Dissecting the Short Story: In Class with T.C. Boyle
Go Back in Time
This month launches the second year of Zine Scene. For those of you just aboard, let us take a moment to tell you what it's all about.
Mike Po, as president and A&R of Limited Potential Records, discovered acts such as Smashing Pumpkins, Brainiac and Catherine.
No one wants his or her self-published book to fail. In the new issue of Publishing Success, learn to avoid eight of the most common mistakes and make sure that your book is a success.
Guide your writing ways with these 10 rules thou must not break.
by Raymond Obstfeld
Fly through your writing assignments with these five tips for planning your projects so you get the best articles in the least time!
Writing in a specific point of view enables you to convey all the impressions and information you desire. Here are two exerices excerpted from Mastering Point of View.
Fairies, witches and genies-sounds like the makings of a child''s fairy tale, right? But what about a boy-crazy fairy who smokes? Or a witch who is a member of a Jane Mansfield cult? Or a genie who grants a wish so a teenage girl can live with her gay best friend...
You've always dreamed of writing science fiction and fantasy tales that pull readers into extraordinary new worlds and fantastic conflicts. Best-selling author Orson Scott Card shows you how to develop the "rules" of time, space and magic that affect your world and its inhabitants.
One mother did not want the lessons and inspiration of her daughter's life to pass away. She published her storyusing the words from her daughter's journals.
Share your writing! Discover why journals for two can be a uniqueand lastingway to stay connected.
Take a cue from great newspaper articles: Use snazzy and surprising leads that grab your readers' curiosity and keep them hooked until the end.
Ah, timethe most precious resource writers have, yet the easiest to squander. Freelancer Deborah J. Myers Post offers ways to give yourself more time for writing by making the most of your research time. Here are three simple steps that will help you save valuable research time.
Learn how to use poetry to express your spiritual connections.
You can craft all the Oscar-winning dialogue you want, but if your last scene isn't up to snuff, your movie won't make it.
Q: While I’ve read several sites referred to as “blogs,” I’m not really sure what a blog is. What is a blog? —Christopher B. A: From writers at award-winning newspapers, to magazine editors to your neighbor’s teenage son, almost everyone seems to have a blog these days. But ask three people what a blog...
Is writing something you can't NOT do? If so, you're on the right track, as the case of writer Christine Byl