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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. Awhile or A while?

    I had to fix a few wrong instances of "awhile" in my book after a refresher on the rules for its usage:...

    Started by Brady Boyd‎, 01-06-2005 12:40 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    01-06-2005, 02:00 PM Go to last post
  2. Seeking fantasy, sci-fi & horror writers

    I am the moderator for a critique group that focuses on fantasy, science fiction and horror writing. This group is over two years old. We need two...

    Started by Brady Boyd‎, 07-30-2004 02:09 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    08-14-2004, 04:33 AM Go to last post
  3. Character Template questions

    I'm posting a lot due to some issues with writer's block, and having some troubles getting to know my characters in my WIP. In an effort to create...

    Started by Brady Boyd‎, 01-27-2004 06:04 PM
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    01-29-2004, 08:53 PM Go to last post
  4. New Book Title

    I promised myself after a number of rejections of my first YA fantasy that I'd start my query process again at the top of my list of target agents. ...

    Started by Brady Boyd‎, 01-13-2004 11:13 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 31
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    01-22-2004, 12:43 PM Go to last post
  5. A pace of asses?

    A cete of badgers? A richness of martens? Useful site for when you want to properly name a group of animals:...

    Started by Brady Boyd‎, 12-30-2003 08:24 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    12-31-2003, 11:52 AM Go to last post
  6. Copyrighted lyrics in book

    I know we've discussed this before, but I'm a man, so I forgot. In my first novel, I include the entire lyrics of a Bob Dylan song. When this...

    Started by Brady Boyd‎, 12-30-2003 02:30 PM
    10 Pages
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    • Replies: 95
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    01-29-2004, 06:10 PM Go to last post
  7. Naming characters

    I found a great tool (well, I like it) for making up character names. Babynames.com Check it out. I like to also look up names by their meaning....

    Started by Brady Boyd‎, 08-20-2003 06:27 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 21
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    08-22-2003, 07:52 PM Go to last post
  8. Could see

    When does one HAVE to write "could see"? Or "could hear"? Ask yourself this every time you write it. Through the trees he could see the...

    Started by Brady Boyd‎, 07-22-2003 09:18 PM
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    • Replies: 10
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    07-23-2003, 01:50 PM Go to last post
  9. Writers Conferences

    Does anybody know of an internet site containing a long list of upcoming writers conferences? Thanks. Brady Boyd

    Started by Brady Boyd‎, 07-10-2003 09:55 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    07-11-2003, 06:19 AM Go to last post
  10. WritersNet Personalities

    Here's a pointless, goofy exercise that might help us all realize it's cool to be different, and enjoy the differences in others. 1: Use three...

    Started by Brady Boyd‎, 07-01-2003 02:27 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 24
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    07-03-2003, 08:22 AM Go to last post
  11. Short story? Or Novel prologue?

    I started a sci-fi/fantasy novel and completed the prologue. Then I got to wondering if this prologue, by itself, could stand as a short story. ...

    Started by Brady Boyd‎, 06-26-2003 11:44 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 45
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    06-29-2003, 08:49 PM Go to last post
  12. Immediate Fiction, by Jerry Cleaver

    I have heard & read great stuff about a book by Jerry Cleaver, Immediate Fiction. Has anybody here read it? Is it worth the time and money? The...

    Started by Brady Boyd‎, 01-04-2003 10:23 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    01-11-2003, 08:33 PM Go to last post
  13. Help...I can't find Michael Scanes's post

    In my email I got a post from Michael Scanes requesting I critique something, but now I can't find it on the boards. Does anybody know which board...

    Started by Brady Boyd‎, 12-21-2002 08:02 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    12-21-2002, 08:22 PM Go to last post
  14. Underlining text for italics

    When I read the comment about the three astericks for scene breaks, I was reminded of this: Many editors I've studied want any text you want as...

    Started by Brady Boyd‎, 12-19-2002 08:48 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    12-20-2002, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  15. My archaic poetry, a sample

    The Loss of Tuoroluka Icy River Moninsupar Cradles bones within its sandbar, Moninsupar, Southward flowing From the shade realm ever-snowing....

    Started by Brady Boyd‎, 12-19-2002 02:25 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    12-20-2002, 08:17 AM Go to last post
  16. Discouraged

    Hi! Just joined. I thought it might get the muse going. I used to write daily. A personal life turned upside down and constant agent rejection...

    Started by Brady Girl‎, 02-08-2005 12:16 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    02-10-2005, 04:23 AM Go to last post
  17. About Using Religious or Philosophical Texts in a Novel...

    Hello there. Let's say you have been making extensive use of quoting from religious or philosophic texts in your novel, and these texts are quite...

    Started by Brandon‎, 01-25-2004 01:26 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    01-25-2004, 03:16 PM Go to last post
  18. First person present tense - okay to use "I" and "There"

    I'm trying to use different words and make it work, but say there's twenty paragraphs, and five start with "I;" what are your opinions?

    Started by Brandon Cleveland‎, 11-02-2007 04:28 AM
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    11-15-2007, 07:16 AM Go to last post
  19. A short story for your pleasure ... (feel free to critique/bash) 1k words, more if you want

    "So who's the ranking officer, now?" Private Lewis asked. He repeatedly had to move a branch imbued with long, thin leaves from his face. The...

    Started by Brandon Cleveland‎, 09-13-2007 12:57 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    09-14-2007, 10:17 PM Go to last post
  20. I've decided to use present tense rather than past

    Any opinions on that?

    Started by Brandon Cleveland‎, 09-11-2007 09:15 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 572
    09-12-2007, 04:17 PM Go to last post

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