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The human mind is an amazing thing. Our ability to imagine, to create, to explore things outside of what we have directly experienced ourselves, is extraordinary. But our minds can also be our worst enemy when working solo on a labor of love such as a novel. This article explores three common mind-traps every writerContinue reading “Mind the Traps: Writer Beware”
Creative writing is one of the most challenging forms of writing there is. It requires an understanding of the different forms of creative content, as well as certain skills and even talent. To those interested in venturing in this artistic endeavor, here is a basic guide on how to get started in creative writing. Source:Continue reading “Getting Started in Creative Writing”
This is a sample query that I have used to get a literary agent to represent my mss of a 19th century English family that came to America in the latter 18th century and one of whose descendants is narrating their story to a newspaper reported in 1890 a few days before he died atContinue reading “Query for a literary agent”
You are at your doctor’s appointment. You hear a loud sound which sounds like a gunshot. There is a crazy patient going around killing people. You must escape or be killed.
A lady is on a boat cruise going to the Virgin Islands. She is drinking alcohol in her cabin and notices a key on her floor which she doesn’t recognize.
You and some friends are camping in the woods. While sitting by the campfire a pack of wolfes approach you and your friends.
There is a snow storm. A family is stranded at a city hall meeting.