Stephen King On Writing: Creative Writing advice

I Was So Immersed In My Thoughts About Boko Haram That I Forgot My Shoes Were All Gone!

As the bus rumbled east, I begun to notice a strange-looking man. He sat in the seat in front of mine. He was dressed in an ill-fitting suit and never moving. His dusty face masked his age. He chewed the inside of his lips a lot, frozen into personal cocoon of silence. I was so immersed in my thoughts about the atrocities of the Boko Haram members and their misuse of religion to justify their wanton killings that I even forgot to worry about my shoes, my purse and the grey traveling bag that contained all that I had, were all gone! One night before, I had taken off my only shoes and made them into a pillow. Now, I began to wonder how someone could manage to push me over and take them away. “How could life be so cruel?” I asked my self.

Writing Romance With Snap, Crackle and Pop – 8 Easy Steps to Writing Unforgettable Love Stories

Within each genre in literature, readers have certain expectations. For example, readers of paranormal fiction would be hugely disappointed if not one single strange, shape shifting, fang biting or otherworldly occurrence happened. Or, think of the mystery reader who found it way too easy to figure out who did it. As with other genres romance readers have their own expectations.

How to Write While Keeping Your “Author’s Voice”

Determining just what is and what is not your ‘author’s voice’ can be a challenge for new authors. This article clearly explains what your author’s voice is and what it is not.

From Notebook to Novel? How to Develop Your Ideas

So you’ve marshalled some good ideas in your notebook. But where next?

How To Write And Manage Your Content Efficiently

Well written content is very important especially for someone who intends to drive traffic to their site, score higher search engine rankings and boost online conversations. But every writer can admit that writing comes with its challenges. There are times when you can open your word processor and then your mind goes blank and all you want to do at such a point is to crawl into a corner and curl yourself up into a fetal position.

Types of Subplots – Novels

There are many types of subplots used in novels. Some types of subplots include a romantic subplot, political, macabre, artful/environmental subplots, historical subplots, thought path subplots, and character subplots. A subplot is a small story that is told throughout part, or all, of the main plot.

Writing Subplots

Subplots Make the Novel Writing subplots make a story more interesting. Without writing subplots to entertain the reader’s mind, he or she may grow bored because the story becomes predictable. Think of plots as a cluster of thoughts; the main plot is what the reader is supposed to think, while the subplots are distractions that make it hard to focus on the main plot.

Oh! The Dreaded Adverbial Modifier and Other Writing Sins

Critique of current writing by published authors and implications for the future of high quality literature. Suggestions to improve writings for concerned authors, publishers and reviewers.

Creative Writing Tips and Ideas for Learners

Creative writing is a great way to explore the emotions inside you, utilize your creative energy and hone your artistic skills. It improves your ability to think outside the box. This can broaden your mind, which can lead to success in many areas of life, such as critical thinking and problem solving.

Poetry In Motion

Writing is a wonderful tool for expressive and creative purposes.When an individual writes poetry it engages different aspects of the writer’s mind. The writer use his/her senses, memories and facts to create the poem.

10 Tips for Writing Better

How to write and visualize your writing skills by observing the some very main writing features. If you don’t have a strong vocabulary, you can try to make your grammar better by following these steps.

American Hustle’s Amazing Twist

In AMERICAN HUSTLE, this film’s twist was very intelligent as it completed numerous pay-offs that were set-up earlier in this screenplay. First, let’s hear what Internet Movie Data Base (IMDB) had to say about AMERICAN HUSTLE: “A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia.” Are you ready for information about set-ups, pay-offs and twists?

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