Don’t Overthink, Just Do It: Part 1

By: Sam Lundy Put Down the Thesaurus Every writer wants to sound clever and smart. Some writers try different methods of writing to achieve this goal. One mistake that writers make is using complex language. There is nothing wrong with using eloquent language if it is concise. Not every work needs to sound like Margaret […]

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Creative Nonfiction: What it Is and Isn’t

By: Kori Marshall “True stories, well told.” Lee Gutkind, creator and editor of Creative Nonfiction magazine, defines the phrase easily as if there is no question or no other definition. It seems simple enough, but why is the genre just now emerging? What’s the difference in the nonfiction picture books we read in middle school […]

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Literature & Broadway

By: Sam Lundy Broadway musicals have been around for decades, they are one of our one of our culture’s greatest treasures. What many people don’t realize is that some of the greatest Broadway musicals started out as best-selling novels. Musical theatre is much like fiction in that there is always a character that is the […]

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Please Disconnect

By: Kori Marshall I wish I had a word for my generation, the Millennials, caught and entranced by every single new fad. A time where even my fifty-year old relatives are okay with the prospect of meeting a potential spouse online, where my own mother is enamored enough by my Tinder boyfriend to overlook the […]

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