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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. Feedback, criticism please :)

    Okay, this is a short story I wrote for my english class. Any thoughts on how to improve it would be much appreciated. Alone. She sits...

    Started by Alex Richardson‎, 07-27-2005 02:18 AM
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  2. Genre vs Literary Fiction

    It just struck me that in many conversations, like those below concerning POV and Show vs. Tell, we lump literary and genre fiction fiction together....

    Started by Jon Piper‎, 10-24-2006 03:43 PM
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  3. We should be reminded

    Stephen King. Some love him, some hate him. Either way, he offers good advice and something every beginner needs to hear. Some experienced writers...

    Started by Epy Stolean‎, 10-24-2007 06:02 PM
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    10-30-2007, 12:54 PM Go to last post
  4. Description Challenge

    So in my story, there is this one spot that some of my characters commonly meet up at. It is a very relevant place and the setting is quite often in...

    Started by DaBlaRR‎, 07-17-2015 04:26 PM
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    08-09-2015, 08:08 PM Go to last post
  5. Armed With...

    Again, I come to find nothing to critique And must relegate myself to something banal. I only do one sort of writing exercise and it's based only...

    Started by C K‎, 09-18-2010 06:58 PM
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  6. Newbie question about obscenities

    Hello, all. It is my first time here and I need a few words of wisdom. I am writing an epic fantasy of 500 pages and while I am pleased overall with...

    Started by Ann Kruse‎, 03-22-2009 12:19 PM
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    03-31-2009, 07:03 AM Go to last post
  7. Opening hook?

    Life is great, unless everyday brings you closer to the end of the world.

    Started by Author Pendragin‎, 01-05-2010 11:53 PM
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  8. Copyrighted lyrics in book

    I know we've discussed this before, but I'm a man, so I forgot. In my first novel, I include the entire lyrics of a Bob Dylan song. When this...

    Started by Brady Boyd‎, 12-30-2003 01:30 PM
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    01-29-2004, 05:10 PM Go to last post
  9. Flattery, ego boosting sought!

    Tee hee. Please tell me what you think of this flash fiction piece. “You can do this,” Carol told the mirror, staring into two pools of brown...

    Started by Denise .‎, 10-03-2005 09:42 AM
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  10. Regarding the Power of Suggestion

    Hello. I'm a new face here. Somewhat. I've always been interested in James Joyce and wish to try what he calls the power of suggestion, that is to...

    Started by John Paolo Rodriguez‎, 12-04-2010 01:48 AM
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  11. Does anyone get these jokes?

    Narulex is watching a game show on TV. "CONTESTANT NUMBER FIVE! CAKE OR DEATH?" "Uh, cake please." "VERY WELL! GENTLEMEN, GIVE HIM CAKE!" ...

    Started by Ronto Yukimaru‎, 05-05-2009 03:21 PM
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  12. Revamped portion of chapter 1 (thanks to GaryK and Bea)

    I revamped the first half of my Chapter 1 with the advice from Gary Kessler and Bea. Would love some honest opinions. If Gary Kessler is...

    Started by Jay S‎, 08-26-2009 11:25 PM
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  13. Peep Show Girl

    *adult subject matter* Hoping for feedback, harsh is fine. “Good afternoon,” the state psychologist smiled tightly. She shook hands with the...

    Started by Ronda Hamilton‎, 12-09-2009 12:54 PM
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  14. Constructive Criticism

    A part of a big project I have been thinking of. Dennis returned to school the next day with a smile upon his face. "Look at the smiling...

    Started by B.b.s.g.W wright‎, 01-12-2009 03:13 PM
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  15. Are these passive verbs?

    Hi all, I am confused about a recent critique I received by a publishing insider (as part of a contest I entered recently). This person stated that...

    Started by P Allison‎, 02-25-2009 08:37 PM
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  16. To Theme or not to Theme

    Hey All, I am a fan of Terry Goodkind's writing and have read on his web-site his approach to writing Fantasy. A comment he makes over and over...

    Started by Otto Rabe‎, 11-09-2007 03:34 PM
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  17. Can you help me with this sentence?

    Hello, I hope this makes sense. I am writing a query based on a story about a small group of aliens who are stuck in a cave with humans, and the...

    Started by steak Bake‎, 10-17-2007 05:22 AM
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  18. New Story: Critique?

    LUPOPHOBIA * PROLOGUE: * *** It was a cold night, colder than it should have been during such a blazing, hot month of July. I was supposed to be...

    Started by Cristina Frankel‎, 10-14-2008 07:34 AM
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  19. Quick Question/daily advice

    Hey! I have not been on here posting in quite sometime do to getting ready to graduate high school. I have been quite busy.I do have a fellow...

    Started by kayla‎, 05-13-2003 08:13 PM
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  20. Writer's Block Game 5/SHAKESPEARE/Alphabet

    Ahhh that monstrous beast, Orville! How like a swine... How foul and loathsome is his image! Sirs, I will not serve nuts to this drunken man....

    Started by Picture Book‎, 10-25-2002 06:17 PM
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    10-29-2002, 06:14 AM Go to last post

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