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  1. Planning the Writing Week

    Planning the Writing Week

    by Holly Jennings10 comments

    Scheduling the writing week actually, and this is a shocker, increases productivity!

    I’ve never been one for schedules- making schedules OR having to adhere to schedules imposed on me. Yet, as I get older, I am realizing that a schedule- a plan for the day, the week, the month- makes...

  2. Dead and Deader Contest Winners, Announcing the Musical Impressionism Contest, and our 10,000th work!

    Dead and Deader Contest Winners, Announcing the Musical Impressionism Contest, and our 10,000th work!

    by Alex Cabal19 comments

    Read on for contest winners, the details of our next writing contest, and news about a little Scribo-milestone.

    Winners of the Dead and Deader Contest The theme for this contest was potentially pretty difficult, but as usual, you Scribophiles stepped up to the challenge and produced some amazing writing. We al...

  3. My Year in Books and Lessons Learned

    My Year in Books and Lessons Learned

    by Justin C. Key4 comments

    I list books I read in 2010 and what I've learned from each.

    Not to completely steal my fellow blog-writer's subject-matter, but I thought I'd share my own library from 2010 and what I've learned from each. So, without further ado... House of Leaves by Mark...

  4. Ribbons and Ink

    Ribbons and Ink

    by Holly Jennings7 comments

    A nostalgic look back to when clicking and clacking was king.

    The Christmas I was fourteen, my parents bought me an electric typewriter for Christmas. It was my second typewriter; the first was small, pink, and I had to turn a wheel to choose the letter I wished...

  5. The Pen is Mightier than the Sword!

    The Pen is Mightier than the Sword!

    by Holly Jennings4 comments

    ... and other words to remember in 2011.

    The day after Christmas, as I was folding copious amounts of neglected laundry, I switched on the end The Sound of Music, which for some reason is always broadcast at Christmas time.  Why is this?  Be...