HomeWritersLiterary AgentsEditorsPublishersResourcesDiscussion
Forum Login | Join the discussion
+ Post New Thread
Page 101 of 465 FirstFirst ... 51 91 99 100 101 102 103 111 151 201 ... LastLast
Threads 2001 to 2020 of 9295

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. Do you write for yourself, or are you writing to be Published

    Hi, New here... I was just wondering if there are other writers who write for their own pleasure without feeling the need to try to get published. ...

    Started by Coffee Break‎, 08-25-2007 07:03 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 1,531
    08-27-2007, 08:34 PM Go to last post
  2. Profanity

    Do you use them in your stories? What is your take on that...all opinions are welcome.

    Started by Wesley McDaniel‎, 10-11-2005 02:44 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 1,531
    10-26-2005, 12:36 AM Go to last post
  3. Simply Put

    What do you consider the key to writing well? What single factor(s) makes a writer great? Is talent inherent or achieved, or both? What's the...

    Started by Billy Cryer‎, 04-29-2003 04:17 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,531
    04-30-2003, 12:37 PM Go to last post
  4. Typing Assistance (WPM exercises)

    Hey, i'm sure you all are able to find your own sites with WPM exercises; however, I wanted to add this one as I think it's pretty cool. ...

    Started by Patrick Edwards‎, 02-24-2009 04:04 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 1,530
    03-01-2009, 01:30 PM Go to last post
  5. Does my fave author suck?

    Well, I have a few favorite authors, but Robert Boswell is one of my top faves. I've tried to emulate his style, but am told it's too "telly," too...

    Started by Lindi Hobbs‎, 04-18-2003 01:48 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 1,530
    04-21-2003, 07:39 AM Go to last post
  6. unnecessary scene?

    Hey guys, I have a question. Big surprise, I know. I have part of a scene forty pages from the end of my book that isn't really necessary to...

    Started by r p‎, 10-11-2004 08:04 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 1,529
    10-13-2004, 10:20 PM Go to last post
  7. Do all characters need names?

    I was wondering mostly about peripheral characters. Is there a rule of thumb about this? For example, the hero gets into an argument on the street...

    Started by Bill‎, 12-16-2002 09:05 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,529
    12-17-2002, 12:36 PM Go to last post
  8. another awkward sentence

    To this day, they, and everyone else, summon(s) me when anything with wires and cables have to be connected or programmed. Is it they or everyone...

    Started by Book Werm‎, 06-16-2009 08:28 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,528
    06-23-2009, 06:28 PM Go to last post
  9. HEY EVERYBODDY PART 2

    This was all an experment. Realy. I wanted to see how you respond to new poepel--- weather it was my imagination or if the oldtimers really try to...

    Started by Lonnie lament‎, 08-08-2003 02:44 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 1,528
    08-08-2003, 04:44 PM Go to last post
  10. Just wrote this poem in the last 2 minutes - Critique plz

    Back story, I just learned my ex, who I lived with for 6 years and was having an affair for 18 months before I found out, has married the woman he...

    Started by Raven Nights‎, 01-03-2010 09:19 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 1,527
    01-05-2010, 10:37 AM Go to last post
  11. Synopsis length?

    Anyone have any idea how many words an ideal synopsis should be? Iíve heard many agents prefer a synopsis not longer than two single paced pages, or...

    Started by Dave S‎, 08-31-2009 04:36 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,527
    09-01-2009, 12:52 PM Go to last post
  12. *** France

    Metaphorically we died, by scraping our lives back together, just to conform with a stiff upper lip. The payback is wages: the weekly...

    Started by martin shaw‎, 12-22-2010 12:51 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,525
    12-28-2010, 03:27 PM Go to last post
  13. I'm new here. got an average question

    Hello all, As you can tell by the title of the post, i'm new here. I used to post on about.com's writing board, but it is long gone now. I'm just...

    Started by Erick Scott‎, 04-25-2002 04:20 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,524
    04-26-2002, 04:42 AM Go to last post
  14. benefit of an agent

    That Patti sure has alot of questions, huh? Any Canadian writer's here? The reason I ask is because I have read that an agent is not as important...

    Started by patti new-writer‎, 03-23-2004 11:56 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,523
    03-24-2004, 05:00 AM Go to last post
  15. What's a top art school?

    If you were an artist and wanted to get into one of the top art schools in the country, which one would you consider the holy grail of all art...

    Started by Lindi‎, 07-25-2003 08:29 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 1,523
    07-29-2003, 05:40 PM Go to last post
  16. how do you WRITE a "movie moment" ?

    examples off the top of your head would be greatly appreciated. Hey, just think of it as another fiction challenge? :) So, how do you...

    Started by Gregory White‎, 11-13-2007 07:04 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 1,522
    11-21-2007, 07:27 PM Go to last post
  17. Dislocate this!

    Started by martin shaw‎, 12-02-2010 06:54 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,521
    01-01-1970, 12:00 AM Go to last post
  18. The Driving Factor

    ďLisa! Lisa, wake up! Itís time for your first day of school!Ē Warmth refused to be disturbed, the attribute that hugged the child beneath the...

    Started by Marcus Teague‎, 03-30-2009 06:24 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 1,521
    04-02-2009, 09:10 AM Go to last post
  19. Bad Advice to Writers

    1) "Write what you know." More disservice has been done to creativity by this standard writing-school nugget than anything else I can think of. Write...

    Started by Joshie !‎, 03-04-2008 09:31 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 1,520
    03-06-2008, 06:14 AM Go to last post
  20. Help!

    Which is correct? " ... submitted an essay in a contest," or " ... submitted an essay to a contest."? Thanks!

    Started by Mary M.‎, 09-04-2001 04:41 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,520
    09-06-2001, 06:29 AM Go to last post

Thread Display Options

Use this control to limit the display of threads to those newer than the specified time frame.

Allows you to choose the data by which the thread list will be sorted.

Order threads in...

Note: when sorting by date, 'descending order' will show the newest results first.

Icon Legend

Contains unread posts
Contains unread posts
Contains no unread posts
Contains no unread posts
More than 15 replies or 150 views
Hot thread with unread posts
More than 15 replies or 150 views
Hot thread with no unread posts
Closed Thread
Thread is closed
Thread Contains a Message Written By You
You have posted in this thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts