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The Relevance of Sex in Literature - An update for author S. Burke (@pursoot)

In 2011, I wrote an article as part of a series hosted by author S. Burke (Soooz).

The Relevance of Sex in Literature in 2011… 95 more words

Eden Baylee

Drafting a Scene for my Novel

STEPPING A CHARACTER 

As writers we are always looking for ways to write faster, more focused, and more detailed. I recently attended a workshop where I learned the craft of… 1,327 more words

Travel Writing

Good Metaphor/Bad Metaphor

What makes a good metaphor? That’s like what makes a good wine. No, that’s a simile, not a metaphor. And it’s not a very good one, either. 601 more words

Fiction

Maybe a Different Strategy, Hollywood?

The other day, my sister-in-law emailed an article to me on young adult movie adaptations, and asked for my opinion. If you’re curious, you can read the article… 520 more words

Craft Of Writing

How to Receive Feedback

Lessons come hard only if you’re deaf to them. Don’t be.

I recently joined the website Scribophile where creative writers share their work and receive critiques.

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Creative Writing

Saying No to Pokémon Go

Between finishing my middle grade fantasy novel (and by finishing, I mean getting it to the point where beta readers will read it), copy editing a book someone else wrote (still doing that), taking job-related tests, and attending various parties of the graduation and birthday variety, I have been a bit delayed in posting. 479 more words

Craft Of Writing

So You Want to Be a Screenwriter?

So you want to be a writer.  

Not just any kind of writer, a screenwriter.  The idea of putting your thoughts down on paper and sharing your vision with your friends, colleagues and, perhaps, other filmmakers makes your toes tingle and your eyes shine.   534 more words