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Writing Tip: Form: Ode

The ode is a form of poetry that originated in Ancient Greece. It is traditionally a long poem separated into stanzas, but you can change the form as you wish. 275 more words

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#SummerSparks Day 9 - Writing Tips from the Big Bad Writer by Pat Miller

by Pat Miller

One day, Little Red Writing Hood realized she needed some writing tips. She heard that Granny W was a prolific writer, so Little Red packed a basket of treats and decided to visit her. 1,484 more words


Kathy White Announces The Winning FABO Story!

Wow! The FaBo stories took directions I wasn’t expecting this time. Some were funny, one rocketed into sci-fi and one in particular featured a strange boy who barely said a word. 1,524 more words

Fabo Story

Writing Tip: Mental Break

One of the hardest parts about being a writer is learning how to handle the mental stress. It’s no secret that creating a novel, of any length, takes a lot of time and effort. 203 more words


Writing Tip: Repetition in Poetry

There are many ways to use repetition in poetry. Each type of repetition can have a different impact on the way that your writing sounds and have a different effect on your readers. 249 more words

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#ScienceFiciton #FridayRead Frontier Mine on the Moon - Crater by Homer Hickam

Crater Trueblood is an up-right, low-key teenage hero. He is born and raised on the Moon with an unworthy best friend, a crush on a girl he only argues with, and – soon after the story begins – a new job he can’t seem to get right. 584 more words

Science Fiction

How to Become a Better Writer #writing #awards

Last year, Safkhet Publishing entered Grumpy Old Menopause for The Wishing Shelf Awards and as I reported last month it won a silver award. Now, before your eyes glaze over and you think I’m crowing about winning an award, I’m not. 985 more words

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