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6 Ways To Create Satisfying Scene Endings

A great song plays on the radio. As soon as the last chorus fades, we wish we could hear it again. A plane touches down on the runway and we’re …

12 Top Writing Tips for Beginners | Alliance of Independent Authors: Self-Publishing Advice Center

By onNovember 27, 2014 in Starting Self-Publishing, Writing A Book<p>Alison Jack, editor and novelist<p>ALLi partner member Alison Jack, who is a …

Writing

8 Books On Writing Every Marketer Should Read

So you're trying to be the next Mark Twain or Margaret Atwood. Except a cooler, digital marketing inclined version that writes killer content for the …

Write Kindle Short Stories and Ditch These 3 Myths

You want to write Kindle short stories. There are many reasons this is an excellent plan. However, information abounds on the Web, and everyone has …

John Steinbeck's Advice for Beginning Writers : writing

Dear Writer: Although it must be a thousand years ago that I sat in a class in story writing at Stanford, I remember the experience very clearly. I …

5 Must Read Classic Short Stories by Black Authors – Black Culture

Literature by Black authors is largely ignored or marginalized in literary canons. This is not because there aren’t any works worthy enough for …

Books

Reminder! We Are Currently Open For Short Stories Submissions

<b>Book Smugglers Publishing</b> is currently open for submissions for short stories to be published <b>between April and June of 2015</b>.<p><b>General information and</b> …

Vertigo

This article is about the type of dizziness. For other uses, see Vertigo (disambiguation).<p>Not to be confused with acrophobia, an irrational fear of …

What’s the secret to holding your breath?

Some can manage five minutes, others barely one. But the trick to holding your breath is actually rather surprising<p>How long can you hold your breath? I’m trying it right now. The first 30 seconds are easy. I’m ready to give up at 45 seconds but I push on through, and it seems to get easier for a …

The 40 Greatest Screenplays Ever Written: Part I

It would have been easier (for which read “saner”) simply to have called this piece, <i>Forty Great Screenplays</i>, because in researching and writing it I …

Screenwriting