This comic was inspired by a post by the anonymous Intern years ago, before she came out as her true self: Hilary T. Smith, author of WILD AWAKE (Katherine Tegen Books/HarperCollins). See my interview with Hilary. Thanks to Hilary for permission to re-post the comic.
Literary terms worth knowing with definitions. What are idioms, metaphors and dangling modifiers? What are examples of hyperboles, similes and homophones? Here is a guide detailing some of the more commonly referred to terms with examples.
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Sylvio Fraga was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1986, moved back and forth between the US and Brazil until the age of thirteen, spent his teen years in Rio, earned a BA in Economics at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), directed the Antônia Parreiras Museum in...
Blogs and the people who write them are an important fixture of the Internet today. Everyone wants to get their message out to people on the internet. Creating a successful blog can be tricky because people blog for many different reasons. Use the advice found in this article to skyrocket the...
Blogging is now more popular than ever. No matter what the topic is, there are sure to be people running a blog about it. But, creating a really successful and worthy blog requires a good plan and continuous input. Use the tips described below to create a blog that will attract readers. Strive...
Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer BewareAs many of you may know, earlier this year Writer's Digest terminated its involvement with Abbott Press, the white-label self-publishing imprint created and powered for it by Author Solutions, Inc. Although Abbott Press remains online, all reference to...
If you have always wanted to become a good travel blogger and are still feeling lost, then these five steps will be put you back on the path of success. So, get your thoughts together and get ready to explore the explore the world of travel blogging.
Updated my Will Write For Chocolate comic strip (yes, finally).
Paula Reiter, Mount Mary University, speaks in a video on "Creative Teaching Techniques: Flipping the Literature Classroom" addressing "the challenge of infusing the literature classroom with creative teaching techniques." Reiter notes, "I demonstrate how to 'flip' the classroom to make time for...