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Why is it happening?

Does the climax itself make sense? If not, that might be your problem. Anything else can come out in the wash (editing). What’s the problem exactly though? It might not be as crappy as you think it is, so perhaps you should post it fo...

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On changing locations and settings

So I….. *drumrolls* Am writing an Isekai. Yes. That. If you’re not familiar with the concept, its basically ‘A connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s court’. Only mostly with teenage boys, truly ludicrous levels o...

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The Writing Diary ✍️

Entry 2: Knots 5/05/2019 That’s the date I failed to become a mother. I don’t mean “failed” as if I’m attaching some personal trait of being a failure, although I did at the time. I mean precisely the strictest...

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Hero’s three journeys

We all know Hero’s Journey. And if we don’t, we should. And most of us might know that Hero’s journey is two journeys:– The outer journey is the plot line.– The inner journey is the character arch of a hero.And...

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Style Guide Rules vs Artful Grammar

Originally Posted by lumino When asking a question on Quora about the need to revolve sentences around strong verbs I was told that people designed such rules because aspiring writers don’t want to take the time to learn grammar, and ...

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Is This Scene More Show or Tell & Which One Would Be Better To UseIn This Case?

Originally Posted by James Wolfe This is something I struggle with as well, looking at the examples is it fair to say part of telling is giving tedious details that slow down the story to painful levels? Narrative distance and POV. Needless...

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Greetings from Italy!

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Is my character’s goal causing my plot problems?

Very early concept. But here’s the idea so far as requested. Set on Earth in the future when a portal opened to another dimension (20 years ago) and brought mythical creatures and beings into our world – as well as magic. The humans...

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War at sea – galley vs sailing ship

This is what I wrote as a result of my research on whether to use galleys or sailing ships as primary warships in my setting. https://militaryfantasy.home.blog/2019/08/21/war-at-sea-galley-vs-sailing-ship/ To summarize:1) ramming is only re...

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Vocabulary question

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