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Bygones

Today we have a recommendation for a useful website from WF member Dave Smith. And a little historical perspective. Bygones By Dave Smith The Saturday Evening Post, a magazine that in its heyday towered by size over others in the rack and o...

10 Soft Skills You Should Have by Graduation (and How to Master Them)

Most employers are looking for more than just a degree and some retail experience when they set out to hire new grads. In fact, many of them are looking for these soft skills with new job postings. 1. Naturally Curious and Adaptable Employe...

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US courts, trials, and the insanity please.

It wasn’t a police officer, but the trial of George Zimmerman in Florida is a good example of a “high profile” murder trial, and you should assume that any trial for the murder of a police officer would be “high prof...

Why I AM a Mathematician

February 23, 2021, by Agnes Why I AM a Mathematician A few days ago I attended an event titled Women in TEC hosted by Bright Network. It was an incredible opportunity and I’m really thankful for being selected as one of the attendees. You...

Member Monday: Excerpt from From “Sweet Danger, a Mystery Novella”, by CR Roberts

We have a Member Monday submission for you. This is an excerpt from CR Roberts’ novel, Sweet Danger; A Mystery Novella. You might recognize CR Roberts as Writers Forum member Carolyn R. Flaubel. Carolyn was the grand prize winner of l...

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Show, Don’t Tell, and Exposition

(~5 minutes read) Show, Don’t Tell, and Exposition ‘Show, Don’t Tell’ is a storytelling technique for creating an experience for the reader. It aims to shift the reader emotionally closer to the story. Done well, it ...

Fridays With Dale: WHAT DO BIG GAME HUNTING AND THE CRITICAL WATER SHORTAGE HAVE IN COMMON?

  WHAT DO BIG GAME HUNTING AND THE CRITICAL WATER SHORTAGE HAVE IN COMMON? By Dale Angel   At one time, no gun was big enough, no distance too far, no safari too overpriced to hunt trophy game. This activity created whole economic industr...

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Developing Military Characters in Literary Fiction

(~8 Minute Read) Writers, whether for scripts or other fiction, make a lot of mistakes with depicting military members. Sometimes to the point that it gets so obnoxiously cliché or romanticized that it is hard to watch or read. We’ve all...

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Dialogue Done Right

(~6 min read) For the purpose of this article, dialogue is an alive, action-alike, realistic way to reveal new information about character and/or plot and thus it should carry tension (from ‘Make a Scene’ by Jordan E. Rosenfeld,...

ClassTools Wikipedia Timeline Generator – Create and Edit Timelines

Russel Tarr, a history teacher and developer of ClassTools.net, recently released a new template called the Wikipedia Timeline Generator. This free tool will take a Wikipedia article and generate a… Read the whole entry at FreeTech4Te...

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