Metabooks!

When You Reach Me has A Wrinkle in Time. Fifty Shades of Grey has Tess of d'Urbervilles. You've Got Mail has Pride and Prejudice.  No matter what genre you examine, you will find books that are continually winging their characters back to the pages of other books. What is the meaning of these books within a book? Are authors trying to send us … Continue reading Metabooks!

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Dress Up Your Prose with Poetry

Confession: I am not a poet. That’s not to say that I don’t appreciate poetry. I do! Poetry, to me, is like a cherry tree. I admire the delicate coloring and the profusion of the blossoms. I pluck and eat all the fruit I can reach. And yet, no matter how many cherries I consume, … Continue reading Dress Up Your Prose with Poetry