The Scribophile Writing Blog
by Alex Cabal • 2 comments
With a little perseverance and a lot of white-out, you might just become the next Charlie (or Charlotte) Kaufman.
April is upon us, and that of course means that means that Script Frenzy is on! Script Frenzy is like NaNoWriMo, but instead of completing a novel in a month, the idea is to complete a script in a mon...
by Alex Cabal • 5 comments
Inside you’ll find a list of March contest entrants for you to read and vote on, some housekeeping trivia for this past month, the Critiquer of the Month award, and an important new policy. Read on for details!
We’ve got some great entries for the March poetry contest. Read them and rate them, because we take your ratings into account when deciding on a winner! The entries, in no particular order, are:...
by Alex Cabal • 8 comments
If you’re used to writing fiction and poetry (or not writing at all!), writing a blog can seem a little intimidating—but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, blogging can be some of the most fun and rewar...
by Alex Cabal • 16 comments
As writers, we’ve all felt the urge to describe something with lavish swaths of adjectives, laying down layer after layer of description like a builder slathering on more and more concrete.
Keeping your prose razor-sharp can be hard. As writers, we’ve all felt the urge to describe something with lavish swaths of adjectives, laying down layer after layer of description like a builder slat...
by Paige Reinsel • 3 comments
As I’ve mentioned before, familiarizing yourself with the historical context of a work of literature is extremely helpful, and often necessary, for its full understanding and analysis. One way to go...
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