Month: February 2014

Fiction Writing 101 – Part Six – Setting (or giving your character a leg to stand on) — Janice Dick


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A smile formed on Callie’s face at the sight of Tom. It had been so long.  “Welcome by to the land of the living,” she said. “It’s good to be back. What have you been doing in my absence? I hope you managed to keep out of trouble.” “Of course, what do you think? Read More

Unimagined Blessings — Nikki Rosen


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“Okay, young man. That’ll be twenty five cents.” Lesra: Twenty-five cent? Must not be much of a book.”  [Movie: Hurricane Carter] Twenty-five cents for a book about a man’s life. Not much. But the boy, Lesra, bought it, went home and started to read. He couldn’t put the book down and when he finished, he w Read More

I Want To Write A Book — Carolyn R. Wilker


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A cartoon depicted a character saying: “I’m going to write a book and someday I will be famous.” Is fame the ultimate goal? Have you been reading the tabloids lately? A client of mine, still learning English, decided to write a story about her life in the country she came from. Fair enough. W Read More