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  1. Sticky Thread Important: Your Story In One Sentence

    Started by InkwellMachine, February 10th, 2014 11:00 AM
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  2. Sticky Thread Important: Crits

    Started by dolphinlee, January 29th, 2013 12:48 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Important: Tips On Presenting Your Story For Online Critique (For new members.)

    Started by Leyline, March 8th, 2011 02:10 AM
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  4. Sticky Thread Important: IMPORTANT: Posting In This Forum

    Started by Gumby, January 12th, 2014 11:09 PM
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  1. Should I hire a professional to rewrite my story?

    Started by ironpony, November 19th, 2019 09:39 PM
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  2. Martin Scorsese on the current state of film and the loss of artistic risk

    Started by J.J. Maxx, November 5th, 2019 03:47 PM
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  3. Reconciling Historical Accuracy vs. What your story is about

    Started by The Green Shield, October 2nd, 2019 03:03 PM
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    Yesterday, 10:23 PM Go to last post
  4. Whatcha workin' on right now?

    Started by Ralph Rotten, October 2nd, 2019 11:12 PM
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  5. How can a character be tricked into thinking something like this?

    Started by ironpony, July 17th, 2019 11:55 PM
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  6. Do you prefer writing an outline or letting the story tell itself?

    Started by Zero Hour, November 7th, 2019 04:41 AM
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  7. Head hopping - western vs eastern perspectives

    Started by epimetheus, November 19th, 2019 02:33 PM
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  8. Villains For A Story.

    Started by Rojack79, November 15th, 2019 12:12 AM
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  9. Is it unusual to portray characters smoking in modern times?

    Started by ironpony, July 31st, 2019 06:51 AM
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  10. What can I do to get reader to accept a comic book-like story as oppose to realism?

    Started by ironpony, November 11th, 2019 02:19 AM
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  11. Themed Chapter Titles

    Started by luckyscars, November 11th, 2019 09:58 PM
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    November 19th, 2019, 10:41 PM Go to last post
  12. Least Favorite Part Of The Process (and how to get over it)

    Started by luckyscars, October 14th, 2019 10:19 AM
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    November 19th, 2019, 10:27 PM Go to last post
  13. Style of the heroís team for a heroic-fantasy story

    Started by NeutralGoodNormie, November 13th, 2019 04:09 AM
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    November 19th, 2019, 12:56 AM Go to last post
  14. Readability Level

    Started by lumino, November 17th, 2019 12:28 AM
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    November 18th, 2019, 10:14 PM Go to last post
  15. In defense of the Mary/Gary Stu and self-inserts in general.

    Started by Reynard, November 15th, 2019 06:51 PM
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    November 18th, 2019, 06:05 PM Go to last post
  16. Emotional connections in stories

    Started by luckyscars, November 17th, 2019 10:00 AM
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    November 18th, 2019, 12:24 PM Go to last post
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    November 17th, 2019, 02:03 AM Go to last post
  17. Issues related to writing a memoir

    Started by eugekhan, November 13th, 2019 09:52 PM
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    November 16th, 2019, 08:38 AM Go to last post

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