The Scribophile Writing Blog
by Nina Munteanu • 15 comments
The "voice" of your story is influenced by your audience—youth, adults, crazy people, etc.—as well as the subject matter and general overall theme of the story.
The term “Voice” describes various aspects of a writer’s expression in story; it includes your unique writing style and the style you’ve chosen to adopt for the particular story you’re telling. The vo...
by Dan Tricarico • 29 comments
There's a new game in town.
If the forums are any indication, you people like your games. Some of the most active, lively, humorous, and well-attended forum threads I've seen since joining Scribophile have consisted of word ga...
by Laura Preble • 3 comments
"When you get to the bottom, you go back to the top"...endings inform beginnings, and the whole circle goes around again.
Endings and beginnings are the hardest things to write, with the exception of middles. I know you saw right through that. It’s all hard. But I’m at the point now where I’m reaching the end of a...
by Justin C. Key • 5 comments
Novel-writing, driving cross-country, and why you shouldn't give up on that crap story until it's done.
Writing fiction can be like setting out on a cross-country road trip: you know where you're starting and around where you'll end up, but not what you'll encounter in-between. You have an idea: visit t...
by Nina Munteanu • 16 comments
The story’s viewpoint can be told from several perspectives and which one you choose can be critical to how your story comes across.
The story’s viewpoint can be told from several perspectives and which one you choose can be critical to how your story comes across. Different stories lend themselves to different narrative styles...
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