Monthly Archives: October 2015




  “As a writer you ask yourself to dream while awake.” – Aimee Bender

Quote



  Literary Term of the Day: Exposition  

Exposition



  Literary Term of the Day: Motif

Motif



  Have a wonderful Friday, everyone!

Friday



  Literary Term of the Day: Foreshadow

Foreshadow



  One of the best things about fall is enjoying a good book in your favorite reading spot. Share with us what you’re currently reading.  

Fall



  “A short story must have a single mood and every sentence must build towards it.” – Edgar Allan Poe

Writing Tip



  Literary Term of the Day: Alliteration    

Alliteration



  “I admire anybody who has the guts to write anything at all.” – E.B. White  

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  Literary Term of the Day: Hyperbole    

Hyperbole



    Writing Tip: “If you are using dialogue – say it aloud as you write it. Only then will it have the sound of speech.” – John Steinbeck

Writing Tip





  Literary Term of the Day: Denouement  

Denouement



  Writing Tip George Orwell stated in “Politics and the English Language”, “A scrupulous writer, in every sentence that he writes, will ask himself at least four questions, thus: 1. What am I trying to say? 2. What words will express it? 3. What image or idiom will make it clearer? […]

Writing Tip



  Margaret Atwood said, “A word after a word after a word is power.” This quote is moving to fellow writers. May we remember this sentence as we continue to write our short stories, novels, and poems.

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  Writing Tip: Here’s a great quote from Ray Bradbury to inspire you as you continue  to work on your stories.

Writing Tip



  Right now we’re beginning the developmental editing process. Stay tuned for additional updates regarding our progress.

Coming Soon



  We’re excited to announce the winning book cover design for our anthology of short stories, The Strangers. Thank you to everyone who voted!

Winning Design



  There is only one more day left to vote! Click this link to view the eight book covers: http://goo.gl/LoN0uG. Stay tuned! We’ll announce the winning design soon.

Vote



  It’s almost time to choose a winner. There are only two more days left to vote! Follow this link and pick your favorite design:  http://goo.gl/LoN0uG

Vote



  We’re in the process of deciding which book cover will be featured for our anthology of short stories called, The Strangers. You can be a part of the decision process by voting from the eight, unique designs. Click on this link to vote now: http://goo.gl/LoN0uG  

Book Cover