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The Passive Voice

The Passive Voice

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Russell Blake The Creativity Post Blog | Kristine Kathryn Rusch Free Fiction Monday: Snapshots Cleavon saw his first murder victim at his friend Emmett Till’s funeral. Cleavon fled Chicago to raise his family, but the violence followed him. Now, he worries that his grandson Ty will die as horribly as Emmett, and for no good reason. Cleavon wants his family out of Chicago, but Ty wants to repair the city—and he just might do it. Part historical fiction, part science fiction, “Snapshots” deftly melds despair and hope into a cautionary tale about a deadly problem. “Snapshots” by Hugo Award-winning author Kristine Kathryn Rusch is free on this website for one week only. Kristine Kathryn Rusch Let the people see. —Mamie R. quoted in “Mother receives the body of her slain son,” The Atlanta Daily World, September 7, 1955 The church was hot. Mama didn’t want him sayin “ain’t,” but he could think it, at least today. Mama was draggin him here, not Papa, not his older brother Roy. Roy ain’t been home since. “Not with all these people watching,” Mama said. Enough.

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Between the Lines- The Official Blog of the Books & Such Literary Team : Books & Such Literary Management Blogger: Rachel Kent As we celebrate and remember what Jesus did for us today and throughout the weekend, I find myself looking forward to singing my favorite songs of Good Friday and Easter. Lyrics are an extremely powerful version of writing. Like poetry, they can touch us differently at different times in our lives and the meaning we get from a song is so personal. During the early part of our dating relationship, my husband and I would send song lyrics back and forth and discuss what they meant to each of us. (Odd? My favorite Good Friday song that we’ll sing tonight during the Tenebrae service is When I Survey the Wondrous Cross by Isaac Watts (1707). My favorite Easter morning song is Christ the Lord is Risen Today (Charles Wesley, 1739). Have you ever written song lyrics or poetry? What are your favorite Holy Week songs? By Rachel Kent on Apr 18, 2014 in Writing Craft | 16 Comments Blogger: Mary Keeley The word “Maundy” is derived from … Read More... Blogger: Rachelle Gardner