I confess. I’m in love with the way some authors slip in backstory.
I’m not talking chunks of backstory that sit on your page like cement blocks. The kind of blah blah blah that invites readers to skim.… Read the post
September 19th, 2018
From Beyoncé to The X Files: Allusion Power on the Page
I’ll SHOW then TELL:
“Goodbye LA, G'day Australia.” She wiggled her hips and Beyoncéd into the hall.
That fun example was written by multi-Immersion grad Elaine Fraser.
Now I’ll TELL:
Allusion is a rhetorical device. It’s a quick reference to a famous person or event that includes the trait.… Read the post
August 15th, 2018
Are You Riding the Horse, Or Is the Horse Riding You?
May 16th, 2018
Writing Fresh Faces: Beyond Cold, Hard Stares