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Archive for June, 2011
by Nina Munteanu • 16 comments
The story’s viewpoint can be told from several perspectives and which one you choose can be critical to how your story comes across.
The story’s viewpoint can be told from several perspectives and which one you choose can be critical to how your story comes across. Different stories lend themselves to different narrative styles...
by Dan Tricarico • 13 comments
Your writing will affect others. . .whether you know it or not.
I first heard “Four Strong Winds” by Neil Young when I was fourteen, and I fell in love with it. I'd always enjoyed Neil Young’s music, but this song was an album track and not a single, so if I want...
by Laura Preble • 27 comments
Holy crap. Are we still bitching about the damned language? Hell yes.
Remember when you were little and your mother threatened to wash your mouth out with soap if you said certain “bad” words? I was pretty careful, considering I did not like the taste of Palmolive. Desp...
by Justin C. Key • 62 comments
Stephen King is one of the most successful novelists in the world. He has published 49 novels which have sold more than 350 million copies. He's worked in television, movies, comics, and even holds a...
by Nina Munteanu • 12 comments
Although a well-written synopsis may be the hardest thing to write it is precisely what an editor or agent usually wants to see first of your work.
A synopsis is a larger version of the book jacket blurb you see on the back of most paperbacks in the bookstore. You write a synopsis for the same reason: to sell a story idea to a publisher and ultim...
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