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Since a number of people have taken to (hilariously) pointing out that I don't have any hubs yet whenever they disagree with my opinion on some unrelated matter, I thought I'd reassure all that I'm working on some.
I signed up here way back, then got busy with work and kind of forgot about it. Recently I've been enjoying some not-always-rational exchanges on the forums. This is usually when I have 4 or 5 other windows open on the comp and really should be doing something else.
In any case, I am working on a few - can you guess? - yes, short stories, that will no doubt disappoint after such a long wait. As soon as they are posted I'll accept all the eager criticism that no doubt awaits.
Unlike commercial, how to or guide writing, creative writing is a tricky area to critique. It's often written from a personal view point, meaning that the author has reasons for the way they worded it.
Also, creative writing is unlikely to earn you any money online, so you won't be able to get any SEO or Keyword advice, usually.
However there is a budding group of literary writers on the site who I'm sure would love to read your work.
Personally, from what I've seen so far, I find it distastefully crass and desperate the way some people surround their original work (whether fiction, how-to, or discourses on whacky personal philosophies) with piontless hubs that are essentially just photos of celebrities. Might as well stand outside the bus station and lift their skirt for a nickle (metaphorically speaking).
But I'm new here and haven't posted anything yet, so who am I to say?
by JessBraz3 years ago
Hello fellow hubbers!I have the day off work today (hurray!!!) I've been up since the wee hours of the morning working on hubs and going through some of the technical stuff in my profile and account to make sure I'm...
by Julie-Ann Amos8 years ago
I understand some people are worried about the "antiHubChallenge" or whatever it's called, and I just wanted to say something on a personal level to get my own thoughts out in the open about it. ...
by retellect8 years ago
I decided to dive head first in the challenge 2 days ago and now I'm dry. Before I took on the challenge I posted 6 hubs, one is looking steady for impressions but it has crap keywords. On day one I wrote a long hub...
by Shadesbreath8 years ago
You know, I see forum posts complaining about how the forums are boring or dying. I see people complaining about how there's all "Indian Aunties" hubs or picture hubs, how people don't edit, it's...
by Jennifer Arnett3 years ago
It has been such a fun exercise to participate in Hubpages author Annart's shorty story challenge. She posted a picture of her own painting and asked everyone to write a story from it. It has been amazing to...
by Erin Lee4 years ago
I'm wondering if creative writing - poetry and personal narratives - is appropriate content for a hub?
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