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50+ shades of emotion

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character. ~Martin Luther King, Jr. If … Continue reading

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Ambassadors of sentiment

Few people in history actually define an era or period. Napoleon did briefly. I’d say the regnal eras, those dynastic periods defined by the reign of a king or queen, are the ones that seem to stick. Eras defined as … Continue reading

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Funday Happenings

That’s not a typo. 😀 To have one less mentally busy day and still have a good time on this blog, I’ve decided Sundays will be all about wonder and smiles. In honor of mentally kicking back once in a … Continue reading

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Hope is the thing with feathers

I stumbled upon something recently that I’d never heard of before. As I was examining symbols in literature, it seemed fitting to add it to the rest. You can’t leave the topic of allegory without touching upon  the Extended Metaphor. … Continue reading

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Zebras are reactionary

I’ve already shared that I really get into the symbols we use to represent things. I guess this is why I love the written word like I do. The other night, we watched a documentary about the missing kingdom in … Continue reading

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A Deeper Brontë

Years ago I rented a video entitled The Wide Sargasso Sea. Frankly it didn’t make sense, like I’d actually started the movie in the middle rather than the beginning. The story in a nutshell…a man gets tricked into marrying a … Continue reading

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Not an empty breath

I’ve discussed names for the symbols they are. Today I’ll wrap-up thoughts on character names before delving further into symbols.   If you’re here for the first time, scroll down for some interesting bits. A morning news show a while … Continue reading

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Dickensian

Carrying over the topic from last week, I’ll be discussing names for the symbols they are in a few more posts in the days ahead. I started the week off with unique monikers. If you’re here for the first time, … Continue reading

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What’s in a name? More than we realize

Carrying over the topic from last week, I’ll be discussing names for the symbols they are for a few more posts in the days ahead. Last week I mentioned names with staying power like Darcy and Heathcliff. Today I’m focusing … Continue reading

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Funday happenings

That’s not a typo.  😀 I’m a mentally busy person. Whether it’s maintaining a relevant presence on the web through this main blog, promoting myself and other authors here or on my satellite blogs, or weaving plot lines and characters … Continue reading

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