Writers Helping Writers : From The Workshop

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"Chapter One Only - CREATURISTIC" by Anna Gutmann
12 year old Topher discovers a world full of mystical creatures and mayhem. First chapter only.
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"Please Hold for the President" by Burning_Bush
A short satirical telephone conversation between Obama and Putin. It contains very strong language so please do not read if easily offended.
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"The Breach" by tristankneschke
Treffeme is a city enclosed in glass domes to protect its citizens from thousands of flies raging outside. A girl meets her neighbor who has an...
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"(Unfortunately) Untitled" by Doug Allan
Holly is eight years old and she loves violent computer games but can she draw the line to keep her brutality only virtual?
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"Nights Out Concerto" by EscherTO
Ruminations upon nights out and human desire, structured loosely as a 'concerto'. Focusing on the carnal nature of the ritualised act of...

Sharpen Your Skills : Essays On Writing

Chuck Palahniuk

Stocking Stuffers: 13 Writing Tips From Chuck Palahniuk

From: Chuck Palahniuk
Christmas comes early today! In this essay Chuck provides a grab-bag of incredibly useful ideas that don't require too much individual elaboration. From delineating the three types of speech, to simple maxims for the writing life.
Jack Ketchum

Splat Goes the Hero: Visceral Horror

From: Jack Ketchum
Jack Ketchum on violence, pain, and the importance of not looking away.