PortalHomeGallerySearchRegisterLog in
Log in
Username:
Password:
Log in automatically: 
:: I forgot my password
Poll
Is the phrase "Once upon a time..."
Overused
The Scrawler's Workplace Empty33%The Scrawler's Workplace Empty
 33% [ 1 ]
Underused
The Scrawler's Workplace Empty67%The Scrawler's Workplace Empty
 67% [ 2 ]
Total Votes : 3
Monthly Writing Prompt
For this month's writing prompt write a scene using the following sentence to start;

The streets were deserted. Where was everyone? Where had they all gone?

Writing Tip
Our monthly writing tips are written by our very own TerishD. You can read more in Terish's Blog located in "The Abstractions" area of the forum.

Look Back

When not able to write ahead, it helps to look back. In my case I had written a paragraph ahead of the story. What I needed to do was add a section of exposition (talking) presenting some facts. In going back, I realized that I could insert a section where a 'tour' of the surroundings could be done. This allowed for character interaction, story development, and other things that enabled me to present the facts in an entertaining manner.

One should not face a writer's block with the mentality of bursting through it. I have found in my own experience that a writer's block is usually due to my mind indicating that it has a problem in 'channeling' the story. One reason might be a re-imagining of certain story points. Another reason however is that there is a problem in where you are at in the story, so you need to look back and find out the problem with the 'journey' that prevents the tale from advancing.

Latest topics
» To Know Sweet and Sour - Part Three (11-14)
The Scrawler's Workplace Icon_minitimeJanuary 17th 2020, 6:36 am by TerishD

» Hey people
The Scrawler's Workplace Icon_minitimeJanuary 13th 2020, 7:20 am by TerishD

» To Know Sweet and Sour - Part Two (6-10)
The Scrawler's Workplace Icon_minitimeDecember 28th 2019, 6:50 am by TerishD

» To Know Sweet and Sour - Part One (1-5)
The Scrawler's Workplace Icon_minitimeDecember 1st 2019, 6:33 am by TerishD

» To Know Black and White - Part 7 (32-36)
The Scrawler's Workplace Icon_minitimeNovember 1st 2019, 6:44 am by TerishD

Top posters
oskar (2320)
The Scrawler's Workplace EmptyThe Scrawler's Workplace Voting_bar2The Scrawler's Workplace Empty 
TerishD (1399)
The Scrawler's Workplace EmptyThe Scrawler's Workplace Voting_bar2The Scrawler's Workplace Empty 
HYdraMStar (1170)
The Scrawler's Workplace EmptyThe Scrawler's Workplace Voting_bar2The Scrawler's Workplace Empty 
Kellycakes (1136)
The Scrawler's Workplace EmptyThe Scrawler's Workplace Voting_bar2The Scrawler's Workplace Empty 
Snacker (818)
The Scrawler's Workplace EmptyThe Scrawler's Workplace Voting_bar2The Scrawler's Workplace Empty 
Urs (569)
The Scrawler's Workplace EmptyThe Scrawler's Workplace Voting_bar2The Scrawler's Workplace Empty 
fleamailman (400)
The Scrawler's Workplace EmptyThe Scrawler's Workplace Voting_bar2The Scrawler's Workplace Empty 
Leaka (334)
The Scrawler's Workplace EmptyThe Scrawler's Workplace Voting_bar2The Scrawler's Workplace Empty 
JuJu (287)
The Scrawler's Workplace EmptyThe Scrawler's Workplace Voting_bar2The Scrawler's Workplace Empty 
alexandra (198)
The Scrawler's Workplace EmptyThe Scrawler's Workplace Voting_bar2The Scrawler's Workplace Empty 

 :: 

The Pennings (Writer's Forum)

 :: 

The Scrawler's Workplace

View unanswered posts

The Scrawler's Workplace

TopicsPostsLast Posts
No new posts

Grammar Tips

What are the English grammar rules? Are there any tricks so you can remember them better? Are you one of those people who need some help with grammar, or can you help with some Tips and Tricks? Here is the place you come when you need some help.
Moderator: TerishD
1455Devel...
December 2nd 2009, 11:16 pm
Skwerly View latest post
The Scrawler's Workplace Empty
 Topics  Replies  Author  Views  Last Posts 
Go to page : 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7  Next
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 0TerishD388on July 23rd 2012, 8:45 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 3TerishD35on January 17th 2020, 6:36 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 5TerishD57on December 28th 2019, 6:50 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 5TerishD76on December 1st 2019, 6:33 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 4TerishD76on November 1st 2019, 6:44 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 5TerishD120on October 7th 2019, 6:37 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 5TerishD117on September 7th 2019, 6:47 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 5TerishD130on August 8th 2019, 7:04 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 5TerishD123on July 9th 2019, 6:44 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 5TerishD167on June 9th 2019, 6:40 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 5TerishD183on May 10th 2019, 6:48 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 5TerishD183on April 10th 2019, 6:45 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 5TerishD166on March 11th 2019, 7:52 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 5TerishD222on February 9th 2019, 7:56 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 5TerishD257on January 10th 2019, 7:40 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 5TerishD306on December 11th 2018, 7:42 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 5TerishD265on November 11th 2018, 7:46 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 4TerishD272on October 12th 2018, 7:57 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 5TerishD248on September 17th 2018, 7:40 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 5TerishD269on August 18th 2018, 7:56 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 5TerishD229on July 19th 2018, 7:53 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 5TerishD283on June 19th 2018, 7:43 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 5TerishD179on May 20th 2018, 8:04 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 4TerishD170on April 20th 2018, 7:50 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 4TerishD174on March 26th 2018, 7:44 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 4TerishD204on March 1st 2018, 7:52 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 3TerishD146on February 4th 2018, 8:37 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 4TerishD207on January 15th 2018, 7:50 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 5TerishD220on December 21st 2017, 7:37 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 5TerishD223on November 21st 2017, 12:27 pm
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 5TerishD267on October 22nd 2017, 10:03 pm
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 3TerishD207on September 22nd 2017, 12:57 pm
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 4TerishD247on September 2nd 2017, 2:51 pm
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 3TerishD251on August 8th 2017, 12:38 pm
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 4TerishD256on July 19th 2017, 5:02 pm
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 2TerishD190on June 24th 2017, 11:48 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 7TerishD321on June 9th 2017, 5:38 pm
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 0TerishD259on April 30th 2017, 1:00 pm
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 0TerishD139on April 25th 2017, 12:31 pm
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 0TerishD139on April 20th 2017, 12:22 pm
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 0TerishD165on April 15th 2017, 12:58 pm
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 0TerishD126on April 10th 2017, 12:53 pm
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 0TerishD146on April 5th 2017, 12:54 pm
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 0TerishD140on March 31st 2017, 12:36 pm
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 0TerishD153on March 27th 2017, 7:43 am
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 0TerishD153on March 21st 2017, 12:38 pm
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 0TerishD183on March 16th 2017, 4:33 pm
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 0TerishD183on March 11th 2017, 12:29 pm
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 0TerishD188on March 6th 2017, 8:50 pm
TerishD View latest post
No new postsThe Scrawler's Workplace Empty 0TerishD126on March 1st 2017, 6:47 pm
TerishD View latest post
 Go to page : 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7  NextBack to top 
Users browsing this forum: None
Moderator: TerishD
Permissions in this forum: You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
-
Jump to:
New posts New posts
New posts [ Popular ] New posts [ Popular ]
New posts [ Locked ] New posts [ Locked ]
No new posts No new posts
No new posts [ Popular ] No new posts [ Popular ]
No new posts [ Locked ] No new posts [ Locked ]
Announcement Announcement
Sticky Sticky