One book, thirteen stories.
In The Nexus and Other Stories, science fiction author Elise Abram explores the myths of the modern world.
When seventeen-year-old Judith meets Cain, she has no idea what she’s getting herself into. Cain is the most beautiful human being Judith has ever seen, but he hides a dangerous secret. When Jo-Jo, Cain’s surrogate father, offers her a job, she accepts, unaware she’s been recruited as a pawn in Jo-Jo’s ecoterrorist plot.
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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
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
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