Fun Facts Friday: G.K. Chesterton
Fun Facts Friday , Latest Posts / May 29, 2020

G.K. Chesterton (29 May, 1874 – 14 June, 1936) was an English writer, theologian, critic, and philosopher. Mr. Chesterton’s most famous creating is the priest-detective Father Brown. Books by G.K. Chesterton* He was born as Gilbert Keith Chesterton in Campden Hill, Kensington, an affluent district of London, England. Mr. Chesterton was educated at St. Paul’s, selective independent school for boys aged 13–18, but never attended college. Instead he went to art school, where he started to write criticism. Mr. Chesterton wrote about 80 books, over 2,000 poems, around 200 short stories, 4,000 essays and columns, as well as several plays. Despite his enormous portfolio, Mr. Chesterton considered himself first and foremost a journalist. In 1901 He married Frances Alice Blogg, a writer by her own right, who worked as his manager encouraging his writings, appointments, accounts and negotiations with publishers. Mr. Chesterton was a big guy, standing 6’4”, weighing around 290 lbs.  and embraced it with wit and cynicism. One story goes that he told his friend , Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw, that “To look at you, anyone would think a famine had struck England”, Shaw appropriately replied that “To look at you, anyone would think you had caused…

Book Review: No hesitation by Kirk Russell
Latest Posts / May 27, 2020

The acts might or might not be proper, as our minds cannot follow the AI’s logic or how it attempts to foresee the future. The two programmers in the story act as a collective conscious of creators who regret their creation, that is out of the control

Guest Post: 7 Great Ways To Write Dialogue
Guest Posts , Latest Posts / May 19, 2020

Want to make sure that your characters’ dialogues make sense in your story? Are you receiving feedback saying that the dialogue is either awkward or unrealistic? Well, you’re not alone. All writers want to make dialogue more realistic and believable. With countless books and websites on writing fiction, chances are you’ll come across a section dedicated to dialogue. However, we’ll give you a run-through on dialogue, with seven easy tips that you can use as a quick reference guide. Don’t Use Dialogue For Exposition “Many readers find exposition dumping annoying,” says Francis Acosta, creative writer at Study demic and Writing populist. “Sure, they want to learn about the characters and situations, but they don’t want to be bored to tears with a character spewing out exposition like it’s nothing. Your characters will only be wooden and robotic, and your story too transparent.” Some common examples of exposition dumping in dialogue are: Characters saying things like: “As you know, [character name] is doing [this], because of [what happened prior to when this dialogue took place] …” Characters giving readers far more information than necessary. “Your best bet is to not overexplain something,” adds Acosta. “Only use exposition in dialogue if it…

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