Children's Books and Authors This contest is now closed. The Exquisite Prompt is a series of monthly writing challenges designed as a classroom activity for kids in grades K-12. Teachers can engage their students by selecting just one of the monthly challenges or try a new challenge every month. Our writing prompts are inspired by the 18 authors and illustrators participating in the Exquisite Corpse Adventure (what's that?) Portsmouth 3 months ago This region could use a Municipal Liaison! A Municipal Liaison is a local volunteer who organizes real-life events for your region, oversees this forum, and cheers authors on to victory.
36 Writing Essays by Chuck Palahniuk 1: Establishing Your Authority Chuck teaches two principal methods for building a narrative voice your readers will believe in. Discover the Heart Method and the Head Method and how to employ each to greatest effect. 2: Developing a Theme At the core of Minimalism is focusing any piece of writing to support one or two major themes.
Creative Writing Prompts Welcome to the creative writing prompts page! Prompts can be a big help as story starters, or when you sit staring at the computer with nothing to write. It happens. Sometimes you need something to stimulate ideas and spark creativity. These photos and the accompanying text is meant to do just that, and the act of typing anything often stimulates new ideas and productivity.
One Piece: Parallel Works Chapter 1: We Are the Capricorn Pirates!, an one piece fanfic Author's Note (3/18): Hey, guys, Oxenstierna D. Yuki-Rin here. After LunaticSavage pointed out an error in this fic, I decided to go back and edit/revise the chapters so they would look neater. Book-A-Minute Classics Got another book report to do? English teachers have the inconsiderate habit of assigning mammoth-sized works of literature to read and then actually expecting you to do it. This wouldn't be so bad except that invariably the requisite reading is as boring as fly fishing in an empty lake. Half of those books don't even have discernible plots. And let's face it -- the Cliff's Notes are pretty time-consuming too. Worry no more.
400 Writing Topics - Prompts and Suggestions for Paragraphs, Essays, and Speeches - Essay Topics If getting started is the hardest part of the writing process, close behind it (and closely related to it) may be the challenge of finding a good topic to write about. Sometimes, of course, an instructor will solve that problem for you by assigning a topic. But at other times you'll have the opportunity to choose a topic on your own. And you really should think of it as an opportunity--a chance to write about something you care about and know well.
Oxenstierna D. Yuki-Rin Author has written 56 stories for One Piece, Touhou Project, Hetalia - Axis Powers, Baccano!, Sgt. Frog/ケロロ軍曹, D.Gray-Man, Anime X-overs, Harry Potter, Kuroshitsuji, Vocaloid, Inception, Puella Magi Madoka Magica/魔法少女まどか★マギカ, Fullmetal Alchemist, Hunger Games, Gintama, Homestuck, Fairy Tail, Sherlock, Divergent Trilogy, Soul Eater, Pandora Hearts, and Durarara!! 25 Insights on Becoming a Better Writer When George Plimpton asked Ernest Hemingway what the best training for an aspiring writer would be in a 1954 interview, Hem replied, “Let’s say that he should go out and hang himself because he finds that writing well is impossibly difficult. Then he should be cut down without mercy and forced by his own self to write as well as he can for the rest of his life. At least he will have the story of the hanging to commence with.” Today, writing well is more important than ever. Far from being the province of a select few as it was in Hemingway’s day, writing is a daily occupation for all of us — in email, on blogs, and through social media.
FocusWriter About FocusWriter is a simple, distraction-free writing environment. It utilizes a hide-away interface that you access by moving your mouse to the edges of the screen, allowing the program to have a familiar look and feel to it while still getting out of the way so that you can immerse yourself in your work. It’s available for Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X, and has been translated into many different languages.