Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Writers

101 Motivational Stories for Writers – Budding or Bestselling – from Books to Blogs

Author: Jack Canfield

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 400

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With 101 stories from published writers who stuck with it and succeeded, you will be inspired and encouraged, whether you’re an aspiring author, a blogger, or a bestselling writer. No matter the genre, no matter the medium, the writing process is hard! But you will find inspiration, encouragement, and advice in these 101 stories from others who have stuck with it, through the setbacks and struggles, and successfully went from dreaming about writing to being a writer.

Description Cards - Storytellers Deck - Environments excerpt - (Creative Inspiration for Writers, Storytellers and GMs).

Contains 12 Cards from the "Description Cards - Storytellers Deck"

Author: Mark Matthew Scott

Publisher: Conflict Games

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 12

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Landscapes It’s important to give your audience (readers or fellow gamers) a sense of place. That is, a landscape they can identify with and/or visualize. The difficultly here is placing a feature, a moment or a mark on the landscape that's memorable and (more importantly) indigenous to the landscape. This is exactly what these cards provide--distinguishable moments, marks and features of the following landscapes: Swamps Mountains Deserts/Plains and Forests Thoughtful descriptions of sights smells, sounds and sensations from mountains, swamps, deserts and forests. This storytelling tool: Offers writing examples to add depth and drama to your story. Is for Tabletop Gamers and Gamemasters who wish to keep their landscapes fresh or give a special place a special identifying feature which the players will remember. Can tip your essay, blog, novel or gaming table from good to great! Allows you to flip through the cards at random to inspire new plot twists and dungeon features. Is written for any genre. By design, system neutral and super flexible. Is both a reference and a brainstorming tool. Offers a choke-full of sights smells, sounds and sensations. Includes a collage of beautiful card art from Rafael Dorsz. Try these cards, we think you are going to love them!

Description Cards - Storytellers Deck - LABYRINTH excerpt - (Creative Inspiration for Writers, Storytellers and GMs).

Contains 12 Cards from the "Description Cards - Storytellers Deck"

Author: Mark Matthew Scott

Publisher: Conflict Games

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 12

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Help on Describing Labyrinths The difficulty with an underground setting such as a dungeon, is after a short while the rooms and halls begin to sound similar. This is normally because it is hard to come up with fresh distinguishable features for every room and hallway. Coming to the rescue, are the Description Cards: Environments: The Labyrinth. In these cards you will find dozens of examples which describe noteworthy moments, marks and clues in the underground, dungeons or labyrinths. This storytelling tool: Offers writing tips to add depth and drama to any of your underground settings. Is for Tabletop Gamers and Gamemasters who wish to keep they rooms fresh or give a specific room a special identifying feature which the players will remember. Can tip your essay, blog, novel or gaming table from good to great! Allows you to flip through the cards at random to inspire new plot twists and dungeon features. Is written for any genre. By design, is system neutral and super flexible. Is both a reference and a brainstorming tool. Offers fresh ways to describe labyrinths and underground settings, such as a dungeons Includes a collage of beautiful card art from Rafael Dorsz Try these cards, we think you are going to love them!

Description Cards - Storytellers Deck - Character Distinctions excerpt - (Creative Inspiration for Writers, Storytellers and GMs).

Contains 12 Cards from the "Description Cards - Storytellers Deck"

Author: Mark Matthew Scott

Publisher: Conflict Games

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 12

View: 361

The First Step to Making Your Characters Instantly Memorable Rather than giving your audience a long, detailed description of a character’s height, build, facial features, and clothing, it’s best to just show the “essence” of the character, including his personality or state of mind, as perceived by the viewer, through a few well-chosen details. These well-chosen details are presented in tarot-card sized cards that list adjectives, keywords and example descriptions on how to creatively use them all. This storytelling tool: Adds depth and drama to any of your story's characters quickly with just a few well-placed words. Is for Tabletop Gamers who wish to better express their character's physical traits and they can be used right next to their character sheets. Can tip your essay, blog, novel or gaming table from good to great! Allows you to flip through the cards at random to inspire new persons of interest. Is Written for any Genre. By design, is system neutral and super flexible. Is both a reference and a brainstorming tool. Offers fresh ways to describe physical distinctions and traits. Includes a collage of beautiful card art from Rafael Dorsz. Try these cards, we think you are going to love them!

1,000 Quotes For Writers

...inspiration for Your Creative Writing

Author: Kimberly Coleman

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 298

View: 735

1,000 quotes for writers to inspire your writing and fire your imagination. Divided into 60+ categories (solitude, imagination, life, death, night, day, despair, on writing..., the French, winter, war, etc.) with a dozen quotes in each from authors such as Rumi, Tolstoy, Dumas, Chekhov, Jong, Shaw, Wilder, O'Neill, Cocteau, Ionesco, Frost, Schiller, the Brontes, Babel, Gogol, Dostoyevsky, Milosz, Atwood, Angelou, and Plath... 1,000 Quotes For Writers is a fantastic addition to any writer's reference library.

The Creative Catalyst

Weekly Inspiration for Writers & Artists, Part Two

Author: Gretchen Dyson

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 62

View: 608

52 more unique prompts to get those creative juices flowing!Want to write a story that will change the world (or just your life), but don't know where to start? Go through these writing prompts, one week at a time, and see where they might take you on your creative journey!There are no guarantees these prompts will turn into the best written work ever; no promises that your masterpiece will be within these pages... but if you don't start somewhere, you'll never reach your goals. Let the Creative Catalyst be the stepping stone to discovering your story.

Unblocked: Exercises, Prompts, and Inspiration for Writing

Author: Lesley Worthington

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 148

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Exercises, inspiration, and ideas to get your pen moving. Includes a collection of original poems, inspirational quotes, a year's worth of writing exercises, 365 poetry prompts, a section on list making, and both a writing and reading log. A one-stop shop to inspire and motivate writers, new and experienced, young and old. If you love to write but need suggestions and inspiration to get your ideas flowing you'll love this comprehensive writers' resource.

The Creative Catalyst: Weekly Inspiration for Writers & Artists, Part One

Author: Gretchen Dyson

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 62

View: 643

A collection of original writing prompts to complement those found on the website TheJitteryJunebug.com Includes: 52 BRAND NEW prompts covering a multitude of genres to get your creative juices flowing Additional page space to start writing responses as desired

The Five-Minute Writer

Exercise and inspiration in creative writing in five minutes a day

Author: Margret Geraghty

Publisher: Hachette UK

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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

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Suitable for writers, this title includes chapters that offers a writing-related discussion, followed by a five-minute exercise. Five minutes a day spent on an exercise is one of the most effective methods there is to expand your potential and develop self-discipline.

Community of Writers

Author: Peter Elbow

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 400

View: 625