Writing Tips

5 differences between blogging and creative writing

In the last decade or so, writing has been overcome by blogging. More people are coming forth to share their feelings through blogging platforms or through their own personal blogs. However, in this whole scenario where expressing oneself has become so easy, somewhere creative writing has overcome with expressions that ...
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Tips on Playwriting

“All screenplays are scripts, but not all scripts are screenplays.” What does this mean? To clarify, screenplays and scripts involve written texts. A screenplay, as the name indicates, is a piece of writing written to be played on a screen -movie, television or computer screen. And writers who write screenplays ...
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Introduction to Playwriting

When we introduced an event for playwriting this month, we all got cold feet. It was natural for all of us to feel this way because we were attempting this for the very first time. And just like first love, a bit of anxiety feels like heavy palpitation. Playwriting is ...
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Tips on Writing Flash Fiction

“Brevity is the soul of wit.” (William Shakespeare, Hamlet). Flash fiction is a fictional work known for its brevity. Like the name itself, stories under this category are over in a flash. According to Chuck Sambuchino, writer/ contributor at writersdigest(dot)com, a flash fiction piece is a self-contained story with a ...
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“Show, Don’t Tell”

"Show, don’t tell" is one of the common writing tips or advice that we often read from any writing-related article. But what does it mean and how do we do it? Let us say that one of the characters in your story, Prakash, is cruel and violent. You can TELL ...
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Forms of Short Fiction

If there is any form of writing in short stories that have gone through a humungous overhauling then it is flash fiction. So if you as any writer what they understand by flash fiction, they will all give you separate answers and some probably will not even fit into the ...
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