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Forum: Basic Writing Questions

Basic Writing Questions (BWQs) are perennial questions asked by writers when theyíre just getting started, or when they reach a new stage. Theyíre 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: Sara's 10 Basic Writing Tips

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

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

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

    Started by Inky, 05-21-2009 09:34 PM
    • Replies: 12
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  5. 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: 28,640
    03-04-2018, 01:35 AM Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Learning to Plot

    Started by Sean Craven, 11-27-2009 07:32 PM
    • Replies: 321
    • Views: 151,879
    03-04-2018, 01:29 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. What's On Your Mind About Your Writing?

    Started by Undercover, 02-15-2012 05:55 AM
    • Replies: 13,761
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    Today, 11:27 AM Go to last post
  2. Research vs Creativity

    Started by ktdude, 04-20-2018 11:34 PM
    • Replies: 43
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    Today, 11:20 AM Go to last post
  3. Prologue-phobia - but why?

    Started by Phoenix_Writer, 04-24-2018 09:47 PM
    • Replies: 29
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    • Replies: 53
    • Views: 848
    Today, 10:24 AM Go to last post
  4. Can't think of the word!

    Started by SLake, 04-24-2018 04:43 PM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 333
    Today, 08:03 AM Go to last post
  5. unsure where to post this: ergonomics.

    Started by indianroads, Yesterday 11:25 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 78
    Today, 01:28 AM Go to last post
  6. Moved: When Betas Collide

    Started by S.I. Mansson, 04-22-2018 07:38 PM
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  7. Descriptions in third-person limited

    Started by IanConrey, 04-23-2018 08:29 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 290
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  8. Question Gender Neutral Pronoun?

    Started by TrinaM, 04-24-2018 11:18 PM
    • Replies: 13
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  9. Sprawling Plot

    Started by Elianne, 04-22-2018 09:46 PM
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 484
    Yesterday, 12:40 AM Go to last post
  10. Map for a setting?

    Started by Phoenix_Writer, 04-25-2018 10:27 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 93
    04-25-2018, 11:24 PM Go to last post
  11. Show donít tell. Emotional words

    Started by Phoenix_Writer, 04-23-2018 08:00 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 359
    04-24-2018, 10:11 PM Go to last post
  12. Backstory-how and when to include it

    Started by Some Lonely Scorpio, 04-18-2018 06:32 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 468
    04-24-2018, 06:14 AM Go to last post
  13. How can I get a fluenty reading flow?

    Started by Phoenix_Writer, 04-22-2018 03:13 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 392
    04-23-2018, 05:24 PM Go to last post
  14. Struggling With Man Versus Self

    Started by Jason, 04-09-2018 11:28 PM
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 790
    04-23-2018, 05:29 AM Go to last post
  15. Question I have no idea how to edit.

    Started by maggiee19, 04-07-2018 02:36 AM
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 1,028
    04-22-2018, 11:33 PM Go to last post
  16. Red face Advice on Show vs Tell - the journey begins

    Started by Yandiel, 04-15-2018 02:50 AM
    • Replies: 53
    • Views: 1,479
    04-21-2018, 09:39 PM Go to last post

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