A memoir is a narrative about your personal experience.
John Green (1977-) is an American author and video-blogger extraordinaire. He has written best-selling young adult novels including Looking For Alaska, Paper Towns and the recent The Fault in our S…
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I think quotes have a powerful way of conveying an attitude to you which sometimes resonates so much that you feel ‘chills' inside. Here's a list of the quotes which have given me the most of these "chills". Enjoy! Some people die at 25 and aren't bu...
While some of the following strategies may not exactly work for everyone, they still provide a keen insight into some of the literary sphere's most notable, impressive minds.
Many fiction books jump from location to location, and include evocative detail on these settings. These scene changes help the action move
9 character descriptions, thoughts, actions, emotions that get your reader to like your character. Part 1 of Sympathetic Characters.
You might feel creatively stumped but writing ideas are all around you, if only you will open yourself up to their possibilities.
The official site for Nebula Award nominated science fiction writer William Shunn. Contains stories, essays, games, and deconstructions of Mormon theology.
Update (24/07/2006): Replaced the links with archive.org. Roy Peter Clark from Poynter Institute has posted up 50 tools that can help you when you do an
Large online library of short stories with monthly features and additions. Classics and new writing - includes summaries, biographies and analysis. User-friendly layout, fully searchable.
Prizes. Publication. Recognition. The opportunities are out there. Find writing contests, grants for writers, literary magazines, small presses, and much more.
Image by Lloyd Arnold via Wikimedia Commons Before he was a big game hunter, before he was a deep-sea fisherman, Ernest Hemingway was a craftsman who would rise very early in the morning and write.
That moment when you finish a book look around and realize
Image by photosteve101 In last week's post, 7 Habits of Serious Writers, I mentioned the importance of actually writing, plus the need to redraft. I thought it'd be worth putting those stages into context - because they're not all you need for an eff...