“Every character should want something, even if it is only a glass of water.” – Kurt Vonnegut In this video, narrated by the author himself, Kurt Vonnegut shares eight insightful tips for writing a great…

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“There’s no reason why the simple shape of stories can’t be fed into computers, they have beautiful shapes.” — Kurt Vonnegut

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Watch Kurt Vonnegut explain The Shapes of Stories himself in this great video.   Designer: Maya Eilam Sources: A Man Without a Country and Palm Sunday  

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Apologies for the long delay between posts and the absence of an Opportunities for Writers post in April. Running this site is a part-time gig, and balancing it and life’s other challenges can get a little…

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Each month we aim to provide a helpful round-up of writing competitions, fellowships, publication opportunities and more for writers at all stages of their careers.  For new writers, or for anyone seeking a refresher, we…

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