Find Your George Martin

a #WriteLife article by Dan Szczesny

The recent passing of George Martin, the brilliant producer that helped make the Beatles the greatest band of all time, got me thinking about my own beginnings as a writer.

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Folded Word-Lab: Historical Fiction

by Tim Bridwell author of SOPHRONIA L. (Folded Word 2014) What is Historical Fiction? Historical fiction should be historical in terms of setting, but fiction first and foremost. Though actual historical figures often inhabit its pages, historical fiction is not historical biography. The writer should not rely on the story‚Äôs historical context to do any…

Folded Word-Lab: Haiku

by Ben Moeller-Gaa author of WASP SHADOWS (Folded Word 2014) What is a Haiku? Haiku is a short form poem that began in Japan several hundred years ago. It is widely written around the world today, and is perfect for our hard wired, fast paced tech life as it is short enough for Twitter and,…

24/7

Folded Word invites and encourages everyone to join us for a month of writing. This August, Folded Word will be holding our first writing month event called 24/7. For the first 24 days of August, everyone will dedicate time each day to write either a piece of twitter fiction (<140 characters), prose poetry (<100 words), short poetry (<9 lines), micro fiction (<250 words), or flash fiction (<500 words). The last 7 days of August will be dedicated to revising these works.