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Fictional Characters That Are Hard To Love | Writer’s Relief

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February may be Creative Romance Month, but in this article that Writer’s Relief found at TheGuardian.com, there are some characters in novels that are hard to love—or even like! From Mildred Rogers in Of Human Bondage, to Uriah Heep in David Copperfield, to all the other children in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, you probably wouldn’t be penning a love letter to anyone on this list of ten unlikeable characters.

See who else made the most disliked fiction character list here.

 

10 Must-Read Novels By Black Authors | Writer’s Relief

February is Black History Month, which makes it a great time to support Black writers! Writer’s Relief has found an inspired list of ten books from Boston University that celebrates Black voices. From fantasy to thriller to romance to history, choose your next great read right here! The list includes: My Sister, the Serial Killer by… Continue Reading

Traditions And Legends For Chinese New Year | Writer’s Relief

Friday, the twelfth of February, is Chinese New Year! As we move into the year of the Ox, celebrate by learning about the origins of the stories and legends surrounding the holiday’s traditions. Writer’s Relief has found a great source from the Tatler Hong Kong magazine! Learn how Chinese New Year started with a sea… Continue Reading

520 New Words Added To the Dictionary for 2021 | Writer’s Relief

Language is always evolving! Merriam-Webster announced that 520 new—or relatively new—words will be added to their dictionary for 2021. Hard pass, gig worker, and wet market are some of the new words added in the latest update.  And a few words, like flex, (or the symbol “@”) have garnered new meanings. You can check out… Continue Reading



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