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Last answer by aneesh nair 77 months ago +0 votes:
Hi lleen, nice name by the way, you can post poems on wikinut or even stories.I don't write poems because i don't know anything. But i still wrote one poem there and i earned a little. more
Last answer by Teresa Conti 58 months ago +0 votes:
Ask your teacher.  Look on Amazon for books on film.  Look for popular critics who commented on the film.  Read back issues of Variety on the industry.  Look up the film online and you should find many sources.  Go look in the library (your school library has a section devoted to film).  more
Last answer by Sam Montana 61 months ago +0 votes:
Yes, Booksfree does carry classics. I found numerous classics including: Moby Dick A ClockworkOrange The War of the Worlds The Man Who Knew Too Much Great Short Works by Mark Twain Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm Catch-22 The Yearling And many more On their website, look on the right hand side under Advance Search and you can Select Category for either fiction or non-fiction. Classics are... more
Last answer by Susan Jane 63 months ago +0 votes:
If you are writing fiction, you can start your story by throwing your main characters straight into the action. You can tease the reader by offering an intriguing premise - or introduce another character who has the power to affect the story in a dramatic way. Above all, you need to establish the conflict of the story as close to the beginning as possible. It is also permissible to commence a stor... more
Last answer by Rayda Jacobs 64 months ago +0 votes:
There is also the Joad family in John Steinbeck's novel The Grapes of Wrath which was an immediate hit in the late 1930s. It spoke of poverty and desperation and a family that stayed together despite the odds. more
Last answer by Jaz 65 months ago +1 votes:
Rena, "According to some sources, the title, the meaning of which is not explicitly revealed in the book, was taken from a review of Of Human Bondage in which the novel's protagonist, Philip Carey, is described as "so busy yearning for the moon that he never saw the sixpence at his feet."[1] According to a 1956 letter from Maugham, "If you look on the ground in search of a sixp... more
Last answer by Rama lingam 66 months ago +0 votes:
Thanks Bonnie, a very inspiring answer.Thanks once again. more
Last answer by Jaz 66 months ago +1 votes:
Patrice, you can check with the Illinois State Poetry Society at http://www.illinoispoets.org/ and here is a list of Illinois publishers from booknbyte.com http://www.booknbyte.com/book_publishers/illinois_book_publishers.shtml more
Last answer by Susan Jane 66 months ago +0 votes:
Viewpoint in fiction writing is a technique that needs to be fully understood if the story is to be executed successfully. I tutor writers on all aspects of fiction writing and viewpoint is the single most contraversial topic. In my own fiction writing I use what I call dual interactive viewpoint. This is where the thoughts and feelings of two characters are presented to provide the reader with an... more
We find many websites like Factoidz that pays well to the writers for their contributions. Are there writers who totally make their living by only publishing online articles? more
Last answer by Jacquelene Krugel 76 months ago +0 votes:
I am not sure what to call myself exactly as I write for a living, which means I seldom have the opportunity to write what I realy like or prefer. I do find that I write well and enjoy my own chosen topics and express myself the way I would like to. Unfortunately when writing professionally there is no time for luxuries such as music and notes jotting.Work is always heavily researched as it has to... more
Last answer by aneesh nair 77 months ago +0 votes:
Really thats a good question, if you want to write about fiction, then definetly, think in night before going to sleep or while leaning in bed , that will help you. more
Last answer by Louise Jones 85 months ago +0 votes:
It could be Desiderata - that's often named after it's first line "Go placidly amid the noise and haste..." "Go placidly amid the noise and haste, And remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly & clearly; and listen to others, even the dull & ignorant; they too have their story. Avoid loud &a... more
One day months ago the titles to my articles got jacked-up. I've been trying to find someone that can tell me how to fix them, but Factoidz personnel will not respond to my inqueries. Can anyone advise me on how to fix this problem? more
This is something that I've tried figuring out now for months. Three of my titles got jacked-up one day months ago and Factoidz refuses to respond to my inqueries. Does anyone know how to get their attention or fix the matter? more
I've been trying for months to figure out what happened to my article titles and how I can fix them. I've sent numerous emails to the Factoidz staff, but with not a single response. Does anyone know how I can get help? more
Last answer by Member 97 months ago +1 votes:
 I liked Clairsie's images but one I'd like to add is a large chunk of cliffside tumbling into the sea. Reason being that the cliffside seems solid and timeless and yet it can crack and crash into nothing with absolutely no warning. more
Last answer by Jerry Walch 97 months ago +0 votes:
There is no simple answer to that question Julie because being a "writer" means different things to different people. There are as many answers to that question as there are people who ask it. and yet there is a simple answer to that question. In my opinion one can call himself a writer when one cannot resist the urge to write. It has been said that writing is 95 percent perspiration and 5 percent... more
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