Literary Writing – Your Story’s Climax
The climax is the most intensified point in your story that's reached when there’s a major struggle between the protagonist and an external force (e.g. an antagonist, or even the protagonist himself), or a crucial decision is made that leads to a turning or breaking point within the story.
10. Iris Review
Iris Murdoch (1919 - 1999) was a prolific author and philosopher having written twenty-seven works of fiction, five philosophical books, six plays and two books of poetry. Her novel, The Sea, the Sea, won the 1978 Booker Prize.
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