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Any one writing on Google Docs?

I know a lot of people on here use scrivener but my W.P program of choice is Open Office… no monies to Mr Gates (and no guilty conscience using a less than legitimate copy of Bill’s software) and it seems to tick all the boxes.....

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Writing two stories at once: Good Idea or Bad Idea?

I think it’s down to personal choice. Like many things the best answer is “it depends”. Some people lose focus if they try and write two or three things at once and others get tired of sticking to one thing all the time. Personally I ...

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Hidden treasure clue to obvious?

My MCs are looking for an old tomb. The latest lead to it’s location is a journal entry from the 1750s, saying it’s in British territory. It’s gonna turn out to be in New York, which was at the time, owned by the British. ...

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Blood

Before I bleed I’d like to say thank you from the bottom of my heart. People s c a t t e r from hollow rooms and dark branches in order to be scared from my bloodI have never been in love with darkness before butI know the blood signed wi...

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Using anthropomorphic characters, good or bad?

anthropomorphism means to add human traits and qualities to non human objects. it doesn’t just apply to animals. Sometimes anthropomorphic characters are functionally indistinguishable from human characters, and other times, their non...

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Some questions regarding an MC’s race

Chicken – If the person who posted the OP is upset with my reponse and/or wants more, then they can ask me. If the author wants to be historically accurate they should look into the history. There are plenty of movie representations o...

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Inspiration vrs. Stealing a Story

So – On the one hand, I’m working on a story (about some hardcore drug dealers making their way around the deserts of the southwestern US) in which a black guy named Othello, who happens to be having some serious trouble with at...

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Mutilate a famous quote

Nothing exceeds like excess. Time is billable. You can fool some of the people all of the time,and all of the people some of the time,and that’s all there is to say on the matter. Those that can, write,Those that can’t, teach wr...

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Hi folks.. Newbie from the U.K

Hi, I’ve taken my user name from my blog title. I blog about whatever comes to me at the time and I’ve blogged for the U.K Huffpost in the past and a cycling website. I’ve got a couple of ebooks on Amazon. One is a self he...

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Character name and title?

Honestly, I would look up the names of the children of famous people. Bandit. Kid. To. Hell, I think that Pilot Inspektor. No, that isn’t misspelled. That’s the kid’s name, exactly. If you want weird names, just look at th...

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