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Austin Macauley. Experience

I’ve submitted my story to these, before I saw this thread, and like you, got a favourable response.Reading between the lines though it’s very generic and could be written about any book. Its especially strange as I don’t ...

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Should I use some poetic justice?

Ish. Tuberculosis is caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria. At present roughly a third of the world’s population is infected, but only 5-10% of those infected will develop the classic, consumptive sort of tuberculosis so roman...

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Rockwell a 1970’s USA Town Horror setting

This setting for Rockwell a Town with Pop of 2000 in North Dakota, during 1970’s told by the older surviving member of Tween group that fought the Evil in this most perfect looking town. This setting is inspired by Steven King’s...

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If you named your cat after the last thing you ate… what would their name be?

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Charecterization – 1st, 2nd or 3rd act?

I am reading a book “The Power of Film” by Suber, Howard. In that he says, “In a great many films, most of the characterization occurs in the first act, the second act is usually devoted to action, and if there is any furt...

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Realistic Reaction Female Character Finding Family

To preface, the story is fantasy intrigue. I have a character I created that initially was a tiny side character who has developed her own life. She is one of the other characters exs, she is dating a main character now, she grew up in a gr...

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Maybe I’m just not made for this.

If you haven’t already read it, I’d suggest you read Stephen King’s On Writing. Even if you’re not a fan of his books (I’m not a fan of his books) this book may well inspire you. I think it would prove to be qu...

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Hello, Writing Forums!

Hello, and welcome to the forum! You are obviously another impressive individual who is fluent in more than one language. I am ashamed to admit I’m only fluent in one, and that’s English. But there are many forum members here, w...

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Coming up with Characters

In a way, your characters start as blank slates. Then you write a scene, hopefully an interesting scene. What they do in that scene gives them character — they are the person who would act that way in that scene. If you don’t wa...

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Monster Building

I like to build my own from scratch, because I like a monster that I think is scary or funny or whatever I’m going for. That doesn’t mean that my monsters end up being particularly original, though! Sometimes I pull from dreams ...

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