Writing Question: Conflict

Originally posted on Story Empire:
Ciao, SEers. Seems my time for a Friday post has rolled around again. This is the week of the month where we pose a question for discussion. I’m going to discuss first, then pose my question. Ask one hundred authors how to craft a story, and you’ll get one hundred…

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Premature Assessments Can Do Lifelong Harm

Originally posted on Help from Heaven:
As a professor, I met so many students who had a poor opinion of their abilities to be more than just be average in college because someone had told them early in their lives that they were not smart, capable, or good enough to be successful. These are what…

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Add Glitter To Old Stories

  It’s time to go back and revisit those old short stories and novels you wrote years ago and tucked away. Did you print them as hard copies, stick them in an envelope, and place them on the back of the shelf? Or, did you remove them from your hard drive and place them on […]

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If I Were to Write a Prompt Response …

If I were to write a response to today’s one word prompt—FRANTIC— it would be one of the three below. However, I am on my way out to begin a hectic day of activities.  So, I will leave you with three possibilities. If I were to write one at a later date, which would you […]

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