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How To: 10 Writing “Rules” We Wish More Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors Would Break

Reblogged from gizmodo ~ Charlie Jane Anders . Science fiction and fantasy are genres where almost anything can happen — as long as the author can make it seem plausible, and as long as it’s part of a good story. But that doesn’t mean there are no rules. If anything, the fact that these genres… Continue reading How To: 10 Writing “Rules” We Wish More Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors Would Break

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Hints and Tips: The Most Comma Mistakes

The original post can be found here – Opinionator ~ The Most Comma Mistakes BY BEN YAGODA ~ As I noted in my earlier article, rules and conventions about when to use and not to use commas are legion. But certain errors keep popping up. Here are a few of them. Identification Crisis If I’ve seen… Continue reading Hints and Tips: The Most Comma Mistakes

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Author Resource: 13 Most Brutal Torture Techniques Ever Plotted!

Information from: Witty Feed ~ STORY BY PRACHI SHIROLKAR  ~ Long back, physical torture was done to the victims as a demonstration of power and to create awe and terror among people. The strange thing is the character of creativity and sense of pleasure that the torturers could relate to this brutality. Here are 13 most brutal techniques that were devised in… Continue reading Author Resource: 13 Most Brutal Torture Techniques Ever Plotted!

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Author Resource: Sub-Genre Descriptions

From Writers Digest ~ By: Michael J. Vaughn | March 19, 2008 ~ ROMANCE “A story that, at its core, is about a couple coming together to form a family unit.” –Steven Axelrod, agent “If you can take the love interest out and it’s still a story, it’s not a romance.” –Jayne Ann Krentz, author Chick-Lit: often humorous romantic… Continue reading Author Resource: Sub-Genre Descriptions