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A writer by any other name…

Anyone living as I do near to Stratford-upon-Avon will be all too aware that April 23 marked 400 years since the death of William Shakespeare – the world’s most famous playwright. Unlike the Bard, I’m no playwright or poet. But I

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What do ’80s hits and today’s copywriters have in common?

I’ve a confession: I loved the ’80s. The music, the fashion, the hair… Well, OK, maybe not the hair! But even though that decade is now a dim and distant memory, I’m still an ’80s girl at heart. Nostalgia FM The

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3 classic literary devices you’ve probably never heard of

Most people are familiar with common literary devices such as similes, metaphors and alliteration. Yet there are numerous other devices that are frequently used – both in literature and in everyday speech – without getting the recognition they deserve. What exactly are

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