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by Ervin Anderson • 1 comment
Writing great dialogue is like performing a magic trick
Everyone in the world does not speak like I speak. Which, by the way, is a good thing, because I’m from New Jersey, and we fine New Jersey folk aren’t always known for our fabulous verbal skills. For...
by Brandon Nolta • 8 comments
Troubles in titling? Me too.
I’ve probably mentioned this before, but since I still have this particular problem, I’m going to rehash it now: One of the toughest things about writing a story or an article, for me anyway, isn't th...
by Justin C. Key • 3 comments
Research isn't just when you press reload on a Google page.
Wait...what? Research? But I became a writer so I wouldn't have to do that stuff. What are we talking about here? Research papers, all-nighters in the library, endless Google searches? Maybe...but, th...
It's an Avatar world, and we're just living in it. But that might not be such a good thing.
While watching Avatar recently, for the second time, I began to pick apart certain story elements that were familiar/trite/lame/silly/illogical, and I thought to myself, “None of that stuff really mat...
by Brandon Nolta • 3 comments
Nostalgia isn't worth much, but looking back can be useful.
I found a folder in my file cabinet the other day that I haven’t seen in a while. It’s sitting on top of my computer right now, and my eyes keep drifting away from the screen and settling on it. I rea...
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