The Hidden Spirit of the Forest

The Hidden Spirit of the Forest

The Hidden Spirit Of The Forest Amelia Herridge Ishak The silence brought on the night. That fresh, crispy stillness that comes as the last of the  day’s light slips away beyond the horizon. Time was frozen, the world taking a collective  breath, before darkness...
Huge Ships

Huge Ships

Huge Ships Peter Hankins Again he had the powerful sense of being in the presence of death. Not feeling haunted or terrified: something calmer, as if he were walking in a graveyard. He knew it was no good lying in the dark waiting for his mind to move on (he’d tried...
Blue in Green

Blue in Green

Blue In Green E J Droga It was a sort of longing:a piercing, soulful arc rising from a warm melody, dancing through the air like a ballerina upon  the stage, twirling and spinning, flowing through your imagination. Calling from the  background, those plaintive notes...
Speaking of Which: Writing Realistic Dialogue (Part 2)

Speaking of Which: Writing Realistic Dialogue (Part 2)

Speaking Of Which: Writing Realistic Dialogue (Part 2)   This week, we will continue to explore the ins and outs of dialogue. Check out last week’s post here to get caught up. He Said, She Said Once you have the goals, desires, text, and subtext formulated, it’s...
Speaking of Which: Writing Realistic Dialogue (Part 1)

Speaking of Which: Writing Realistic Dialogue (Part 1)

Speaking of Which: Writing Realistic Dialogue (Part 1) Dialogue is one of those things that is easier said than done. It’s all too easy to find oneself, having written a conversation or two into your prose, reading over and marveling at how awkward, unnatural, or...