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Archive for October, 2011
by Dan Tricarico • 8 comments
This is the first in a three part series on Television Show Contest judge, flash writer Len Kuntz.
Len Kuntz will serve as judge for this month's Scribophile Television Show Contest. He has had over 500 pieces published on-line and in print. In this first installment of a three part series, L...
by Laura Preble • 10 comments
I offer a gift of words from people wiser than I am. Happy birthday!
Yesterday was my 50th birthday. I had a most wonderful day: fantastic southern barbecue, beautiful flowers, wine, and in the evening, the glow of tiny Chinese lanterns illuminating the faces of my f...
by Nina Munteanu • 32 comments
What makes some writing stunning and other writing lackluster?...
What makes some writing stunning and other writing lackluster? Mostly, it’s the language—the words—you use. And, it isn’t just what words you use; it’s how you use them. Here are a few things you need...
by Dan Tricarico • 18 comments
The other day I was in a particularly foul mood. The morning was not going well, I’d forgotten to do some important errands, and the stack of bills on the counter was threatening to take over the ent...
by Laura Preble • 8 comments
Like mermaids and white whales, good ideas can be elusive. What bait do you use to fish for a new project?
I was twelve. One night, I dreamt I wrote a book about infinity. When I awoke, the amazing feeling of writing this book remained, although I couldn’t recall any details, other than the brilliance. I t...
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