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

      is for Lyric       A lyric is a song-like poem meant to express the thoughts and feelings of a person. Shakespeare’s sonnets are a form of lyric poetry. In the short story “Aliens’ Waltz”, Josef … Continue reading

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Rob Ford needs a speech writer I was never one to go out for politics. As a young adult, I never voted, primarily because I had no idea what was going on. Politics were boring and I never cared to … Continue reading

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Inconsitencies I have known.

Consistency. It’s something writers strive for in their work, especially with respect to setting and character descriptions. For many, an error in consistency can break the narrative flow, reminding the reader s/he is immersed in a construct of reality and … Continue reading

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(Former) Archaeologist’s Lament

Zero Hour, another adventure/thriller television series with archaeological roots was cancelled last week after only three episodes. The pilot episode saw Anthony Edwards (of ER fame) as the editor of a sceptics magazine whose wife is kidnapped after she purchases … Continue reading

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