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Oct
20th
2016

You Just Keep Pushing Me Away ... · 6:45pm Oct 20th, 2016

Just a little note today. Not really tied into work—though that keeps progressing as normal—but more just a thought that's been on my mind over the last few days.

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Report Viking ZX · 315 views · #Literature
Dec
10th
2016

Shakespeare: Original Pronunciation · 6:55pm Dec 10th, 2016

Mar
3rd
2014

Poetry · 7:37pm Mar 3rd, 2014

So, I'm no great poet (there's documented proof of that), but there's a new poem floating around on Twitter, purportedly written by an 8th grader:

Our Generation

Our generation will be known for nothing.
Never will anybody say,
We were the peak of mankind.
That is wrong, the truth is
Our generation was a failure.
Thinking that
We actually succeeded
Is a waste. And we know
Living only for money and power

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Report Lithl · 278 views · #literature #news
Dec
11th
2016

Bob Dylan, Dante, and Genres of Literature · 11:44pm Dec 11th, 2016

This year Bob Dylan has received the Nobel Prize in Literature. As this is the first time the prize has been awarded to a singer-songwriter, it has caused no end of heated discussion in educated circles about whether this was the right decision. Traditionally the prize has gone to novelists, philosophers and poets. But the times they are a changin’, and the prize committee appears to be now more open to alternative ideas about what constitutes ‘literature’, and willing to take a look at more

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Report Pineta · 427 views · #Bob Dylan #Dante #Literature
Jul
26th
2017

Review--Creating Faulkner's Reputation · 4:38pm Jul 26th, 2017

The most significant fact about 20th-century English literature is that it was dominated by cliques and entangled with politics, from the very beginning of the century.  As I explained in "Modernist Manifestos & WW1: We Didn't Start the Fire—Oh, Wait, we Totally Did", this process began in France in the 1850s, when, in response to the overcrowding of the Paris Salons

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Oct
10th
2018

Which Doki Doki Literature Club member is your favorite? · 12:29am Oct 10th, 2018

A simple question.

Which girl from the game Doki Doki Literature Club is your favorite?

Sayori, Yuri, Monika, or Natsuki?

Mar
30th
2017

Fan-fiction and the geography of freedom · 10:13pm Mar 30th, 2017

I like to snark at Europeans who say personal liberty started with the French Revolution. The American Revolution created a representative government with guaranteed civil liberties. The French Revolution created a representative government that terrorized its own people. The American Revolution had a lot more American-on-American violence than high school textbooks admit--for instance, Washington marched an army against the militias of Western Pennsylvania--but a lot less head-chopping than

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May
12th
2017

The Quickening: The triumph of garbage literature · 3:00pm May 12th, 2017

From the title, it's obvious that this has prejudice, so I'll try to be as clear as possible.

A book whose information is false, is full of clichés, has an empty speech and content is a garbage book, therefore this is garbage literature. In other words, a book made not to express but to sell.

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Aug
31st
2017

August Update · 1:04am Aug 31st, 2017

Hello! It's been some time. I suppose I should keep everyone abreast of the latest goings-on in my life, which, alas, include no MLP fanfiction.

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Mar
8th
2017

Online Games: Literature, New Media, & Narrative · 4:05am Mar 8th, 2017

I thought a lot of you might find this upcoming Coursera course pretty cool:

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Report Bad Horse · 386 views · #games #literature #MMORG
May
8th
2017

HITALTCAASHR part 3.2: Teaching English: 1987-1990 · 1:03am May 8th, 2017

This post is an attempt to fill in a bit of the gap in the history of the Literary Left between 1970 and now, by summarizing trends in (Lloyd-Jones & Lunsford 1989, Davis & Mirabella 1990, Elbow 1990, Leitch 2010, Harbach 2014). It's the last in its "series" of grumpy-old-man

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May
17th
2016

Review of the Iliad, or, The Rage of Bad Horse · 4:22pm May 17th, 2016

Western civilization began with the ancient Greeks, and the ancient Greeks agreed unanimously that their religion, ethics, and poetry began with The Iliad. So that's where my review of Western literature will begin.

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Jan
31st
2016

Discrimination and reverse discrimination in college literature courses · 4:07am Jan 31st, 2016

There was an interesting article in the New York Times a few days ago about the Open Syllabus Project. It gathers syllabi from college course websites worldwide, and counts how often different books and publications are assigned reading.

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Sep
1st
2017

Fantasy Novels · 7:59pm Sep 1st, 2017

Many of the comments to my previous blog entry were asking if there was any way of acquiring the fantasy books I mentioned. As I said, my goal is to get an agent and then a book deal, so at this time I've decided against self-publishing.

That isn't to say, though, that I'm opposed to sharing them. If you'd like, you can PM me with a good email address, and I'll happily send along one or both. I'm fairly proud of them, so I'm happy to let people read them.

Nov
15th
2017

2 best horror game of this year · 6:08pm Nov 15th, 2017

May
24th
2018

''It's better to burn out than to fade away'' · 8:21pm May 24th, 2018

It's Better to Burn Out than to Fade Away
By FireRain


Applause sounds more like a disease the more I hear it,
Claps of thunder and appraisal scream as they cheer and chant my name.
That is the price of fame: recognition.
It comes in the form of a storm and it shakes the world around you like the wind blows a leaf.
Shock caused me to stand stock-still when it first happened, sometimes even now.

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Feb
10th
2018

Monika's Writing Tips · 10:10pm Feb 10th, 2018

Here's Monika's First Writing Tip of the Day:

Here's Monika's Second Writing Tip of the Day:

Here's Monika's Third Writing Tip of the Day:

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Dec
27th
2018

My spellchecker and grammer · 8:52pm Dec 27th, 2018

My haters do an awful lot of complaining about the grammar in my fics.

Well this is aimed at non-haters, who can try to understand (Since my haters prefer to stick to their guns)

Well,

1: Nobody's Perfect, and as long as you get the idea of what was MEANT to be said, you can just go along with it. It's not like I'm writing a real book here, we all make mistakes, and heck, even my haters make errors (Some worse than I do)

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Oct
24th
2017

Special Screaming Closet In 1 Hour! · 12:43am Oct 24th, 2017

At 8:30 CST, we'll be doing Screaming Closet on twitch. But not just any screaming closet. I'm going to be the one playing this time, and we'll be doing ALL of Doki Doki Literature Club. You asked for it, and you've got it. I have a soft spot for dating sims, and I've heard exactly enough to know that we need to do this on Screaming Closet, but nothing more. So, come watch me make distressed noises and high pitched squeals of delight/upset. And bring drinks. Drink everytime I'm upset.

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Apr
6th
2017

Forking Paths · 9:32pm Apr 6th, 2017

In my last blog post, I happened to mention that I've written a lot of original fiction in the time since I finished Besides the Will of Evil. Several of the comments that followed questioned where they might find it.

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