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Added by CD Gorri on July 1, 2014 at 2:02am — No Comments

The secret life of a writer

There seems to be a fine line between writing fiction and writing fact. On one hand, writing fiction gives a writer a sense of creativity to freely express the flow of the world that jumps onto the paper (or computer screen), and on the other hand, the stories from the past want to show their ugly faces and take over the creativity process.

When the fiction writer closes her eyes and lets her fingers move to the music of the video's that play in her mind, how will the reader know if…

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Added by Stephanie Kou on August 31, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

Finally, a way to drink books:

Added by Jennifer Richardson on May 22, 2013 at 9:13pm — 1 Comment

SS for 3-Minute Fiction Contest about an American president (can be a fictional one)

 

  • Did I already post this or not? I'm very new at this.
  • I need to cut 57 words.

    Also, should I change the title to "Shehechayanu?"
    Please excuse poor formatting.

 

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Added by Norma Richman Vogel on September 23, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Some edits to Chapters 1 & 2

Chapter 1

She was calm, her mind was clear and she felt like she wasn’t even present there. She wasn’t scared or worried. She knew it was coming.  In fact, she lived through this many times before and even though it was terrifying from time to time, it always ended well. 

She was in her house –not a very solid structure made of thin wood and carton and rather old. Huge storm was coming their way and despite it happening during day it was getting darker and darker outside. It…

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Added by Jane Flowers on July 19, 2012 at 2:18pm — No Comments

Chapter 2

My name is Anna. I am 30 years old, lean and tall golden blonde. My hair is long any my eyes are bright green. I was born and grew up in Norway, so I am more used to colder weather. How did I end up in the Deep South? After graduating from the Medical School of the University of Bergen with a degree in Medical Biology I was offered a teaching job in Alabama. It sounded like an adventure, so, I decided to try. English was a challenge at first, as well as a very different culture. It took me a…

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Added by Jane Flowers on July 18, 2012 at 8:30pm — 4 Comments

List of Words that Sparkle! Jazz up your Writing / Pitch / Synopsis (List of blah words to search for too!)

Adjectives and adverbs can make or break a manuscript, pitch or synopsis. 

"Sparkle" words transform a piece of writing from boring to breathtaking, and give the reader more details.



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Added by Jan Fischer Wade on October 11, 2011 at 5:30am — 4 Comments

She Writes Flash Fiction Freewrites by Meg Pokrass

 



 

POST YOUR FREEWRITE HERE



Enjoy! Post your freewrites if you'd like. Constructive feedback within the…

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Added by meg pokrass on August 4, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Writing a Novel is Like Making a Jigsaw Puzzle

I've often said writing a novel is like running a marathon, but I'm beginning to think it's more like making a jigsaw puzzle: The charge of the first draft is to get the pieces all laid out on the table, face-up, so you can see what's there. The trick of subsequent drafts is to get them all fitted together into a picture…

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Added by Meg Waite Clayton on July 30, 2011 at 8:30am — 24 Comments

I Followed Beckett To My Dream



            When I first began to work on IF I BRING YOU ROSES, I was overwhelmed by the enormity of my ambition.  I recall how I stood in the middle of my office surrounded by all the books that I loved. How could I ever hope to achieve what Anton Chekhov, Jane Austen, F. Scott Fitzgerald had? I was a mere mortal.  I couldn’t think of how to start so I prayed—for guidance to research and learn all that I needed to know to tell my story and—for the talent to…

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Added by Marisel Vera on July 27, 2011 at 9:00pm — 5 Comments

My First Assignment: Characters and the World They Live In

As I have been blogging about very loudly lately (can one blog loudly?), I am trying to get back into the swing of writing after years away from the daily habit of doing the work.  As some of you know, I don't feel, when I've written a blogpost, that I've…

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Added by Kamy Wicoff on July 21, 2011 at 11:30am — 7 Comments

The Skill of Adaptation: Your She Writes Interns on the Final Harry Potter Film

We don’t know what your plans are for tonight, but Isabel and I (the two She Writes interns) have had the tickets booked for a month- we’re both going to say goodbye to Harry Potter, and more symbolically, to the period in our lives in which we can still read children’s fiction as children. Okay, so that time has probably passed for both of us; but we’re willing to extend the fantasy a little longer and savor this final glimmer of childhood.

Despite our enthusiasm, we aren’t…

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Added by Margaret Traylor on July 14, 2011 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Family Stories Enrich Your Story



Countdown to Publication: Week Three

 

            We took my mother to visit her sister in Bangor, Michigan this past weekend and we were talking about the old days at the kitchen table when my mother mentioned how years ago when she visited Spain, she had…

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Added by Marisel Vera on July 13, 2011 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments

Women Doing Literary Things: "Pink Hearts and Motoboards" by Rosy Thornton

Rosy Thornton is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge. Her academic interests include landlord and tenant and housing law, real property and trusts, as well as feminist approaches to law; she has written and published in those fields. She has also published four novels: More Than Love Letters (2007), Hearts and Minds (2008), Crossed Wires (2009) and The Tapestry of Love (2010).…

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Added by Niranjana Iyer on July 13, 2011 at 6:34am — 6 Comments

She Writes Radio: This is NOT "Feminine Tosh": Writing Meaningful Fiction

Available now on She Writes Radio, Carleen Brice, Ellen Sussman, and guest host Meg Waite Clayton discussing the steps to publishing a book, from finding an agent to the writing process. Listen to the whole show here!

 

And be sure to listen in tomorrow on She Writes Radio for 'Recalibrating Writing/Life Balance in a Digital World'

Added by Isabel Farhi on June 22, 2011 at 11:07am — 2 Comments

5 Questions for... Rebecca Lynn



Rebecca Lynn, author of the soon-to-be published Descendents Saga, talks to She Writes intern Isabel Farhi about self-publishing, internet publishing, and her genre choices

 

You have written books of all different genres, from urban fantasy to high fantasy to…

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Added by Isabel Farhi on June 20, 2011 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Women Doing Literary Things: Tina Biswas

A House for Ms. Biswas by Tina Biswas

 

Tina Biswas was born in England to Bengali parents in 1978. She read Politics, Philosophy & Economics at New College, Oxford. Her first novel, Dancing With The Two Headed Tigress, is a comedy of manners, set in England, Ireland, and India. Her second, The Red Road, deals with the Naxalite Uprisings in the…

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Added by Niranjana Iyer on June 8, 2011 at 9:00am — 9 Comments

Five Questions for...Hotel No Tell Author Daphne Uviller

Daphne Uviller, author of Hotel No Tell, her second novel featuring Zephyr Zuckerman, talks to SW's Founding Partner …

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Added by Deborah Siegel on June 5, 2011 at 7:30pm — 8 Comments

Women Doing Literary Things: Lilian Nattel

Speaking of Soup and Typewriters By Lilian Nattel 



Lilian Nattel is the author of two internationally acclaimed novels The River Midnight (Knopf Canada, 1999) and The Singing Fire (Knopf Canada, 2004). Her third novel will…

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Added by Niranjana Iyer on June 1, 2011 at 9:00am — 8 Comments

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