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Featured Poem 7/29 – “Lesson” 0

Featured Poem 7/29 – “Lesson”

Lesson by Ellen Bryant Voigt   Whenever my mother, who taught small children forty years, asked a question, she already knew the answer. “Would you like to” meant you would. “Shall we” was another, and...

Iggy’s Alphabet {A} 1

Iggy’s Alphabet {A}

Hello everyone! This is a new segment for WritingGooder, called “Iggy’s Alphabet”, written by yours truly, every Monday. What’s it about, you ask? Well, I just choose a word that begins with the letter...

Poetic Forms Winner: The Villanelle 0

Poetic Forms Winner: The Villanelle

Hi everyone! If you haven’t yet seen this week’s description of the Villanelle, then please do check it out to find out more about one of my favourite forms of poetry. This week, both...

Novels and Nonsense #1 – Taking That First Step 1

Novels and Nonsense #1 – Taking That First Step

‘Sup, my hedogz ‘nd shedogz. As someone who’s pretty much incapable of anything besides writing novels (though the quality of said novels is arguable), I felt it the obvious subject choice for my new...

Divergent: The New Hunger Games? 2

Divergent: The New Hunger Games?

For those of you who read my post on Wednesday, you’ll know that my chosen book of the 10 Books of Summer is Divergent, a Science-Fiction novel by Veronica Roth. As I am the...

Four Types of Terrible Query Letters 4

Four Types of Terrible Query Letters

The query letter is what is used to submit a piece of work to an agent in the book industry, and is one of the most difficult things a writer encounters (after writing the...

Bad Cover Art…Redesigned: Bronx Angel 2

Bad Cover Art…Redesigned: Bronx Angel

Welcome to Bad Cover Art…Redesigned! Where I bring you the most horrible of all cover art I can find on the world wide web and try to come up with an alternative (that I...

Fiction Focus- The Other Woman 3

Fiction Focus- The Other Woman

I haven’t posted for a while, but today got to thinking about a specific trope that is far more pervasive than we perhaps we think. It is the recurring character of the Other Woman...

Challenge Corner #18 – One Last Chance 2

Challenge Corner #18 – One Last Chance

You’re running along through the video game. You slip up, hit the big nasty spikes. Your avatar flickers, and disappears, and up in the corner, the life counter drops down to one. The beginning...

Featuring Fiction: Paradise by GriffinClaw 0

Featuring Fiction: Paradise by GriffinClaw

Have you ever read a story that takes your breath away as your eyes continue to scan down the page, reading, still reading, steadily reading while craving for more even after it is finished...