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Forum: Writing Craft Threads

Discuss the craft of writing. Questions about how to string words, sentences and stories together? Ask them here, or post a sample to get an honest critique of your work. This is a public forum.

  1. I need some advice on a beginning for my novel

    I've heard plenty of times before that people--especially a lot of agents and publishers--aren't hot on the idea of prologues. I'm really neutral on...

    Started by Last Haven‎, 11-03-2015 10:19 AM
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    03-02-2017, 11:37 AM Go to last post
  2. Oh Geez

    And now I have a new procrastination. I can catch up with all the stuff on Writers Net. What an idiot I am.

    Started by alice clay‎, 03-01-2017 11:18 AM
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    03-01-2017, 11:18 AM Go to last post
  3. Ongoing problem I've been struggling with

    :confused: Hi all. This question concerns writing fiction. How informal do you go with your writing? Examples: It is I...

    Started by The Tinman‎, 12-25-2016 07:29 PM
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    03-01-2017, 11:13 AM Go to last post
  4. Alice Clay, Go Away

    I'm back again full of excuses and procrastinations. Still slogging away on Weekend Warriors, about a girl who joins the National Guard to get money...

    Started by alice clay‎, 03-01-2017 10:48 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    03-01-2017, 10:48 AM Go to last post
  5. 10 Rules for Writers

    This is from an article about 10 rules writers should live by. I'll post the text here to spare you from all the ads on the page. Here are ten...

    Started by Rogue Mutt‎, 09-04-2016 04:02 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    12-23-2016, 08:53 PM Go to last post
  6. Clawfoots or Clawfeet?

    I'm poaching this from an Internet friend's blog post. What do you think? Clawfoots or Clawfeet? A couple of months ago, I posted that I was...

    Started by Rogue Mutt‎, 08-10-2016 08:02 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    10-08-2016, 06:46 PM Go to last post
  7. Lightbulb The Power of a Brand

    From my blog: Last month I read The Hemingway Thief by Shaun Harris. At one point early in the book the author who is the main character is...

    Started by Rogue Mutt‎, 09-21-2016 08:24 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    09-26-2016, 09:59 PM Go to last post
  8. Writing Craft links

    Here's a blog article with some writing craft links https://nowastedink.com/2016/08/22/no-wasted-ink-writers-links-238/

    Started by Rogue Mutt‎, 08-23-2016 10:46 AM
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  9. Happy Canada Day!

    And also Independence Day on Monday. And belated congratulations on Brexit. :cool:

    Started by Rogue Mutt‎, 07-01-2016 03:52 AM
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    07-01-2016, 03:52 AM Go to last post
  10. Learn the Writing Business for $15 or Less

    I recently followed author Lawrence Block on Twitter and he posted on his blog a link to one of those "humble bundle" type things with 10 books on...

    Started by Rogue Mutt‎, 06-04-2016 08:29 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    06-05-2016, 01:06 PM Go to last post
  11. Acceptable Number of Characters for a Novel

    What would you consider an acceptable number of characters for a full length novel of say 80K words or so? I may have to rewrite. MC: 3 (3 POV)...

    Started by Writers Choice‎, 12-03-2015 11:41 PM
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    05-22-2016, 08:58 PM Go to last post
  12. CAPS or no caps?

    In my latest story my MC receives an e-mail that sets the story in motion. My intent is having those words stand apart from the narration and...

    Started by MUSKETTER 3‎, 02-02-2016 03:25 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    03-10-2016, 04:29 PM Go to last post
  13. Question regarding sequel

    Hello everyone, I have somewhat of a dilemma. I am writing the "sequel" to a novella that I previously self-published as a kindle ebook. I want to...

    Started by marnie_skip‎, 01-03-2016 03:45 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    01-03-2016, 04:16 AM Go to last post
  14. Happy Holidays!

    Best wishes to all members for a great Holiday season. My you have a wonderful Christmas, and a healthy, happy, and successful 2016!

    Started by cg admin‎, 12-18-2015 06:20 AM
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    12-29-2015, 05:38 AM Go to last post
  15. Would this be an okay Inciting Incident?

    Still trying to wrap my brain around an outline for my story. PLOT SUMMARY: Bowie is an 18-year-old college freshman, and the heir to the throne...

    Started by PhillyWriter‎, 11-12-2015 05:11 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    11-19-2015, 08:35 AM Go to last post
  16. How to save my story from becoming Twilight

    I just had an idea of writing a vampire story and now I don't want it to be criticized for being similar to twilight I have seen many other books in...

    Started by Aizza‎, 11-03-2015 04:45 AM
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    11-07-2015, 07:03 PM Go to last post
  17. Career Destroying Mistakes

    I don't at all know if the problem is there is with someone else as well but I am not at all in a good mood right now, It's not fair I was told I...

    Started by Aizza‎, 11-02-2015 09:30 PM
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    • Replies: 14
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    11-03-2015, 06:57 PM Go to last post
  18. some help for hhSample pages

    I needed help with this one as this was a ... not a chapter, it is longer but a complete scene I was not at all sure about. Trust me I can handle...

    Started by Aizza‎, 11-01-2015 10:50 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    11-03-2015, 02:23 PM Go to last post
  19. The F***ing process

    so I'm 70k into my first draft of my first novel I have ever written (or at least gotten this far to finishing). I do my best to write and write...

    Started by DaBlaRR‎, 07-27-2015 11:57 PM
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    11-01-2015, 01:55 PM Go to last post
  20. Prologue - don't normally like them... but

    Ok so my beta reader recently read my last chapter out loud in front of me. Once we were done, we hung out and I decided to read her poetry I...

    Started by DaBlaRR‎, 08-20-2015 12:51 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    08-21-2015, 09:31 AM Go to last post

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