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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. Ghostwritten -- Literally

    I was having some fun writing your basic superhero story (girl finds suit of magic armor and does battle with the Forces of Evil) and did the first...

    Started by Rogue Mutt‎, 06-15-2009 05:04 PM
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    06-19-2009, 05:34 PM Go to last post
  2. Greetings

    Hello folks, I'm new here and just wanted to say, "Hi!" I'm working on my query letter and hope to get lots of good input and advice. Will...

    Started by Andrew Stewart‎, 11-10-2008 03:25 PM
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    11-11-2008, 07:40 AM Go to last post
  3. How You Like Me Now?

    This goes against my principles, but I'm reposting the story I posted last night. I added a little bit at the end. So is that a little less creepy...

    Started by Rogue Mutt‎, 11-05-2008 03:49 PM
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    11-12-2008, 01:35 PM Go to last post
  4. Am I improving? Could I be any good?

    Many people have said to me that I am a good writer for my age, but I don't like that to bia things. Since I became serious in writing novels I,...

    Started by Mark Crawford‎, 01-18-2008 10:48 AM
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    01-21-2008, 11:52 AM Go to last post
  5. What, Waft, WOAH!

    Am I using the word wafting correctly? Something feels off. This sentence is bugging me! Thanks in advance. ------------- As he turned to leave,...

    Started by L Bea‎, 01-17-2008 06:05 PM
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    01-18-2008, 07:39 PM Go to last post
  6. Stood or Rose?

    At www.floggingthequill.com (wonderful site, btw, thanks to the person who suggested it in another tread) I found this critique that reminded me of...

    Started by JD Fox‎, 12-15-2007 02:03 PM
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    12-20-2007, 06:00 PM Go to last post
  7. different Genre

    Let's do something different. For your disecting pleasure I offer page 37. Page 37 of what, you ask? That is part of the enjoyment. Published,...

    Started by Chuck Shaw‎, 06-14-2007 02:24 PM
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    06-19-2007, 01:14 PM Go to last post
  8. What drives a reader...

    Is it the character or the plot? I am struggling with that line and trying to hard to find balance.

    Started by Joe Koppe‎, 06-14-2006 05:33 AM
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    06-23-2006, 01:43 AM Go to last post
  9. Any better?

    Hello Again, Well, I've read Stein on Writing (need to read it again, taking notes this time) and have revised my opening. I think I've cut out the...

    Started by Sarah Fluharty‎, 06-02-2006 10:13 AM
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    06-11-2006, 08:50 AM Go to last post
  10. How Careful Are You With Your Kids?

    I've written a YA mystery/sci-fi book and my crit partner (who had thus far offered me very helpful, insightful advice) made me wonder about the...

    Started by M. Lee‎, 10-06-2005 01:33 PM
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    10-07-2005, 08:36 PM Go to last post
  11. two spaces vs. one

    I have read all the threads concerning two spaces vs. one and I am confused. From what I've read, we are expected to only have one space (two being...

    Started by luvsbeaches‎, 03-20-2004 07:25 PM
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    03-24-2004, 12:42 PM Go to last post
  12. Past or Present?

    Hey everyone, Would enjoy some insight from you: Writing my fantasy novel for a while now, and I frequently find myself re-writing snippets...

    Started by Shoilee‎, 09-15-2003 03:30 PM
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    09-16-2003, 09:34 PM Go to last post
  13. Favorite Literary Magazines

    What are your favorite literary magazines and why? I'm curious as to which lit mags people on the forum read.

    Started by Eva S‎, 08-08-2003 10:22 AM
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    08-10-2003, 12:08 PM Go to last post
  14. Writing technique

    I was talking to a friend yesterday, also a writer, who found it odd that I edit and polish each paragraph before moving on to the next. I just...

    Started by Tracy‎, 07-15-2003 08:17 PM
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    07-16-2003, 08:04 PM Go to last post
  15. Gentle Feedback requested on New Novel

    Haywire By Tracy Johnson It was an April night, a night just like so many others I'd spent in San Francisco, wobbling...

    Started by Tracy Johnson‎, 07-06-2003 08:14 PM
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    07-07-2003, 05:47 PM Go to last post
  16. Excuse me?

    Hi folks, My wife pointed out something she saw on CNN today. Somewhere in the U.S.A. there was a court ruling against a church wanting to use...

    Started by Glen T. Brock‎, 07-03-2003 03:45 PM
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    07-04-2003, 07:28 PM Go to last post
  17. smell memory

    MT mentioned that smell memory thing. The taste of water through a garden hose. Suntan lotion army surplus pup tents old spice after shave the...

    Started by toby‎, 07-03-2003 02:04 PM
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    07-05-2003, 05:55 PM Go to last post
  18. That first chapter

    Anyone ever have a hell of a time with writing that first freaking chapter? Knowing exactly where to begin? Am I the only one? From chapter two on...

    Started by Tracy Johnson‎, 07-03-2003 11:33 AM
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    07-07-2003, 07:10 PM Go to last post
  19. Toby's letter to the Corinthians

    Dear Corinthians, In these recent days of war and bickering, I can think of no more important subject then ‘safely storing a keyboard away from...

    Started by toby‎, 07-02-2003 01:35 PM
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    07-03-2003, 10:57 AM Go to last post
  20. Pictures. Words. Ideas

    After the army, I started my professional career as a cub copywriter. I guess it is only natural that, when I was presenting a new idea, I mumbled...

    Started by Jack Klaw‎, 04-04-2003 07:07 AM
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    07-04-2003, 10:59 PM Go to last post

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