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Many writers use actual towns and cities in their fiction, but there are some writers who opt to create their own towns and cities. Stephen King is known for the fictional Maine towns he creates in his fiction. There are various reasons a writer migh...
For most of us, making time to write will always be something of a struggle. With friends and family, financial obligations, and emotional issues all vying for our attention, it takes determination to make a writing schedule and stick to it. I've com...
Writer's Block. It sounds like a fearsome condition, a creative blockage. The end of invention. But what is it, really? Part of why Writer's Block sounds so dreadful and insurmountable is the fact that nobody ever takes it apart.
If you're tired of using common names in your stories, you've come to the right place. This article will teach you how to make up unique names as well as where to search for interesting and uncommon ones.
Here's one way to become a better writer. Listen to the advice of writers who earn their daily bread with their pens. During the past week, lists of writing commandments by Henry Miller, Elmore Leonard (above) and William Safire have buzzed around Tw...
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One of the many fascinating features of our language is how often words with pleasant associations are also quite pleasing on the tongue and even to the eye, and how many words, by contrast, acoustically and visually corroborate their disagreeable na...
Like most newspaper reporters, I got into the biz because a) I love writing and b) I'm pretty good at it. But it's a sobering profession. You file your masterpiece, only to find your editor thinks it's two dozen "tinks" shy of publishable.
Mother of ALL things.
Come to us.
You who it is a privilege and glory to fear.
Come to us.
Bringer of grain
Bringer of rain
Come to us.
Creator of motion,
and of the spaces between all grains of sand.
Creator of culture
Because witches honor nature, they have eight festivals, or Sabbats, that mark the year as it turns through its seasons. The following is basic information about these Sabbats, and includes both standard Wiccan information as well as my personal Sabb...
One of my favorite things to do at a sushi restaurant is to eat a sliver of pickled ginger and immediately follow that with some cold Japanese beer: it creates a tingling and sweet sensation that is surprisingly pleasant.
Whether you want to learn one of the major world languages or want something a little less popular, there are sure to be lessons here to help you start to speak whatever language you are interested in learning.