How to Write Parody and Satire

How to Write Satire or Parody
To parody someone or something is to exaggerate their foibles and mannerisms and exploit them for the purpose of comedy. Parody in literature is called satire. How-to guide to understand the genre of satire and write in parody.
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Warning Poem: Coming-of-Age and Youth

National Poetry Month: 'When I Am Old, I Shall Wear Purple...'
'Warning', by Jenny Joseph isn't just the Red Hat Society's poem. 'Warning' says that we are persons of individuality. 'Warning' is a coming-of-age poem for those who missed or misplaced the joys of youth and originality. This is my commentary on growing older. Use Warning as an inspiration for your own coming-of-age, self-awareness poems. Read on..

Harry Potter: Similar Writers

Grieving Over End of Harry Potter Series? Take Comfort in These Great Reads
You think now, that you'll never love another as you did Harry Potter. And that may be true. But take some solace in the arms of these great works of fantasy literature while you grieve the end of Harry. Writer's guide to fantasy genre success stories.
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