Tag Archive | writers

Reblog: Writer’s Quote: Silver Lining

Originally posted on Randoms by a Random:
Silver Lining– a prospect of hope or comfort in a gloomy situation, according to the free dictionary. The above quote is from the oscar nominated movie, The silver lining playbook and I chose it for this week’s writer’s quote because today is Monday and we all need all…

Izzy May I: The Write Open Ending

Simple question. Novels with open endings, Do you love them or hate them? ~*~

Izzy May I: The Write Word Count

Word Count: Some writers obsess over it, while others couldn’t care less. Either way, if you’re seeking publication, there will come a time when you’re asked for the estimated word count of your manuscript. Is 50,000 not enough? Is 115,000 tipping the scale? Most agents, editors, authors, and fellow bloggers agree that…

George Herbert and a Haiku

* “Having imagination, it takes you an hour to write a paragraph that, if you were unimaginative, would take you only a minute. Or you might not write the paragraph at all” — Franklin P. Adams *

THAT MOMENT WHEN THURSDAYS (6)

THAT MOMENT WHEN THURSDAYS (6)

That moment when a character acts unnaturally stupid just to further the plot. That moment when a book opens with a dream.

Flash Fiction Challenge: Serving “Justice”

In response to PJ’s photo prompted Flash Fiction challenge (75 – 175 words). Special thanks to Dawn M. Miller for the photo.

“When your story is ready for rewrite, cut it to the bone. Get rid of every ounce of excess fat. This is going to hurt; revising a story down to the bare essentials is always a little like murdering children, but it must be done.” —Stephen King, WD

Izzy May I: The Write Shot in the Foot

Izzy May I: The Write Shot in the Foot

This is a double feature entry for my event and Jennifer Nichole Wells’ (this week’s color is bittersweet). The Write Shot in the Foot (Bittersweet Book Poetry version)

PRONUNCIATION CHALLENGE

Dr. Gerard Nolst Trenité, a Dutch observer of English, once wrote a poem called “The Chaos.”

THEY TOLD ME IT COULDN’T BE DONE

“It Couldn’t Be Done,” Edgar Albert Guest Somebody said that it couldn’t be done But he with a chuckle replied That “maybe it couldn’t,” but he would be one Who wouldn’t say so till he’d tried.