literature

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The Writer's Arc
You've heard of the narrative arc and character arc. But what is THE WRITER'S ARC? And most importantly, why is it key for every writer to follow in their main character's (MC) footsteps? As writers, ...
Cara Siera20 days ago
Fifteenth Annual Writer’s Conference Facilitates Networking with Local Professionals and Literary Greats
Robert Penn Warren. Evelyn Scott. Allen Tate. Caroline Gordon. During the “Southern Renaissance” of the 1920s and 1930s, these and other acclaimed authors called Clarksville home. Others traveled from...
Jakeson Eudelaa month ago
I Tried Self-Publishing an Ebook–I Might Not Do It Again (For Now)
Back on February 24, 2019, I made a decision that would be considered a milestone for every aspiring writer. After writing my crime novella for almost three weeks after Christmas, which was about a te...
Ember Joy3 months ago
Why I Write: Part 2
My writing. It's my escape. The escape from the darkness in the world and the lack of control I have over it. When I write, I create the darkness I want and it gives me a sense of control. This contro...
Dharma MacKay4 months ago
A Busy Barista Is a Happy Barista
“What can I get for you?” I ask as a group of three young girls in hoodies and big sweatshirts as they come towards the counter. “Yep, sure thing, alright!” Boop boop boop, now to make a triple maple,...
SKYLERIZED 4 months ago
Firm, but Not Crushing
Steel and glass enveloped the building in Wilmington, Delaware. A young COO named Kholer Ingot entered the skyscraper with energy and readiness. He possessed a chestnut skin tone and a flattop hairsty...
Skye Bothma5 months ago
On Becoming a Writer
Why do I want to write? To be honest, at this point in my life I don’t actually want to write. It’s too much like hard work. In my teens, writing was easy. It was my release, my way of working through...
SKYLERIZED 6 months ago
Four Categories
As the ball rolled down the chute, anxious eyes abounded. They jostled and thumbed at their mobile devices to see just what the final number would be. “Eight!” A collective “aww” swept over the crowd ...
Jessye Gould7 months ago
Writer's Block
I wish that I could say that I've been doing nothing but writing for the last few months, but I've found myself having to take time off from writing. Stress and life keep getting in the way for one re...
Stephanie Dube7 months ago
Writing Tips for Aspiring Authors
Ever since I was a little kid, I've always loved writing stories. For some strange reason, though, it never popped into my head when it was my time to choose a career path. I hadn't written anything e...
Deanne Adams7 months ago
Why the World Does Not Owe Your Story an Audience (and How to Find One Anyway)
I want you to ask yourself how many messages you've been bombarded with since you woke up this morning. The first one was probably your alarm, giving you the signal to start your day. If you're like m...
Alex Mustard7 months ago
Writer's Block
Usually I can just simply write for hours and hours and hours, but recently I've found it hard to even formulate sentences together, let alone paragraphs and chapters. Currently I am endeavouring on b...
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Sally Holland7 months ago
NANO WRIMO
It is that time of the year again. It's NANO WRIMO. National Write a Novel in a Month, Month. It is where inspirations flow and frustration is abundant and a bunch of people try to conquer writing a w...
Leigh Fisher7 months ago
Setting Goals as a Creative Writer
The very existence of the word creative lends itself to flippant motivation and capricious inspiration. Like a library book, it lends itself out freely. It’s easy not to have a specific goal when you’...
Leigh Fisher7 months ago
A Month of Literary Insanity
National Novel Writing Month is not for the faint of hand, but it's an incredible writing challenge. Writing a novel in thirty days is insanity. It’s pure literary madness. However, it teaches you to ...
Jessye Gould8 months ago
My Novel Journey
Writing. Some of us do it every day, and don't even think about it. I'm a chronic list writer. I write lists for everything, just so I can feel maybe a bit more organized. Sometimes it works, sometime...
Deana Rita8 months ago
Why I Wanted to Join Vocal
My name is Deana, and I am currently a sophomore in college studying Special Education Moderate PreK-8. I was scrolling through Instagram one day when I came across an advertisement for Vocal. The ad ...
Mary Jones8 months ago
My Writing Journey
My journey into writing... This is my paper written journey through writing my first novel, about my struggles my victories; my hopes and dreams that linger in my head. I suppose I should start by int...