The Scribophile Writing Blog
There is one tip newbie writers hear more often than not. It’s to find their own niche and stick to it. Personally, I have a problem with this particular advice, but at the same time, I realize it’s p...
by Alex Cabal • 6 comments
January Flash Fiction Contest Winners We've finally finished reading all of the fantastic entries for our January Flash Fiction contest. We were happy to have a huge amount of entries for this conte...
by Brandon Nolta • 1 comment
So, there you are, a writer with a tale to tell. You’ve got your characters, your setting and your plot, and you’re off down Exposition Road. A little description, a little setting, and two characters...
by Brandon Nolta • 3 comments
Let’s talk story length. Usually, in writing programs or in workshops, the focus for most writers is either on producing short stories or novels. There are good reasons for this. For one thing, those...
So you want to commit a perfect crime. Good for you. I’m all for helping the helpless. Take a notebook, a pen, and pay attention, because I’m going to say it only once. Perfect crimes requires plan...
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