There is no more important book to understand our times than Albert Camus’s The Plague, a novel about a virus that spreads uncontrollably from animals to humans and ends up destroying half the population of a representative modern town. Camus speaks to us now not because he was a magical seer, but because he correctlyContinue reading ““The Plague” by Albert Camus”
Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. Below are the top ten works produced by this prolific intellect:
Franz Kafka’s work and views are often dark and disorienting, and yet they connect with a great many readers.
Do you work as a freelance writer? Celebrate, my colleagues, for this is our week–National Freelance Writers Appreciation Week.
Writer Wednesday: Learn with us as we uncover an 8 point story arc for crafting a short story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0HEqI3pJIM&t=7s
In honor of the great, Franz Kafka. #wod #wordoftheday #wordwednesday #unplug #vocabulary
Gothic Literature– Merriam-Webster defines Gothic as: adj., “of or relating to a style of writing that describes strange or frightening events that take place in mysterious places.” Gothic literature all started with with Horace Walpole’s novel Castle of Oronto in 1765, and the tradition was continued by writers such as Ann Radcliffe, and in classicContinue reading “Literary Terms: Gothic, Grotesque, and The Uncanny”
Authors, how detailed is your first draft? ~I know the brand name on those space suits. ~My world maps are done in pencil. ~Isn’t that the point of the fifth edit? ~Details? I’ve spent two hours on this sentence. Art-by B Biggers