Sunday, August 31, 2014

Writing Prompt - Describe a Character Struggling Back from Defeat

Here is a text writing prompt for you. Describe a character struggling back from defeat. You never know who has the right stuff to overcome adversity. Click this link to read more: Writing Prompt - Describe a Character Struggling Back from Defeat.

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Sunday, August 24, 2014

The Near Death Experience of the Classic Western Novel

There are three types of story in the western fiction genre. They are Classic, New, and Modern. Here is the near-death experience of the Classic Western at the hands of the Big Five Publishers of New York City, and its miraculous recovery. Click this link to read more: The Near Death Experience of the Classic Western.

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Man Lost in Thought Photo Writing Prompt

Here is another photo writing prompt for you, which illustrates the power of an ambiguous expression. What is this young man thinking? What emotion is he feeling? You could interpret his story a million different ways to fit several different genres. Click this link to read more: Man Lost in Thought Photo Writing Prompt.

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Sunday, August 3, 2014

Word Count and Fiction Lengths

Why worry about word count? After you finish writing your fiction project to whatever length it needs to be, you must know its approximate length category to market it. Word Count and Fiction Lengths.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Communicating with Your Beta Reader

Your working relationship with your beta reader is based on trust. That starts with understanding each other’s expectations and communication style. Please read on for Communicating with Your Beta Reader.

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Do You Care When Trends Corrupt Language?

Language changes all the time because every subculture needs a trendy way to express itself. This leads to linguistic trends that sweep the population, enter the mainstream, and establish themselves as acceptable over time though they break the rules of grammar and use words in unusual new ways. Please read on for Do You Care When Trends Corrupt Language?

Sunday, July 13, 2014

What Does This Couple Want?

Here is a picture writing prompt for you. What is this cute young couple up to? Clearly they are sharing a moment of intense communication over some issue or question. What Does This Couple Want?

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Pickup Men Review

Pickup Men by L.C. Chase is an LGBT gay romance with very strong plotting and likable characters set in the dangerous world of rodeo. Please click here to read more.