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My Flawed Book Plot

Originally Posted by PockettePen I guess I should emphasize humans as a non-magical race. There are humanoid-type beings that can use magic. Magical beings are: dragons, unicorns, brownies, faeries, elves, giants, etc. The concept of magic ...

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Plotting with Multiple Main Characters (A Long Question)

Hi. I have a kinda hard and complicated question for you people. So I’m gonna get straight to the point. I’ve been working on a novel for years. Its characters, outline, world, plot events etc. are all already set. It’s li...

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In what genre(s) do you write? A SURVEY!!!

I actually agree with this. All murder mysteries and romance just for example,are pretty much the same with the same kind of story lines,and when you read one you pretty much know what you’re getting. (9 out of 10 I can even predict w...

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Quotes from ignored people

I find this to be a bit of a problem: – I Ignore Poster A– Poster A is quoted by Poster B.– But since Poster A is on Ignore, there’s no hint of that quote. This can cause confusion–Poster B’s post may be ...

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Flash Fiction Contest #63 — Theme: Cheese in a can

The Big Cheese (456 words) My girlfriend and I were watching him on the tube. She’s a dietician, with an emphasis on dairy products. I’m an unemployed writer who wastes a lot of time writing cheesy movie scripts that are invariably reje...

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Cumulative vs. Periodic

Some people might reasonably disagree, but I don’t find it very useful to think this way. The study of sentence construction, syntax grammar and the rest of it is a worthwhile pursuit if that’s your cup of tea, but it isn’...

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Nature vs. Nurture Writers’ Edition

I’m siding with nature over nuture. For example, my mother writes poetry. Nevertheless, I quickly learned not to show my mother anything I wrote, and for a time I even had to deny that I wrote under threat of punishment. (She has long...

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Why so much Fantasy

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Avoid using repetitions

Simplest way is to assign one character per scene and pronoun (I, He, She, It), and have a title that’s sometimes used with each name. Use both name, title and pronoun. Start a paragraph with names and titles and continue with pronoun...

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