Guidelines for writing Poems, Stories and Tales

Category: Writing

I’ve got too many flashbacks

What does it mean when you have a lot of flashbacks? Emotional flashbacks are often associated with a diagnosis of complex trauma, or c-ptsd. Complex trauma can occur from ongoing adverse childhood conditions, including abuse, neglect or abandonment – especially if the perpetrator was close to the child (such as a parent or other relative). […]

How do I handle a backstory big enough to be a story of its own?

How do you handle backstory? Backstory Best Practices Only insert backstory where it’s relevant. Backstory should always be triggered by something that’s happening in the story present. … Avoid “info-dumping” at all costs. … Always show the reader why the backstory matters. How do you start a story backstory? Here are some tips to help […]

Overabundance of punctuation, too many pauses, like this title

What is a punctuation pause? Sometimes in your writing, you will want to signal a pause. The pause. may be in the middle of a sentence or at the end of it. You can use commas, dashes, or ellipses to cue different types of pauses. What is it called when you use too many commas? […]

How to copyright a book without lawyer and outside USA?

How do I copyright my book in USA? How to Copyright a Book in 7 Steps Visit the Official Copyright Website. … Select the Proper Category. … Create an Online Account. … Select the Standard Application. … Fill Out the Appropriate Forms. … Pay the Fee. Submit Your Written Material. Can a book have no […]

Should I write a novel if I haven’t read many?

So, you can be a writer even if you don’t read. But if you want to be a great writer, you need to read at least a few books a year and really pay attention to the author’s writing craft. Do you have to read a lot to write a book? The answer to that […]

Geographic description of coastal rock formation

Coastal landforms are the landforms along the coastline that are mostly formed by erosion and sediments from waves, longshore currents, rip currents, tides, and climatic factors like wind and rainfall, and temperature include headlands, cliffs, bays, spits, salt marshes, and beaches. How do you describe coastal geography? The coast is the land along a sea. […]

How do I insert programming code snippets within Scrivener?

How do you enter code snippets? With a code file open in the editor, choose Snippets > Insert Snippet from the right-click menu, then My Code Snippets. You should see a snippet named Square Root. Double-click it. The snippet code is inserted in the code file. How do code snippets work? “Code Snippet” is a […]

Active voice in situations where the subject is unknown

How do you change to active voice if there is no subject? To turn your sentence into an active voice when the subject is not given, you need to introduce a grammatical subject. If you do not want to name the subject you can use a dummy subject such as “someone” or “somebody”. There can […]