I posted a story for critique in a writer's workshop and was told that I could write better than any of them could read.
They said they doubted any of them could ever write as well as I could, and they found the writing too complex.
That was just my regular writing style. How can I dumb it down so I can be...
Would it upset me that you wrote a three dimensional character? No, I know racists who are great, helpful friends, loving spouses and parents, people who'd jump on to a busy street to rescue a stray kitten, and who are the light of a party, many even have non-white, non-Christian friends (like me e.g. These...
I've been wanting books on liguistics and grammar but haven't see any such categories. There were "education" books, but not linguistics and grammar ones.
''Are those who are with us truly with us?'' or ''Are those who are with us, truly with us?''
I notice that in historical novels I read written in the last 20 years or so, the authors give their protags modern attitudes toward slavery, women's issues, racism, etc.
Is it problematic if you write a main character who has period-appropriate sensibilites? I'm not saying write a story with an evil...
I have a school assignment where I have to write a story and my first idea was to write about a girl that was falsely imprisoned and her friend that’s majoring in pre law tries to help her get out. But it’s kind of tricky since I’m not completely well-versed on the criminal justice system. Any idea would be much...
Last night, I had a dream...
In this dream, I woke up in the middle of a fair
Though my ears are wide open, the silence of the fair had a grip on my ear drums
Adjusting, I see something mysterious from my peripheral
In front of me stands a Ferris wheel
Colorful lights dance around in circles
Clear seats open their...
She was a writer of childrens' books around 1900..