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

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

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Book Review: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

While many authors, philanthropists, and authorities have provided detailed analyses of how and why racial division occurs, Ta-Nehisi Coates expresses his views through Between the World and Me, a letter to his 15 year-old-son Samori. He expresses that racism is an issue created by society and is still practiced today, no matter how inadvertent 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

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

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