Writers Helping Writers : From The Workshop

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"Tough Cookie" by ARBird
A former nurse recounts a horrific incident involving her mother’s unknown medical condition.
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"Polished Oak" by Jonathan Chatfield
A short story, 'Day in the life' piece. Life, love and loss.
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"March 11, 2020" by Elizabeth Real
First chapter in an idea I have for a character-driven COVID slice of life novel.
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"The Second Harvest" by XenoP
A bounty hunter and his prisoner are stranded in a abandoned cabin in the middle of a swamp. They will soon have a visitor.
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"The Last Echo - Chapter One" by Nightmusics
The first chapter of an adult mythic fantasy exploring themes of motherhood, neurodiversity, and trauma recovery—dressed up as elves, orcs, and...

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.