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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. How to get past conversations . . .

    Question: How do I get past using conversations as the only way to get information across in my stories? I find that I tend to write more dialogue...

    Started by Tracy Hollenbeck‎, 08-10-2004 06:23 AM
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    08-11-2004, 10:57 AM Go to last post
  2. newbie writer finishes rough draft

    hey all, after a year of lurking, i've decided to post. I just finished the rough draft of my first novel. I wrote an outline, then started...

    Started by Brick ONeil‎, 08-04-2004 01:45 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    08-10-2004, 08:24 PM Go to last post
  3. travel writing: a question

    Am on holiday in Honduras,and was wondering...do travel writers such as Bill Bryson and Paul Theroux actually mention people they met on travels, or...

    Started by Mel Gordon‎, 08-06-2004 12:16 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    08-08-2004, 07:17 PM Go to last post
  4. Berg's titles

    I read this just yesteday about Elizabeth Berg. It seems her agent and editor often changed the titles she wanted to use: "She wanted to call...

    Started by Happy Soybean‎, 08-04-2004 06:45 AM
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    • Replies: 10
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    08-07-2004, 01:49 PM Go to last post
  5. Whatcha Think?

    My mind was wandering earlier (don't worry--it's back on its leash now) and a scenario entered my mind. What if an agent or editor wanted me to...

    Started by Heather Brewer‎, 08-04-2004 10:44 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 14
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    08-07-2004, 11:50 AM Go to last post
  6. how do you title your work

    Hey all, Just wondering, I've busted my rear writing my book, and it's almost complete, but I cannot for the life of me think up a name for the...

    Started by Racheal Elder‎, 08-03-2004 09:38 PM
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    • Replies: 21
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    08-06-2004, 10:38 PM Go to last post
  7. comma and names

    Hi, I have a question about whether I should use a comma or not. This is referring to someone's brother named Peter. The real anger had been...

    Started by Emma C‎, 07-28-2004 02:15 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
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    08-06-2004, 01:20 PM Go to last post
  8. What happened to the pirate post?

    A few days ago - someone posted an invitation for authors to submit articles about pirates. I've been doing some research and have come up with the...

    Started by David Chin‎, 08-05-2004 07:40 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 380
    08-05-2004, 11:25 AM Go to last post
  9. grrrrr

    Just wrote a long post and hit the post message and then it went to a screen that said you need to be logged in member to post which I was when I...

    Started by Carrol Andrews‎, 08-03-2004 09:17 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 618
    08-05-2004, 08:21 AM Go to last post
  10. Now you can use those drumrolls

    I just finished the first draft of my newest novel in progress. Whew! I'm so excited to have everything down on paper. Now I have a month or three to...

    Started by Happy Soybean‎, 08-04-2004 10:53 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    08-05-2004, 04:49 AM Go to last post
  11. Another "which is right" question

    Ok, which way is the correct way? ďAre you out of your mind, child? I intend to pay for my purchases, thank you. Perhaps Gort has had more of an...

    Started by Rhiannon‎, 07-24-2004 07:43 PM
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    • Replies: 10
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    08-04-2004, 04:09 AM Go to last post
  12. A Question of Setting

    After some debate with a friend, Iíve been thinking about the issue when addressing setting and when or when not to mention it. On one hand, I...

    Started by Hope Chest‎, 07-28-2004 09:06 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    08-04-2004, 01:49 AM Go to last post
  13. Showing possesion of more than 1 person

    What's the best way? "Cislin and Flick's camp" ~or~ "Cislin's and Flick's camp" Thanks bunches!

    Started by Rhiannon‎, 07-26-2004 04:54 PM
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    • Replies: 15
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    08-03-2004, 02:42 PM Go to last post
  14. Calling it a day on the beginning

    I have a dilemma and I want your help. That's what you are here isn't it? For the past year I have been working on a novel. I dawdle over to the...

    Started by Tricia Schwitzer‎, 08-02-2004 09:04 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
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    08-03-2004, 02:36 PM Go to last post
  15. Separate files or one?

    I started out with the plan of a manuscript but wrote most of the pieces as stand-alone stories as separate files. Now I am weaving the stories...

    Started by Gale Gorman‎, 07-31-2004 08:31 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    08-03-2004, 08:04 AM Go to last post
  16. What's in a name?

    I recently started what I am tentatively calling a "short story". Names are very important to me in a story or a book; they conjure the image of the...

    Started by Rhiannon‎, 07-31-2004 07:40 PM
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    • Replies: 18
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    08-03-2004, 06:28 AM Go to last post
  17. Beginning

    Hello everyone. I have a slight problem...whenever I start writing, I get excited about describing something minor and get off topic very easily,...

    Started by Anna Nelson‎, 07-27-2004 11:51 AM
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    • Replies: 17
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    08-03-2004, 06:21 AM Go to last post
  18. An obscurity.

    Is anyone familiar with the name/word 'Clyme' how it is pronounced or usage examples.

    Started by Carrol Andrews‎, 07-29-2004 02:36 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    08-02-2004, 08:13 AM Go to last post
  19. Please dont go without reading!!!!!

    I am a Bangladeshi guy working as a United Nation Peacekeeper/ Military Observer in Congo. As I expressed in one of my previous posts that I would...

    Started by Shabbir Ahsan‎, 07-31-2004 05:23 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    08-02-2004, 05:16 AM Go to last post
  20. Chapter breaks

    I'm not real sure when or how I should break my chapters!!! I read alot on top of my writing and I have looked to the books I've read to see how...

    Started by Angela Morgan‎, 07-21-2004 07:26 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 714
    08-02-2004, 02:49 AM Go to last post

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