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Short Story Writing Basics for Students

Twice during senior year, my students have to write creative writing pieces under test conditions. Here is some of the advice I give out in a way that is easy to remember. 906 more words


On Putting Together A Short Story Collection

Many moons ago, when I was in my early teens, I read a piece of advice which I’ve always tried to stick with. I can’t remember the exact wording, but basically what it was saying was don’t talk about what you’re writing, just keep your head down and get on with it. 436 more words

Creative Writing

Joey Mac and the Pearlescent Unicorn Uniform Part 1

His job made Joseph MacDonal II, Joey to his pals, the enemy of the world and a target for assassination. He was one of the few people on the planet trained and licensed to butcher unicorns and prepare their meat for consumption. 1,417 more words



by Raji Singh

The telling of tales has been a grand part of human history.  We escape to other worlds with Carpier and Hans Christian Anderson.  456 more words


Hello friends- as I said in my last post, I have taken up two creative writing subjects to allow my procrastination from boring law subjects to be at least fun and constructive. 1,569 more words


Written Prompt #2: The Appointment

Author’s Note: the written prompt I used for this is from the book 642 Things to Write About, and is simply given as “How do you feel about love these days?” This is what followed. 2,124 more words


No Future In Arguing

Because of the argument with her mother, Lakshmi wasn’t able to sleep. It happened ten days ago to this very minute and her hatred for her mother hadn’t abated one iota. 1,327 more words