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Forum: Basic Writing Questions

Basic Writing Questions (BWQs) are perennial questions asked by writers when they’re just getting started, or when they reach a new stage. They’re usually general in nature rather than about a specific plot element, and include questions about how to write, what to write, or even why to write one way or another. Check the Introduction and the other Stickies.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Learning to Plot

    Started by Sean Craven, 11-27-2009 07:32 PM
    • Replies: 322
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    05-30-2018, 07:28 PM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Sara's 10 Basic Writing Tips

    Started by Sarita, 03-22-2008 10:26 PM
    • Replies: 237
    • Views: 136,332
    04-10-2018, 08:33 PM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: FAQ: Using A Spreadsheet for Outlining and Brainstorming

    Started by badducky, 09-30-2007 05:40 AM
    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 63,293
    03-21-2018, 01:25 AM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Basic Writing Questions FAQs

    Started by AW Admin, 03-17-2018 12:18 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,663
    03-17-2018, 02:46 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 39,013
    03-04-2018, 01:42 AM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: FAQ: Using Microsoft's OneNote for Outlining and Note Taking

    Started by Inky, 05-21-2009 09:34 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 7,736
    03-04-2018, 01:38 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 87
    • Views: 63,515
    03-04-2018, 01:38 AM Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: What's the best writing exercise you've ever done?

    Started by gettingby, 10-12-2015 01:24 AM
    • Replies: 89
    • Views: 30,869
    03-04-2018, 01:35 AM Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: Allen Guthrie's Infamous Writing Tips

    Started by robertmblevins, 05-14-2008 12:01 PM
    • Replies: 243
    • Views: 168,056
    03-04-2018, 01:24 AM Go to last post
  8. Sticky Thread Sticky: Basic Writing Questions Introduction

    Started by Medievalist, 04-22-2014 04:59 AM
    • Replies: 0
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  1. I give up.

    Started by Questioner, 06-23-2018 08:46 PM
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 846
    Yesterday, 11:09 PM Go to last post
  2. Section breaks and dividers

    Started by inksplatter, Yesterday 01:54 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 224
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 148
    Yesterday, 10:47 PM Go to last post
  3. Writing Tools for Authors? (Online)

    Started by rachel0d, 06-22-2018 07:24 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 198
    Yesterday, 10:44 PM Go to last post
  4. Repetition / overuse of words

    Started by inksplatter, 06-22-2018 04:22 AM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 453
    Yesterday, 10:42 PM Go to last post
  5. What's On Your Mind About Your Writing?

    Started by Undercover, 02-15-2012 05:55 AM
    • Replies: 14,007
    • Views: 918,512
    Yesterday, 10:41 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 421
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  6. Cool When Two Characters Are Texting.

    Started by maggiee19, 05-18-2018 01:40 AM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 669
    Yesterday, 01:52 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 290
    06-22-2018, 03:25 PM Go to last post
  7. What is the ideal length of an erotica piece?

    Started by schttrj, 06-09-2018 08:56 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 498
    06-22-2018, 05:35 AM Go to last post
  8. Writing out of order

    Started by DancingMaenid, 05-29-2018 11:42 PM
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 1,102
    06-21-2018, 10:58 AM Go to last post
  9. The filter

    Started by Toto Too, 06-17-2018 10:57 PM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 703
    06-20-2018, 09:06 AM Go to last post
  10. How to go about making races for your MC

    Started by MapleTree889, 06-18-2018 08:27 PM
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 835
    06-19-2018, 06:32 AM Go to last post
  11. POV Character Description

    Started by Vhb_Rocketman, 06-15-2018 04:39 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 571
    06-18-2018, 11:04 PM Go to last post
  12. What should I do next?

    Started by carrie_ann, 06-14-2018 08:55 PM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 558
    06-18-2018, 07:55 PM Go to last post
  13. Is 'vomit' a trigger word?

    Started by Patty, 06-14-2018 06:46 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 555
    06-18-2018, 05:39 PM Go to last post
  14. How to write dialogue interrupted by sound?

    Started by Juggernaut, 04-16-2018 09:52 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 614
    06-18-2018, 05:02 PM Go to last post
  15. It all Sucks!

    Started by Lisa Driscoll, 05-31-2018 08:16 PM
    • Replies: 55
    • Views: 1,741
    06-17-2018, 11:04 PM Go to last post
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