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Forum: Brainstorming

Need help with a name, a setting or a plot-twist? Work it out here in the brainstorming forum. Sometimes, just writing out what you're looking for is enough to get those neurons firing in the right sequence.

  1. Commas--AGAIN!

    I myself had only a little notebook on which with Nick away all week, I diligently kept my journal. Is above correct? :confused: Almost all...

    Started by BookWerm‎, 12-04-2012 10:23 AM
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    12-05-2012, 05:03 AM Go to last post
  2. Red face Junior/Senior Members

    What determines jr/sr member in this forum?

    Started by BookWerm‎, 11-28-2012 03:38 AM
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    11-28-2012, 02:39 PM Go to last post
  3. I can't remember the name for this

    If no one here knows it, my only other option is to watch a few SciFi movies and see if they ever mention the name of the doohickey in a space ship...

    Started by Lea Zalas‎, 08-26-2012 06:12 PM
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    11-28-2012, 03:36 AM Go to last post
  4. Trying to decide between First- and Third-Person narration

    I have been advised by other writers that a beginner (like myself) should not even consider writing in first person. It requires more skill than...

    Started by Jennifer Hord‎, 06-13-2012 06:19 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,814
    11-27-2012, 08:15 AM Go to last post
  5. Metric Time Units

    In the science fiction story I'm writing, I made a decision to express time in metric (or decimal) units, with 10 "hours" per day, 100 "minutes" per...

    Started by Gilfindel‎, 11-11-2012 08:05 AM
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    11-16-2012, 05:10 AM Go to last post
  6. Taking this one to the group . . .

    I banging my head against the wall on this one, so I am taking it to the group level to get some help. This deals with something I am working on...

    Started by Jennifer Hord‎, 09-02-2012 05:21 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    09-03-2012, 04:50 PM Go to last post
  7. Untitled Work

    I got a story about the development of a relationship between a psychiatrist and his criminally insane patient. The relationship develops as the...

    Started by Goeff‎, 08-03-2012 06:02 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    08-06-2012, 10:36 AM Go to last post
  8. Looking for a book about BEING a chef

    And not a textbook, mind you. What I have in mind is a non-fiction book written -- preferably -- by a chef about being one. Now, I do plan to pick...

    Started by Jennifer Hord‎, 06-15-2012 05:56 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    06-16-2012, 04:26 PM Go to last post
  9. Music

    I like to listen to music when I write. Helps get me where I need/want to be, plus helps me block out the "noise" of my life. Just curious if...

    Started by Jennifer Hord‎, 06-13-2012 05:45 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-13-2012, 06:49 AM Go to last post
  10. One more thing . . . how do you decide where best to begin your story?

    There are sooooo many places I could start this one. But one thing I absolutely hate about some works I have had the displeasure of reading is that...

    Started by Jennifer Hord‎, 06-12-2012 07:54 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    06-12-2012, 12:35 PM Go to last post
  11. researching the bereft

    It's late and I'm tired and battling a cold, so if my attempts at making a coherent post come across like a garbled bunch of gobbledygook I do...

    Started by Jennifer Hord‎, 06-09-2012 07:28 PM
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    06-12-2012, 11:45 AM Go to last post
  12. character inventory

    In doing research, I've seen some writing types that advise doing a character inventory. Basic stuff like character's name, dob, occupation,...

    Started by Jennifer Hord‎, 06-12-2012 07:32 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-12-2012, 11:44 AM Go to last post
  13. Name issue

    Got a question. One of my two main characters in my wip is a guy in his 50's, born and raised in Northern Ireland, who has lived in the states for...

    Started by Jennifer Hord‎, 06-06-2012 05:40 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    06-07-2012, 12:07 AM Go to last post
  14. Small Victories

    Below is paragraph from WWII memoir that combines plot and characterization: Aunt Ida commandeered the yard for a Victory Garden. She replaced...

    Started by BookWerm‎, 04-23-2012 09:26 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    05-09-2012, 05:28 AM Go to last post
  15. Quotes and Periods

    A writing coach received my chapter that included these sentences: When I agreed to live with Nick, I neglected to point out that I expected this...

    Started by BookWerm‎, 04-13-2012 12:21 AM
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    04-16-2012, 04:29 AM Go to last post
  16. Paren punctuation

    For once and for all: does punctuation always go inside parens? This was from a FB discussion re Maureen Dowd. She most often has something...

    Started by BookWerm‎, 04-08-2012 12:06 PM
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    04-09-2012, 10:08 AM Go to last post
  17. Why free books on Kindle?

    Can anyone explain to me why a writer would give his books away? I recently read a book on writing and thought I'd check into the author's...

    Started by The Tinman‎, 04-01-2012 07:18 PM
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    04-07-2012, 11:07 AM Go to last post
  18. Correct Usage

    Which is correct? Looking back now, she saw that get-together as the crossroad(s?) in their marriage.

    Started by BookWerm‎, 04-02-2012 09:10 AM
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    04-02-2012, 12:18 PM Go to last post
  19. Time machine

    If you were a teenager, and you had a time machine that allowed you to go 30 seconds back in time, what would you use it for? A little more...

    Started by greg winick‎, 03-18-2012 09:14 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    03-25-2012, 02:59 PM Go to last post
  20. Suggestions for title?

    'Need help with a name, a setting or a plot-twist? Work it out here in the brainstorming forum. Sometimes, just writing out what you're looking for...

    Started by Susan B‎, 03-22-2012 10:56 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,385
    03-22-2012, 03:13 PM Go to last post

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