What You Should Know About Writing Fiction … or Anything at All

‘Writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever devised for sins committed in previous lives. The English reading public explains the reason why.’James Joyce The novel is the most popular form of fiction, and the UK and US publishing industries rake in hundreds of millions every year. But the realist prose novel is a... Continue Reading →

Monsters, Anglo-Saxons, and ‘Beowulf’

[…] a wild folktale […] David Crystal regards Beowulf as “the greatest poetic creation of the Old English Period”. This may well be true when one considers its influence, not only in literature, but cinema as well. Whether translated loosely or directly, each of its adaptations, while fundamentally similar, possess key differences that set them... Continue Reading →

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