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Indulge me for a moment while I rattle off a list of titles. Recognize any of them? Guardians of the Galaxy Godzilla Lucy Divergent The Hunger Games: Mockingbird Transformers: The Age of ...
by DAISHI
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu May 28, 2015 at 12:47 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Science fiction writer Jules Verne did not believe in impossible things. In each of his novels, he explained in loving detail how the marquee invention would work. Whether it was launching people ...
by James Wells
Comment Count 48 comments on Thu May 28, 2015 at 05:01 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
*With pronouns, an apostrophe indicates a contraction.* This is not differential equations, people. If your poor brain is incapable of comprehending the meaning of the words "pronoun" and "...
by gzodik
Comment Count 105 comments on Thu May 28, 2015 at 08:35 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
Well, that was fun, (he says as he looks at his last diary, and thinks it should go in the trash....), not. I'm no expert. Not by any means. Aileen kept pestering me to write something about, first ...
by nicolemaschke
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu May 28, 2015 at 12:47 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Hello, writers. Last week we talked about making time pass in a narrative. Now I’d like to talk about a related area, pacing. Pacing a story well means spending as little time as possible over ...
by SensibleShoes
Comment Count 108 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Hello, writers. One of the little tricks a writer has to learn is how to make time pass. In a story, that is. An author at a retreat I attended last year made a throwaway comment in conversation: “
by SensibleShoes
Comment Count 42 comments on Thu May 14, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Hello, writers. This afternoon I had the bright idea of glovelessly pulling up last year’s asparagus stalks, so I speak to you tonight with bandaged fingers. Which makes me want to be kind of brief.
by SensibleShoes
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu May 07, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
When I was a senior in high school, at SAS, I went to tour colleges like just about every other young person in high school does. While I was in LA I went to a Karate demonstration. This was not a ...
by nicolemaschke
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 01:48 PM PDT with 1 Recommend