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How NOT to make a book trailer

For years I thought that if I were ever in a position to need a book trailer I’d be independently wealthy and could hire a professional to do it for me. Barring that, I’d use Flash. I have a basic … Continue reading

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Literary Devices from A to Z – Brought to you by the letter W

      is for Weather       Pathetic fallacy is when inanimate objects of nature–specifically the weather–mimic human emotion. The distinction between pathetic fallacy and personification is as follows: personification “gives human attributes to abstract ideas, animate objects … Continue reading

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A to Z Blog Challenge – Brought to you by the letter H

      is for Hyperbole       A hyperbole is an exaggeration used to emphasize a point. In the tentatively titled,  I Am, Have Been, and Will Be Alice, Alice is depressed and has taken to her bed … Continue reading

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“The Curse of Oak Island” is must see TV!

A curse. Pirates. A treasure. Booby traps. It has all the trappings of the next “Indiana Jones” or “National Treasure” movie. The main difference? This is for real. Oak Island, Nova Scotia. Three boys discover a pit (“the Money Pit”) … Continue reading

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