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Symbol

A symbol is a word or a phrase signifying an object or event that, in turn, refers to something beyond itself.  A symbol represents an abstract idea by way of association, resemblance, or convention.   45 more words

Definitions

Poem Day #7

Fog

Wispy tendrils drift around.

They sweep and slink and sink

into the softened ground.

They cloud the air, sight suffers.

The brights shine into eyes. 93 more words

April

My Daily Devotion - DON'T LEAVE HOME WITHOUT HIM!

START YOUR DAY OFF WITH GOD’S WORD!

Today’s Reading: John 16:25-33 . . . .

“These things I have spoken to you in figurative language; but the time is coming when I will no longer speak to you in figurative language, but I will tell you plainly about the Father. 184 more words

Devotionals

Little Stories

I write poetry to tell little stories. As someone who prefers fiction, I use my poems to explore the emotions I can’t access through prose. I find that poetry allows me to be more vulnerable—it’s more effective to infuse and explore personal bits of… 469 more words

Craft

Dinosaurs, literally

One aspect of autism spectrum disorder that affects Frances is difficulty with figurative language or words that are not intended to be interpreted literally. As she ages, the difficulty becomes more pronounced but it doesn’t always involve idioms or euphemisms. 137 more words

Language

Writing Sex Scenes without Sex

Here’s a little ponder about the craft of writing sex scenes. It could just as accurately be titled Writing Poetic Sex.

Once upon a time, I guess like a lot of writers, I found writing sex scenes embarrassing. 646 more words

Fiction: Figurative and Concrete Language

Daily Prompt #27: Inspired by great writers

What do you think Anton Chekhov means by this? What’s he getting at?

Take five minutes to write your thoughts.

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Fiction Writing