HomeWritersLiterary AgentsEditorsPublishersResourcesDiscussion
Forum Login | Join the discussion
+ Post New Thread
Page 152 of 465 FirstFirst ... 52 102 142 150 151 152 153 154 162 202 252 ... LastLast
Threads 3021 to 3040 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. Ideas, anyone ??

    Ideas, anyone? I have this crazy notion to write a ‘romance’ type novel spanning some decades, but with a murder and subsequent ‘cold case’...

    Started by Fred Nerk‎, 06-19-2007 10:26 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 433
    06-20-2007, 11:10 AM Go to last post
  2. Get on with it already?

    First, let me apologize for this long post. Second, my issue with the excerpt below is that I believe I have a horrible habit of dragging out a...

    Started by Patrick Edwards‎, 06-19-2007 10:37 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 803
    06-19-2007, 06:09 PM Go to last post
  3. Any reason why

    "Josh was sitting on a rock, leaning against..." OR "Jost sat on a rock, and leaned against..." Why would the first ever be an option,...

    Started by Clayton Lindemuth‎, 06-16-2007 07:55 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 636
    06-19-2007, 03:25 PM Go to last post
  4. 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
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,074
    06-19-2007, 01:14 PM Go to last post
  5. "the narrative wasn't engaging enough..."

    I recently received a very nice rejection from Amy Berkower on a partial where she listed some strengths and weaknesses of what she read. The only...

    Started by Ray Veen‎, 06-17-2007 06:18 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,092
    06-19-2007, 08:30 AM Go to last post
  6. Dialog and other considerations

    I have an idea for a semi-fictional novel in which I hope to influence social change. In the course of this work, it is my desire to engage the...

    Started by P. Ryder‎, 06-15-2007 06:18 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,078
    06-18-2007, 05:03 PM Go to last post
  7. Beta for "Walnut"

    Hello, I'm not sure of the protocol because it has been about sixteen months since I spent much time on this site, until this past week. Anyway,...

    Started by Clayton Lindemuth‎, 06-14-2007 07:00 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 883
    06-18-2007, 03:57 PM Go to last post
  8. Prospective Query

    I know people usually post queries in the LA forum. Bear with me for a moment. This is actually a query for a story that isn't ready to go to an...

    Started by Rogue Mutt‎, 06-13-2007 09:52 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 2,078
    06-18-2007, 08:15 AM Go to last post
  9. difficult opening...what do you think?

    - It was the afternoon that Mallorie would recieve the phonecall, and she was on her way home. She swerved her delapidated mountain bike away from...

    Started by cheshire cat‎, 06-09-2007 12:53 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 1,674
    06-18-2007, 07:33 AM Go to last post
  10. Just Get the Story Out

    This week has been a good exercise for me. The five days we take for vacation each year, I have spent writing instead (partner couldn't get out of...

    Started by Gregory White‎, 05-02-2007 04:46 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 1,522
    06-16-2007, 07:15 PM Go to last post
  11. Short story intros

    Hello y'all. I found your collective insights excellent last time, regarding openings, and for a new short story, I am curious if either of two...

    Started by Clayton Lindemuth‎, 06-12-2007 09:05 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 1,558
    06-16-2007, 04:58 AM Go to last post
  12. Grammar question

    I find myself in a dilemma. I'm not certain of the correct grammar for a sentence! So if anyone has the definitive answer, please share it. The...

    Started by Brenda Russell‎, 06-11-2007 10:02 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,324
    06-16-2007, 04:51 AM Go to last post
  13. Getting short stories published.

    Okay. Let's say I get a short story published(so to speak) in a reputable Ezine. Is that a viable publishing credit? Or, will I get 'pooh-poohed...

    Started by kim seinna‎, 06-04-2007 09:54 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,227
    06-15-2007, 06:12 PM Go to last post
  14. I never knew

    I never knew how scary the writer's market actually is. I have spent over an hour on writers.net in the discussion forums. I always thought that a...

    Started by Jackie Cain‎, 06-14-2007 03:22 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 755
    06-15-2007, 06:30 AM Go to last post
  15. Revised and Shorter

    I appreciate the feedback so many of you gave, and what I took from it was that the "unsettling experience" was unclear, the hook--didn't, and the...

    Started by Clayton Lindemuth‎, 06-10-2007 07:46 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,697
    06-13-2007, 10:30 AM Go to last post
  16. what's write for you?

    I discovered (and this may not be true for all) that once I gave up the idea of being published (as a novelist) I began to do my best writing. It was...

    Started by Francisco Moreu Gonzalez‎, 06-06-2007 05:39 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 892
    06-13-2007, 08:54 AM Go to last post
  17. Confusing? What's the rule?

    I just read the following in a Yahoo article about the TB patient: "Some of the 181 pages of e-mails ... suggest that the 31-year-old groom's...

    Started by nom de plume‎, 06-12-2007 11:19 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 530
    06-13-2007, 06:58 AM Go to last post
  18. Autobiography - Short Fwd

    I've been lurking around here for quite some time now. Finally signed up so that I could post the short introduction of my autobiography for you all...

    Started by Janet Ford‎, 06-10-2007 08:49 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,274
    06-13-2007, 06:20 AM Go to last post
  19. The concept of Pinocchio was fine, but this -

    I have read much on the art of writing fiction, and there’s one item that keeps coming up over and over and over again, and is a total puzzle. So...

    Started by Fred Nerk‎, 06-10-2007 10:45 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 743
    06-12-2007, 11:50 PM Go to last post
  20. Your comments, please. Rip away!

    CHAPTER ONE: THE PRISONER IN THE OUBLIETTE "Your execution has been postponed." The man on the straw palette did not move. Had...

    Started by Naomi B.‎, 06-07-2007 12:05 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 1,994
    06-11-2007, 03:35 PM 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