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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. Misuse of the past perfect

    Does anyone else cringe when she reads or hears the misuse of the past perfect tense? Increasingly, I read in news articles and hear in general...

    Started by C. Locke‎, 05-22-2008 09:28 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    05-23-2008, 06:12 AM Go to last post
  2. Writing a Synopsis

    I’ve completed the twentieth or so revision/editing of my novel - with some very major changes - and have reached the most difficult part of all -...

    Started by Dale Day‎, 05-21-2008 08:42 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    05-21-2008, 07:09 PM Go to last post
  3. scene one of my best work. (scene one of chapter one)

    Its called duo of destiny book one: The Black Sword. Genre: fantasy POV: first person What i am posting: Scene one of chapter one. Last time i...

    Started by alvin atwater‎, 05-19-2008 11:58 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 669
    05-21-2008, 06:08 AM Go to last post
  4. Epiphany! Sc/Fi Co Writer wanted!

    Bear in mind it's 3.30am GMT and there are empty beer cans on the floor. I have had a truly wicked idea for a SciFi Novel/Screenplay. It plots...

    Started by Michael Scott‎, 05-17-2008 07:49 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 574
    05-20-2008, 05:09 PM Go to last post
  5. Please Critique

    This is the first chapter of my first novel that I am hoping to submit for publication one day. Thanks for any help that you can give me. It is...

    Started by Daniel Wilson‎, 05-15-2008 08:01 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 751
    05-20-2008, 02:36 PM Go to last post
  6. ONE HYNDRED HOURS TO KILL A DEAD MAN (NOVEL)

    Dry mouth and sweaty hands, what an odd combination, thought Avi Rauch, as he propped his hot, throbbing back against the cold comfort of the gray...

    Started by Dan Andreescu‎, 05-20-2008 06:09 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    05-20-2008, 01:15 PM Go to last post
  7. Is there a book in me?

    Please tell me what you think about this. not sure what direction I want to go in with writing. Thanks Is there a book in me? By Karl Childress...

    Started by Karl Childress‎, 05-16-2008 11:19 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 533
    05-20-2008, 10:09 AM Go to last post
  8. Kings of Steel Street

    Hi there! I am new here so if I make a mistake here I apologize. :) This is a story I am hoping to turn into a book someday. This is the begging of...

    Started by Thomas W. Mellor‎, 05-19-2008 01:01 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 414
    05-19-2008, 10:54 PM Go to last post
  9. Critique Request (new opener)

    Note: What follows are dramatized actual events. His mother was dead. Now was his chance to save her. Saul held Dora’s lifeless hand as he...

    Started by C Hat‎, 05-14-2008 05:48 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
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    05-19-2008, 06:29 PM Go to last post
  10. The Thousand Year Journey

    Ok, so this is the first part of a short story that I'm writing. Any input would be appreciated. I'm hoping to maybe submit it to Asimov's Science...

    Started by Dave O‎, 05-18-2008 12:46 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 443
    05-19-2008, 02:39 PM Go to last post
  11. Foreign Dialogue

    Firstly, can somebody that speaks Spanish translate this for me. "El niño muerto ha vuelto de nuevo." Secondly, my novel contains a number of...

    Started by Michael Scott‎, 05-12-2008 10:20 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
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    05-19-2008, 09:20 AM Go to last post
  12. d. Leroy (offensive content and subject matter)

    Kayvee had to resort to the oldest known profession in order to survive. When Kayvee first started, she'd resorted to the use of drugs, to take away...

    Started by Michael Scott‎, 05-15-2008 10:10 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 579
    05-16-2008, 11:55 PM Go to last post
  13. Please Critique

    COMPLIMENTS OF THE SEASON He sat on the train, his work set out in front of him. If it wasn't for the sound of the train on the tracks, she may...

    Started by Michael Scott‎, 05-15-2008 06:13 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 960
    05-16-2008, 12:47 PM Go to last post
  14. Please critique

    Getting There By Karl Childress Alice had her looking glass. Jane and Michael jumped in chalk. Luke just took a ship one day and through the...

    Started by Karl Childress‎, 05-16-2008 08:13 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 354
    05-16-2008, 08:13 AM Go to last post
  15. Cliche' ?

    Although I like to read Wolfe's critiques of queries posted in this forum (and have myself profited from his helpful advice, thanks Wolfe!), I must...

    Started by Busy Lizzy‎, 05-06-2008 09:17 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 22
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    05-15-2008, 09:13 PM Go to last post
  16. Proper use of conractions in novels??

    What is the general rule for using contractions in novels? I can understand why dialogue would use it regularly or everybody would sound like a...

    Started by Matt Austin‎, 04-29-2008 07:43 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
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    05-15-2008, 06:44 AM Go to last post
  17. Metric or American system

    In my writing, there's a couple of places where I describe distance in feet, as in: "The door was a few feet away." Should I try to shy away from...

    Started by Kate B.‎, 05-04-2008 08:05 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
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    05-15-2008, 06:26 AM Go to last post
  18. Please Critique

    COMPLIMENTS OF THE SEASON He sat on the train, his work set out in front of him. If it wasn't for the sound of the train on the tracks, she may...

    Started by Michael Scott‎, 05-15-2008 05:46 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 353
    05-15-2008, 05:46 AM Go to last post
  19. Please don't abuse me but.....

    This is gonna sound like possibly the dumbest question ever asked. What is a script, without any words called? Answers like: Blank paper or New...

    Started by Michael Scott‎, 05-13-2008 05:12 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
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    05-15-2008, 04:57 AM Go to last post
  20. Converted my Book to Screenplay and got an offer but...

    So, last week I had a last minute request from an exec producer (beer drinking associate of mine)to present a screenplay to his production company of...

    Started by Vaughan P‎, 05-06-2008 08:33 PM
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    • Replies: 43
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    05-14-2008, 03:39 PM Go to last post

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