Theme: Literary Essays in Brief

Theme: What is it? How do I use it? Why should I care? WARNING: These are quick tips written by a high-schooler. Every class has different expectations, so if in doubt, ASK YOUR TEACHER. That’s kind of why they’re here. Theme is not the same as a topic. Your website, party, or meeting themes don’t…

The Curse of the First Page

My story has changed drastically over the past few years, and with it, there have been three separate drafts of the first chapter. Each has its merits and its downfalls, and of course, I’m nowhere near finished with it. But for the meantime, a look into the writer’s conundrum: Zora was getting impatient. She glanced…