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Enjoy a Book! Ideas for CAR Media 2021. Bite-sized: 50 great short stories, chosen by Hilary Mantel, George Saunders and more. “The Tribute” by Jane Gardam (1980) John McGahern and Annie Proulx are among my favourite authors, but to dispel gloom I choose this story from Jane Gardam’s 1980 collection The Sidmouth Letters.

Bite-sized: 50 great short stories, chosen by Hilary Mantel, George Saunders and more

Reading this gleeful story in my expatriate days, I recognised the cast of “diplomatic wives”, trailing inebriate husbands through the ruins of empire. Mostly dialogue, it is a deft, witty tale in which a small kindness – though not by a diplomatic wife – pays off 40 years later. I must have read it a dozen times, to see how its note is sustained and the surprise is sprung; every time it makes me smile with delight.

Howard Allen on HubPages. This article looks at the short story "Good Country People" by Flannery O'Connor.

Howard Allen on HubPages

It has a summary and looks at theme and irony among other things. This article looks at the meaning in the short story "The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell. Simple Search. NoveList Guide to Story Elements. Popular Ncea Level 1 Books. Six Pack Sound - Features - NZEPC. 10 Great Websites To Download Movie Scripts. If you want to write movie screenplays, you need to read movie screenplays – it’s just as essential as batting practice for professional baseball players.

10 Great Websites To Download Movie Scripts

Reading in general is important, whether it’s novels, comics, or the backs of cereal boxes—even if you’re not paying attention, your brain is remembering hundreds if not thousands of subtle connections between language and storytelling. Reading screenplays provides an added benefit—allowing you and your brain to see proper formatting in action. It’s also vital for aspiring screenwriters to see the difference between how scenes play out on the page and how they play out on the screen. Finally, while proper screenwriting adheres to a very rigid format, it’s extremely useful to see how various writers work within those rules and even use them to their advantage.


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