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Gothic Lit - Contemporary Authors
A look at Gothic literature from the 20th century and the contemporary authors that have used the genre as a tool to portray various themes in their works.
Gothic Literature - Conception and Elements
What's your take on the Gothic genre? Do you think Gothic literature has evolved much from the time it was conceived in the mid-1700s to the present day? Here are a few insights on its 'evolvement' and on some Gothic authors of today!
Helpful Tips with Writing Literary Fiction
Are you a writer - expert, novice, or simply a want-to-be writer - who desires to write a work of fiction that exudes brilliance and masterminded art? Here are a few helpful tips to implement when trying your hand in literary writing.
How to Approach Literary Fiction When Reading One
Do you sometimes wonder how to distinguish literary fiction from other works of fiction? Do you wonder at how to identify and approach literature, to know what to look out for? Here are tips on approaching literary fiction and knowing what to do with the information you gather.
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.
January Author Birthdays
Is your birthday in January? Scroll down the list to find out which author shares your birth date.
Kaitlyn's Secrets Review
A review of Elaine Babich's Kaitlyn Secrets, a set of two books -and the continuation of The Kaitlyn Chronicles- that narrates the life of Kaitlyn Simons as an adult. like the books before, she overcomes goes through major life changes to overcome all obstacles with much courage and bravery.
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.
Literary Fiction Book Review - Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Americanah features Ifemelu, a Nigerian teenage girl who migrates to the U.S. to seek a better life. She leaves behind a boyfriend with whom she had fallen hopelessly in love, and who loved her back just as much. Read on for the full review!
Literary Fiction Book Review - Street of Dreams
Norma Hansburg's Street of Dreams is about Riley Travis, a graduate student at Cornell university, who receives a letter from Ginny, an old friend from her childhood/adolescent years, and the reception of this letter takes Riley down memory lane. Read on to find out more!
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