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Words Worth a Thousand Pictures 0

Words Worth a Thousand Pictures

Welcome to Character Circus ~ where they like to let you think you are the one pulling strings. * Every once in a while, whether in that one tale we’ve adored since childhood, or...

Poetic Forms Winner: The Acrostic 0

Poetic Forms Winner: The Acrostic

Hi everyone! If you haven’t read about Acrostic Poetry yet, then please do take a look to find out how you can write one as well! This week we had three entrants and all...

Novels and Nonsense #2 – Planning Your Novel 0

Novels and Nonsense #2 – Planning Your Novel

So you’ve got a fantastically kick-ass novel idea, and you just can’t wait to spew words all over the place in a flurry of awesomeness. To accompany that idea, you may or may not...

So, what do you do with an English degree? 3

So, what do you do with an English degree?

One of my favorite professors once made an excellent point. No ivy league school offers a degree in business. Now, this is particularly relevant to my university because we have a fairly prestigious (and...

Fiction Focus- Tying Up Loose Ends 0

Fiction Focus- Tying Up Loose Ends

So, you reach the end of your story. Your novel is a sprawling work of epic genius  with dozens of plotlines finally converging on one moment, and then declining from there. You have “loose...

Poetic Forms: The Acrostic 10

Poetic Forms: The Acrostic

Hello Everyone! Welcome to week two of poetic forms, where every week I introduce a different type of poem and invite you to give it a go! As an added incentive to take part,...

Wake-up Call for If I Stay! 0

Wake-up Call for If I Stay!

Prepare to cry your eyes out. The wonderful novel If I Stay, by Gayle Forman, tells the tale of seventeen year old Mia Hall. We follow her story as she deals with the aftermath...

Word of the Week #24 0

Word of the Week #24

George was a crapulous layabout who eventually died in a strange accident involving three pints of coffee and a thousand pounds of oysters. crapulous (adj.) [KRAP-yuh-lus] 1. Characterised by gross excess in eating or...