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Archive for September, 2011
by Nina Munteanu • 9 comments
The story you’ve written is your “intellectual property”, to sell all at once or in careful—and lucrative—parcels.
Learn what rights you own and what you should sell. The story you’ve written is your “intellectual property”, to sell all at once or in careful—and lucrative—parcels. Knowing your rights is the fir...
by Dan Tricarico • 6 comments
In this installment, Luke accidentally drops his light sabre into the Death Star and Han Solo attempts to recycle C3-PO.
Welcome to the third edition of The Scrib Gym! You may have noticed that I am amusing myself by stealing movie subtitles to identify each new installment to The Gym. So thank you, Mr. Lucas, f...
by Laura Preble • 8 comments
Are we too plugged in to technology? Or is it a necessary to our work as writers?
I live in Southern California. This means earthquakes and blackouts, among other things. Most recently, it was the man-made crisis we had to deal with: some guy in Yuma, Arizona supposedly tripped ove...
by Justin C. Key • 0 comments
A little piece of advice....
My writing group chooses certain contests to submit to every other month or so. We write to the prompts and then go through about three rounds of critique before sending them in. It's a great motivato...
by Nina Munteanu • 22 comments
If the book does not deliver on the promise of the cover, it will fail with many readers despite its intrinsic value. A broken promise is still a broken promise.
Most readers—me included—will pick a book off the bookstore shelf because its cover interests us: the title intrigues; the cover illustration attracts; the author’s name is one we trust. If you don...
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