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Using The Underworld In Your Story.

Descending into the underworld for a character can open so many doors to your story. High adventure, self-realization, or inner/outer triumph are just a few possibilities for your characters journey. The article attached below outlines the many circumstances one might … Continue reading

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Crafting Negative Character Arcs.

Who needs a happy ending to be satisfied and entertained? Not me! Negative character arcs are the cornerstone of captivating stories across many genres. If you’re looking to add some depth and intrigue to your story, read this article on … Continue reading

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Strung Along ( A Short Story)

She flipped through the pictures quickly; she did not want to look at these criminals and locked in on one particular portrait. The eyes were unforgettable; the thin lips spread in that terrifying expanse across his face. Continue reading

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Wednesday Writing Prompt.

This wandering existed only for her. She knew that the corridor would close eventually, and the forest might collapse inwards.

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The Mist of the Woods: Once and Willing (Flash Fiction)

The crunch of the underbrush gave way to my hurried pace. I could not tell if he was still on my trail because the hammering of my heart and heavy exhales were all I could hear. Continue reading

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6️⃣ Word Story Challenge

In six words, tell your story of the above picture.

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A Sisters Choice (Flash Fiction)

“I’m not Mandy! I’m Angela. You’ve got the wrong sister!” Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Writing Prompt

As she approached the sign post, she slowly realized it’s significance. What would the others decide?

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Wednesday’s Writing Prompt

He stumbled through the gates and looked up. He found himself back inside the carnival; he hadn’t left; he had reentered the attraction. Everything began to spin.

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How To Add A Red Herring Into Your Book.

Misleading your readers is one of the most powerful tools a writer has. Though there are many ways to do this, one of the most effective is the red herring. What is a red herring, you ask? The article and … Continue reading

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How To Come Up With A Title For Your Book.

Titles can be difficult to come up with. They have to stand out from the crowd and entice readers to pick up your book. So, how do you go about choosing the perfect title that will do your story justice? … Continue reading

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Somethings Never Change (Flash Fiction)

‘I just want this to end and forget everything.’ Dorian thought to himself as he stood in front of the mirror. Continue reading

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How To Insert A Theme Throughout Your Book.

Themes are the glue that binds every other aspect of your story together. They’re the overall experience your readers will feel. The handle of the blade that is your, the writers, central message. If asked, could you pinpoint the theme/s … Continue reading

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How To Write Traumatic Effects Into Your Story.

If you’re writing a traumatic experience into the backstory of your character, how will you show how it affects your character in the present? Do you know the signs and symptoms of recalling a past traumatic experience and how they … Continue reading

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Worst Day Ever Quotes That Will Make You Reconsider.

“A writer of fiction is really… a congenital liar who invents from his own knowledge or that of other men.” Ernest Hemingway

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Wednesday Writing Prompt

While something of an introvert she could still voice her opinion. When the thoughts became too much, she would erupt with words of wisdom and depth to the surprise of those around her.

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Question Of The Week

Which would you prefer, read 50 amazing books or write 1 amazing book?

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Happily Ever Never

With the final limb severed, Kyle looked down with pride at his work. “Another masterpiece, unfortunately, this is the last one.” This was the ‘last’ one for the twenty-seventh time. The satisfaction never lasted, never held his urge at ease … Continue reading

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Creating Captivating Description In Your Writing.

Do you find yourself in over your head when it comes to describing settings, surroundings, or objects in your writing? A good description can go a long way to enticing a readers imagination. It can pull the reader further into … Continue reading

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Wednesday Writing Prompt

A single cloud rested above the structure that now stood before her. From a single word, the towering shape had formed.

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