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Reality Hunger Introduction and Blog Purpose

Reality Hunger by David Shields focuses on the basis that people today are hungry for the truth because everything around us is essentially a lie or a twisted version of reality. 200 more words

Fiction Two Ways

Discussions about craft are important in any medium, but in writing they can be particularly insightful because the they are delivered by the medium in which they seek to explore. 918 more words

Writing

Lyric Essay: John D'Agata

With John D’Agata’s The Lifespan of a Fact, we explore the realm of the lyric essay. We have been working our way toward this very current and somewhat controversial turn in nonfiction writing: where the creativity of “creative nonfiction” emerges into the essay, formerly and formally thought of as dry, dead. 807 more words

Essay

Recomposition: Emerson's Original Quotation

Emerson has long been known as a sort of patron saint of originality in American culture. The primary location for this message is his essay… 582 more words

Class Reflection

The Essay: Theater of the Brain

Essay.

Noun: A short piece of writing on a particular subject.

Verb: Attempt or try: “essay a smile”.

Synonyms: noun.  attempt – try – trial – test – experiment – assay; 766 more words

Class Reflection

Your necklace sure is SOMETHING, Dick!

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VvidaD Ssheed

“Conte8mmmporary narration is the account of tvhe manufacturing of the wodrk, not the actual wrok.” 53 more words

Art

Torchwood: The Office of Never Was review

Once again, James Goss demonstrates his mastery of the dramatic in this latest Torchwood release, The Office of Never Was. Gareth David-Lloyd stars as the much-missed Ianto Jones in this hour-long story set in a deserted office block. 354 more words

Big Finish