The Writer's Circle
Please log in to join in the discussions


For writers and critics to come together
 
HomeHome  PortalPortal  CalendarCalendar  FAQFAQ  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Log in
Username:
Password:
Log in automatically: 
:: I forgot my password
Wise Words
When you are describing,

A shape, or sound, or tint;

Don't state the matter plainly,

But put it in a hint;

And learn to look at all things,

With a sort of mental squint.

~Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll)
Top posters
Kris
 
Stainqueen
 
Shiny Star
 
Naomi
 
Rin
 
Midori
 
Jay
 
mangagirl
 
Darkjam
 
EmperorZar
 
Poll

Welcome to the Writer's Circle!

~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~



Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.

~William Wordsworth



Do not put statements in the negative form. And don't start sentences with a conjunction. If you reread your work, you will find on rereading that a great deal of repetition can be avoided by rereading and editing. Never use a long word when a diminutive one will do. Unqualified superlatives are the worst of all. De-accession euphemisms. If any word is improper at the end of a sentence, a linking verb is. Avoid trendy locutions that sound flaky. Last, but not least, avoid cliches like the plague.

~William Safire, "Great Rules of Writing"
View unanswered posts
 

User Works

 
TopicsPosts
Last Posts
No new posts

Books

Moderators: Administrators, Global Moderators
35Tue Jul 13, 2010 9:50 pm
Stainqueen Consequences (Ch. 2 Part 1)
No new posts

Short Stories

Moderators: Administrators, Global Moderators
223Sun Aug 08, 2010 7:44 pm
Kris An Unfortunate Sign
No new posts

Verse

Poetry, lyrics...
Moderators: Administrators, Global Moderators
23Sun Jul 04, 2010 8:16 am
EmperorZar Poem?
No new posts

Prose

Besides books and short stories, such as essays, speeches...
Moderators: Administrators, Global Moderators
00
Today's active topics
Today's top 20 posters
Overall top 20 posters
Delete the forum cookies

New postsNew postsNo new postsNo new posts  Forum is lockedForum is locked