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^ Back to top We use cookies, just to track visits to our website, we store no personal details. ACCEPT COOKIES What are cookies? Login Overcoming Writer’s Block Writer’s Block can stop your creative efforts in their tracks and overcoming writer’s block is a tough task. Share: start Save Punch a key to Break the block Dial 1 for Settings Dial 2 for Characters Dial 3 for Dramatic Entrances Dial 4 for Dialogue Dial 5 to Commiserate Dial 6 for Verbs Dial 7 for Calisthenics Dial 8 to Kill a Character Dial 9 for Endings Dial 0 for More Help Think you can do better? Dial for your Saved Tips to Start Writing Toggle Sound The December Challenge: Its Christmas, Carol is now OPEN to submissions The winner of the November Challenge: Think Outside the Fishtank, is... TiberiousG with his excellently creepy entry, They Buried Him in a Box. The following five were this month's runners up: Thanks to everyone who took part! Our judges said: Well done to everyone who entered! 500-words to encourage you to keep writing every day...

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altered books Cut the bindings off of books found at a used book store. Find poems in the pages by the process of obliteration. Put pages in the mail and send them all around the world. Lather, rinse, repeat. Creative Writing Exercises for Craft No matter what stage you're at with your writing, it's always beneficial to work on craft and technique. These creative writing exercises target common problems and weaknesses. Switch Point of View Both first person and third person have their strengths and weaknesses; what works for one story may not work for another.

Anatomy of the Sword Anatomy of the Sword Sections of a Viking Age Sword Sections of a Longsword with Scabbard Sections of a Swept-hilt Rapier Sections of a Basket-hilt Sections of a Saber with Scabbard Creative Writing Exercises - set your imagination free. Creative writing exercises are a great way to get started. Whether you are a beginner, or are an experienced writer these exercises will stimulate your mind and get your ideas flowing. I will be straight with you and tell you that very few people just start writing and straight away produce great results. No Idea Left Behind: 25 Tools for Capturing Ideas Anywhere As a serial entrepreneur, I’m addicted to ideas. I feed off of ’em. And nothing makes me more upset than having a great idea… and losing it.

9 Ways to Turn Old Musty Books Into Something Cool » Written Wor Bibliophiles and bookworms, English majors and lovers of literature: is it possible to have too many books? They accumulate so quickly! Every member of your family getting you the same three books you requested for Christmas. Seeing Don DeLillo marked half-off, knowing you dumped a half-caff latte on your copy of Underworld, and – even though only the first three pages are illegible – justifying its purchase. 15+ years of required reading lists stored in boxes in your basement, even though you can bet your bippy you will never willingly read the poetry of Robert Burns again. We are up to our waists in books, some of which we hate (really Master Burns? Scottish dialect?

NaBloPoMo November 2011 Writing Prompts If you're participating in NaBloPoMo in November -- or even if you're not! -- here are some prompts to get you going. Writing prompts appear here nightly, Monday to Friday (weekends are for free-writing!) Wednesday, November 30, 2011 What did you learn from doing NaBloPoMo? Tuesday, November 29, 2011 What is the last thing you do before bed?

8 Writing Techniques to Win You a Pulitzer Today’s guest post is from writer Joe Bunting, who blogs at The Write Practice. We all know there are novels and then there are “literary” novels. When you read Margaret Atwood, it just feels different than when you read Tom Clancy. And for some reason, these literary novels are the ones that win all the most prestigious awards like the Pulitzer Prize, the Man Booker Prize, and the Nobel Prize for Literature.

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