The Scribophile Writing Blog
by Dan Tricarico • 15 comments
What are you currently plotting?
Recently a Scrib writer introduced a thread in the forum that asked about the best way to structure a story. For my contribution, I referenced the classic story chart I’d learned in my 10th grade hig...
by Laura Preble • 14 comments
Writing conferences open doors to professional connections and improved writing technique.
I used to go into bookstores all the time and lament the fact that I didn’t have a book on the shelves with my name on the spine. It was if there was some secret society of famous writers huddling in...
by Nina Munteanu • 15 comments
Think of rejection as an integral part of your road to success. If you have never been rejected then you haven’t really tried, have you?
We’ve all suffered rejection and disappointment. Perhaps that job you coveted or someone you loved who might have even led you on before dropping you. It hurts. But you move on. And it does get better...
by Aimee Laine • 20 comments
Wait ... people can actually like a critique and get value from it? Really?
A note from Alex: This is the third post in a 3-part series of guest posts by the ever-awesome Aimee Laine. My grandmother used to say, “If you have nothing good to say, say nothing at all.” In the...
by Dan Tricarico • 18 comments
Want a simple way to create more vivid fiction? Simply add more colors to the palette!
One day, while lamenting the lack of success of my first young adult novel to a work friend, I wondered aloud how I might make it more accessible to teens and less "adult." My colleague looked at me...
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