Four Fiction Writing Tips From Rome

by Laura Michelle Thomas   I am counting down my last four days in southern Italy. It is my honeymoon, but what to a writer is a honeymoon in a history-rich country without a little writing? (Actually, we can thank the Mediterranean storm that has kept us high and dry in our cliff-side apartment in...
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There Is No Right Way to Write

by Georgie Smith, Age 13, UK   Every Thursday morning we’d all file into class with our little purple books and take to our allocated seats. Or rather that was what we were expected to do. It usually happened more like this: we’d all pile in, dropping coats and bags and tripping over each other,...
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Aspiring Writer, Build Your Vocabulary!

by Darlington E. Ogugua, Age 17, Nigeria   In every complete novel, there are chapters. Paragraphs are the constituents of these chapters. You don’t make a complete paragraph without writing complete lines and the basic unit of a line in literature, whether prose, drama or poetry, is the word. What makes a good writer is...
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