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by Laura Preble • 2 comments
When you write, do you need to rest after completing a project? Or do you charge back into the fray immediately?
To paraphrase the Bard: “To write, or not to write, that is the question: Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous rejection, Or to take arms against a se...
by Justin C. Key • 11 comments
Can you put too much emotions into your characters?
Stacy was just dumped by her boyfriend of four years. She feels numb inside. She wants to scream. Every pore of her body bears the weight of her loss. But wait…the phone is ringing. Her heart jumps in...
by Nina Munteanu • 8 comments
Over the past twenty years, a growing body of literature has shown beneficial effects of writing about traumatic, emotional and stressful events on physical and emotional health.
Words are a form of action, capable of influencing change—Ingrid Bengis We’re all writers here … But how many of us, when asked about what we do, respond with “I write” or “I’m writing a book” or “...
by Dan Tricarico • 10 comments
Danny's secret poetry list.
“I don’t know why I spend my time/writing songs I can’t believe/with words that tear and strain to rhyme.” --Paul Simon, “Kathy’s Song” I’m going to tell you a secret. I’m going to share a piece...
by Laura Preble • 5 comments
Nothing is sure except death and taxes, and a lot of people manage to skip out on taxes. Writing offers us a way to live forever.
What if you could live forever? It only happens in fiction. We all know that death is the only thing we can truly count on in this life. Some people say taxes, but if you look at the daily news, y...
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