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Narrative Lives: The Art of Biographical Fiction

The Art of Biographical Fiction

Discover the art of biographical fiction, where history meets imagination. Learn tips for crafting compelling narratives and explore the allure of bringing historical figures to life through storytelling. Ideal for authors and readers of biographical fiction.

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Faith and Fiction: How Stories Shape Beliefs

Faith and Fiction: How Stories Shape Beliefs

Explore the profound impact of Christian fiction on faith and beliefs. Learn how stories of redemption, hope, and spiritual journeys inspire readers and deepen their connection to their faith. Discover the transformative power of compelling narratives in shaping personal and communal beliefs

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The Vital Role of Family in Historical Fiction: Exploring Emotional Depth and Legacy

The Legacy of Historical Fiction

Explore how family bonds add emotional depth, cultural authenticity, and thematic richness to narratives. Learn how themes of honour, legacy, and intergenerational dynamics shape compelling stories that resonate across time

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Armageddon and Fantasy Fiction

Armageddon and Fantasy Fiction

From films to books to politics, Armageddon is a term which represents a culmination of cataclysmic events- devastating to humans, and destined to change the worlds of both heaven and earth forever.

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Fiction and survival stories

Fiction & Survival Stories

I read with both fascination and disgust as I learned how he was attacked by a bear who scalped him and left part of his skull flapping open but was not prepared to lay down and die.

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Why we like reading Memoirs

What makes a memoir so alluring? After all, they are not generally stuffed full with action, suspense, romance or mystery, which provide the highs and lows or other literature.

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What Makes A Great Plot?

What Makes A Good Plot?

You know the ones! The edge of your seat, knuckle gnawing, nail biting books. So, what makes for a good plot. Is there a magic recipe? Or is it just potluck?

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Social commentary in literature

Social Commentary In Literature

Never before has the voice of social commentary in literature sung higher. Freedom of speech has brought with it a cacophony of loudly spoken, written and sometimes harshly promoted opinion and judgement.

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Best Books About Religion

Writing About Religion – The Good & The Bad

It is estimated that there are approximately 4,300 religions in the world. Even then, the concept of religion itself is hard to understand – in some people’s eyes synonymous with spirituality, and in others largely a vehicle for control.

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prejudice and racism in literature and fiction

Authors writing about prejudice and racism in literature

Whilst the issues of prejudice and discrimination are multi-faceted and complicated beyond belief, a key moment for me was the day I picked up ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’. Harper Lee implicitly drilled down the relative unfairness of human existence into my 12-year-old brain, creating a sense of outrage that has stayed with me throughout my life.

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Fiction and immortality

Life and Death – living forever.

We are constantly and enduringly fascinated with fictional accounts of parallel existence, alternative realities and genetic engineering. Films such as ‘The Fountain’ present immortality as attainable, whilst books such as ‘The Book Thief’ (Markus Zusak) explore the nature of death, in this case by death himself acting as narrator.

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What Makes A Great Thriller

Possibly the trickiest of all writing genres, the thriller comes with high expectations, which are hard to fulfil. So what do we expect from a thriller, and why do we enjoy reading them so much?

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