Send recommendations of independent fiction authors and collectives to firstname.lastname@example.org ♦ FLASH FICTION (under 500 words) The Dark Netizen continues his project of attempting to have the highest output of microfictions of any person ever with, Border Crossing, which tells the tale of a criminal attempting a border crossing with a bag of illicit cash.… Continue reading Fiction Circular 9/11/18
prompt #1 There was nothing known not made of energy. prompt #2 The terrorists hit the power grid, hoping for a revolution, receiving instead only the slow and agonizing death of starvation. prompt#3 A million gears whirred with a synchronous clattering as the ardent machinist's great, metal citywalker roared to life and rose up from the ground… Continue reading Writing Prompts 9/10/18 – Energy
Passive & Active Character individuation The accent, cadence, lexiconical reach and narrated description of a character all lend themselves to differentiating them upon the page from every other, however, the former three are oft neglected by burgeoning writers. This is usually a by-product of theme fixation and character repetition and should be guarded against. Having… Continue reading OVERLOOKED FUNDAMENTALS OF FICTION WRITING (PART III)
Overlooked aspects of character and theme Whilst bearing the overwhelming importance of world inconsistency in mind we will now turn our attention to characters and their portrayal. A good fiction writer must be a good actor, his characters must not all be but mere extensions of his own idiosyncrasies, if so the characters will assume a kind… Continue reading OVERLOOKED FUNDAMENTALS OF FICTION WRITING (PART II)
Text-to-speech audio booklet of Kaiter Enless' short story, The Chittering, provided for those more aurally inclined.