Like anything else, media can impact how we see ourselves, and I hope that some young reader might take away a positive idea of the importance of consent, not just in sex, but in all areas of their lives.
Social Distancing has meant a lot of school closures, which means a lot of parents and caregivers are finding themselves with an increased presence of children. Ew! Are we supposed to keep them in our house?
I still think there's a lot to gain from something like an editing app. But, if I followed every suggestion it gave me, my writer's voice would be lost quickly. It does force me to at least think about the word choices in these areas, and I'm not too proud to admit that sometimes I could pick a tighter verb over the use of an adverb.
Every year, you have to watch their Facebook page, waiting for them to release the exact submission dates and updated guidelines. They just announced Friday that submissions are open for their paid-for-your-time fellowship.
Or people looking to write romance. I want to recommend Romancing the Beat, a great book that breaks down the ways that a romance plot differs from non-romance plots. If you use Scrivener, you can even download a romance template, FREE. DO YOU LIKE FREE THINGS? DO YOU?
"Thoughts on building stories from Mudbound’s writer & director Dee Rees – don’t be afraid of spectacle!"
I did not think I could condense my whole darling precious baby of a novel into under 400 words. Yet, here I am, sitting at 130 words that I feel pretty good about!
So this is a lifesaver when I’m writing sci-fi. It also has a generator for things like naming alien races, etc.
“It removes you from the performance,” Wright says of puppetry. “Just ever so slightly, so that you’re aware of more than just your own body on stage… When you work on puppetry, I think that that entire experience of theater is really made explicit. It’s so sharply defined between what works and what doesn’t.”
The Mystery Box - J.J. Abrams traces his love for the unseen mystery –- a passion that’s evident in his films and TV shows, including Lost, Star Trek and the upcoming Star Wars VII – back to its magical beginnings.