Deus Ex Machina – translated as ‘ god out of the machine’ and used to describe when your story comes to a surprising and unlikely ending, an ending that was not at all foreshadowed. Used in comedy to conclude a story with humor.
Prosimetrum – is a poetic composition that exploits a combination of prose (prosa) and verse (metrum); in particular, it is a text composed in alternating segments of prose and verse. It is widely found in Western and Eastern literature.
Throat Clearing – the process of amputating whole paragraphs or pages from the beginning of a book with the intention of creating a better beginning.