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You Should Be Reading This: Saga

Saga

There is a saying that goes something like, ‘everything has already been written.’ The idea goes that there are no original concepts or themes left to be written about, and that all that remains for modern writers is to retread existing ground. This is usually meant as a slight against scribes who resurrect the bones of stories long since buried. While I do believe that every basic literary theme has been explored in some way, shape, or form, I also believe that the strength of a tale rests in how strongly (or poorly) it embodies these themes.

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