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August 26 2007 Fiction Writing Newsletter


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Volume 2, Edition 23

26 August 2007

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In this issue:

- Using a pseudonym

- Description - Setting the scene

- Writing for escapism

- Related articles

- Previous articles

- On the forum

- Fiction Writing Shop

 Using a pseudonym

Using a pseudonym is a personal choice and could be useful in a number of ways. In general fiction, pseudonyms are not as common now as they used to be, but the erotic genre still sees many pseudonyms.

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 Description - Setting the scene

Take some lessons from theatrical stage management to improve your description skills.

Read this article

 Writing for escapism

While some writers like to stick to realism, others prefer a fiction world that bears little resemblance to real life. The most straightforward themes and concepts, like love, hope, fear, and friendship, have new territory to cover when they are explored in a world with different rules to ours.

Read this article

 Related links and articles

Showing and telling

Writing fantasy

 Previous articles on the Fiction Writing site 

Describing your characters

Using real life in your fiction

Describing actions and behaviour

 On the Fiction Writing forum

Congratulations to Karm, who won a copy of Far From the Madding Gerund in our spot the grammar errors contest on the Fiction Writing forum. 

Our discussion somehow led to the topic of pseudonyms, which is the subject of this week's article. What do you think of the use of pseudonyms in writing?

Have your say on the forum!

  Fiction Writing Shop at BellaOnline

Visit the Fiction Writing Shop at BellaOnline for gift ideas to spoil yourself or a friend, or to invest in books to improve your writing craft. 

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