Stephen Boughey

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Uncharted 4 review: Is this the perfect game?

When we first played <i>Uncharted 4</i> we worried about its new-found obsession with jeeps, a focus on new features that other games have already had for …

Seven Tips From Ernest Hemingway on How to Write Fiction

Before he was a big game hunter, before he was a deep-sea fisherman, Ernest Hemingway was a craftsman who would rise very early in the morning and …

Submitting your Book to NOOK Press – Formerly BN PubIt!

In April 2013, Barnes and Noble launched NOOK Press. All NOOK Press is a redesigned version of Barnes and Noble’s PubIt!. NOOK Press has a lot of …

First Draft vs. Final Draft

What is the difference between the first draft and the final draft of a story or novel?<p>The first draft contains everything you wanted to say. The …

App Offers 1,000 Ways to Beat Writers' Block

Getting stuck with writer's block is a huge pain. Since each person's writing style differs, creative prompts can be very hit-or-miss.<p>The Prompts app …

A Writer's Cheatsheet to Plot and Structure

Plot and structure are like gravity. You can work with them or you can fight against them, but either way they’re as real as a the keyboard at your …

6 Free Writing Podcasts

Connect with Us<p>6 Free Writing Podcasts<p>It’s rare to come across writing tools that are completely free and actually useful. You can ring up quite a …

Why Writers Must Plan To Be Surprised

Every writer I know is at some point surprised by what they write. In fact, being surprised by what we write is as dependable as it is uncontrollable. Garth Stein, the author of <i>The Art of Racing in the Rain</i>, came to novel-writing via screenwriting. Like most screenwriters, he had trained himself to …

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NaNoWriMo Tip #5: Start With a Memorable Introduction

How should you start your NaNoWriMo project? Locking down a memorable introduction may be the best course of action.<p>The animated video above features …

How to Plan a Novel ✐ Complete Workshop

Superbet: An Alphabet Of Superhero/Supervillain Letters

This is designer Simon Koay's 'Superbet,' the alphabet with each letter represented by a particular superhero/supervillain. You can buy …

DC Celebrates Batman Day With Huge Digital Comics Sale (and Cupcakes)

Frosting and funny books - just as the Dark Knight would have wanted.<p>DC is celebrating their annual Batman Day event with a huge digital comics sale. …

10 Ways To Make Your Favorite Games Feel New Again

Games have rules. It’s sort of their “thing.” But just because a game suggests you’re <i>supposed</i> to play it one way doesn’t mean you can’t come up with …

Late to the Game: Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

<i>“Late to the Game” is our editorial series looking back at classic titles through today’s lens, and reflecting on their influence and legacy from the</i> …

Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain has a little P.T. in it

Kojima Productions managed to work a little bit of <i>P.T.</i> — the developer's playable teaser for its scrapped Silent Hill game — into <i>Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain</i>. We've known that since last year's Tokyo Game Show, when Kojima Productions showed off a cameo of <i>P.T.</i>'s Lisa in <i>The Phantom Pain</i>. She …

Ant-Man: director reveals unused, slightly different ending

<b>This post contains big spoilers for Ant-Man</b><p>We're going to need Daphne The Spoiler Squirrel for this one. She's back from her holidays, and ready to …

Batman: Arkham Knight players are already discovering date-related surprises

Batman fans have already discovered one date-related Easter egg within Arkham Knight.<p>Arkham City featured a Calendar Man-related achievement that …

29 Geek DIY's To Make Right Now

Spread love, that's the geeky way.

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