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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. Hi, and how's this?

    Hi! I'm new to this forum. I've been reading for a while, absorbing all the wonderful knowledge about writing and publishing, and just really...

    Started by Amanda Nikese‎, 07-08-2009 06:11 PM
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    07-22-2009, 06:12 AM Go to last post
  2. A good start? Or boring?

    -(**'s where there were itlaics, to indicate thoughts) -It would be cool if you could also give me insight into how my rendering of the "bandit"...

    Started by Amanda Nikese‎, 07-14-2009 11:15 AM
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    07-22-2009, 05:29 AM Go to last post
  3. Does this work (one small sentence, use of nouns/pronouns)

    I know we all have our own styles, but can someone tell me if this is right or wrong? Oh shush it, boy! Pat told him, and then winked at Emma,...

    Started by Brandon Cleveland‎, 07-21-2009 10:25 AM
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    07-21-2009, 03:28 PM Go to last post
  4. Clear? Awkward?

    The reader knows that a woman in her early forties becomes a widow. Her husband was a homebuilder. She obtains a programming degree and is hired by...

    Started by Book Werm‎, 07-13-2009 04:32 PM
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    07-21-2009, 02:39 PM Go to last post
  5. Makes me wonder

    "She ducked out of the doorway and into the slanting rays of afternoon sunlight, shielding her eyes to see if she could spot Flycatcher. A flock of...

    Started by Dale Day‎, 07-18-2009 12:02 PM
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    07-21-2009, 12:06 PM Go to last post
  6. What counts as action?

    I'm trying to avoid too much "standing around talking" in my writing and have more action. Problem is, what counts as action? Maybe I watch too many...

    Started by Wonky‎, 07-16-2009 12:06 AM
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    07-20-2009, 05:29 AM Go to last post
  7. Free Assessment from Ivy Eyes Editing!

    Ivy Eyes Editing (www.ivyeyesediting.com) is pleased to announce a unique service to all users of this forum: a free initial assessment of your...

    Started by Ivy Eyes Editing‎, 07-16-2009 06:56 PM
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    07-19-2009, 11:06 PM Go to last post
  8. Hitman Dan: 800-word opening excerpt, modern fantasy

    Hello, guys and gals. I've been lurking about for a while, and finally decided to post something. I've rewritten and completely changed this...

    Started by James Bishop‎, 07-17-2009 05:55 AM
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    07-19-2009, 10:01 PM Go to last post
  9. Creating Worlds

    Okay, so I think I've finally isolated the main hangup for my long-term WIP, and I'm curious what some of the minds on here have to say. The piece...

    Started by John Chritton‎, 07-14-2009 11:58 AM
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    07-17-2009, 01:49 PM Go to last post
  10. My issue: Writers Rush

    I have an issue that seems to crush my progress in writing just about anything, it's the opposite of writers block, I'd called it writers rush. I...

    Started by Michael V‎, 07-12-2009 11:40 AM
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    07-17-2009, 11:34 AM Go to last post
  11. Good enough to sell?

    haven't posted in a long time, but I was hoping those of you who are more skilled in the art of a query letter might share your advice. I'd really...

    Started by r k‎, 07-14-2009 12:23 PM
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    07-17-2009, 07:45 AM Go to last post
  12. Prologue?

    Hi, I have a question about the use of a prologue in a novel. I\'ve looked at some opinions about using prologues in novels, and most say to stay...

    Started by Tarsha Clark‎, 07-14-2009 10:12 AM
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    07-16-2009, 08:27 PM Go to last post
  13. getting caught up in details

    Hello@ everyone!! I have just started writing book number two. It is going to be a crime, with a super natural twist ( no vampires lol) I am having...

    Started by claire kaiser‎, 07-15-2009 01:51 PM
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    07-16-2009, 05:36 AM Go to last post
  14. Words not to begin a sentence with?

    What do people here think of starting sentences with a conjunction? words such as: so, and, if, but, however, not, or, nor, yet, for, etc etc. ...

    Started by Juynal Miah‎, 07-14-2009 12:28 AM
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    07-14-2009, 12:29 PM Go to last post
  15. Would this premise "grab" you

    I'm so excited to have found this place :). I have an idea for a story. Does this seem overdone? Exciting? Bland? Intriging? It's a post-apocalypitic...

    Started by Amanda Nikese‎, 07-10-2009 04:39 PM
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    07-14-2009, 12:17 PM Go to last post
  16. Please, hit me with your best shots.

    Pages 1-5 of a present tense novel. Looking for blunt and honest impressions. Truths Illusion ...

    Started by susan matthews‎, 07-12-2009 10:53 AM
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    07-13-2009, 07:04 PM Go to last post
  17. Synopsis help.

    Help if you can. I know I've been neglecting my WNers but I've really been busy. I like it but I know that I'm biased. I tried not to get too...

    Started by Jean Bonifacios‎, 07-11-2009 08:40 AM
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    07-13-2009, 06:02 AM Go to last post
  18. Critique please - Be Honest

    I wrote a fantasy book. The short: girl meets a man, he is the head of a council trying to make peace. Council members very from vampires to...

    Started by Cammy Stevens‎, 06-26-2009 09:25 AM
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    07-11-2009, 08:07 PM Go to last post
  19. IHow to develop writing skills

    I am a writer in English. In fact I write in two languages at the same time. I am basically a Nepali writer and now I am writing in English also. The...

    Started by haribol acharya‎, 07-10-2009 05:16 AM
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    07-11-2009, 07:43 PM Go to last post
  20. how many times

    Just out of curiosity how many times do you self edit your work, I find myself doing and redoing my book at least twice a week, but usually more. ...

    Started by Daniel OConnell‎, 07-10-2009 01:37 PM
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    07-11-2009, 06:36 PM Go to last post

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