Category: Writer Development

Where My Love Of Languages Came From

They fascinated me in my childhood and helped me through my teenage years

The Importance Of Translating Shakespeare Into Endangered Languages

If Shakespeare can be translated into fictional languages, why not real-world endangered languages?

What Is Needed To Write A Great Story

A good writer writes for all time.

The Alluring Nature Of Evil

It [the letter] gave me the notion of an exotic Immensity ruled by an august Benevolence. It made me tingle with enthusiasm. This was the unbounded power of eloquence—of words—of burning noble words.” – Joseph Conrad, “Heart of Darkness”

AOG Reading Impressions | “Lord of the Rings” Series

Beneath these weathered editions is a timeless element.

Can Tomi Adeyemi Become The Nigerian Tolkien?

The fantasy genre as we know it would transcend cultures.

Behind Writers’ Attraction To The Wissahickon Creek

Perhaps there is reason behind many writers’ hajj to this picturesque Pennsylvania river.

When People Place Too Much Expectations On Seriously Flawed Characters

Do not put too much stock on any one character and expect a guaranteed retirement in a Braavosi mansion.

A Defense Of The Mock Trial Scene In “The History Of King Lear”

“Why I do trifle thus with his despair is done to cure it” – The History of King Lear, Act IV.5