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09.05.2014 10:49    Comments: 0    Categories: Writing Quotations      Tags: terry mcmillan  writing  writing knots  novels  stories  
I like to think of what happens to characters in good novels and stories as knots--things keep knotting up.
18.03.2013 22:35    Comments: 0    Categories: Writing Symbolism      Tags: james bonnet  symbolism  secret language  great stories  metaphors)  
Visual metaphors are the secret language of great stories. In this article, I will discuss what they are and the source of their power.
08.03.2013 00:33    Comments: 0    Categories: Structure      Tags: james bonne  hidden  structures  great stories  enormous  power  
When I speak of a great story, I mean stories or films that are critically acclaimed and generally acknowledged to be classics.
06.03.2013 00:19    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Writing      Tags: twenty rules  writing  detective stories  s.s. van dine  
THE DETECTIVE story is a kind of intellectual game. It is more — it is a sporting event. And for the writing of detective stories there are very definite laws — unwritten ...
25.10.2012 17:25    Comments: 0    Categories: Creative Writing  Writing Prompts      Tags: shery ma belle arrieta-russ  shery ma belle arrieta  stories  
Creativity is something that comes naturally for most seasoned writers. Given any topic under the sun, an experienced writer will be able to spin words around...
26.12.2011 12:18    Comments: 0    Categories: Literature  Short Stories      Tags: edgar allan poe  short stories  short story  american literature  
TRUE!-NERVOUS--very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am! but why will you say that I am mad? The disease had sharpened my senses--not destroyed--not dulled them.
21.12.2011 11:26    Comments: 0    Categories: Grammar      Tags: verb tenses  stories  narrative prose  grammar  
The past tense is commonly used when writing a narrative or a story, as in: 1 Once upon a time, there was a peaceful kingdom in the heart of a jungle . . .
18.12.2011 11:18    Comments: 0    Categories: Literature  Short Stories      Tags: washington irving  short stories  short story  american literature  
In the bosom of one of those spacious coves which indent the eastern shore of the Hudson, at that broad expansion of the river denominated by the ancient Dutch navigators the Tappan Zee...
18.12.2011 11:18    Comments: 0    Categories: Literature  Short Stories      Tags: washington irving  short stories  short story  american literature  
The hair of the affrighted pedagogue rose upon his head with terror. What was to be done? To turn and fly was now too late; and besides, what chance was there of escaping ghost or goblin...
15.12.2011 11:13    Comments: 0    Categories: Literature  Short Stories      Tags: short stories  short story  sherwood anderson  american literature  
I am in love with my wife," he said--a superfluous remark, as I had not questioned his attachment to the woman he had married. We walked for ten minutes and then he said it again.
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