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Narrative Arc, Story Arc, Plot Arc and Character Arc (Definitions + Examples + Tips For Creating A Narrative Arc In Your Story)

What is a story arc? Does it mean the same thing as narrative arc or plot arc? These are questions many budding and professional writers often ask. And they are very important questions too. Storytelling arcs help to make great stories memorable and outstanding. In this article, Charles Opara will give apt narrative arc definitions....

Bat City Review/ How to Submit

Bat City Review is currently open for submissions of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, hybrid pieces, and art. The magazine, founded in 2004, is devoted to supporting new and established writers. They have published so many amazing writers, including: James Tate, Patricia Lockwood, Terrance Hayes, Tracy K. Smith, C.K. Williams, Anthony Doerr, among other writers. The deadline...

How To Write A Story Like A Literary Great (Story Writing Tips + Examples)

Budding writers often wonder how to write a story. Not just a story, but a good story that everyone remembers and recommends. The world is full of stories, so you have to work hard at yours to make it outstanding. So if you often wonder how to create a story, you have come to the...

10 Statement Of Purpose Examples: How To Wow The Admission Committees Of Fully-Funded MFA Programs With Your Personal Statement (Guide + Samples +Tips)

Have you been struggling to write your personal statement or SOP? Reading some good statement of purpose examples and MFA personal statement samples can make your application season easier and less stressful. Also, it helps to read practical advice by professors who have sat on MFA in Creative Writing Admissions Committees, particularly professors who know...

Owl Canyon Press Contest 2020/ How To Submit (2250$ + Publication)

Owl Canyon press has announced the commencement of its 2020 short story writing contest. Writers are invited to create and submit a short story consisting of 20 paragraphs. The contest provides the 1st and 20th paragraphs, and the short story writer creates stories in between. First prize is $1000, 2nd prize is $750, and 3rd...

Cultural Weekly’s 8th Annual “Jack Grapes Poetry Prize” is now open for submission. The submission deadline has been set to August 31st 3020.   Eligibility The contest is open to anyone above 18. No fee has been set for application. Entries are free. The contest is open to international participants.! How to Submit for the Jack...