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  1. G

    Being Discriptive? Should it be long or short?

    So many author's I have read have a really ability to create such vivid descriptions in just one or two sentences. When I describe something I can go on and on. Should I keep it short a sweet? Or should I keep it longer. I also allways compare it to other things, like "It was a color she would...
  2. sayyoulllstaygold

    Having some trouble with my dialogue

    I feel like I am not describing enough of the environment in my writing because I use dialogue so frequently. Does anyone have any tips for me? Here is an example of something I am working on. Ayden’s worried face raced around the corner and as soon as his eyes hit mine I lost it. I couldn’t...
  3. RHSexton

    Writing a story description for a publisher.

    I've been looking for a publisher for a manuscript I've written. A friend found one who replied with suggestions on possible changes to the story's description (as a potential inside cover description). There's one thing about the suggestions that I'm not sure how to take. The publisher said, "I...
  4. LadyT

    Ensemble scenes

    I'm writing a short story that opens with a round-table discussion involving ten characters. Naturally I've got some challenges on my hands. What is the highest number of speaking characters that you've written in a single scene? What's your approach? Do you describe them individually? en...