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  1. Forshadowing Horror
  2. formulas for writing horror
  3. Different Ways to Say "Said"
  4. Developing a horror script.
  5. How to write a non-fictional story???
  6. What's wrong with being over descriptive in your stories?
  7. Round-Robin (For females... Males if into romance)
  8. Character names?
  9. Too many characters?
  10. Do you have to show your characters race?
  11. So how many main characters are too many?
  12. my question :D
  13. Technological Advances
  14. stuck
  15. How many is to many?
  16. How do you describe laughing in a novel?
  17. procrastination writing death of main characters
  18. Do you start to question your writing the further you get into it?
  19. Making Your Characters Sexuality Vague
  20. Ridiculous Advances Still Exist
  21. What kind of music inspires your writing?
  22. Pen Name Dilemma
  23. ...But just HOW bad are your first drafts?
  24. What inspired your current work?
  25. "The Zone"
  26. What do YOU do, specifically, to aid in the creation of ideas?
  27. Real life writing groups
  28. First person or not?
  29. Cutting down on length?
  30. WW2 fantasy novels help needed please?
  31. Help with romantic fantasy war story needed please.
  32. Has anyone come across this expression?
  33. What things do you wish you saw more of in Fantasy novels?
  34. Your Favourite Universe/Setting
  35. A writer's dilemma.
  36. The role of imagination in forming new ideas
  37. Worries about writing a cliche.
  38. Is writing like talking?
  39. The first line.
  40. Dialogue Tags
  41. Tell me WHY
  42. Outlining a complex scene?
  43. Is There a Taboo on “May-December” Romance Stories?
  44. Prologues.
  45. Writing Fantasy
  46. Question about novel covers
  47. Revision woes
  48. Which of two treatments (described later) would you give to the following?
  49. Writing: Hobby or Profession
  50. advice from seasoned story writers please.
  51. Changes Because of Negative Writing
  52. Brainstorming Name of an Ultimate Weapon
  53. Writing problem
  54. How Do YOU Outline?
  55. another dialogue question.
  56. Not really in progress. More like in development .....
  57. "Computers" and other technological "feats"
  58. I can't write because...
  59. how do you start?
  60. Reading Manuscripts, or Brutality
  61. Finding Beta readers at your local university?
  62. Deciding on an Origin
  63. Thoughts on the Poetry Challenge
  64. Character Idea .....
  65. Wanted: Beta –reader – 45,000 words.
  66. Quotes beginning a novel
  67. Is Research Enough?
  68. i loves The Six Million Dollar Man .....
  69. What’s the magic screw you turn that keeps you writing?
  70. Singular or Plural
  71. After Constructive Criticism
  72. When should you start your first novel?
  73. Would you like to read stories FOR ENJOYMENT on this site?
  74. Does a submission synopsis describe the story or the MS?
  75. Describe your stupid story in 2 paragraphs so I can reject it quickly
  76. Writing Styles
  77. Should there be a retirement age for writers?
  78. my silly vampire story idea...
  79. You CAN Write a Good Book Just For the Money
  80. Our characters' quotes
  81. Writing the Opposite Sex
  82. I've got the second and third book all mapped out in my head. Where's the first one?
  83. After the draft
  84. Genre
  85. Tense Question
  86. Reverse drama-Need Help
  87. To read or not to read...that is the question......
  88. Intro to a popular science article..
  89. The Muse/Inspiration vs Grunting It Out, word by frickin' word
  90. Braaaiiiiinssss!
  91. Reading Classical Literature
  92. Elsewhere on this site, a writer was asked for general advice about writing…
  93. How accurate does the research need to be?
  94. Is there any good weblinks that properly explain terminology terms like 'privileging'
  95. Mythical and Legendary animals or creatures.
  96. what is the newest version of MS Word available for Mac computers?
  97. The archetypal hero vs. the anti-hero
  98. Thinking About Writing
  99. Can you tell me the difference?
  100. I think I've lost it.
  101. Novel covering extended period: how should it be set out for maximum reader interest?
  102. Beyond the Dystopia
  103. Translations
  104. Thriller concept .....
  105. Ensemble scenes
  106. Fantasy novel help
  107. One for the experts
  108. Past tense vs. Present tense
  109. What fantasy to read to help my writing?
  110. Finding a Voice
  111. Which sentence works best?
  112. Characters: Outlining, Creating, Piecing and Writing Them
  113. Using Titles
  114. 3rd person limited point of view
  115. Vampires are beaten to death now, aren't they?
  116. Writing about demi-gods?
  117. Writing 'self help' books, whats your view ?
  118. Reaction to 'Finding a voice' thread.
  119. Software For Writers
  120. Do you have trouble using commas correctly? Here’s a tip or a trick.
  121. The Very First Story You've Ever Written
  122. Newbie question
  123. Book Title Help
  124. Children's Writer Seeking Advice
  125. Stressed and Unstressed Syllables in Poetry
  126. My New Story Idea (In Part)
  127. Naming Characters.
  128. Looking for some opinions on book concept
  129. Organizing a book
  130. Having trouble determining my genre.
  131. How do you stay motivated?
  132. The prospects of writing fiction without using 'what if?'
  133. The value of online critique
  134. How Good Are You?
  135. This is a story. I wrote it. It's about some people. And things that happen. - ???
  136. Perfect mix of short stories and main book. How?!??!
  137. When is too much enough?
  138. Adding quotes in between chapters.???
  139. How to phrase this
  140. a big fight
  141. Style for science writing?
  142. Need some critique and suggestions
  143. Fade To Black?
  144. Help with critiquing
  145. I've Been Thinking...
  146. Names, names, names help please.
  147. Years ago I wrote a really bad novel!!!
  148. HighSchool YA Novel
  149. Characters are taking me for a ride.
  150. Need help..how write death scene
  151. How done it
  152. Your favorite part of stories as a child?
  153. 3 Day Novel
  154. Advice please. :)
  155. Don't want to kill my character
  156. Creating an emotional scene
  157. Are you against or for first person POV?
  158. Researching. Unreliable Source. Ditto.
  159. Which idea seems more interesting to you.
  160. Starting with dialogue?
  161. Dealing with a long document
  162. I Have Been A Miamian For 41 Years...
  163. When You Hate Your Hero
  164. Too. Many. Ideas.
  165. flashing back and forth
  166. How Does Writing Make You Feel?
  167. A thinker’s question. How do you read?
  168. What can a writer gain from writing on a Forum? (925 words)
  169. Questions on Writing Freely and letting thoughts flow.
  170. Writing Fantasy
  171. Careers and Your Protaganist
  172. In what other ways, besides online, do you share your writing?
  173. I can't believe I did something so dumb. :(
  174. A few questions..
  175. Lack of depth to short story
  176. How do I switch back and forth in scenes with close proximity (manuscript format)?
  177. Character question: About love and betrayal
  178. Novel of short stories
  179. Are you a good 'oral storyteller?'
  180. Are readers smart?
  181. Torn Between Genres
  182. Question regarding protagonist's gender
  183. Too much backstory?
  184. Writing information.
  185. Bombshell at the End
  186. Readers caring about characters
  187. Characters' physical descriptions: necessary?
  188. Warning - Question About Sexual Attraction!!
  189. Story Development question
  190. How many drafts?
  191. Another character’s thoughts when writing in first person.
  192. What part do I read at an elem. school book reading
  193. Brainstorm #10
  194. Wordiness: How Much Is Too Much?
  195. Novel Idea
  196. Letting them read
  197. Pen vs Computer
  198. The Graphic Novel vs the Illustrated Novel
  199. Question about plot development.
  200. A question about exposition and narration.
  201. I had a flash piece published
  202. Narrative // Character point of views?
  203. Writing Questions
  204. Using Quotes in non-fiction
  205. my up'n'coming novel in one bloated paragraph
  206. Writing puzzles
  207. humans and fire?
  208. writing a scream/yell/etc
  209. How to start up a story.
  210. A question that I have.
  211. Typed vs. Handwritten
  212. Epic Writer's Block
  213. I will never critize bad writing ever again.
  214. reading to improve writing
  215. What if...
  216. POV of MacGuffin, or narrating MacGuffin
  217. Advice on my story idea/summary?
  218. Software Suggestions
  219. Dreams & Exposition
  220. Writers Block Article
  221. Wording with Genders?
  222. Copyright question.
  223. Help with Guild names
  224. Tell me about this bus.
  225. Too delicate of a subject?
  226. I am completely stuck
  227. Looking for people to R&R
  228. Descriptive Writing
  229. Hiring a Editor
  230. Leave it out or include it?
  231. The Elements
  232. Please help
  233. How do you construct a complicated story?
  234. Personality conflicts in characters
  235. Posting lengthy works for editing and/or critiquing
  236. Untightening
  237. I need the GUYS help, girls to if you can
  238. writing buddy or mentor
  239. I need to flesh out a female character, as an individual
  240. On the Margin--short story in progress
  241. composing a novel
  242. I "can't" write anymore and I need help
  243. Where can I report plagiarism?
  244. im lost!
  245. Need some quick advice
  246. Where do you start your story?
  247. Quick question!!
  248. Show and not tell in a letter
  249. A little assistance with grammar
  250. Putting the actual date and time at the beginning of the Chapter.