The Scribophile Writing Blog
Archive for May, 2011
by Aimee Laine • 19 comments
Everything is better with a chaser ... both tequila and critiques. Just depends which you're following.
A note from Alex: This is the first post in a 3-part series of guest posts by the ever-awesome Aimee Laine. An author seeks to tell a story. A reader seeks to be entertained, educated, fascinated,...
by Dan Tricarico • 11 comments
Learn to realize your dreams with the HAVE/DO/BE continuum.
A college teacher of mine once drew three columns across the chalkboard (this was in the days when dry erase whiteboards were still science fiction) and labeled the columns with the words HAVE, DO, an...
by Laura Preble • 13 comments
Writers need time like junkies need heroin. How do you get your fix?
I was writing a scene that took place in a concentration camp. My eyes were closed, I was channeling a character’s visceral reaction to the brutality, sensory details were pouring in, and then— “...
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