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Archive for February 4th, 2018

The Reflex: Writing in the Dark

The post is about writing and self-reflexivity or meta-fiction. It seems to me that writing is naturally self-reflexive. Especially creative writing. Why that is I don’t know but it goes back all the way to Homer’s epics and the dawn of Western literature. For those of you who don’t know, meta-fiction is basically fiction about fiction. It draws attention to its own conventions and rules and inner workings. It ‘deconstructs’ […]

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