Tag Archive for climax

Literary Terms – Catastrophe

large_open_bookHere’s a word we often hear. But do you know what it means? Most people would say something really bad, and they’d be right, but like most definitions, there is more to it than that. It has another meaning rich with history and today we will explore that to help us understand what a catastrophe is when we write, and how it can be both a positive and negative thing.

 

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Literary Terms – Anti-Climax

large_open_bookWelcome to another Literary Term. Many of my terms are things you haven’t heard of before, but once in awhile, they are terms that you have heard, or at least should have heard.

Anti-climax is a great words that describes a great plot device that, like a magic trick, you have to be careful in its execution. A poor execution can lead to a lot of angry viewers.

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Post-Climax Confrontation & Prologue — A-to-Z Blog Challenge, Literary Terms

PHere I am leading up to one of the toughest letters and I get sideswiped by P. I think I’m going insane honestly. While I’ve had a good response to this challenge, all in all, I partially regret undertaking it. Well, no matter… I will finish what I start.

Today we are dealing Post-Climax Confrontation and the infamous Prologue.

Please give me a shoutout and let me know you are still there, I love hearing from you…and perhaps you can win a chocolate cake.

*Warning: There is not chocolate cake to be won

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mad_cat’s Interviews — Adam Santo

BioMeI recently got the opportunity to interview Adam Santo. I, like many others on Twitter, know him for his retweeting of our posts, but he has a few books on the market worth noting.

This is my first time doing this, so I apologize for some of the technical difficulties, and I hope to improve in the future. The format of this is two fold, I will do an informal video interview, and a formal text interview. Adam was kind enough to do both. So enjoy the video and check out his further responses below.

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Epilogue & Exposition — A-to-Z Blog Challenge, Literary Terms

EWe are reaching the end our first week of the A-to-Z Blog challenge. This brought to you by the letter E. Yeah, I’m sure I’m not the first to come up with that lame joke. Our words for today is Epilogue and Exposition. Two words that many writers should be familiar with, but like many of my posts, I will try to reveal more than you ever wanted to know.

I thank everyone for their support and would love to hear from you on how much you are enjoying this. Please leave your comments below.

 

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Catastrophe & Conflict — A-to-Z Blog Challenge, Literary Terms

CThree days in and we are going strong. I am blown away by the response of all of you. I feel very empowered to continue with this.

Now we are on C. C as in Cookie, the first letter of my name, and for Capt. Crunch. It is a powerful letter. Today we discuss two important terms, Catastrophe and Conflict.

Like before, I will go ahead and discuss each one as best as I can and then link them together, or at least find a way to do so. I ask that you leave your comments below and let me know what you think.

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Ab ovo & Anticlimax — A-to-Z Blog Challenge, Literary Terms

ASo I kick off the blog challenge with two literary terms. I will be giving an explanation of them, perhaps some examples, then making a connection between the two terms.

This is a hard challenge and I will be looking beyond an English textbook from school to explore key elements to writing in what should be literary terms.

Please leave a comment below to tell me your thought.

The terms today, is Ab ovo and Anticlimax.

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