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Q&A The problem with beginning

5 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Irysik‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Canina‭

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Q&A Does a point of view need to be introduced when or right after the character is introduced?

2 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by celtschk‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A What are good ways to improve as a writer other than writing courses?

6 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by codeNewbie‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A Books in a trilogy are significantly different lengths. What to do?

3 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Galendo‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Amadeus‭

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Q&A Non-sense question about plot structures

3 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by M.N.Raia‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A Why does the second act 'reaction' and then 'action' need to be drawn out?

4 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Thomas Myron‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Kevin‭

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Q&A Is there something "wrong" with my writing? How do I improve it? [closed]

2 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Carlos Cienfuegos‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Will it push away a reader if I start my book with the frame story?

2 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by rus9384‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Doubt about the difference between a "Beat" and a "Event"

2 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by M.N.Raia‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Where do I write 'The End'?

4 answers  ·  posted over 4 years ago by Daniel Cann‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Question regarding narration and 1st - 3rd person swaps

2 answers  ·  posted over 4 years ago by LjWalts‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How does the 3 act structure fit in a Non Linear story?

1 answer  ·  posted over 4 years ago by FraEnrico‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Classical Style vs. Modern Innovation

2 answers  ·  posted over 4 years ago by th0nk-‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How can I make the final realisation less depressing?

3 answers  ·  posted over 4 years ago by Daron‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How do I handle a backstory big enough to be a story of its own?

6 answers  ·  posted almost 5 years ago by Kyle Li‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A A long backstory right at the beginning

3 answers  ·  posted almost 5 years ago by Yuuza‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Is it bad storytelling to have things happen by complete chance?

6 answers  ·  posted almost 5 years ago by Daniel Cann‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How to get the "back again" part after horrible experience?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 5 years ago by AmazingMc‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Turning normal phrases into gerund phrases: What's the effect in the reader?

2 answers  ·  posted almost 5 years ago by alex‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A In multiple narratives, does time have to be in sync?

2 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by Daniel Cann‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Events happening in two places in one short story? [closed]

1 answer  ·  posted 5y ago by user21564‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Text structure in a fictional diary

3 answers  ·  posted over 5 years ago by Koblenz‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How much can a reader remember?

2 answers  ·  posted over 5 years ago by Daniel Cann‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Sentence openings variations to avoid repeating determiners and pronounces

1 answer  ·  posted over 5 years ago by user18993‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Do I need to make use of paragraphs when writing a novel and if so, how?

2 answers  ·  posted over 5 years ago by Osiris93‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Where should I place a comma in this sentence? [closed]

2 answers  ·  posted over 5 years ago by user18854‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Sequels and avoiding sequelitis

2 answers  ·  posted almost 6 years ago by Deau X. Machinus‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How to work on a new software feature that affects different topics

2 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by System‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Fragmented sentence

1 answer  ·  posted over 6 years ago by Tearya‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Should "plot" or storyline be the main determinant of what goes into a story?

3 answers  ·  posted over 6 years ago by Tom Au‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Long or short form? [closed]

1 answer  ·  posted 7y ago by Simon-Nail-It‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Hiding information

2 answers  ·  posted 7y ago by Yashbhatt‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Defining a Prologue

3 answers  ·  posted over 7 years ago by Saharsh‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Normal structure for Dialogue paragraphs

2 answers  ·  posted over 7 years ago by Dan Hanly‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How to list concepts and tie them in together?

2 answers  ·  posted almost 8 years ago by Shamoon‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A On the role of "accidents" in "realistic" stories

3 answers  ·  posted almost 8 years ago by System‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Where to put counter-examples within a 5-paragraph essay?

4 answers  ·  posted 8y ago by Village‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Placing similes at the beginning and at the end of a sentence

2 answers  ·  posted over 8 years ago by Alexandro Chen‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Is it strange if a novel starts the first chapter without one of main characters?

3 answers  ·  posted over 8 years ago by Alexandro Chen‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How to tell or retell basic character and setting information in a series?

2 answers  ·  posted over 8 years ago by Village‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How to write from the middle?

4 answers  ·  posted almost 9 years ago by Alexander Nikolas Gruber‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A What software do you use for writing and then structuring a book?

2 answers  ·  posted almost 9 years ago by Andrew Welch‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Very long sentences: personal style or just bad writing?

6 answers  ·  posted almost 9 years ago by brianmearns‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Is the following piece of text comprehensible and written in good style?

2 answers  ·  posted over 9 years ago by mfrank.23‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How can I reconcile the exposition of the three act scheme vs. starting out with a bang?

2 answers  ·  posted 9y ago by StrixVaria‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Tools for exploring and analysing document structure?

1 answer  ·  posted over 9 years ago by naught101‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Should cliffhangers be used in every chapter?

1 answer  ·  posted over 9 years ago by Amin Mohamed Ajani‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A My first act is lengthy. And I cannot shorten it. Any Suggestions?

2 answers  ·  posted over 9 years ago by Amin Mohamed Ajani‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Is a 'tutorial format' acceptable for personal notes? [closed]

1 answer  ·  posted over 9 years ago by deanvmc‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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