Writing and Social Communication

Writing and Social Communication

Writing and Social Communication It may sound simple, but most of us struggle with mastering the art of speaking or trying to engage in a conversation. Most likely, we say one thing, someone else hears something different, and misunderstanding and conflicts set in.

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How long is a short story? A question for the ages.

How long is a short story? A question for the ages.

The short story usually falls between 1,000 and 15,000 words. At around 15,000 words the novella is born. We are addressing the modern short story and not the ancient tale, fable, or sketch. There is no exact word length, and to understand word count for different prose, it maybe be best to look closer at a variety of literary forms.

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Being A Writer in Silicon Valley

Being A Writer in Silicon Valley

When I first arrived in Silicon Valley two years ago, I had very few expectations for this place. My husband, a computer programmer, had dragged me here because “it is the epicenter of the world’s most cutting-edge technology and future-changing companies.”
Write a Novel with Me in Only 1 Year

Write a Novel with Me in Only 1 Year

Welcome to write a novel with me in 1 year. I think it is important to have goals in writing. I think there are a couple ways to set these goals. Some people care about the amount of time they write each day. Couple writers I know like to write 5 hours per day.
3 Reasons Why Horror has Cultural Value

3 Reasons Why Horror has Cultural Value

3 Reasons Why Horror has Cultural Value: Though they capture the imaginations of many, tales of the weird, the fantastical, and the horrifying tend to be regarded as lesser works of literature--assuming they’re considered literature at all.