Writing Foetus

Angela Volkov
Documenting my writing journey
Created 18 Apr 2021
  • Getting Sorted & Sorting Out Psychological Complexes
    05 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Orson Scott Card’s “How to Write Science Fiction & Fantasy”, Photo by me Getting S.OR.T.E.D You simply cannot evaluate an entire outfit using only a handheld mirror. Sure, the trim on your tricorn hat...
  • Banal but Relatable, Why your Instagram Poetry Sucks
    03 Nov 2021 • 7 min read • 2 0
    Image composed with Canva I attended a writer’s group the other day and observed an interesting inter-generational divide. A young man scrolled through his Instagram and read some of his poems out lou...
  • How to Write Compelling Characters
    27 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    The Art of Dramatic Writing by Lajos Egri was the first book I read when I decided to get serious about writing. It’s a classic for the ages. To commit its lessons to memory, I’ve decided to write a c...
  • Your Work-in-Progress in Five Words
    13 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    GIF by Angela Volkov Pure instinct may lead you to create a masterpiece, but only precision can ensure repeated success. Thus claims playwright Lajos Egri in The Art of Dramatic Writing before furnish...
  • That Time I Tried to Rent a Prison Cell to Overcome my Writer’s Block
    05 Aug 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    I suppose if I’m to document my writing journey, from the larval stages onward, I really ought to begin at the beginning… This looks less a bell jar than a jam jar (Image by Ollyy) First of all, ten y...
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