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Writers Circle Resources - Writing Techniques and Exercises

Links to sites explaining techniques and/or containing practice exercises.

If you know of any good links to add, let us know!   Either post them to topic 3, Writers Circle Resource Room in Writers Circle Conference or send them to {effie}.


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Individual Primer/Exercises introduce a poetic form or technique with examples, then sets an exercise for practice and guidelines for critique..


Inspired 2 Write

Where Writers Come to Learn (lots of writing exercises)

Get Writing

Get Writing gives you top tips and advice on getting your stories, scripts and poems out there, along with offering professional "mini-courses" for writers.

100 Words

Commit to writing 100 words a day, no more, no less, for one month posted to their web site.  Share the results with other members.


Garbl's Writing Resource Pages

Information about writing more concisely, about overcoming writer's block, about creativity, etc.


Flash Fiction

this article will offer several strategies for writing flash fiction. Used by themselves or in combination, the writer can focus their story to that brief, interesting event.


Pages on Poetry at Ariadne's Web

explanations of the rules for villanelles, ghazals, haiku, sonnets, or other types of formal poems, among other things.


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Last Updated: August 19, 2005