Journal Daily: Golden Reflections Cover, Lined Blank Journal

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.34 MB Downloadable formats: PDF I can't tell you how many novels I've read that begin with someone pulling up in a car (usually in front of a house) or with a weather report. Define their ethnic, cultural, socio-economic status, and attitudes. The reader sees what the character sees, hears what the character hears, smells what she smells, tastes that she tastes, feels what she feels, and thinks what she thinks. Do keep in mind that there are always exceptions to every rule and every bit of advice, so assume there...
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How to Write a Great Story: A Fiction Writer's Handbook

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.52 MB Downloadable formats: PDF To explore more writing exercises and prompts and information on writing, go to www.thefictionwritersjourney.com You must write about something you feel strongly about! The responses appear one after another, seldom responding in any meaningful manner to the statements immediately before or after them. The drama within the tale—plus the implied question ‘how will it all turn out?’—should be motivation enough. A good technique to use is to tell from your dreams. Setting as character is not limited to fantasy, science fiction, or horror. (more…)...
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Process: The Writing Lives of Great Authors

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.87 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Or maybe there’s a specific plot reason why there is only one girl, i.e. Did you paint a sufficiently vivid picture of them on their first appearance? (But not so vivid that you revealed too much about them all in one go.) Did they become more rounded with each appearance, or did they conform to their initial stereotype? Maybe you have the most original basic premise evar — but that's not your plot. That includes those who signed up for workshops through that drive. (more…)...
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Writing Poems Plus MyLiteratureLab -- Access Card Package

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.91 MB Downloadable formats: PDF And next months April maybe both a Clown and a Fool. She might be appalled to have her entry in the same group as some of the bodice rippers on other sites to which this page links. �Not that the story need be long, but it will take a long while to make it short.� ~ Henry David Thoreau � Good Fit for Today�s Little Screens: Short Stories (Leslie Kaufman, Books, NY Times, 2-15-13) Story collections, an often underappreciated literary cousin of novels, are experiencing a resurgence, driven...
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Writing in Three Dimensions

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.77 MB Downloadable formats: PDF This one is also related to the previous two. Continue the planning practice by brainstorming plot steps and additional ways to solve the major problem. The review question was: What is the evidence for successful practice in teaching and learning with regard to non-fiction writing (specifically argumentative writing) for 7-14 year olds? The Story Map interactive includes a set of graphic organizers designed to assist for example, in preparation for writing their own fiction, or they may reflect on . (more…)...
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A Short Guide to Writing About Biology (Short Guides Series)

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.18 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Both cases create characters the reader will not take to heart. If it is not, feel free to skip this paragraph and read the one where we describe how we differ from similar companies. Stories told this way can focus exclusively on the POV of one character (for example, the main character in Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s short story “The Yellow Wallpaper”) or can shift between multiple characters (for example, the POV chapters devoted to different characters in the Game of Thrones books, or the alternating POV chapters...
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The McGraw-Hill Handbook (hardcover) with Connect

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.36 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Click here for more details. For winners of past contests, click here. If you don’t know why you write, answer it as though you do know why. Thanks for writing about this, it will be fun to read all the other posts as well. So what Steven King, I haven’t read that book, but what he might have done was set something up and you were more interested in that being resolved than what he actually resolved. While these may be good practices to try...
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Meditation Journal: Mindfulness Reflection,Lined

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 11.93 MB Downloadable formats: PDF If they say no, then you’re probably looking for an excuse to procrastinate. Try to complete something to submit to magazines, critique groups, or newsletters as often as you can. For a comprehensive list of the rules concerning numbers, check out the Chicago Manual of Style or another style guide. __ Spell out numbers from zero through one hundred. Another deeper, more essential part of me dies when a workshop student says, “What I wanted to do was __________.” The idea of a writer “wanting” to...
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Journal Book: Teal Green Blurground, Lined Blank Journal

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.67 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The Fire in Fiction delves deep into the world of character development, with fiction writing tips that can turn any writer into a pro at developing character and voice in writing in no time at all. Hank Kellner’s Write What You See (Prufrock Press, 2009) contains 99 great black-and-white photographs to be used as writing prompts, each with a quotation, a short list of questions to consider, and suggestions for approaches or possible opening lines. (more…)...
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Decisions, Agency, and Advising: Key Issues in the Placement

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.94 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Make sure to you specify the competition to which you submitting, as some organizations have a number of competitions running concurrently. There are ten organizers to help your writers dev. TEEN-friendly Writing Rubrics & Checklists. 3rd Grade Narrative Writing. I liked the last best because its leaves were yellow. Just as events have a habit of going off in different directions, so too do characters (it's what writers mean when they say their characters take on a life of their own). (more…)...
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