The Scribophile Writing Blog
Archive for March, 2008
by Alex Cabal • 7 comments
If you’re used to writing fiction and poetry (or not writing at all!), writing a blog can seem a little intimidating—but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, blogging can be some of the most fun and rewar...
by Alex Cabal • 16 comments
As writers, we’ve all felt the urge to describe something with lavish swaths of adjectives, laying down layer after layer of description like a builder slathering on more and more concrete.
Keeping your prose razor-sharp can be hard. As writers, we’ve all felt the urge to describe something with lavish swaths of adjectives, laying down layer after layer of description like a builder slat...
by Paige Reinsel • 3 comments
As I’ve mentioned before, familiarizing yourself with the historical context of a work of literature is extremely helpful, and often necessary, for its full understanding and analysis. One way to go...
Remember the moment you first dreamed of becoming a writer? Maybe it was high school English class studying Dostoevsky’s social commentary on czarist Russia. Maybe you wrote a story and a teache...
by Paige Reinsel • 2 comments
Most of you probably have a favorite novelist, or even a favorite poet, but how many have a favorite playwright? It seems as though most people associate plays with performance and theatre, but they...
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