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by Laura Preble • 22 comments
Ah, spell check...your magic lulls us into a false sense of security. But you are not to be trussed.
As a teacher of writing and literature, my life is filled with gratifying moments. Last year, one of my male students, a wrestler, became so enamored of slam poetry that he started to write it on his...
by Nina Munteanu • 15 comments
Are you afraid to write, to answer the call of your creative urges? Good. If you’re not scared, you’re not writing.—Ralph Keyes
“Being creative means giving yourself the freedom to be who you really are,” says Nancy Slonim Aronie, author of Writing from the Heart: Tapping the Power of Your Inner Voice. But that takes courag...
by Dan Tricarico • 6 comments
This is the second in a three part series on Television Show Contest judge, Flash writer Len Kuntz.
Len Kuntz will be judging this month's Television Show Contest. Today he shares his thoughts on flash fiction, writing, and publishing. Please help me welcome, Len Kuntz. What attracts you to fla...
by Laura Preble • 18 comments
Pen names are a right and privilege for authors. But if you don a fake name, does it change who you are? And, more importantly, can you take out a credit card in that person's name?
My son and I were reading a book called The Name of This Book is Secret. It’s by turns amusing and annoying, but pretty clever. The author of the book is one Pseudonymous Bosch. My son had a hard...
by Justin C. Key • 1 comment
There are a lot of writers out there. Go out and say hi
As writers, sometimes it is hard to remember that networking is important. We get so engrossed in our own little worlds of words that we forget that there are thousands of other writers out there with...
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