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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
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Sara's 10 Basic Writing Tips

    Started by Sarita, 03-22-2008 10:26 PM
    • Replies: 237
    • Views: 136,846
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: FAQ: Using A Spreadsheet for Outlining and Brainstorming

    Started by badducky, 09-30-2007 05:40 AM
    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 63,737
    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
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    03-17-2018, 02:46 AM Go to last post
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    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
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  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: 31,336
    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
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    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
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  1. Moved: Cover letter help?

    Started by Elandryn, Today 01:19 AM
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  2. Book royalties - taxable income?

    Started by Forgerd, Today 02:37 PM
    • Replies: 3
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  3. What's On Your Mind About Your Writing?

    Started by Undercover, 02-15-2012 05:55 AM
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  4. Exclamation 3 POVS

    Started by Questioner, 07-11-2018 04:00 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 526
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  5. Too little plot

    Started by Some Lonely Scorpio, 07-02-2018 11:02 PM
    • Replies: 36
    • Views: 1,415
    Yesterday, 12:09 AM Go to last post
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    07-17-2018, 02:04 AM Go to last post
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  6. Killing off the main character

    Started by Questioner, 07-10-2018 06:42 PM
    • Replies: 25
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    07-15-2018, 05:34 PM Go to last post
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    • Views: 973
    07-15-2018, 10:54 AM Go to last post
  7. Writing Tools for Authors? (Online)

    Started by rachel0d, 06-22-2018 07:24 AM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 822
    07-11-2018, 07:57 PM Go to last post
  8. Sentence structure

    Started by Toto Too, 07-10-2018 08:18 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    07-11-2018, 05:58 AM Go to last post
  9. Chapters in an Epistolary Format

    Started by ValerieJane, 07-09-2018 12:05 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    07-10-2018, 05:05 PM Go to last post
  10. question about ghostwriters

    Started by doomwdfortune, 07-07-2018 05:56 AM
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    07-07-2018, 08:17 PM Go to last post
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    07-07-2018, 04:42 AM Go to last post
  11. What is the correct way to write this?

    Started by tammons, 07-06-2018 03:17 AM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 440
    07-07-2018, 12:46 AM Go to last post
  12. Question How to write Toddlers / Young Children?

    Started by rachel0d, 06-27-2018 06:21 AM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 666
    07-05-2018, 11:02 PM Go to last post
  13. Writing out of order

    Started by DancingMaenid, 05-29-2018 11:42 PM
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    07-05-2018, 02:26 AM Go to last post
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