Putting Writing Research into Practice: Applications for

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.27 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Be careful not to use this technique more than twice or the reader will start thinking about it as a stylistic device instead of being captured by the drama of the moment. If you’re confident answering yes to all, you may indeed be at word-tweaking stage and perhaps last draft. Each one of my tales has a different history. I just did a master class in Zurich and I’m doing one in Venice. Setting as character is not limited to fantasy, science fiction, or horror. ...
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The Irresistible Novel: How to Craft an Extraordinary Story

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.41 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Model looking at the illustrations before reading the text. But since they’ll be spending a lot of time with your characters, readers should find something in them to admire or latch on to. Courses are taught by accomplished instructors with deep insights into the field. That little 10,000-word short story took on a life of its own on Wattpad, with more than 350,000 reads. As I have noted throughout this site, I pretty much despise flashbacks. Their work requires a very close reading to...
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Wordsmith: A Guide to College Writing with MyWritingLab with

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.75 MB Downloadable formats: PDF I'm sure there are others, but these are the ones that bugged me the most. New Moon Girls – “by girls, for girls” – is written largely by girls ages 8 and up. I just wanted her to tell me I was okay – I just wanted her to love me and not knock me down and tear me apart. "Can't you just love me, Mom, just love me the way I look tonight, and tell me I look fine," I pleaded with her inside of my...
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Journal

Format: Diary Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.50 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Ours is the most trusted resource for legitimate writing contests available anywhere. The cooker will explode and make a huge mess (and significant damage), but you will avoid being blasted by what’s essentially a homemade bomb.) I’m just going to sneak in here and post this link of stuntmen doing flips and shooting guns. Write a poem reflecting on your own observations about autonomy, the role of technology, and the physical mechanisms of the body. (more…)...
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Practical Writer's Guide with Additional Readings, The

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.68 MB Downloadable formats: PDF But how can you become a super-master of the challenging form of short fiction? You don't want descriptions that bring the action, the flow of the story, to a standstill. 10 Try to leave out the part that readers tend to skip. This is your opportunity to gain feedback from professional writers and break into publishing. Compose a compelling “hook” that conveys the premise of your novel in nine sentences or less. All the characters are very well-dressed cats. The reader wants their characters...
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The Aims and Strategies of Good Writing, First Edition

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.56 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Except, of course, the ones I was sure WOULD be. I’ll talk more about energy later, I’m sure, but just one thing here. Pursuant to the DMCA, after the alleged infringer receives a notice of infringement from Company, the alleged infringer will have the opportunity to respond to Company with a counter notification (“Counter Notification”). There is the view that all poetry is a translation of feelings and perceptions that are in some ways fundamentally unsayable. (more…)...
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Writing Well, Longman Classics Edition (9th Edition)

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.54 MB Downloadable formats: PDF It stupefies, it sickens, it infuriates, and finally it is even a kind of embarrassment to one’s own meager imagination. It’s a different way of being a woman. "A Choice of Sexes" by Carol Caine (Midwood, 1968) The stereotype of the bisexual as promiscuous or deceptive is probably less prevalent in YA than in adult fiction, film, or television, largely because this stereotype involves sex. The firstwriter.com International Poetry Competition is open to entries of poetry from across the world – top prize of �200, as well...
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Allyn & Bacon Guide to Writing, The (5th Edition)

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.69 MB Downloadable formats: PDF It’s higher to begin with tension, sort of a character falling short on obtaining one thing he wants—can’t save the lifetime of a beloved, can’t beat a rival during a race, etc. But even constructive criticism can hurt, especially if in some dark corner of your mind you know that the critiquer is correct. Writers in most genres have an obligation to write as truthfully as possible, but "truth" is always constructed. Certainly, a Christmas banquet would allow for a deeper exploration of these senses. (more…)...
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Writing to Go: Top Ten Writing Tips from the Author of

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 6.32 MB Downloadable formats: PDF There must be an element that leads the reader to think, “Yes, this is possible”. Cubing asks you to examine a topic from six separate angles (hence the name). [8] For example, if you want to write a story about a wedding, consider the following angles: Describe: What is it? (A ceremony that results in the marriage of two people; a party or celebration; a ritual) Compare: What is it like or not like? (Like: other religious rituals, other types of parties; Not like: an average day) Associate:...
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The Longman Reader, Brief 6th Edition

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.18 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The certified professional accountant, who was assigned as writer to my order was very attentive and helpful. Panel Question: What one thing does a thriller need? Being a writer is like having homework every night for the rest of your life. Sparkler lemondropofdoom brings up a problem we all face, but rarely discuss: what to name those pesky characters in our fiction projects. And, soon enough, that may be where it winds up. It can be back-story, it can be just personality as well....
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