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by curtis
February 15th, 2016, 8:34 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Tips on self-publishing a bestseller
Replies: 0
Views: 17032

Re: Introduction to Creative Writing: How to Get Started

Good observation! A strong imagination can also be useful when writing nonfiction. The use of metaphors can be particularly essential. A good metaphor makes the writing more interesting to read and easier to comprehend the main point of the topic.
by curtis
February 15th, 2016, 6:31 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Grammer Jokes
Replies: 1
Views: 8638

Re: Grammer Jokes

I have kleptomania. When it gets really bad, I take something for it.
by curtis
February 15th, 2016, 6:27 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: 10 Steps to Becoming a Better Fiction Writer
Replies: 4
Views: 21857

Re: 10 Steps to Becoming a Better Fiction Writer

I'm reading a book called Three Rules for Writing a Novel. The title is hilarious because it references a quote by Somerset Maugham. The quote is "There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are." I think that to write fiction, the author needs to describe what's...
by curtis
February 15th, 2016, 6:18 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: Comedy in the Horror Genre
Replies: 0
Views: 2624

Comedy in the Horror Genre

Stephen King is great at using comedy in a horror story. One of my favorite short stories by King is Survivor Type. It's a story about a man stranded on an island without food. To survive, he succumbs to cannibalzing himself. Hilarious writing. What are some stories in the horror genre that you enjo...