Writers Helping Writers : From The Workshop

Hannes Hummus Holmquist's picture
"Ditch-digging desperation" by Hannes Hummus H...
A ditch-digger sick of his life goes on a date with a stalking hooker in hopes of making money
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"Splatter von Rainbow Ch. 10 & 11" by Nicholaus Patnaude
An armless transvestite (Tragorius) and a manikin (Bionica) must travel through past lives to fight for peaceful moments in their endangered love...
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"Allison Layne" by R.Moon
This part concerns an angel named... well, Angel.
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"STORM AND SKY (Working Title) - Chapter 03" by Anna Gutmann
11-year-old Astrid must live up to her title as Child of Sky and help defeat an evil force that intends to blot out the stars. Middle Grade (intended...
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"Splatter von Rainbow ch. 9" by Nicholaus Patnaude
An armless transvestite (Tragorius) and a manikin (Bionica) must travel through past lives to fight for peaceful moments in their endangered love...

Sharpen Your Skills : Essays On Writing

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.
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The Devil in the Details

From: Craig Clevenger
A good description uses lots of details to paint a vivid picture for the reader; a great description uses just a few details placed in opposition to each other to elicit an image from the reader's imagination. This essay originally appeared over at The Cult.