Essays, Guest Blog, Misc

Word Choice is the Incantation Behind the Magic by David Kent

Some very good advice about word choice in stories. A must read!

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What’s the difference between ordinary writing and extraordinary works?

Word choice.

That is not some editorial decree to run out and buy a new thesaurus (although if you don’t own J. I. Rodale’s Synonym Finder, you should go get it), there is a lot more to word choice than a simple book learned substitution of terms.

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Guest Blog, Misc, Stories

Mad Mac — By: Dyane Forde

Check out this story whose prompt was provided by David Kent. My goal was to see what kind of story I could come up with without planning, which is the complete opposite to how David approaches his. So this is what flowed from my fingers after one hour and one edit (in order to keep the story as true to its original form as possible–pride and perfection be damned!)

Mad Mac — Quick Story by Dyane Forde.