The Scribophile Writing Blog
by Dan Tricarico • 16 comments
The Idea Gods may be fickle, but they won't let you down.
In a recent forum thread, one Scribber talked about how she had a killer idea, but was reluctant to begin the writing process because of her doubts that she currently had the commensurate skills to ex...
by Nina Munteanu • 7 comments
How many of you are still running around preparing for the Christmas celebration or secular family festivity? Well, you’re reading this blog post … That means you’re sitting down and taking a minute to relax and regroup. That’s good. Remember to breathe… while I tell you a story…
How many of you are still running around preparing for the Christmas celebration or secular family festivity? Buying that last minute gift you’d forgotten or were chasing down since a bazillion days a...
by Dan Tricarico • 8 comments
Why writing makes me happy. . .
Last month I received an acceptance from an on-line journal for a poem of mine. A week or two later, the poem went live on the site. When I saw it for the first time I thought, why am I so excited a...
by Laura Preble • 3 comments
Internet presence: vital or vacuous? You decide.
If anyone had ever told me that I'd ask my son to paint a face under his lower lip and wear a blond wig with a fuchsia boa on his chin, I probably would've stared at them in horror. (After laughing, o...
by Nina Munteanu • 6 comments
At the heart of the universe is a steady, insistent beat: the sound of cycles in sync...
“At the heart of the universe is a steady, insistent beat: the sound of cycles in sync,” says Steven Strogatz in the opening to his compelling book, Sync: the emerging science of spontaneous order. He...
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