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

    Started by Sarita, 03-22-2008 10:26 PM
    • Replies: 237
    • Views: 136,298
    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: 63,260
    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: 1,644
    03-17-2018, 02:46 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 38,996
    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: 7,721
    03-04-2018, 01:38 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 87
    • Views: 63,496
    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: 30,838
    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: 168,022
    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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    04-22-2014, 04:59 AM Go to last post
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    07-16-2006, 09:32 AM Go to last post
  1. What's On Your Mind About Your Writing?

    Started by Undercover, 02-15-2012 05:55 AM
    • Replies: 14,006
    • Views: 918,090
    Today, 01:17 AM Go to last post
  2. Repetition / overuse of words

    Started by inksplatter, Yesterday 04:22 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 316
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    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 263
    Yesterday, 03:25 PM Go to last post
  3. Writing Tools for Authors? (Online)

    Started by rachel0d, Yesterday 07:24 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 116
    Yesterday, 09:03 AM Go to last post
  4. What is the ideal length of an erotica piece?

    Started by schttrj, 06-09-2018 08:56 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 476
    Yesterday, 05:35 AM Go to last post
  5. Cool When Two Characters Are Texting.

    Started by maggiee19, 05-18-2018 01:40 AM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 633
    06-21-2018, 06:56 PM Go to last post
  6. Writing out of order

    Started by DancingMaenid, 05-29-2018 11:42 PM
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 1,072
    06-21-2018, 10:58 AM Go to last post
  7. The filter

    Started by Toto Too, 06-17-2018 10:57 PM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 675
    06-20-2018, 09:06 AM Go to last post
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    • Views: 277
    06-19-2018, 10:59 PM Go to last post
  8. How to go about making races for your MC

    Started by MapleTree889, 06-18-2018 08:27 PM
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 819
    06-19-2018, 06:32 AM Go to last post
  9. POV Character Description

    Started by Vhb_Rocketman, 06-15-2018 04:39 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 555
    06-18-2018, 11:04 PM Go to last post
  10. What should I do next?

    Started by carrie_ann, 06-14-2018 08:55 PM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 536
    06-18-2018, 07:55 PM Go to last post
  11. Is 'vomit' a trigger word?

    Started by Patty, 06-14-2018 06:46 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 539
    06-18-2018, 05:39 PM Go to last post
  12. How to write dialogue interrupted by sound?

    Started by Juggernaut, 04-16-2018 09:52 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 602
    06-18-2018, 05:02 PM Go to last post
  13. It all Sucks!

    Started by Lisa Driscoll, 05-31-2018 08:16 PM
    • Replies: 55
    • Views: 1,712
    06-17-2018, 11:04 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 570
    06-16-2018, 07:57 AM Go to last post
  14. Travelling for research

    Started by FJaneH, 06-11-2018 07:05 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 435
    06-15-2018, 06:43 PM Go to last post
  15. Quick question - 'beckoned'

    Started by Patty, 06-13-2018 10:51 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 314
    06-15-2018, 09:41 AM Go to last post
  16. Where To Begin??

    Started by ficklefictionfest, 05-03-2018 03:16 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 968
    06-14-2018, 05:19 PM Go to last post
  17. melodrama

    Started by Harlequin, 05-17-2018 01:34 AM
    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 1,426
    06-14-2018, 08:51 AM Go to last post

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