Tag: writing tips

Galley Table Episode Eight – Gypsy Pirate Rants

In episode eight we leave Laura all alone in the wheelhouse and she rants! This is another one of our …Read the Rest

Galley Table Episode Seven – Bubbly Evil

In episode seven we chat about organization in preparing to write. Guests: Zack Ricks Jeff Hite Laura Frechette Mentioned: Snowflake …Read the Rest

I am a reader first

October 18, 2010
I am a reader first

If you are a reader, no matter what you are reading ¬†you understand what it means to be really into …Read the Rest

Ways To Ensure You Will Not Be Published

I find myself repeating the same two critiques over and over as I’m working through the pile. Here, I’ll point them out, so you writers will know to avoid them, and the readers can appreciate that we’re doing this so they don’t have to.

Ambiguity

July 26, 2010
Ambiguity

Brand Gamblin (vidcaster, writer, and creator extraordinaire and author of the novel Tumbler and one of the stories in our …Read the Rest

Getting to Know Your Character

One of the most important parts of a story is you main character, without whom the story is just a …Read the Rest

The Importance of a hook

July 12, 2010
The Importance of a hook

First lets talk about what a hook is. When you use Google to define: hook you will find a definition …Read the Rest

What do I buy? Stories.

July 11, 2010
What do I buy? Stories.

That should be pretty obvious, right? However, after looking over the last round of submissions, and over the first wave …Read the Rest