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Literary Writing - Doing Your Research
How important is research when writing a literary work of fiction? How necessary is it even when the unfinished literary work is not 'history-based'? This article provides answers to some lingering questions!
Best First Liners in Literary Fiction
How often do you read the first few lines of a novel that's so puzzling and out of line that you find yourself thinking really hard? Read on to find out more!
Black Comedy in Literary Fiction
For some of us who may not know the meaning of the term 'Black comedy', we may pause when we see the phrase for the first time, wondering if the term was a racist comment, referring perhaps to a comedy show featuring black people or geared towards them. Read on to find out more!
Sula - A Review
A review of Toni Morrison's second novel, Sula, an adventurous yet complex young girl living in a town called Bottom with her equally complex family. Her complexities follow her to adulthood as she goes through life's rocky journey and impacts the lives of every individual in her community.
I Stand Here Ironing - A Review
Ever read Tillie Olsen's I Stand Here Ironing? It's a short story about a woman who narrates the history and current state of relationship with her daughter Emily. Read my review on this strangely compelling, short read.
Canadian Literature - 21st Century Works
A short list of the major Canadian literary fiction that were published in the twenty-first century until date.
Literature and the History of Apartheid
Some of us may or may not be familiar with the term 'apartheid', its meaning, significance and history. This article gives a little insight and history about apartheid and its mark in the literary world.
Canadian Classics - Mid-Late 20th Century
Enjoying Canadian classics so far, eh? Want to read some more deep-themed fiction? This article lists more Canadian classics during the mid-to-late 20th century era.
Canadian Literary Classics - Early 20th Century
Do you desire to know more about Canadian literature and culture, but not sure which Canadian fiction would make a great read? Check out this list of classic Canadian reads that were published in the early 20th century, and are worth reading at least once in a reader's lifetime!
Author Interview - Paige Dearth
A one-on-one with the author of Believe Like A Child, Paige Dearth, as we discuss and delve more into the themes behind her book; she gives answers to questions that so many of us readers have had while reading, and having finished, the novel.
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