The 50-Word Fiction Competition Can you write a story in just 50 words? Each month we’ll provide a prompt to get you started, but where the story goes from there is entirely up to you. The competition includes two categories, All-Age and Young Writers (under the age of 18). All stories will be judged by the same panel and both winning stories will be published on our website. A prize will be awarded to a writer in each category: Whether you're a seasoned writer or you've always fancied picking up a pen, why not give it a go? compcolts - English Curriculum Resources Skip to main content Create interactive lessons using any digital content including wikis with our free sister product TES Teach. Get it on the web or iPad! guest Join | Help | Sign In compcolts Home
Rant on putting your characters through absolute hell Well, this one was the winner by the most votes I’ve ever seen in a poll, so up it goes. You’ll probably note pretty quickly that all the items on this list are psychological/emotional. Well, yes. I think scenes of physical pain, especially torture, are overused in fantasy, especially because authors have a tendency to forget about wounds whenever they would get in the way and just send their characters pelting off as if they’d never suffered. LITERARY RESOURCES Literary Resources on the Net These pages are maintained by Jack Lynch of Rutgers — Newark. Comments and corrections are welcome. Updated 7 January 2006. Search for a (single) word: Or choose one of the following categories:
John Lye's Courses and Sources Pages A Guide Designed for His Year 1 Students by Professor John Lye Copyright John Lye 1996, 1997 This is a guide to what you might look for in analyzing literature, particularly poetry and fiction. An analysis explains what a work of literature means, and how it means it; it is essentially an articulation of and a defense of an interpretation which shows how the resources of literature are used to create the meaningfulness of the text. Great Short Stories for Teaching Theme in Fiction Great Short Stories for Teaching Theme These short stories are excellent for teaching theme in fiction. Use the accompanying writing lesson ideas to engage students. Teaching Theme the Hard Way The Short Stories for Teaching Theme Bundle contains five complete short story units. You’ll find lesson plans aligned to the common core, graphic organizers, rubrics, quizzes, summaries, analysis, essay topics, and a bunch more.
6 Wordsmiths Who Couldn’t Spell This month marks my 6-year anniversary blogging for mental_floss. It also marks mentalfloss.com's 6-year anniversary in the blogosphere. To celebrate the more than 2,000 daily posts, I'll be republishing some of my favorite posts from these last half-dozen years, starting today, running to the end of the month. Hope you enjoy this stroll down memory lane... (Originally published on Feb. 3, 2009)1. Alfred Mosher ButtsBest known for: inventing Scrabble (first called Lexiko, and then later, Criss Cross Words)But did you know: We owe our Scrabble addictions to the Depression?
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ENG 1001: Writing Resources Text only The resources linked below are designed for students in the course and should be especially useful as you are working on writing assignments. The Writing Process Guidelines for All Essays Sample Essays and Checklists Thesis, Organization, the Support and Development of Ideas J.R.R. Tolkien Reads from The Lord of the Rings and Sings “Sam’s Rhyme of the Troll” in a Rare Recording By Maria Popova In the summer of 1952, sixty-year-old J.R.R. Tolkien (January 3, 1892–September 2, 1973) encountered a tape recorder for the first time, which resulted in some wonderful archival audio of the beloved author reading from The Hobbit.
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