April Fiction Prompt: Saving Ella (short story)

by Amber Kelley, Age 17, USA The fiction prompt of the month for April was “revamped fairytales.”   SAVING ELLA My eyes darted toward the clocktower. Fifteen minutes until midnight. Fifteen minutes to save Ella. I sprinted up the palace stairs and shoved my way past royal guards. Fortunately, my princely disguise kept them from...
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Does the Size of a Writer’s Vocabulary Matter?

by Sierra Ret, jaBlog! Blogger   “The vocabularies of the majority of high-school pupils are amazingly small. I always try to use simple English, and yet I have talked to classes when quite a minority of the pupils did not comprehend more than half of what I said.” ―M.W. Smith, 1889 Here we have another...
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Four Lessons I Learned From Blogging

by Sylvia Nica, jaBlog! Blogger   If you write, the term blog has probably popped up before, and if you follow Laura Thomas Communications, you may have even submitted to jaBlog! Since blogs usually focus on a niche, like-minded people read and follow them, providing a solid audience for your writing. This is the reason...
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