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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: Tips On Presenting Your Story For Online Critique (For new members.)

    Started by Leyline, March 8th, 2011 02:10 AM
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    November 27th, 2018, 06:29 AM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Important: Crits

    Started by dolphinlee, January 29th, 2013 12:48 PM
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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. Writing About The Future

    Started by galaxydreamer90, November 27th, 2018 08:41 PM
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  2. How much should I show vs. tell?

    Started by ironpony, Yesterday 08:23 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 71
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  3. Another way of saying, "We're all doomed," or "We're all toast."

    Started by cinderblock, December 4th, 2018 05:41 AM
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    • Replies: 33
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    • Views: 777
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  4. A different language?

    Started by Olly Buckle, December 14th, 2018 12:08 AM
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    Yesterday, 02:34 PM Go to last post
  5. Dialogue for dummies

    Started by Solus, November 28th, 2018 05:34 PM
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  6. A Crazy Idea - Creating a Soundtrack for a written story.

    Started by Guard Dog, December 13th, 2018 01:11 AM
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    December 14th, 2018, 06:40 PM Go to last post
  7. Putting together an outline.......

    Started by Nelson, November 28th, 2018 11:40 PM
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    December 12th, 2018, 11:20 PM Go to last post
  8. Does fantasy need to be original?

    Started by Moonbeast32, December 8th, 2018 06:18 AM
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    December 12th, 2018, 06:03 PM Go to last post
  9. Precision versus accessibility versus ...?

    Started by bdcharles, December 7th, 2018 01:38 PM
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    December 11th, 2018, 10:49 PM Go to last post
  10. Creating Names For Your Characters

    Started by Sir-KP, December 7th, 2018 05:24 AM
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    December 11th, 2018, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  11. What is the most efficient way to expand my vocabulary?

    Started by lumino, November 27th, 2018 11:45 AM
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    synonyms, thesaurus, vocabulary
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    December 10th, 2018, 12:29 AM Go to last post
  12. Multiple languages in a novel?

    Started by AdrianBraysy, December 5th, 2018 07:21 AM
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    December 8th, 2018, 03:41 PM Go to last post
  13. a truly bad protagonist

    Started by luckyscars, December 5th, 2018 08:07 PM
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  14. Making interesting villains

    Started by AdrianBraysy, November 14th, 2018 05:40 AM
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  15. Should I use colors as codenames for my villains?

    Started by ironpony, December 4th, 2018 06:12 AM
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  16. Cliché vs meeting audience expectations

    Started by AdrianBraysy, November 30th, 2018 06:25 AM
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    December 3rd, 2018, 09:38 PM Go to last post
  17. Are some people simply meant to be pantsers?

    Started by AdrianBraysy, November 22nd, 2018 02:02 PM
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    December 3rd, 2018, 12:37 PM Go to last post
  18. How do you pronounce "portmanteau?"

    Started by cinderblock, December 2nd, 2018 05:25 AM
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    December 3rd, 2018, 08:36 AM Go to last post

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