How to Know It’s Time to Take a Break

Sometimes when we write, we feel pressured by dates and confined to deadlines.  This can cause us to overwork ourselves and stay up at all hours of the night working.  Our mentality is that we have to finish what we’re writing, but when do we hit our breaking point?  Eventually the losses outweigh the gains-- … Continue reading How to Know It’s Time to Take a Break

Stylistic Spotlight: Anaphora

Anaphora occurs when successive sentences deliberately begin with the same word or phrase.  This type of repetition lends an artistic element to the work and creates an emotional impact for the reader.  Anaphora is often seen being used in prose, poetry, and even famous speeches.  One example of this stylistic device can be found in this well-known quote from the … Continue reading Stylistic Spotlight: Anaphora