If you're looking for some ideas on what to read this summer, look no further. This list has a nice mix of genres so you're bound to find something that suits your tastes.
We all know there are novels and then there are "literary" novels. When you read Margaret Atwood, it just feels different than when you read Tom Clancy. And for some reason, these literary novels are the ones that win all the most prestigious awards ...
Some of the greatest nonfiction books about science read like novels. They borrow tropes and narrative tricks from science fiction, fantasy, horror, and more —
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Myth #1 - Introverts don't like to talk. This is not true. Introverts just don't talk unless they have something to say. They hate small talk. Get an introvert talking about something they are interested in, and they won't shut up for days.
Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to conceive written communication. So many pairs or trios of words and phrases stymie us with their resemblance to each other. Here's a quick guide to alleviate (or is it ameliorate?) your suffer...
Here's the thing about storytelling, folks: it has to have a purpose. Why are you telling this story? I mean, what's your ?
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We round up 25 nuggets of writing wisdom from Kurt Vonnegut, Margaret Atwood, Joyce Carol Oates, Augusten Burroughs, Geoff Dyer, Steven Pressfield, and more.
Prizes. Publication. Recognition. The opportunities are out there. Find writing contests, grants for writers, literary magazines, small presses, and much more.
Here's why this matters: because both writing and storytelling comprise, at the most basic level, a series of word choices. Words are the building blocks of what we do. They are the atoms of our elements. They are the eggs in our omelets. They are th...
A list of some of the most common grammatical errors that routinely make it into print.
A number of people have asked me "How much does self-publishing cost?", so this post will clear that up. It may be controversial! Please
25 Things You Should Know About Character (AKA, "Anatomy Of A Character")
Oh, apoplexy, my favorite word! You are a true sesquipedalian. Now please excuse me while I meander through the hazmatic haze of philology.
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