This is America, A Novel: Chapter One

Jubilance impregnated the vibe of the bar and birthed laughter. It started with the old men and women reminiscing on how simple their once complicated issues had seemed. Just as they stopped, another group, this time the just college-graduated bar-philosophers. The thick rimmed scrawny man, in the middle of the pack, had rehashed joke made… Continue reading This is America, A Novel: Chapter One

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A Different Way to Look at Plot and Character

I've talked about the structure of plot in a previous article, Writing Tips: Science and Six Plots, and so instead of delving further into structure, the intention of this article is to explore the relationship of plot and character and whatever nuance may arise from these two concepts. I've come to this topic as a… Continue reading A Different Way to Look at Plot and Character

Return of Writings by Ender

It's been quite a long time since I've posted content on Writings By Ender but I missed it with my entire being. I'm actively writing again and hope to get a short story to you all by the end of next week. Until then I'm trying to decide what other material I should add to… Continue reading Return of Writings by Ender

Writing Prompt: Hitchhiker

Scene: Your two main characters are travelling cross county on vacation. It's early morning and the sun has barely broken over the horizon. On the side of the road your protagonist notices a ragged old man on the side of the street. For an unknown reason you are compelled to pick up this stranger. I'm… Continue reading Writing Prompt: Hitchhiker

Second Life, a Flash Story

The musk of the subway was beyond the homeless who inhabit it, it was like death had been their for years and left to fester. Adam could only notice the smell but despite its strength, he seemed to be the only one who recognized it. The stench could not phase the bustle of the crowd… Continue reading Second Life, a Flash Story