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A Chain of Inspiration

While intertextuality in literature is always fascinating, it is even more so a pleasure to come across writing that is influenced by other writers, and writers who pays homage to the books and authors who inspired them. 136 more words


Dec/Jan NaNoWrioMo 2014/15 Day 13: Literary Influences

Hey guys! So today I wrote 1, 778 words. Not bad. Not amazing either, but still not bad. I didn’t write that much today because I am in the midst of studying for the Praxis II exam, so most of my free time is spent doing that. 212 more words


RIP: The Aspostrophe?


Is it true?  Is this one little mark soon to be an extinct creature?  Are we purposely jettisoning the old in favor of ….?  Yes, you heard me:  extinction or …? 267 more words

Children's Literature

Quid Novi Results Part II

Lori Gama did a presentation on “To Tweet or not to Tweet.”  She is an excellent speaker.  If you need a speaker in your area or are in need of some advice on web design and marketing, she is the one (@lorigama). 227 more words


Literary Influences

I have loved this guy since the day I was assigned Cat’s Cradle.  So instead of just another book to write a book report about, I actually had something to wrap my brain around.  199 more words


Literary Influences: Walden or, Life in the Woods

Independence Day, July 4th, 1845:  Henry David Thoreau (HDT) moves to his cabin on Walden Pond.

Occasionally, Independence Day passes without my remembrance of Thoreau’s great experiment, but most of the time in early July I recall the event. 477 more words

The Reading Life

Monday Morning Question: 15 Literary Influences

Good Monday morning to you all.  This morning I opened up Facebook to find myself tagged in a post/Facebook game.  I thought it was an appropriate question for my Monday Morning Question feature here at Read What I Like and decided to go with it. 429 more words