Get Vivid: Show Don’t Tell

by Tahsin Tarafdar, Age 14, Canada   Although there are countless blogs dedicated to the piece of advice known as, “Show don’t tell,” it is often a forgotten or incorrectly used technique. This tool is actually important when regarding the overall impact that a story has. Essentially, it is the paintbrush that adds colour to...
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How Not to Write to an Editor

by Laura Michelle Thomas, Publisher jaBlog!   Occasionally, aspiring writers who are hoping to have an article published on my blog send me emails that are very similar to this: Subject: article for you to publish I will be VERY happy if you publish my blog article on  your blog,since it is really good. the...
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Writing Completes Me

by Sapphira Winter, Age 15, Philippines   When I was younger, I often felt left out. I was an outsider to everyone and the friends I had would rather spend time with others. However, when they did leave me behind, I just would take out my notepad and a pen and write away everything I...
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