The Scribophile Writing Blog
Archive for February, 2008
by Paige Reinsel • 1 comment
When reading a work of literature there are certain questions that we should ask ourselves in order to adequately analyze and evaluate its content, like: “How does the author’s syntax and diction reve...
Good writing is hard. Think of the countless rewrites you’ve done with a project even after coming up with a killer idea you know is just going to rock. Well, if you’re a creative writing student, or...
by Alex Cabal • 2 comments
Writing is like lion taming One grammatical slip, one transposed letter, one misplaced contraction, just one false move, and it’s over.
Writing is like lion taming. One grammatical slip, one transposed letter, one misplaced contraction, just one false move, and it’s over. You’re done for. You instantly lose credibility to the reade...
by Paige Reinsel • 2 comments
The term “poetry” is extremely broad. Currently, however, there seems to be a stereotype in which it is commonly linked with ideas of intense emotion, grave subject matter, and/or passionate love. I...
by Alex Cabal • 16 comments
It’s easy to think of poetry as a method of totally free expression, as just a few lines of whatever’s on your mind or in your heart. Write a few sentences, pop in a few line breaks, and presto, you’...
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