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Creative Writing Ideas, Courses Online, Free Classes for Writers

Creative Writing Ideas, Courses Online, Free Classes for Writers

Questionnaires for Writing Character Profiles - Creative Writing Help Enter your e-mail to get the e-book for FREE. We'll also keep you informed about interesting website news. "I have searched the web and used different worksheets, but none have come close to your worksheets and descriptions of (what to do and what not to do). "As usual - I already love the course on Irresistible Fiction, rewriting a lot and improving greatly even after the first lesson. “Essentials of Fiction proved that I could indeed write and I wrote every day, much to my boyfriend's dismay (waa sniff).” - Jill Gardner "I am loving the course and the peer interaction on the blog is fantastic!!!" "I'm enjoying the weekly email course, Essentials of Poetry Writing. "Thank you for all the material in this course. "I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of the lessons and feel they were very helpful in introducing new ideas and perspectives to my writing. "Thanks very much for this course. "I'm learning so much. "Thank you so much!! "The Irresistible Fiction course is going well.

Share Book Recommendations With Your Friends, Join Book Clubs, Answer Trivia How to Poison your Ficiontal Characters Do you have a fictional character you need to kill, but you don't want them strangled or shot or stabbed with a knife? Do you want your murderer to kill them without letting anyone know what you plan to do or who your killer is? Try using poison. It's easy to get, easy to use, and even easier to cover up. Maybe your killer could slip some poisonous mushrooms in the victim's salad. Unlike other forms of murder, poisoning is fast and easy and doesn't require strength or a good aim, and if it's done properly, by the time the person realizes he's been poisoned, it's too late, he's already dead. Care to have one of your characters try her hand at murder? Hemlock: All parts of the plant are poisonous. There are many other poisons, too many to list here, and most of them are available to the average person. Are you thinking of writing a historical and don't know what was available at the time?

Mentor Text Lessons...inspired by Picture Books How did this page of quality lessons come about? In 2005, WritingFix and the Northern Nevada Writing Project received a generous grant that helped begin the very popular lesson collection you will find on this page. The generous $25,000 AT&T Grant, acquired with the help of the Washoe Education Foundation, allowed us to design and host a very different kind of inservice class for 100 Northern Nevada teachers, and that inservice made possible this page. Members of the Northern Nevada Writing Project's Technology Team created and demonstrated eight brand new picture book lessons to the first 100 teachers who signed up; they then gave away 100 copies of each of the picture books so that class participants could teach any of the lessons back in their classrooms. Our Picture Book Inservice continues in Northern Nevada. "Your [Picture Books] inservice is--by far--the most valuable class I have ever taken as a teacher.

Deep Spirits: Quest for Truth, Exploration of Beauty & Magic of Life Mythical Creatures List, Mythical Creatures A-Z Paradigm Online Writing Assistant Digital Printing … and so much more! » Technical Specs Standard Sized Double Page Spread Template This template applies to all double page spreads for standard-sized comics, wraparound covers for standard sized comics, as well as the interior covers (endpapers) for standard-sized hardcovers. Magazine-Sized Page Template This template applies to all pages for magazine-sized comics, magazine-sized paperbacks, as well as the interior pages of magazine-sized hardcovers … Standard-Sized Page Template This template applies to all pages for standard-sized comics, standard-sized paperbacks, and all interior pages for standard-sized hardcovers … Standard-Sized Comics Page These page dimensions apply to all standard-sized comics pages — both for saddle-stitched comics and perfect bound books. General Technical Specs While each different product type has a few specific requirements, there are FIVE basic things that apply to almost all the products.

Livia Blackburne In Which I Fix My Girlfriend's Grandparents' WiFi and Am Hailed as a Conquering Hero. [Originally published January 20, 2012.] Lo, in the twilight days of the second year of the second decade of the third millennium did a great darkness descend over the wireless internet connectivity of the people of 276 Ferndale Street in the North-Central lands of Iowa. For many years, the gentlefolk of these lands basked in a wireless network overflowing with speed and ample internet, flowing like a river into their Compaq Presario. But then one gray morning did Internet Explorer 6 no longer load The Google. Some in the kingdom thought the cause of the darkness must be the Router. But with the dawn of the feast of Christmas did a beacon of hope manifest itself upon the inky horizon. The people did beseech the warrior to aid them. Deep, deep behind the recliner did the warrior crawl, over great mountains of National Geographic magazines and deep chasms of TV Guides. And at last the warrior arrived at the Router.

3 Ways to Disappear Completely Edit Article Thinking It ThroughCovering Your TracksYour New Identity Edited by Jared C., Jonathan E., Juliagirl, Tom Viren and 26 others Whether you need to lay low or simply want to be left alone, you might be considering a complete disappearance. Technology makes completely vanishing a virtual impossibility, but with enough diligence and care, it's possible to vanish. Ad Steps Part 1 of 3: Thinking It Through 1Understand the legal ramifications. 3Understand what you're running from. Part 2 of 3: Covering Your Tracks 1Get rid of certain possessions. A good disappearing act takes work. Part 3 of 3: Your New Identity 1Gather your resources. Wear a hat indoors. Tips Delete this page from your browser history, or research modes of disappearance on a public computer, such as one at a library.Check your supplies regularly. Warnings Disappearing will potentially devastate your friends and family members.

101 Short Stories that Will Leave You Smiling, Crying and Thinking post written by: Marc Chernoff Email Since its inception eighteen months ago, our sister site Makes Me Think (MMT) has truly evolved into a remarkable online community. Every day, users share their thought-provoking life stories and vote on stories that other users have shared. Some are happy, some are sad, and others twist your emotions, pulling them in several directions at once. As stated on the MMT About page, sometimes the most random everyday encounters force us to stop and rethink the truths and perceptions we have ingrained in our minds. I believe the 101 stories listed below perfectly fulfill that description. What do you think?

10 Social Networks for Artists 2012 Listed here are 10 social networks for artists. Each of them have unique features for artists, including: Networking with other creative people around the world. Some allow the addition of a personal portfolio, and creation of art blogs. In case you are wondering, I have a profile at each of these artist social networks, but of course do not have time to visit each regularly. 1 - CultureInside Gallery Culture Inside Gallery is a gallery run social network, and includes space for artists to add artworks, biography, artist statement, and an art blog. One innovative thing I saw here is the lightbox. 2 - LabforCulture.org Lab for Culture is a European social network for artists and art lovers. Read current art news, keep track of art events and exhibitions, and find art jobs in Europe. 3 - Artreview.com Artreview, popular for Art Review magazine, is another great social network for artists and people who love art. Artists can participate in forums and groups, and even create their own.

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