Issue # 32
This issue we have a plethora of
interesting articles on all sorts of writing-related subjects. Take a
look at Darrell Bain's words of wisdom for epublishing, and Debbie Ridpath
Ohi's words of warning when looking at on-line work. We have
articles on writing action scenes, dialogue, avoiding procrastination,
and overcoming writer's block.
I think you'll find it an interesting
I'm also always happy to hear from readers
who enjoy Vision. It's nice to know when you find something that is
helpful. Suggestions for future articles is also welcome!
Good luck with your writing in 2006!
Remember that theme articles are only a
small part of the issue, and I always need articles on other aspects of
writing. Please submit material! We are open to writers at all
levels of publication, and I'm as likely to publish a new author as a known
May/June (Deadline April
10th) -- Creating Descriptions
Do you have a favorite bit of description from a book you've
read? Why not analyze why it works for you? Or write about
how description works, and how to create it.
June 10th) -- What are The Rules? And when can you break
Don't use 'ly' words, don't write partial sentences, don't
... there are dozens of rules we see in writing all the
time. What are they? Why do they work, and when don't
September/October (Deadline August 10th)-- Learning from
Limiting yourself to
one genre, both in writing and reading, is ignoring a
treasure trove of helpful information. Your romance might
benefit from a little mystery, and your science fiction from
a little romance. What can we learn from genres outside our
Children aren't stupid
Writing for children does not mean 'dumbing down' a story.
Characters, experiences, and voice play important roles in
children's books. What are some of the tricks that can help
adults think like a child again, but communicate like an