The Scribophile Writing Blog
by Justin C. Key • 4 comments
We're all busy people, but to be successful writers, we need to be successful readers.
As Stephen King once said if you don’t have the time to read, you don’t have the time to be a writer. It’s a really simple concept: for writers, reading is like our MBA program or medical school, and...
We all love books, right? But why?
I love books. I love the feel of a book in my hands, the smell of old paper, the weight, the texture (hell, I even love bloody paper cuts). I love owning books, amassing a collection that shows who I...
by Brandon Nolta • 2 comments
Genre fiction is good, but cross-genre fiction... mmm, delicious.
The nice thing about having a regular forum is that you can pick and choose, within reason, what you want to talk about. For example, I started to write a post on the differences between “literary” an...
by Alex Cabal • 4 comments
Read on for contest winners, another chance to win some dough, and for details on the latest updates to your favorite writing site! (And we mean Scribophile, by the way.)
Hello Scribophiles! We've got some good stuff to share with you, so let's get cracking! (And before we start, if the site is looking a little funky for you, press ctrl+F5 (or apple+F5) on your keyboa...
by Justin C. Key • 2 comments
Knock out writer's block with this simple method!
It’s the bane of every writers’ existence. If writing were basketball, this would be the sprained ankle. If sex, this the little engine that couldn’t. Writer’s block. If you’re a serious writer (and m...
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