Writing poetry is both complicated and straightforward. If you want to write poetry, go with your gut feeling. You are writing great poetry
In 2023 you have many options and a lot of help to write your book. Here are some steps that will help you. Please take these steps
The question of how to become a writer seems simple when you hear someone ask it. The answer some wisecracker immediately spits out is, write!
Knowing how to publish a short story is not difficult. I’m astonished by how many writers are terrified to have others read their work.
If you love writing an MFA might be the way for you to go, but there are many things to consider. In writing, in life, there are no guarantees, but taking the risk might keep you writing. The truth is, you never know. Here are some things to think about before you sign up for your MFA in Creative Writing.
Here is a list of what I feel are the Top 10 Types of Poems, Forms or Formats. I say forms or formats because we cross some lines of distinction here that are not always easy to explain. Basically these are types of poems where people use a certain form to create them, but some are forms in and of themselves. Anyway, I wanted to come up with a short list of the most popular poetry types. This is a basic guide. If someone throws these at you, at least you will know what they are. I hope you will try each type, and if you do feel free to share them in the comments.
There are two vital skills demanded of technical writers. One is to first be able to comprehend what can often be difficult and specialized language. The second
One concept writing-program instructors love to discuss, in lieu of craft, which might better serve their students, is voice. It seems absurd to do so because voice is the one thing one cannot teach in writing,
The main goal of a fiction writer is to create a character that the reader will become invested in, care about, and remember long after the story is finished. Charles Dickens’ Ebenezer Scrooge, Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre,
Writing books, blog posts, articles, or even good captions for your photos on social media can be a difficult task. You need to get some inspiration, understand exactly what you’re going to write, and be able to wrap your ideas into a proper style. Some people think that writing is all about talent, but the truth is that writing is a skill.
You’ve committed two drafts to paper, followed every spellcheck suggestion, and triple-checked to make sure your main character’s (or MC’s) eyes don’t alternate color like a kaleidoscope between chapters. You’ve done all you can…
We all love to be afraid from time to time. That is why we listen to ghost stories with rapt attention from a very young age. It thrills us, makes us look over our shoulders, but we always come
back for more.
The characters of your story moves your story forward. In order to create characters that are real, you must first get to know your own characters well. You need to know them so well that you get inside their heads.
We’ve all been there. Staring at the blank page wondering what we’re doing, how we got here, and what on earth to do next. For some it may be a few hours, for others it may be years. I was one of the unfortunate ones who let the Block chain me down for four years. […]
When I was an undergraduate at UNM (University of New Mexico), I took Intermediate Creative Nonfiction, a class that should have branched out into various forms of nonfiction, but instead stuck solely to memoir and the personal essay. This does not mean I am not in favor of the memoir; it is the genre that holds […]