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  1. DeimosCaligari

    Could use some outside assistance 😅

    Until now I've kept all my writing to myself as a way of keeping everything a total surprise when it's all done and published but recently I've planned out a few projects and decided I'd try something new by coming to a writers forum. All in all, I could use an honest opinion on my current book...
  2. Trollheart

    Trollheart's Album Review Thread

    I'm just going to keep all my album reviews here. I enjoy a pretty diverse taste in music, so expect to see just about anything here. Feel free to comment on or discuss any of the albums I post here, and if there's an album you'd like my opinion on, let me know and I'll see what I can do. Note...
  3. Mermaid

    The hatred of Walt Whitman and his influence on contemporary poetry.

    The title may seem a tad bit deceiving. In my discussions of influential writers of poetry with my brother, who I may add is more knowledgeable than me, expressed a strong dislike toward Walt Whitman. He used strong language to express this. As well as point out that he influenced...
  4. A

    To invent a new language, or not to invent a new language?

    I'm writing a story that I suppose could be called slightly Tolkein-esque (it does include the stock elves, dwarves, and well, humans, as well as the occasional baddie), but it's steam-punk. I love the sound of Old Norse, and I'm resisting the urge to create a language based on that, but I'm...
  5. M

    Narrator adding personal thoughts in third person/omniscient novel? Is it acceptable?

    By this I mean, in a novel where it's generally 'he said/she said' and 'he/she/they did this or that' essentially recalling events, is it acceptable to have the speaker interject with their own opinions of topics raised, instead of views simply remaining expressed through the characters...