Words For Charity is pleased to announce that it has awarded its “Benevolent Quill” grant to Daniel Magner. The “Benevolent Quill grant is awarded to the individual who short story(ies) contributions raised the most money during that specific grant period. Daniel donated three stories that raised money for Kaboom, an organization that builds play … Continue reading “Benevolent Quill” Grant awarded
It’s hard not to romanticize scientists. They dip their glass tubes into the hot, swirling chaos of the Universe and pour out humanity’s greatest achievements. Microwavable popcorn. Extra-durable phone cases. Puppy shoes. Look, I don’t have a great grasp on science, okay? But I am taking a course on it in college, and it’s been […] … Continue reading Advice on scientific realism
We all use them in our daily life, those extra words that give us a chance to regroup our thoughts when conversing. Words such as "like" and "you know" have been parodied for years in both the film and written arts. But other words such as "Because", "Actually" and "So" go under the radar and … Continue reading Like, you know, Verbal Pauses in a Short Story!
....if I had written those short stories long ago, would writing my novel be an easier process today? via Why You Should Be Writing Short Stories - E.M. Welsh
The incredible beauty of writing is that there are no personal physical limitations to creating a great story. Whether it is a novel, short story, poem, verse or any other format, the quality of the work is the story telling talent of the individual’s passion, imagination and skill. Imagination and passion are unique inherent traits … Continue reading Control your Content!
Anthony Powell’s brilliant twelve-novel sequence chronicles the lives of over three hundred characters, and is a unique evocation of life in twentieth-century England. It is unrivalled for its scope, its humour and the enormous pleasure it has given to generations. Volume 2 contains the second three novels in the sequence: At Lady Molly’s; Casanova’s Chinese […] … Continue reading Recommended Reading in the Rainy Season
...Do not fall into the trap of believing that longer articles are always better. There is no point saying something in one thousand words if it can be said in one hundred. Everything in this article applies to Short Stories, I guess we're living in a world of life as a short story. via How … Continue reading Love this Article about Blogging
Publish for Charity is excited to announce its inaugural Grant Program for http://www.wordsforcharity.org. The grants will all be awarded in August 2017. The Words for Charity grant program is based on the goal of supporting authors of short stories who create a "give back buzz" by donating their work(s) to raise monies for charities! All of … Continue reading Words For Charity 2017 Grant Program
[Today's featured image: ‘Writing’ by Pedro Ribeiro Simões is licensed under CC BY 2.0] Thanks for visiting our blog and welcome to the first edition!! We are a support blog for aspiring writers and those who wish to give their creative works, for the purpose of supporting charities that help others! Our focus of creative works is the … Continue reading Introducing Words for Charity