Some of the best online resources for improving your writing, all available online.
Keeping a daily journal has many benefits. But there are several ways to turn a daily habit into something bigger.
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With the recent Charlie Hebdo killings putting Paris and the rest of France on edge, it’s fitting to see Michel Houllebecq, perhaps the most celebrated and reviled novelist in the […]
These texts tell stories of identity, history, struggle, and loss, all unique and separate from Canada’s dominant, English-speaking society.
“What’s the key to being a productive writer?” is the kind of question a struggling novelist will ask themselves before even worrying about the quality of their work. A good […]
1. Your Librarian is probably your best resource Most, if not all libraries, will have paid professionals who are able to guide you around to find what you need. Go […]
there’s a good chance you’re an inattentive, impractical reader in the first place, so doing certain exercises to improve these problems will not only benefit your reading speed, but also your overall comprehension of the words in front of you.
By May Huang In September, Scotland held an independence referendum; my city, Hong Kong, is still witnessing the brave and tenacious efforts of citizens who are fighting for universal suffrage […]
By Elizabeth DiEmanuele One of the greatest abilities we exercise when reading is empathy. When we read great literature, we experience the thoughts and insights of someone other than ourselves. […]
For all the praises that literary scholars and countless book clubs put on Jane Austen, one of the most virtuosic novelists in English literature is still misunderstood today. Some see […]
By May Huang Most readers will own one book that is truly the ‘elephant on the shelf,’ a volume that doubles or maybe even quadruples the size of its counterparts. […]
“The act of writing may compose the mind…but the boiling of the soul, and quake of the heart, that precede, transcend all the sufferings which tame spirits feel.” Most of […]
Jack London has remained a divisive figure in American literature. While some celebrate the author as one of America’s pre-eminent novelists and travel writers, some of his lesser-known work helped […]
By May Huang Poets employ various means to get their message across in their poems, ranging from rhyme scheme to alliteration. However, poetic meaning can also be translated visually through […]
I am of the opinion that Conrad’s Heart of Darkness stands in a league of its own for the very breadth nightmarish, sublime and slightly racist vision, but Lord Jim is Heart of Darkness matured, a longer work with a more even-tempered focus on that divide between community and the individual, with the concept of agency and of Western ideals […]