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Vote Now – November 2017 Contest (Voting closes 30 November)

Who should win the shiny medal? 1. Read the entries:https://www.writingforums.org/threads/november-2017-short-story-contest.155126 2. Vote. Authors, please do not vote for your own story. If you don’t want to vote for another but stil...

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The Happiness Thread

I am happy because I finished The Orc King by R.A. Salvatore. In truth the only Forgotten Realms books I have read are from him so far and in general my knowledge of it comes from the books. So I was amazed at how the future in that setting...

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Role playing or fiction writing?

OurJud said: ↑ Well, this is where I see it differently. You can hear, in the way certain members talk about their characters, that role-playing is precisely what they’re doing. When they start to talk about their central character ...

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Bayview’s Progress Journal

Okay, I admit it, I didn’t think these were something I’d be interested in. Or, more to the point, it didn’t seem like something anyone else would be interested in, so I couldn’t see a reason to post. But I actually ...

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Writing sequels

I have a question for other writers who have written series of books. I used to think that writing a sequel would be easy, or at least as difficult as the first book. But now that I am on my 3rd book in this series it seems like every...

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Feedback!

Originally Posted by Ralph Rotten It took me a long time to learn how to take feedback. “What? There’s a way to take feedback?” So what’s the secret? Shut the he11 up. Really. One of the things most new writers do is...

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Character Chatroom

Alec: So some of the authors in one of the other threads thought it would be cool to start a Characters Chatroom, and I got bored waiting for anybody else to start one – Charlie: You know that says more about you than about them, righ...

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the unexpected in your plot

A younger woman enters the workplace of a happily married, bicycle shop owner. Pheromones fill the place to the rafters as the two of them spiral toward each other, caught in each other’s unexpected gravitational fields. He knows this...

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That Moment…

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Stop F*cking It Up

It sounds as if your devotion to an outline is the problem. Outlines are fine, but they need to be kept loose to allow for character growth beyond what you expected when you first conceived of the character, as well as plot twists beyond wh...

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