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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. Back to Simulated Mayhem

    I've put my rewrite of my fantasy series back on hold for the moment. It just wasn't coming together for me, which made it a bit of a grind. Instead,...

    Started by Gilfindel‎, 06-01-2014 09:24 AM
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    08-15-2014, 07:06 AM Go to last post
  2. Basic writing questions

    Some questions I've wondered about in writing my novel is: Is it necessary when it is clear that two people are speaking to each other, to end...

    Started by tjm‎, 07-11-2014 01:10 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    07-18-2014, 07:58 AM Go to last post
  3. Continuing stories or separate stories?

    For me personally, I've always been a big fan of trilogies and sagas. Stories that keep on going and continue to add depth with each new book....

    Started by Wickett‎, 03-21-2014 08:33 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    06-17-2014, 10:19 AM Go to last post
  4. I've got a Damsel in Distress, but when? Help!

    Hey, question for ya'll. In the book I'm currently working on, I need the secondary character to kidnap the protagonist fairly early on in the book,...

    Started by JQGinger‎, 06-13-2014 05:33 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,656
    06-14-2014, 10:55 AM Go to last post
  5. Nevermore!

    A quick question for you grammar gurus out there. I'm drawing a blank on this one, regarding "anymore" vs. "any more". If I tell someone I no...

    Started by Gilfindel‎, 05-26-2014 01:37 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,415
    06-01-2014, 06:44 AM Go to last post
  6. My essay at themillions.com

    Because it's been slow around these parts, and because I've been a long-time contributor, I hope you will indulge this announcement. Who knows, some...

    Started by Lawrence Tabak‎, 05-08-2014 06:22 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,869
    05-08-2014, 03:48 PM Go to last post
  7. Everyone Should Teach Writing

    Making the case for writing across the curriculum: ...

    Started by Peano‎, 04-24-2014 06:55 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,513
    04-29-2014, 07:46 AM Go to last post
  8. An Old Series Reborn, and a Question about POV

    So I've been hemming and hawing about my next writing project for a while, trying to decide what to tackle next. While I do need to get cracking on...

    Started by Gilfindel‎, 04-05-2014 06:59 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 21
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    04-17-2014, 05:01 AM Go to last post
  9. Very Good, but Long Sentences

    Hey, out there, to those that did and those that did not respond to the long sentence game in previous strings on or about 9-27. I know that those...

    Started by Donald Lowery‎, 10-03-2002 11:53 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 39
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    04-02-2014, 03:29 AM Go to last post
  10. Opinions Please

    Here are the first few paragraphs of something I wrote a few years ago and I wondered if I could get your thoughts. Thanks in advance. The...

    Started by lveach‎, 01-16-2014 11:19 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
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    03-30-2014, 05:20 AM Go to last post
  11. First impressions

    My science fiction/adventure series is currently set in a universe created by others. As suggested in another forum, I am considering relocating that...

    Started by MUSKETTER 3‎, 03-13-2013 07:22 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,564
    03-21-2014, 07:22 PM Go to last post
  12. Going Back

    I reckon in a forum like this, everyone has my problem. So I sat down a while ago (read years) and wrote 17,000 words as a part of a novel, no...

    Started by Hatchnet‎, 10-02-2013 01:18 AM
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 65
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    03-18-2014, 03:14 AM Go to last post
  13. Plot Holes

    While I can appreciate a good book, I'm more of a manga reader (not the sexually explicit stuff which is sometimes involved but the good story...

    Started by Wickett‎, 02-03-2014 08:22 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
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    03-05-2014, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  14. Angry "My Hairy Life," writing sample by Jayne Mead

    On one of the first days in New York, I found myself wandering in the Lower East Side, a part of the city that had been formerly Jewish and that...

    Started by Pines223‎, 03-28-2013 08:08 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    02-17-2014, 03:19 AM Go to last post
  15. Question Interpreting anothers writing.

    :o I am mystified on interpretive editing. Why does anyone interpret anothers writing if one edits ones post? I do not believe in reading between the...

    Started by pljames‎, 05-20-2013 08:37 AM
    editing, interpreting, meanings, words
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,544
    12-09-2013, 07:56 PM Go to last post
  16. Red face Thoughts on Perspective?

    So, I know it seems like the very "in" thing to write in the first-person present tense, but is there a time when that style really is appropriate? ...

    Started by Prongsy's Girl‎, 10-17-2013 12:04 AM
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    10-21-2013, 09:45 PM Go to last post
  17. Styles of Writing

    So I thought maybe this could be an interesting subject for the writers here to discuss some. As we all know, every writer out there as his/her...

    Started by Wickett‎, 08-15-2013 11:05 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 46
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    09-16-2013, 03:38 AM Go to last post
  18. Help with classification of short story

    So, I've written this short story and I have no idea where to even begin sending it out for submission. Basically, the story is about a guy with a...

    Started by Mark Phillips‎, 08-13-2013 09:43 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    08-14-2013, 09:53 AM Go to last post
  19. Second Book in a Series - Advice

    I've written the first chapter of what is to be Book II of a series. The outline of the book is already complete, now I just need to do the fun...

    Started by matthewkeith‎, 05-05-2013 08:40 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,596
    05-20-2013, 05:09 AM Go to last post
  20. Need noob help with something

    Hey everyone, I'm putting together a story and it's still somewhat in it's early stages, and I need to know if this should be capitalized. Here's...

    Started by Wickett‎, 03-29-2013 06:27 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,373
    05-13-2013, 05:24 AM Go to last post

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