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Sex and the Modest Writer

In honor of Literary Review’s nominations for the Bad Sex in Fiction awards, I thought now was as good a time as ever to discuss the topic of writing (or reading) about sex in fiction. It also comes about naturally, … Continue reading

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Go with the Flow Instead of Grasping at Straws with Your Metaphor

Once upon a time, a little over a year or so ago, I started this blog with my first post, using a metaphor. Metaphors, writers and English teachers will tell you, are essential forms of figurative language in creative writing. … Continue reading

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Saturday Summation – 28 July 2012

Here are some of my most interesting blog and news reads of the week. Reading Stuff: TIME’s book critic, Lev Grossman, wrote an entertaining and validating post about hating specific books. I loved it because not only does it remind … Continue reading

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Embers to Flame

It would seem that without consciously and directly intending to, I have decided to shelve my first novel for now. It makes me a little sad, but truthfully, not as much as I could be if my current novel weren’t … Continue reading

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