No other genre lends itself so readily to the well-turned phrase as the swashbuckler. Something about the combination of adventure, swordplay, and high romance liberates, and lubricates, a writer’s flair for the dramatic. Whether swinging from a chandelier or the […]
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Epigraphs are pretty versatile little literary devices. They can be the uncensored mouthpiece of an author. They are, at times, like an outside source brought in to demonstrate the author’s authority on a subject (ahem…Moby Dick). They can provide insight into the author’s inspiration, as in the case of the newspaper […]