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  1. How much description needed for sense of place?

    Started by MichelD, May 27th, 2019 05:09 PM
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    Yesterday, 04:54 PM Go to last post
  2. Grim/dark = realistic? Where did this idea come from?

    Started by ArrowInTheBowOfTheLord, June 20th, 2019 07:51 AM
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    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 733
    June 24th, 2019, 09:46 AM Go to last post
  3. Novel openings

    Started by Terry D, February 9th, 2019 11:05 PM
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    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 3,108
    June 22nd, 2019, 04:37 AM Go to last post
  4. Choice of improving

    Started by Pelwrath, November 14th, 2017 07:01 PM
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    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 3,287
    May 13th, 2019, 04:24 PM Go to last post
  5. Theory of Writing

    Started by EmmaSohan, January 10th, 2018 01:54 AM
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    • Replies: 99
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    May 1st, 2019, 03:51 PM Go to last post
  6. A term I hadn't heard before... "Mega Novels"

    Started by Guard Dog, February 6th, 2019 01:50 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,149
    April 8th, 2019, 06:08 PM Go to last post
  7. Sturggling to Write

    Started by RebelGoddess, March 2nd, 2019 02:21 AM
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    • Replies: 22
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    April 6th, 2019, 12:02 AM Go to last post
  8. There are only two plots, or: How to have an existential crisis in writing

    Started by VonBradstein, October 22nd, 2017 02:14 AM
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    • Replies: 59
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    April 5th, 2019, 03:59 AM Go to last post
  9. Hidden meanings, and implied time lines, etc in stroy telling.

    Started by gene, March 19th, 2019 10:16 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    April 3rd, 2019, 07:25 PM Go to last post
  10. Moved: Celebrity Blurbs

    Started by Chris Stevenson, February 28th, 2019 04:29 PM
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  11. Putting it out there

    Started by Terry D, February 7th, 2019 07:13 PM
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    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 2,395
    February 15th, 2019, 12:31 PM Go to last post
  12. Goofy (?!) Starts

    Started by EmmaSohan, February 4th, 2019 02:13 AM
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    • Replies: 44
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    February 15th, 2019, 02:32 AM Go to last post
  13. My Writing Rules

    Started by Bayview, March 27th, 2018 02:22 PM
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    • Replies: 30
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    January 30th, 2019, 08:02 PM Go to last post
  14. Lightbulb Pulling Punches vs. Raising the Bar

    Started by Kyle R, January 9th, 2019 03:47 PM
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    • Replies: 32
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    January 29th, 2019, 07:23 PM Go to last post
  15. The Climactic Ending

    Started by EmmaSohan, November 24th, 2018 07:43 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 46
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    December 27th, 2018, 07:54 AM Go to last post
  16. Plot vs story. What's the difference?

    Started by Terry D, March 27th, 2018 09:51 PM
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    • Replies: 43
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    November 30th, 2018, 02:31 AM Go to last post
  17. Bad Science In Good Fiction

    Started by VonBradstein, December 2nd, 2017 11:59 AM
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    • Replies: 63
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    November 11th, 2018, 05:12 PM Go to last post
  18. Metaphors and Similes

    Started by EmmaSohan, August 20th, 2018 01:15 AM
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    November 8th, 2018, 10:02 PM Go to last post
  19. To show or imply

    Started by Jack of all trades, May 9th, 2018 03:14 PM
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    • Replies: 16
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    August 3rd, 2018, 04:37 AM Go to last post
  20. Dramatic Irony

    Started by Squalid Glass, July 18th, 2018 10:30 PM
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    • Replies: 10
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    August 3rd, 2018, 04:33 AM Go to last post

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