Tag Archive | writing

The Short Story: Need, Limits, and Theme #amwritng

Originally posted on Life in the Realm of Fantasy:
When writing a short story, it helps to know how it will end. I suggest you put together a broad outline of your intended story arc. I’m a retired bookkeeper, so I have a mathematical approach to this. Divide your story arc into quarters, so you…

Markets For Writers

Originally posted on estherchiltonblog:
How would you like to win £20,000? If you would, then you’ll need to publish a book with Kindle Direct Publishing – and it’ll need to be published between 1st May 2019 and 31st August 2019. Here’s some information from Kindle Direct Publishing on their Storyteller competition: ‘The Kindle Storyteller Award…

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

Originally posted on No Wasted Ink:
Welcome back to another Monday of writer’s links from No Wasted Ink.  This week I have a nice assortment of general writing tips and a few about the editing process that I found to be above the fold.  I hope you enjoy them! Branding Your Fiction WHY WE SHOULD…

15 Simple Reminders You Might Need If You’re Not Getting Enough Writing Done

15 Simple Reminders You Might Need If You’re Not Getting Enough Writing Done

Originally posted on Novelty Revisions:
1. A little bit of writing is better than none. 2. Terrible first drafts are better than never being able to say you’ve finished something. 3. If you don’t take your writing seriously, no one else ever will. 4. Perfectionism is overrated. 5. You don’t need to watch every new…

…1950s back court tenements in Docklands Govan in Glasgow were awesome places…

Originally posted on Seumas Gallacher:
……it was a different landscape back in the 1950s in the big cities of the UK… Docklands Govan in Glasgow, where Master Gallacher spent his infancy, had more than its share of rented tenement housing… up to three-storeys-high, grey, austere, stone buildings, sum’times red, depending on the material available when…

BELIEVE! Do Not Pay Someone to Publish Your Book! ALLI Agrees.

Originally posted on Just Can't Help Writing:
Dreams of publication? Yes! Here’s support from ALLI, the Alliance of Independent Authors, for my claim that you SHOULD NEVER PAY SOMEONE TO PUBLISH YOUR BOOK. Yes, there are some reputable book packagers out there who will charge you for various services, but the chances that you…

Is This Historical or Fantasy?

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by J.U. Scribe ? Both carry the idea of constraining something into a fixed space. We put things in boxes mainly with the purpose of organizing things to make it easier to retrieve certain items. As people we love to put things in figurative boxes whether we are consciously aware of…

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