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Publishing a collection of poetry is a great accomplishment for any writer. Luckily, you don’t have to be a bestselling author to get your book of poetry published. Between trad...

Jan 24, 2020

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Japanese poems have a long and rich history that dates back well over a thousand years. From the famous haiku to the lesser-known katauta, there are many varieties of Japanese p...

Jan 24, 2020

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In the age of smartphones and ebooks, a book index might seem like a relic of the past. That being said, many researchers and readers still rely on book indexes to assist them i...

Jan 23, 2020

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Whether you’re a full-time freelance writer or an aspiring essayist hoping to get published for the first time, the process of publishing articles can be arduous and labor-inten...

Jan 23, 2020

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Freelance writing is hard work, and sometimes it takes a lot of effort to generate new story ideas. The good news is there are a ton of simple ways to brainstorm new ideas in su...

Jan 23, 2020

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Most of us are introduced to palindromes as children. On their simplest level, palindromes are simple phrases that have the same sequence of letters when read both forward and b...

Jan 23, 2020

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A pantoum is a Malaysian form of oral poetry that features repeating lines that change meaning throughout the poem.

Jan 23, 2020

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Antagonism is one of the critical tools of storytelling. Stories don’t move forward without conflict, and conflict is produced by antagonists. These can be individual villains o...

Jan 23, 2020

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Creative writing isn’t just fiction—applying narrative techniques to journalism has yielded some of the most exciting books and short pieces of the past few decades.

Jan 23, 2020

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