The Scribophile Writing Blog
by Dan Tricarico • 9 comments
It's time to work it! Feel the burn!
A few weeks ago I introduced a little game called The Scrib Gym: I post a prompt, you write and post a response. The contributions to last month’s gym were incredibly well-written and entertaining....
by Laura Preble • 9 comments
Tom Petty had it right. How do you handle the agony and the ecstasy of waiting on a response to your writing?
Clocks tick more slowly when you’re waiting for something. Even digital clocks, which don’t tick at all. Time is a strange and mysterious thing. And as my Midwestern mom used to say, “a watched pot...
by Justin C. Key • 11 comments
Communication is changing. Should it change in our writing?
Dialogue is a crucial part of fiction-writing, much because it is a crucial part of human existence. Even before we crawled out of the caves, we had communication and speech. Over the last hundred...
by Nina Munteanu • 20 comments
The Secret of Writing a Bestseller is Not What You Think...
Writing a bestseller is a valid desire. It is, after all, why most of us write—to share our stories and messages with as many people as possible. Most writers dream of writing a bestseller although on...
by Dan Tricarico • 14 comments
But WAS it bigger than a breadbox?
Creating vivid descriptions in your narration allows your reader to play the “movie” of your story in his or her mind. Consequently, the more powerful and effective your descriptions, the richer and...
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