The Science of the Plot Twist: How Writers Exploit Our Brains

A guest post by Vera Tobin, Case Western Reserve University Recently I did something that many people would consider unthinkable, or at least perverse. Before going to see “Avengers: Infinity War,” I deliberately read a…

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The First Book: Six Lessons from a Debut Author

A guest post by H. C. Gildfind In the beginning… Like most writers, I loved reading as a kid, and writing evolved from this as the prime means through which I understood and engaged with the…

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Standing Out From the Crowd: Tips from a Literary Magazine Editor

A guest post by Ashley Moore A round of fiction submissions really is a beautiful beast: dense, overwhelming, intoxicating, and at its very best, delightful. At SAND journal, Fiction Editor Florian Duijsens and I make…

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In the Gap Between Writer and Reader the Novel Comes to Life

A guest post by Claire Fuller There’s an exercise I sometimes get members of book groups to do: I ask each of them to draw a picture of the cabin from my first novel, Our…

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Fellowship and Mentorship Programs for Screenwriters in 2018

An essential round-up of fellowships and opportunities for screenwriters in 2018. Deadlines and conditions can change, so please check the relevant websites for full entry details. PAGE International Screenwriting Awards were established in 2003 by…

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