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Q&A Blog Timeline for mini stories

Does anyone know of any blog tools that incorporate a timeline? What I'm essentially wanting to do is write little short mini stories about my life, but on each blog entry I'd want a timeline to ap...

1 answer  ·  posted 5y ago by codemann8‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Canina‭

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Q&A Is a sequel allowed to start before the end of the first book?

I'm writing 2 stories simultaneously. The first one spans 17 years. The second picks up where the first left off... but only about 25% of the way in. The sequel seems to work best if I introduce ...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Evil Sparrow‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A How important is it for multiple POVs to run chronologically?

The way I am currently designing a story with three distinct POVs. An issue I am running into, however, is that one of these has much more to do in the first third than the other two while having l...

5 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Weckar E.‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A How to not confuse readers with simultaneous events?

In an omniscient third person, I have 8 (practically unrelated) events going simultaneously in different parts of a large mansion. I want to present these events as they happen, but I feel jumping ...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Weckar E.‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Referring to different instances of the same character in time travel

I am writing a story that involves time travel, and I have a chapter where a character from the future interacts with his present-day self. This chapter is written from the present-day self's POV. ...

4 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Tempo Mental‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Sending an email to follow up with the client about a project deadline [closed]

We are waiting on a document for a project from the client to complete. If we don't get it in 2 days we'll be unable to proceed until we do. When and how do you follow up with the client? Give a t...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by annett‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A How should I deal with travel time in fantasy?

I suppose this is more of a question of if its even necessary, but I'll just assume it is. I am currently writing an outline for a fantasy story, and I don't know how to deal with distance. It's un...

3 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by M.Wallace‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A How can I hide a second narrative within my story? (using time travel)

I've been planning a story that follows two characters. At the end, one character (let's call him Joe) goes back in time and appears at the start of the book. I intend to explore themes of determi...

0 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Aric‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Set multiple Trilogies in the same timeline?

I'm in the writing stage of my first book, which is to be the first of three books which are all part of, let's say, Trilogy A. I'm planning on writing two more Trilogies (B and C) which all start...

3 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by Adi219‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A How do I make a book or series of books that take place in three different centuries make sense and flow appropriately?

I have a vast series of scenes, characters, and stories coming together in my head, which I have yet to transcribe to an actual story on paper. I have notes, and many of them, but I cannot seem to ...

1 answer  ·  posted 5y ago by Caitlyn‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Another question about two POV's and broken timelines

My 26-chapter story alternates POV between the main woman and the main man. Early on, the characters are geographically separated and the 2 POV timelines are both progressing, roughly in sync. If I...

1 answer  ·  posted 5y ago by DPT‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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