What is the first thing you think of when you hear the word ‘trolls’? I think of the creature that wandered into the girl’s bathroom in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Well, alright, Quirrell let the creature into the bathroom, but that’s beside the point. Today’s post is a bit of a raw topic. Let’s just cut to the chase. We’re talking about the time-honored problem of online trolls. Yep, those pesky ‘keyboard warriors’
Do You Have Crunch Words You Subconsciously Use? Find Them And Eliminate Them With This Tool Within Scrivener! Do you use a certain word over and over again when you write? Is your spell checker not helping you in making your work superior and helping you improve? Trust me, I have learned much in the last year about ‘crunch words’. What Are Crunch Words? Crunch words are those words that you use time and time
Are you a writer? Do you love pop culture? Well, I have excellent news for you! Creator and Movie Pilot is looking for writers and one of those might just be YOU! If you love movies, television shows, music and gaming, Creator is the place to be writing. Importantly, I write for Creator under the guise of C.J. Hawkings. Check me out. Before diving into the question ‘Will I obtain pay?’, let’s talk Movie Pilot
“Your library makes our small corner of the world feel big.” - Belle, Beauty and the Beast (2017) I’ll admit it. I’m a massive nerd and there are other nerds out there. I love books. There is also a place for my love of television. My passion is film. I love trivia. However, being a writer, you need to draw from inspiration. Like everyone else in the world, I have a busy life as a
Today, we will talk about that dreaded phone conversation that writers hate writing. Note: Please excuse the screenplay formatting in this article. It was written in Scrivener and copy and pasted here. We’ve all seen them on screen. Phone conversations. For the writer, it can often become difficult to work out how to write one correctly. That begs the question: how are they written that is deemed acceptable? In other words, it comes as crucial
It was Friday, August 4th, 2017. At 9am Narellan Town Centre opened for another day of trading. However, this day was special. The day had finally come. It was the opening of the final part of the centre development. The centre official opened its brand new fashion precinct for the first time. I arrived at the centre with about 10-20 minutes to spare. When something huge is going down, you need to get there early.
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We all have busy schedules. It just takes a little maneuvering of events in our lives for us to accomplish tasks on time. One of those concepts is for yoga enthusiasts to assist them in doing yoga sometime during the day. With work and everything else, it can difficult. Insomnia is a problem for a number of people. Yoga is ideal for preparing your body for an excellent night’s rest and for putting your mind
“As many enemies as there are slaves.” - Spartacus Slavery was a common occurrence during the time of Ancient Rome. They resided at the lowest component of the ladder of Roman society. Men and women were enslaved from all ages. Moreover, so were their families, including their children. Many slaves were prisoners and innocent bystanders from battles that the Romans fought. There was more to the life of a slave than just serving the wealthy.
This is not your normal post.  Whoo! Onto the post! Ever gotten featured? Then you know the extraordinary feeling. Writers getting featured means people are seeing the work you do. Firstly, I got the shock of my life this morning when I checked my emails. I found that the Australian Writers Centre newsletter had arrived in my inbox as it does every Thursday morning. It was the surprise I got when I scrolled through that
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“Mirror, mirror, on the wall. Who is the fairest of them all?” - Queen Ravenna (Snow White and the Huntsman) Who doesn’t love villains? Sometimes they are humorous. Sometimes they are downright evil. Whether it be for money or personal revenge, the antagonist always has some kind of agenda. Evil is almost always a factor that every hero must endure if the story is a hero’s journey. Other stories deal with troublesome characters who are