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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. One sentence on...

    Think of a part of your childhood home that frightened or repelled you. One sentence describing this spot. TLE

    Started by TLE‎, 07-31-2003 09:09 AM
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  2. Wacky WN Nightmare

    Well, actually more like in between a dream and nightmare. I like the W with the wacky and the N with the nightmare (Has anybody else ever dreamed...

    Started by Lisa J. Werth‎, 08-01-2003 06:47 AM
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  3. Where do they come from?

    Because the Merriam-Webster dictionary was in recent discussion, a tidbit in Time magaizine jumped out at me today. 10,000 new words added to the...

    Started by Lisa J. Werth‎, 07-31-2003 12:22 PM
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    08-01-2003, 09:13 AM Go to last post
  4. Is this plotline adequate?

    I often wonder what happens to stories that have an unusual plot line. Do they find a market at all? I am posting one right here, and will everyone...

    Started by Sumit‎, 07-30-2003 06:38 AM
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    08-01-2003, 03:35 AM Go to last post
  5. I'll review yours, you review mine

    Hello, I need someone to review my MS. It's finished to the point where I have started querying agents but with a little distance from the work,...

    Started by Mr Seriosity‎, 07-29-2003 04:22 PM
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    07-31-2003, 01:36 PM Go to last post
  6. Yiasou from Cyprus

    Dear all, I'm writing to introduce myself a new kid on the writing block, well on this website anyway. I found WritersNet last week, and have...

    Started by Natalie Sey‎, 07-30-2003 03:48 AM
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    07-31-2003, 12:14 PM Go to last post
  7. WN horoscopes

    CAPRICORN You discover that the query letter you wrote last night has fifteen spelling mistakes - only after you have posted it off to your...

    Started by Elizabeth‎, 07-30-2003 05:06 AM
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  8. As - as or not to as - that\'s my question

    I seem to have an attachment to the wee little word "as" - it creeps in as I do this, as I do that, as I say this, as he said something else, and as...

    Started by Patricia Schwitzer‎, 07-30-2003 03:49 AM
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    07-31-2003, 09:58 AM Go to last post
  9. Thanks guys!

    Sorry I haven't posted this sooner ... have been in a bit of a funk here lately. Just wanted to thank the folks who responded positively to my...

    Started by Tracy‎, 07-31-2003 09:25 AM
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    07-31-2003, 09:52 AM Go to last post
  10. Novelist's peculiarities....

    Ann Patchett likes to use the word "jutted" quite a bit. An author I read a few months ago (can't remember who) gave everyone "a mess of blond...

    Started by Laura Gibson‎, 07-30-2003 04:50 AM
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    07-31-2003, 09:46 AM Go to last post
  11. Oops my bad

    I thought this was a writing craft sight but I've yet to find anything helpful in quite a while. It was mildly entertaining while it lasted, but I...

    Started by TerriD‎, 07-30-2003 04:57 PM
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    07-30-2003, 05:11 PM Go to last post
  12. How sweet it is!

    Things seem so much happier here today than up at Lit. Agents.

    Started by Lisa Werth‎, 07-30-2003 12:48 PM
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    07-30-2003, 03:23 PM Go to last post
  13. A quote...

    "Writing is a living process...the best writers do not simply spew forth published work..." William Goldman

    Started by Laura Gibson‎, 07-28-2003 05:55 AM
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  14. For Mike Fulton Re. Copyright Infringement

    Hi Mike, I have removed the offending threads. Anyone who has spent any time here will tell you that I remove anything I see posted here that...

    Started by Hamish (WritersNet)‎, 07-27-2003 04:39 PM
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  15. Possesive of "Synopsis"

    Do I really have to put an extra s on the end of synopsis in the following sentence? Looks kinda goofy when I do. Experts? "If your synopsis is...

    Started by Karen Dionne‎, 07-28-2003 06:51 PM
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    07-30-2003, 08:07 AM Go to last post
  16. My Outline Needs an Outline

    Well shoot, I wrote up my outline, but in Chapter 4, I said to introduce certain characters and subplots, but I never got around to the scene. What...

    Started by Lindi‎, 07-29-2003 05:24 PM
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  17. Umhealthy Practices

    If you saw a book out there with the title "Unhealthy Practices" and the blurb said it was about a hospital, what would your reaction be?

    Started by Sumit Ghoshal‎, 07-21-2003 03:16 AM
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    07-30-2003, 06:26 AM Go to last post
  18. Hamish

    Happy Birthday Gary, hope it went better than this board seems to be doing. Seems everytime I drop by there's another ..... haunting this place....

    Started by F Walter‎, 07-29-2003 12:27 PM
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  19. AND or BUT?

    Ahh...those damn conjunctions can be confusing sometimes! Can someone help me? Which sentence is grammatically correct? 1.) Unlike other women...

    Started by emily peng‎, 07-29-2003 04:54 PM
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    07-29-2003, 10:43 PM Go to last post
  20. So long, fare well.

    Hello all, I just came by to say I must be going. It seems that there is no way for me to co-exist on this forum because of my views and...

    Started by Volz‎, 07-29-2003 05:18 PM
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    07-29-2003, 09:19 PM Go to last post

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