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All about writing
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 I'm planning to polish off half a novel in November. Anyone else brave enough to rise to the challe…
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  •  ·  I was a bit scared by the 50,000 target, so I broke it down and it's only 1,667 words a day. It mig…
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Morning everyone.  Need to ask if this has happened to anyone else or is it just me being a weirdo. …
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  •  · I live with anxiety and am dealing with the my latest trauma of being bullied at work which shattere…
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I'm doing my edit and it's resulting in rewriting. I've come to the realisation that I may have some…
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  •  · I usually have to rewrite my manuscript, on average four times, but that might just be me...
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Hi! I'm in a strange pickle. I'm writing a literary novel about a homeless trans man and his struggl…
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  •  · Yeah, I understand, and having a block of text like that isn't helpful. I'm not going to have paragr…
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Thinking about writing.In a Comparative Literature course on tragedy I raised the question “what is …
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  •  · Or rather I should say, does it add to the conversation? It's interesting how behaviour changes over…
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Hi everyone! I've had two weeks 'away' (at home) so I'm a little later than usual in asking what you…
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  •  · 15k down... I need to work on the last woman's introduction and the first act is almost DONE! I may …
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Friday Night Live - throw your hat into the ring?I didn't as I write commercial fiction with a strai…
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I mean, how big is too big?I've learned lessons since I joined this forum, but the one I struggle wi…
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  •  · Oh my days...that was hilarious. I don't have Barbie dolls but I could use amiibo. A romantic dinner…
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I LOVE language. A beautiful sentence can evoke the same emotion in me as I imagine some people get …
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  •  · I think pace and imagery may be more important than sentence length, although keeping an eye on leng…
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Hello everyone. Advice please.I have a German character, Wilhelm, who speaks "excellent English with…
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  •  · Thanks Sarita. I'll take a look.
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I've got myself in a bit of a pickle by overthinking this, maybe, but here it is: I'm going through …
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  •  · As I hoped! Thank you Kate! This has been picking at the fringes of my concentration for a couple of…
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Hello. Eek. I've just joined and THIS IS MY FIRST POST! Not sure how it all works, and I am probably…
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  •  · I think it depends if you want to be published, Belinda.  If you do, then spending some time thinkin…