Writers Helping Writers : From The Workshop

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"Bad Samaritan " by Bryan Dean Johnson
A woman called out a homeless man for lewd behavior on a crowded train. I got up to help, but my attempt at heroism didn't go as planned.
IrishWristwatch's picture
"Only the Ocean: Chapter 1 * 4,000 word first chapter in novel" by IrishWristwatch
Horatio Nelson, the hero of England's navy should've died at Trafalgar, only he didn't. He wakes up to find his wife has gone missing...
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"Chernobyl Dogs" by Hugh Dufour
A young doctor and an airline stewardess head out into the ruins of Chernobyl and stumble upon a dead body.
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"Detective Cooper Project" by Cory Michael Tobin
First page of a new project. Detective Cooper investigates a haunting crime scene launching a journey into the underbelly of the paranormal
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"Short extract: A walk in the dark" by Roggles1997
Very short Gothic extract. Just need markers on style rather than story. all criticism welcome. first post

Sharpen Your Skills : Essays On Writing

Chuck Palahniuk

One Word Leads To The Next: Unconventional Conjunctive Devices

From: Chuck Palahniuk
An essay that explores unconventional conjunctive devices and how they can link a story together, making it more like a song or piece of music.
Chuck Palahniuk

The Haunting: How To Conquer The Shame Of Being A Writer

From: Chuck Palahniuk
An essay about why the vocation of writing can sometimes feel shameful, and how to own that shame and then eventually conquer it.