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Fiction Focus Week 5- Heroes 5

Fiction Focus Week 5- Heroes

One of the things that turns up in fiction (particularly sci-fi, fantasy, adventure and YA) again and again are heroes- and heroines, but for some reason the word “heroine” has much more Victorian connotations,...

Quote of the Week #4 2

Quote of the Week #4

“Writing is magic, as much the water of life as any other creative art. The water is free. So drink. Drink and be filled up.” – Stephen King

Writing Prompt #3 0

Writing Prompt #3

It’s the middle of summer. You’re out camping, and decide to go kayaking. In some tough waves, your boat capsizes and can’t swim to shore. You wake up on the beach some time later,...

Word of the Week #3 2

Word of the Week #3

Man, Cyril just played an amazing hemidemisemiquaver! hemidemisemiquaver (noun) [ˌhɛmɪˌdɛmɪˈsɛmɪˌkweɪvə] 1. A musical note played for 1/64 of the duration of a whole note. Also known as a sixty-fourth note.

Writing Prompt #2 1

Writing Prompt #2

Let’s try something simpler. Imagine you are walking in a path in the mountains: Why are you there? What are you searching for? — Get writing! Post your responses here. 🙂

Fiction Focus Week 2- Villains 5

Fiction Focus Week 2- Villains

So I considered going into more detail about protagonists and focus on one small part of that- the hero. Then I came to the conclusion that most people don’t really care about heroes. What...