Tag Archives: Tales of the Fiction House

HOW A TALE IS BORN

by Raji Singh The telling of tales has been a grand part of human history.  We escape to other worlds with Carpier and Hans Christian Anderson.  We adventure ourselves away in 1,001 Arabian nights, and travel the Canterbury trails seeking … Continue reading

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Gators and Butterflies: Flight or Bite

By Raji Singh To celebrate National Poetry Month, Raji Singh of Fiction House Publishing takes us to two extremes…the sublime and the slime.   I am James Thaddeus Fiction, the Fifth – a true Fiction.  Typhoon tears me from my … Continue reading

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YOU WILL SHOOT YOUR EYE OUT, RAJI – A LINDIAN CHRISTMAS STORY (Repost)

by Raji Singh (repost from Tales of the Fiction House) Seeing all the wonderful presents given and received, I remember a favorite gift wish. Just like the bespectacled Ralphie in the movie A Christmas Story, as an eight year old … Continue reading

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The 5 W’s, the H, and the 5 Senses in Novel Writing

by Raji Singh      High school and college journalism teaches,”Get those who, what, where, when, why, and hows in pretty near the beginning of your story.” It is sound, basic crafting. A big mistake beginning novel writers make is not … Continue reading

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52 WEEKS + 52 CONSISTENT BLOG POSTINGS = GRAND INROADS INTO STORY AND CHARACTERS.

by Raji Singh      An imperative for writing fiction is to write consistently.  Do so, even if you have work or other time constraints.  Find an an hour, two, or three daily, five or six days a week.  Above all … Continue reading

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THE PARADE OF STORYTELLERS THROUGH THE AGES HAS BUT ONE GRAND MARSHALL – IMAGINATION.

by Raji Singh      ‘Of course it never ever happened.  But wouldn’t it be fun if it did.’ What better premise for writing fiction or composing for oral storytelling? Maybe an event that really did occur is interesting, yet deserves … Continue reading

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HOW A TALE IS BORN

by Raji Singh    The telling of tales has been a grand part of human history.  We escape to other worlds with Carpier and Hans Christian Anderson.  We adventure ourselves away in 1,001 Arabian nights, and travel the Canterbury trails seeking … Continue reading

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Concerto Petite for Miss Shelva

By Raji Singh Writers should strive to utilize a character’s chains of emotions to broaden, complicate, or redirect his or her story.  This change of emotion always must be valid and believable.  It is the writer’s charge to do it … Continue reading

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TAKING A LITTLE BREAK AT THE FICTION HOUSE

by Raji Singh (editor, Fiction House Publishing) “…he died at age 52,” reports the network anchor, breaking the news of the death of….“A successful business person, he was known to proudly brag of working 16 hours a day, usually 6 … Continue reading

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Goblins In Your Desk Drawer?

By Raji Singh Writers beware.  Word and sentence gobbling goblins may live in your desk drawer. Writers, be prepared:  You with manuscripts years, or maybe decades old are most at risk!  They don’t seem to attack recent works.  You may … Continue reading

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