Monthly Archives: August 2013

This Week in Mormon Literature, August 12, 2013

Lots of new short stories, lots of plays at fringe festivals, several straight-to-DVD films released, and more Ender’s Game at #1 on the paperback list. News and blog posts Rachel Ann Nunes reports, “Beloved author Anita Stansfield has Celiac Disease, … Continue reading

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Allowable Exceptions: Struggles with Point of View, Part 2

In our last episode, Jonathan — not content with shrouding his observations in charitable silence (charitable to the readers, I mean) — blathered on about various ways that point of view can be violated. Today, I’m (notice the point of … Continue reading

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August Insanity

August is upon us, and you know what that means–time to fill out your MoLit Brackit:   That’s right. For your local gambling pool or Church auxiliary, we’ve set up a fantasy tournament between sixteen works of Mormon Literature specifically … Continue reading

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Reader Knowledge Versus Character Knowledge: Struggles with Point of View, Part 1

It’s summer, and things are kind of slow on the blog. So in lieu of more interesting fare, I decided I might as well post some recent thoughts from my own writing and reviewing of other people’s writing… One of … Continue reading

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AML Book Club: An August with Anderson

Recently, Jonathan Langford has been throwing around the idea of hosting an AML book club here at Dawning of a Brighter Day. Since I like the idea, I propose we inaugurate the club with a reading of two classic Mormon … Continue reading

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