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Author Interview

"Know why you're a writer and make sure it matches what you write." -J.A. Carter-Winward Wade One of the cool parts about doing interviews for online promotions is you get to edit your answers before you send them off! Here's an interview I did after my novel, Wade, won the IndieReader Discovery Award for best… Continue reading Author Interview

Archetypes, Symbolism, Metaphor, Motif, Author J.A. Carter-Winward, Character Development, Compassion and Empathy, Contraries and Contrasts, Human Nature, the Psyche, Life, Literary Fiction, Socio-cultural, Socio-political, Subconscious, The Word, Word Power, Writing, Writing in Blood, Writing Life, Writing Literary Fiction, Writing Process

SYMPATHY, EMPATHY, FAUXPATHY, ANTIPATHY & APATHY:

How literature and life intersect via character development Odysseus, photo by JAcW from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC I decided to take some scientifically-driven quizzes online via Buzzfeed. Well, I wasn't surprised at all by the results. I took three, and I was pleased to learn I am just like Jo from Little Women!… Continue reading SYMPATHY, EMPATHY, FAUXPATHY, ANTIPATHY & APATHY:

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Millennial-Megaphones and the Din

A creative non-fiction, or creatively fictionalized something, about writing in the Tech Age - by J.A. Carter-Winward (CC) What do you do when you feel as though you have something important to say, and no one's around to hear it? What if what you want to share feels like a kind of message, and it… Continue reading Millennial-Megaphones and the Din

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LITERARY DEVICES IN FILM – Post #metoo

Can't un-ring a bell and why would we want to? But we must stop the pendulum swings--or at the very least, address them. Vintage Books, Marilyn Monroe While "literary devices" aren't necessarily film-related, both mediums attempt to tell stories and "storytelling devices" in film simply amount to "plot." But I'm not addressing plot. I'm addressing… Continue reading LITERARY DEVICES IN FILM – Post #metoo