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Literary Consolation Prizes, an Incidental Comic by Grant Snider

So feel like this today - have a stack of books from library and book club - yummy

Thank goodness my book finally arrived, I almost started cleaning the house

My Aunt Mary sent me this on Facebook and couldn't resist sharing the "Literary Devices"

Literary Devices

"Literary Devices," from Grant Snider's Incidental Comics. I think I know a few writers who use these. the random analogy generator looks like fun, though! Create into a classroom activity.

11 books to make you fall in love with reading. I just found my 2015 reading list!

Want to Get Into Reading? Start Here

11 books to make you fall in love with reading. I just found my 2015 reading list! Good thing I'm already reading The Bell Jar ;

Submitting to a publisher

Not sure what role agents play anymore. Most of the experienced ones grew up under the old publishing model, so not sure how tuned into new realities they are. Probably still a necessity if you're trying to sell to Big but otherwise.

characters for an epic tale

This makes me wish I taught creative writing.Fun creative writing- characters you need for an epic tale by tom gauld. students choose one, three, ten -- then write!


I always have to have a purse big enough to fit my notebook. In the car, write I down. At the grocery store, write it down. sleeping, write it down.

Grant Snider of Incidental Comics illustrates the ups and downs of adopting literature.

Books Are Friends That Never Leave [COMIC]

Brilliant ad for reading…

"The Denver, Colorado nonprofit literacy group Burning Through Pages has gone viral with a gorgeous black and white poster encouraging parents to share books with their kids." -‘These Are Your Kids on Books’ Poster Goes Viral By Jason Boog on May 2012

The Snowflake Fractal: I wonder if this could work for teaching students essay writing? Not so sure the logical approach to novel writing would work... but this is definitely something to consider for teaching planning and development.

How to write a novel: Award-winning novelist Randy Ingermanson teaches his wildly popular Snowflake Method for designing and writing a novel.