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V is for Verisimilitude | #AtoZChallenge

Verisimilitude is the “use of certain lifelike details to give the semblance of reality.” (Source: Verisimilitude, Components of Literature, Weber State University, weber.edu.) Personally, I think of it as “very similar to.” It helps me spell the word, too!  (y … Continue reading

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O is for Oppression | #AtoZChallenge

Oppression is the “prolonged cruel or unjust treatment or control.” It can be a physical “state of being subject to unjust treatment and control” or “mental pressure or distress” (Google dictionary, Oxford dictionary). Often when we think of oppression and … Continue reading

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M is for Moving Along with Motifs — And More | #AtoZChallenge

Motif “A theme or pattern that recurs in a work.” I was already a writer for about a decade when I ran into the first writing help I ever received in the days of pre-Internet. My age was 12. I … Continue reading

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