The Scriptorium Webzine for Writers Newsletter--March 2010
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THE SCRIPTORIUM NEWSLETTER MARCH 2010
The Author's Voice...
With great power comes great responsibility...
>> ON WRITING
Zero to One Column: The Bloody Truth
by Chuck Heintzelman
Why do so many quotes about writing involve blood...
Create, Complicate, Resolve: The Keys to Keeping Your Readers
article by Holly Lisle
Theme In Fiction: So Different From Non-fiction
article by Joy Cagil
Tight Lines, Writers!
article by Jenna Glatzer
Is Science Fiction Writing Necessarily Not Serious Literature?
article by Dave Felton
The Character Known As Sidekick
article by C. Patrick Schulze
Links to articles on the road to publication, writing with style,
show don't tell, and the importance of setting..
>> WRITERS SHOPS
Two new books in the HollyShop department! The
"33 Mistakes" series helps writers through some of the
trickier aspects of writing on particular subjects, and
we'll be building up our inventory of this extremely helpful
series. This month we introduce the first two titles!
Fire up your brain with exercises on bad running, coffee
catastrophes, and disabled characters.
>> YOUNG WRITERS
New resources, creative writing exercises, and inspiration for our
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>> PLUS gift ideas for writers, and be sure to take this month's poll...
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The Scriptorium Webzine for Writers
Sherry D. Ramsey, Editor & Publisher
Julie A. Serroul, Associate Editor
Chuck Heintzelman, Columnist