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how many characters have you killed off so far?

Though I tend to put my characters in dangerous settings where there is obvious conflict I tend to keep the core conflict within them (internal conflict) because that’s where a story really is. I’ve killed off characters before....

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2 major plot rewrites

I’m in the editing process and have found 2 major sections that need a bit of tlc. The first one is where a 14 year old boy is at a nuclear power plant and is ultimately exposed to radiation. It is set in a post apocalyptic world and ...

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November 2018 Short Story Contest

Words: 3,026 An Unplanned Exit Chapter IMidnight, Mainstreet was deserted apart from the odd ball of wind driven tumbleweed. The downpour keeping everybody indoors, suppressing the normal high humidity to a more bearable level. The dirt thr...

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Dialogue for dummies

Ooh, ooh, are we doing random feedback on barely edited snippets as an object lesson? Awesome, I KNOW I’m not great at this yet, and I’m nowhere near a point where I can find real alpha readers yet.I have to agree that dialog us...

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Broadband speed

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Reactions to non-heterosexual main characters

minstrel said: ↑ I’m afraid I can’t make head or tail out of this sentence. What does Shia LaBeouf have to do with being shot in the crotch? Is that what makes you not stand with him? Do Greta Van Fleet videos qualify as Post-...

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Stuck in plotting hell

I can sympathise to some extent. Too much planning can lead to too little writing, or none at all. Are you planning scene by scene? Do your scenes have a structure? Are you using any form of overall story structure? Having an overall story ...

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Research and the Suspension of Disbelief

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Searching for guides that teach how to create and publish anecdotes’ collection books

Hello everyone, I will be thankful for any suggestion for the bellow- I am looking for guides(eBooks preferred) that teach how to create and publish anecdotes’ collection books.For example: a collection of anecdotes about someone who ...

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Your Favourite Greek God

What is this now, that is being deferred to me? As for the OP, I will say I like a fair few of theGreek Gods/Goddeses, even if they are prettymuch the same as the Romans. Though Eros is kinda underrated from either sideof the aisle, though ...

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