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Time to Write Another Book

On Sunday evening the fog of an impending head cold snuffed out my optimism. The blasted thing possessed a life akin to a chemical fire retardant; lofty intention stalled. 429 more words


研究生顧問和他們的學生的職責 (研究生英文編修出版投稿日報) 5/25/2015

* 研究生顧問和他們的學生的職責
* 學術英文投稿教學影片 (491) Writing in the Sciences 6.3 – Stanford University Online 453 more words

Why You Need a Theme - And How It Can Kill Your Writing

This was the last thing Swen said to me, before he jumped off the cliff: “I’m going to do something that you will never forget. Witness me.” 593 more words


Practice Pages - The Disappearance of Noise

As drills are to an athlete, or scales to a musician, practice paragraphs are to a writer.
Here’s a little sample of an idea I foraged from my notebook. 251 more words


One Writer's Attempt to Help Other's Work through Writer's Block

When I was younger my mother would watch The Golden Girls religiously and I remember an episode in which Blanche decided to be a romance writer. 953 more words

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Working Through Plot Problems

If you’re anything like me, you run into plenty of roadblocks during the course of your story. No matter how well you crafted that outline, things will change as you write, and you must adjust accordingly. 698 more words


How to Construct Flat Characters

You probably remember learning about round versus flat characters way back in English class (er … maybe it wasn’t so far back for you. Lucky, lucky you). 812 more words

Meg Dowell