5 Keys to an Unforgettable Introduction
mywritingjourney: I found this in my notebook today. It’s not mine, I’ll have read it somewhere and just jotted it down - so if anyone knows the credit, let me know. For writing Short Stories. 5 KEYS TO AN UNFORGETTABLE INTRODUCTION SET THE MOOD ESTABLISH THE SETTING (USE IMAGERY, A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS) HOOK THE AUDIENCE (PRESENT THE AUDIENCE WITH SOMETHING UNUSUAL) ...
molotov cocktail: Go West, Young Man! →
sachinteng: Sorry for the lack of posts this week. Long story short, I’ll be moving to California next week! I’ve been busy packing and saying my good byes. Heads up, not sure how long it’ll be till I get internet at the new place so. Consider this an advanced notice of going MIA. For those asking about…
If you're a feminist who understands the...
kateordie: southcarolinaboy: fauxmosexualtranstrender: reblogging yet again because a) i’m so sooo happy how many notes this has, it really warms my heart b) i went into a fit of glee when i saw bugbrennan’s butthurt post about it (you’re damn RIGHT this has 7000 notes Bug) Reblogging it just for that. Also HECK YES on this blog post! I went a long time in my very queer but very...
Rape culture is a culture in which people who have survived a violent crime are...– (i wish i could put this on a business card and hand it out to people who make rape jokes. the flip side would say FUCK YOU) This card is a great idea.
Writing Prompt #473: Did You Get the Memo ... of...
Write about someone who uses everyday office supplies for evil. I have an idea and I’m going to write it right now.
Summers a comin'!
Summer means working my writing muscles more and more, so on top of working on my Zombie Cowboy vignettes, the short story about traveling through Luzon, continuing my daily journal, and keeping my commitment to my writing group, I plan on starting a food blog that is about my food journey in the Bay Area, mainly San Francisco. This will include recipes focusing on using meats from...
eataku: Even after my earlier feast of Filipino foods, there were still so many traditional treats that needed to be tried! Luckily, writer and blogger RJ Ledesma, who also happens to be a huge comic fan, runs the Mercato Central in Manila… Inspired after a visit to Florence, Italy, RJ wanted to… drooled for like 10 minutes straight
ahh mmm burr: So I woke up this morning in a pool... →
warningdontreadthis: itscandidlycara: Wait, let me back up. Hi, my name is Cara and I’m a 21 year old woman. Every 28 days, give or take, I have a period. And it fucking sucks. Today, was one of those where I take from the 28 day cycle. I wasn’t due for another period for at least a… This!
Instead of saying “I don’t have time” try saying “it’s not a priority,” and see...– Great quote via swiss-miss! (via skillshare) Too true.
Flash Fiction Challenge!!!!!!
Go to your favorite Music Machine, set it to SHUFFLE, and whatever the title of the first song to come up will be the inspiration for your short story. You only have 500 words. For more details, go here! GO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The Steady Push to the Finish Line
It’s Saturday night, I’m nursing a cold, I’m yelling about walnuts I bought a while ago, I’ve put too much coconut oil in my hair, and I have frogs on my pajama pants. I can’t believe this has been my first real collegiate paper since 2007. It’s been four and a half years since I’ve attended school and I’m adamant on finishing, yet I am still having...
• a m b i r d •: Sunday Night Drawing... →
ambird: Hello everyone. I hope your new year is off to an incredible start! The Sunday Night Drawing Challenge is a weekly event where we, a community of artists and art appreciators (tumblr), get together and draw silly things together. How it works: I will post a list of subjects. Anybody…
awyeahavatar: The Last Airbender: The Legend Of Korra (Official Trailer) Oh yes!!!!
Future Journalism Project: 8 All-Time Great... →
futurejournalismproject: Last week Dan from the Electric Typewriter asked us what some of our favorite all-time magazine articles are. I replied with this list of eight and then asked about his. He replies below. — Michael First of all thanks for the excellent reading list, classics indeed. As requested, here are… I’ve met David Graeber. I wish I had known him growing up.