Writers Helping Writers : From The Workshop

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"Portrait of the Artist as an Octopussy" by petefern
Two bandmates get into a pornosophical kerfuffle at a bagel shop during a post-show breakfast while on tour. Warning: intermixed sex and violence.
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"The Bewitchin' Pond" by DTucker
A man who never wanted to run a crematorium, but now does, takes drastic measures when his equipment malfunctions.
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"Suit Made of Shadows" by herlit
Two detectives chase a killer who might be a rogue spy.
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"The Coffin Maker" by Austrian Spencer
A young man applies for the position of Coffinmaker's apprentice - and in doing so learns the primary qualification of the job - the ability to...
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"Jolene" by MetalAged
Introducing a new character to my second novel

Sharpen Your Skills : Essays On Writing

Chuck Palahniuk

One Word Leads To The Next: Unconventional Conjunctive Devices

From: Chuck Palahniuk
An essay that explores unconventional conjunctive devices and how they can link a story together, making it more like a song or piece of music.
Chuck Palahniuk

The Haunting: How To Conquer The Shame Of Being A Writer

From: Chuck Palahniuk
An essay about why the vocation of writing can sometimes feel shameful, and how to own that shame and then eventually conquer it.