The Star Trek mission statement—“to boldly go where no one has gone before”—has been criticized many times by grammarians who insist that it’s wrong because inserting the adverb “boldly” between “to” and “go” yields a so-called “split infinitive.”
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Every era has its linguistic fads. Our own is prone to borrowings from engineering and technology, or at the very least borrowings that sound technical, efficient, precise, and authoritative—even if they don’t mean much or are blatant nonsense.
Screenwriting guru Syd Field worked for a long time as a script reader for major film studios. Each morning he would face a stack of scripts to be read and passed further up the development chain or rejected as unusable.
Are you feeling guilty and not sure how to rectify the situation? Are you worried about getting into an argument if you talk to that person again face-to-face?
Horror is something that frightens or repels you – think of movies like Cujo, Silence of the Lambs, or Psycho. Humor delights you with wordplay and its delivery.
E-publishers sometimes prefer to publish a novella since some e-book readers want shorter texts. On the other hand, a solid place to publish stories is in literary magazines - print and electronic.
A writer must consider the cultural differences to attract many audiences, across borders. Here is a brief overview of some basic differences between Eastern and Western fiction.
Whether you are going to write a fictional story, novel, blog post, a poem or any other type of writing, it is important to set an attention-grabbing tone. By Tayyaba Batool
In these days of information technology, when the world has turned into a global village, it has become trickier to target your audience. There is a lot of written material and many ways to be entertained.
Creating an effective character is as important as the plotting of a novel itself. By Tayyaba Batool