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A blog is a short name for a web log, a website that is updated periodically with writing by one person or a group. For someone writing a novel, a blog can serve as a journal of the author's progress. It can be used to update friends, family members and fans on struggles the writer is encountering o
If you are a fan of vampire stories, you will absolutely love the Twilight Collection. This consists of four books that have been written by Stephenie Meyer and they are about the lives of a family of
Hundreds of children's literature associations promote worldwide literacy.Lisa Stirling/Digital Vision/Getty ImagesAcross the globe, hundreds of literary societies, councils and associations work to preserve and promote literary works for children and young adults. Regional organizations...
Assonance is repetition of the same vowel sound in neighboring words in a line, or in several lines of poems or prose. Assonance or vowel rhyme intensifies the mood or the music of a passage. Apply assonance to terminal sounds or vowel rhyme and half-vowel rhyme. As with all forms of poetry and rhym
Some people believe the information learned in a tarot reading can be helpful for finding solutions to life's challenges, but according to the American Association of Professional Psychics, tarot cards did not start out as a mystical tool. The portion of the deck known as the major arcana were the o
Altimeters measure altitude above a fixed level, such as mean sea level, or MSL. An altimeter has three indicators, which express altitude in units of 10,000, 1,000 and 100 feet, respectively. The skinniest arm -- or a roving triangle or quadrilateral shape -- indicates units of 10,000. A thick, med
'The Universe Can Never Be Complete' is a journey through the mind of man, specifically one man: John Joseph Burhop. It takes you from the beginning of the universe to the end of time and back again.
Ian O'Neill is a great new fantasy novelist creating a fantasy book series for kids. His first book, The Time Traveller's Assistant, is an adventure about a young lad with a tough li
A number of major films have made "Beowulf" a household word, yet many people do not know the origins of this story of monsters and brave warriors. Far from being a Hollywood creation, "Beowulf" films are based on the oldest surviving epic tale in British literature. The heroic struggle by the hero,
Teen novels are enjoying "a golden age," according to a press release from the American Library Association about its 2008 Teen Read Week. Teen novels are commonly referred to as YA (young adult) novels. YA novelists want to take advantage of this unprecedented success, but may wonder how to uneart