The Scribophile Writing Blog
by Justin C. Key • 3 comments
Sometimes you have to tear something down to build it back up.
A couple weeks ago I posted about finishing a story through because every part of the journey is valuable. However, I'm currently restarting my novel from the beginning, after only 80 pages in. Why?...
Announcing the Contemporary Photography Writing Contest Winners, and the Humanity in Poetry Contest!
by Alex Cabal • 16 comments
Join us in congratulating the winners, and check out our latest writing contest!
It's a big day today, my fellow Scribophiles: we're about to give out hundreds of dollars of cold, hard cash to some extremely worthy writers! The Contemporary Photography Writing Contest Winners...
by Nina Munteanu • 8 comments
Enhance Reader Ease by Addressing Paragraphs in Your Revision.
Ever so often I get a story from a student that reads like one long run-on sentence… A James Joyce special of stream-of-conscious… In fact, what the writer had done is write many sentences without bre...
by Dan Tricarico • 19 comments
Words are silly.
A famous actor lying on his deathbed was once asked if dying was difficult, and with great effort he shook his head. “No,” he said. “Dying is easy. Comedy’s hard.” Apparently meeting one’s...
by Laura Preble • 8 comments
What do you feel when your story is through? Grief or glee?
I just finished my novel! Here’s the weird part: I feel a big letdown. I know, this could be my Irish tendency for melancholy peeking out, but it happens every time I finish something. I have a sen...
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