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How to Read Like a Book Dragon: a Reader’s Manifesto

How to read like a Book Dragon: a Reader’s Manifesto I am not an ordinary bookworm. I do not crawl around contenting myself on bits and pieces of writing. No, I am a book dragon who treasures books like gold! I … Continue reading

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Storytelling Magic: Mary Mackey’s The Year the Horses Came

One of the most admirable things writers do is to embed in the cultures they create. Mary Mackey is a storytelling master who develops worlds so deeply she creates cultural cues, such as songs, which are vital to cultures. In … Continue reading

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Pathos, Ethos, and Logos in Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart

Let every people bring their gifts to the great festival of the world’s cultural harvest and mankind will be all the richer for the variety and distinctiveness of the offerings. – Chinua Achebe (PCSR 76)   All African writers are … Continue reading

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The 2017 Reading Challenge

  Are you up for a fun reading challenge? Let’s read. Darlene    

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