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Writing Styles

As I have been moving through my Creative Writing studies I’ve found myself learning a lot about various writing styles. I’ve been working most recently with fiction, screenwriting, and play-writing. Fiction has been my default style, and what I feel most comfortable with. However, I decided to branch out to understand other kinds of writing. … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Friday: Untitled

The library was packed, and I mentally cursed myself for coming in broad daylight. I avoided eye contact with the librarian because I still hadn’t returned that chemistry book I borrowed two months ago. I was pretty sure I had lost it. I still hated the library, but I couldn’t deny the beauty of the … Continue reading

Blog Post / Literary Blogs / Manuscript Readers / Spring 2018 / Uncategorized

A Literary Podcast: A Review of “Myths and Legends” by Jason Weiser

The world of podcasts is becoming increasingly trendier and I definitely joined the movement. One of my favorite podcasts is called “Myths and Legends,” and it’s written, hosted, edited, and produced by a married duo named, respectively, Jason and Carissa Weiser. Jason has covered a variety of multicultural myths that don’t just start with the … Continue reading

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An Analysis of Jackie Sibblies Drury’s “Really”

Jackie Sibblies Drury’s Really is far more an exercise in playwriting form than in structure. The relatively sparse script focuses less on storytelling than it does demonstrating the camera’s focal point throughout the play, in its own way tying the story together. The characters of Mother and Girlfriend serve to explain Calvin who, presumably, has … Continue reading

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Review of the Literary Podcast “Levar Burton Reads” by Grace Augustin

When I was younger, a television show that my mom, two sisters and I really loved to watch was called “Reading Rainbow.”  It was hosted by bibliophile Levar Burton, and encouraged children to read.  This past summer, my older sister shared the exciting news with the rest of us that a new podcast was coming … Continue reading

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“Country of Daughters” Review by Shrena

Leaving Mother Lake reveals popular Chinese singer, Yang Erche Namu’s, rural upbringing in the “Country of Daughters”. The memoir shares her childhood as a part of an anthropologically unique ethnic group called Mosou in the foothills of the China-Tibet border. As a matrilineal society, the Mosou people have unique family dynamics. The families tend to … Continue reading