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Archive for October, 2009
We all love books, right? But why?
I love books. I love the feel of a book in my hands, the smell of old paper, the weight, the texture (hell, I even love bloody paper cuts). I love owning books, amassing a collection that shows who I...
by Brandon Nolta • 2 comments
Genre fiction is good, but cross-genre fiction... mmm, delicious.
The nice thing about having a regular forum is that you can pick and choose, within reason, what you want to talk about. For example, I started to write a post on the differences between “literary” an...
by Alex Cabal • 4 comments
Read on for contest winners, another chance to win some dough, and for details on the latest updates to your favorite writing site! (And we mean Scribophile, by the way.)
Hello Scribophiles! We've got some good stuff to share with you, so let's get cracking! (And before we start, if the site is looking a little funky for you, press ctrl+F5 (or apple+F5) on your keyboa...
by Justin C. Key • 2 comments
Knock out writer's block with this simple method!
It’s the bane of every writers’ existence. If writing were basketball, this would be the sprained ankle. If sex, this the little engine that couldn’t. Writer’s block. If you’re a serious writer (and m...
by Brandon Nolta • 4 comments
Note to self: When you snag that fiery light of inspiration and commit to paper, make sure you keep a backup.
Presumably, if Jorge Luis Borges’ Library of Babel really existed in the shadows on a cave wall world we call reality, there would be a complete copy of Charles Dickens’ The Mystery of Edwin Drood som...
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