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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. Are standards changing?

    Are the standards for writers changing, and if they are, is it really for the best? I've seen some threads echoing similar thoughts, and I got to...

    Started by Dave O‎, 04-30-2008 11:40 AM
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  2. Is there a market for this?

    Oh dear Lord, was that a vision? Naomi woke abruptly. The nightmarish images burning in her brain left her gasping for breath and her frail heart...

    Started by C Hat‎, 05-07-2008 06:18 PM
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    05-13-2008, 07:22 PM Go to last post
  3. Writer's high?

    Hi guys, I'm a writer and a psychology student doing research on enhanced performance. Personally, smooth writing for me feels like a totally...

    Started by Tania Dudina‎, 05-13-2008 08:05 AM
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    05-13-2008, 10:10 AM Go to last post
  4. Proper use of commas?

    I receieved such a helpful reply on my question about contractions that I decided to try it again. My questions this time are about commas. Are...

    Started by Matt Austin‎, 04-30-2008 09:10 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    05-13-2008, 06:44 AM Go to last post
  5. Chapters and Chapter Length

    I have a number of scenes (14 out of 34 written) but have a question. My scenes vary in length from about 1000 words to about 3000 words, i.e. some...

    Started by Tim Underwood‎, 04-29-2008 05:20 PM
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    05-12-2008, 05:19 PM Go to last post
  6. Another attempt at poetry (short)

    I did some reading on poetry but its hard to incorporate everything all at once. So I've resolved to practice till I get better. Here is something...

    Started by Dave O‎, 05-07-2008 02:01 PM
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    05-11-2008, 09:25 PM Go to last post
  7. Article for review

    I am very grateful that my story was reviewed here. The advice was excellent. I am hoping that some of you would be so kind as to review the...

    Started by Linda Morten‎, 05-09-2008 04:05 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-09-2008, 03:31 PM Go to last post
  8. Should I try to publish this?

    This is a long read - 1500 words. I\'d like to do more with some parts and am thinking of the next revision. I would very much appreciate feedback,...

    Started by Linda Morten‎, 05-08-2008 06:52 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    05-09-2008, 03:55 AM Go to last post
  9. A LOVE POEM (mmmmmmm)

    I heard it always rains on days when I'm with you. How would I know, spooned deep below your flannel sheets and you... And you lay bare...

    Started by DESPINA COSTA‎, 05-09-2008 12:49 AM
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  10. critique?

    Would anyone like to critique this poem for me? There\'s definitely something wrong with it but I can\'t figure out how to change it. I don\'t...

    Started by Caroline Selle‎, 05-07-2008 07:05 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-08-2008, 07:56 PM Go to last post
  11. do you ever just START ALL OVER?

    Do you ever start a novel, get pretty far into then completely start over from scratch? I feel like the 70 pages I've written so have been like...

    Started by Gregory White‎, 04-23-2008 06:12 AM
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    05-08-2008, 07:22 PM Go to last post
  12. process

    Hello... I'm new here. My writing is mostly kept to my journals and blog entries. And I am a mostly closeted poet. I am here to indulge in...

    Started by Matt Lara‎, 05-03-2008 06:51 AM
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    05-08-2008, 12:37 AM Go to last post
  13. 1st/3rd person mixing...

    Gosh, so I've read this horrible, horrible style in other books (thankfully rarely), whereby the whole novel is in the first person narrative,...

    Started by Grandmaster Sik‎, 05-05-2008 02:08 PM
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    05-07-2008, 08:30 PM Go to last post
  14. Italics or underline?

    Somewhere online, I\'ve read that editors prefer underlines instead of Italics. Can anyone confirm this? I write YA novels, and when characters...

    Started by Mechelle Fogelsong-Wood‎, 05-05-2008 05:52 AM
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    05-07-2008, 08:15 AM Go to last post
  15. Changing Standards...Pt. 2

    I just wanted to leave a note here as an add-on to the previous post. Ce Ce, your comment about reading what's current gave me the impulse to...

    Started by Elena Solodow‎, 05-01-2008 06:09 PM
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    05-04-2008, 05:15 PM Go to last post
  16. Reversing Genesis; punctuation

    Ok. I spoke the first five verses of Genesis with suspicion that if I reversed a recording of it that a hidden message would be revealed. One of...

    Started by David Mivshek‎, 04-24-2008 08:27 PM
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    05-01-2008, 09:28 PM Go to last post
  17. Grammar

    Ok, so aside from like really simple stuff (verb, noun, adjective, subject verb agreement, etc) I don't know grammar. Like at all. I blame my...

    Started by Dave O‎, 04-24-2008 12:31 PM
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  18. My Poem

    Not really a poet, so go ahead and rip it up: Life: You think you know those that share your life Until you...

    Started by Mark Phillips‎, 04-25-2008 06:56 PM
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    04-30-2008, 09:13 PM Go to last post
  19. Okay - question on dialogue

    When I write, I want to write in character - spelling the way a word sounds. But is it right? Example - 'Fa sho. I already tol' the...

    Started by Brandon Cleveland‎, 04-22-2008 03:23 PM
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    04-30-2008, 08:34 PM Go to last post
  20. trancendence

    Does anyone else tend to feel a sort of transcendence or expanded consciousness when writing? I have heard a few other authors who feel that way, and...

    Started by Kate Humphrey‎, 04-29-2008 01:49 PM
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    • Replies: 11
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    04-30-2008, 06:25 PM Go to last post

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