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The Use of Nostalgia in George Eliot’s Scenes of Clerical Life

Chapter numbers appear in parentheses following quotations.The three stories in George Eliot’s first published work of fiction Scenes of Clerical Life are all set in the past, though the focus is primarily psychological (and after that moral) havin...
by Poetry on the Loose on Aug 1, 2015

The Use of Nostalgia in George’s Eliot’s Scenes of Clerical Life

Chapter numbers appear in parentheses following quotations. The three stories in George Eliot’s first published work of fiction Scenes of Clerical Life are all set in the past, though the focus is primarily psychological (and after that moral)...
by Poetry on the Loose on Aug 1, 2015

Romantic Novelists' Association Conference 2015 - What Reviewers Want Panel

image from the RNA blogA little while ago, I was kindly invited to join a panel of book industry folk at the Romantic Novelists' Association Conference for 2015 at Queen Mary University, London. I was delighted to be asked and though I knew I'd be an...
by The Little Reader Library on Jul 16, 2015

Secrets of Prolific Novelists

Here are the amazing secrets of prolific novelists. These fears and secrets are so common to almost every writer who sits down to write a good novel.http://www.livewritethrive.com/2015/06/29/the-deep-dark-secrets-of-high-producing-novelists/?utm_sour...
by Humour, Ideas and Opinions on Jun 29, 2015

Third Degree: Peter Robinson

PETER ROBINSON is the author of the Inspector Banks novels – the fourth series of which has just started on ITV (see the post below). A multi-award-winning novelist, he was born in Yorkshire and now divides his time between Toronto and Ri...
by CrimeTimePreview on Mar 5, 2015

Wonderful Women-Interview with Author Ava Brown

Ava Brown is an author and mother of two children, 16 year old Chardonae Elizabeth and 3 year old Mikhel Kai. As well as her focus on the writing, she also works tirelessly as a speaker, coach and trainer.The Jamaican born author's book 'Bamboo &...
by Honest Mum on Jan 24, 2015

A Psychologist Gets Questioned by A Novelist…

I feel good writers are, in a way, psychologists… They deal in human motivation—cyphering-out character and persona. And, an understanding of psychology could help any writer portray the complexities of character interactions. But what of...
by Notes from An Alien on Nov 19, 2014

How to be a Prolific Writer?

We all wish we were prolific writers. Here are a few great articles to help you to become a prolific writer, which I would like to share with you today.Getting through a Creative Dry Spell by Mary Keeleyhttp://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/getting-creati...
by Creative Writing and Books on Sep 6, 2014

Feeding the Creative Beast

As mentioned in Under Construction, I hope you’ll join me as I navigate the re-entry stage in our repatriation journey. Every three months I share a series of ‘snapshot’ blog posts about the particulars of building a new life fr...
by Adventures in Expat Land on Apr 6, 2014

Short story spotlight: Truly, Madly, Deeply (Short Story Collection) by Adele Parks, Carole Matthews, Katie Fforde, Miranda Dickinson and more …

Fall Head-Over-Heels… From wedding days to special anniversaries, steamy one-night encounters to everlasting loves, Truly, Madly, Deeply takes you on an unforgettable romantic adventure where love really is all you need. This collection bring...
by One More Page on Mar 16, 2014

Interview with Pakistani Novelist and Translator Musharraf Ali Farooqi

(This interview was conducted in the form of a Skype conversation in English and Hindustani; it was transcribed and translated by the interviewer for publication in the Sunday Guardian. Audio excerpts will be uploaded anon.) Q. It took you 10 …...
by Tea, Cakes and Books on Dec 11, 2012

Interview with Pakistani Novelist and Translator Musharraf Ali Farooqi

(This interview was conducted in the form of a Skype conversation in English and Hindustani; it was transcribed and translated by the interviewer for publication in the Sunday Guardian. Audio excerpts will be uploaded anon.) Q. It took you 10 …...
by Tea, Cakes and Books on Dec 11, 2012

Learning Language Through Novel

Novel books or works of literary fiction is effectively able to influence someone’s language, the novelists of the novel aware of it. Through the work of authors, literary works is also aimed at providing language education to its readers. Nove...
by Learning Science Books on Dec 6, 2012

Is Letter Writing a Lost Art?

From when we moved to Italy in June 1994 right up until a few months before my dear Mum died last December, I wrote her a letter every week. A handwritten letter with drawings, bits cut from magazines and pasted to the paper, sometimes with enclosure...

Religion & Fiction ~ Can They Coexist?

Some folks think religion is all lies. Some folks think fiction is all lies. Perhaps, if you think like those folks, religion and fiction are exactly the same phenomenon… Some folks think religion and spirituality are different—some even...
by Notes from An Alien on Oct 9, 2012


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