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Tweet of the Day: Video Games ——- Real life robots are basically an mechanical arm stuck to the ground with some kind of tool gun at the end of said arm. Not so in fiction. Enter this trope. Which makes perfect sense from a writing point of view, we been doing it for ages: Anthropomorphism […]
Tweet of the Day: How to write a synopsis ——- I hate to admit it, but I like the more relaxed posting schedule. While pressure to post was and is a great motivator to write, I don’t feel like I HAVE to press the publish button at the one second past midnight (local time). That […]
Tweet of the Day: Censorship, Yo. ——- Formalism or the New Criticism is a school of literary analysis that focuses exclusively on the text without little or no consideration for outside factors. It attempts to analyze a narrative by what lies between the covers in an objective way. It dismisses such things as the author’s […]
Tweet of the Day: Does Reality TV Portend the End of the World? ——- The most excellent Emmie Mears of the blog of the same name put together an excellent little flash story contest about the End of the World. Go over there, check out the rules and post your own entry before times runs […]
Tweet of the Day: Is Your Character Stagnating? ——– This was going to be just one post, but after some consideration I decided to split up in multiple posts. The question is Time. Time appears on the surface to be a simple subject. Most world building starts with a timeline, a simple list of events […]