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From The Trenches… Research For Writers & Authors: Part II, Finding Information.

Sometimes using superficial articles from Wiki resources aren’t enough to support your work. So in order to create an authentic voice for your fiction, especially if it’s for a profound piece of fiction or creative nonfiction: You must know exactly what you’re presenting the reader so that they can feel fully immersed in your story.

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What Flash Fiction and Microblogging have in common: Saying more by writing less.

One of the first commercial flash fictions to ever be put into a novel was only six words. It was written by Ernest Hemingway. And it contained everything traditional lengthy fictional prose and novels must have: plot, suspense, and intrigue. The story was: For sale: baby shoes, never worn. Yes, only that! But it was able to effectively convey to readers a story.

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From The Trenches… Research For Writers & Authors: Part I, Understanding The World Wide Web.

https:// – Stands for “hypertext transfer protocol”. This provides access to this website. Most times within our current framework of the internet now, it’s not always necessary to provide this protocol of “https://”, often just using “www.” with the website address is sufficient. “Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) is the secure version of HTTP, the protocol over which data is sent between your browser and the website that you are connected to. The ‘S’ at the end of HTTPS stands for ‘Secure’. It means all communications between your browser and the website are encrypted.”²

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Beauty Hurts by Falk Stethin #poem #poetry #expressivewriting

“After speaking with 68 year-old Falk Stethin, I’m convinced expressive writing can do something profound for all of us. He’s been journaling and writing, mostly poetry for over 50 years. It’s personal in nature and he writes only for himself. He’s currently dealing with cancer and describes a sense of cathartic release while writing.2 He very kindly gave me a recent poem from his journal to publish on my site.”