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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: 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
    • Views: 62,332
    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
    • Views: 1,165
    03-17-2018, 02:46 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 38,491
    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
    • Views: 7,183
    03-04-2018, 01:38 AM Go to last post
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    • Views: 62,635
    03-04-2018, 01:38 AM Go to last post
  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: 29,778
    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: 153,281
    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
    • Views: 166,471
    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
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    • Views: 897,378
    Today, 06:52 AM Go to last post
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    • Views: 75
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  2. Grounded Fantasy vs Urban Fantasy

    Started by laurie17, Yesterday 09:36 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 161
    Today, 03:27 AM Go to last post
  3. How to format a character reading something?

    Started by kwanzaabot, Yesterday 06:52 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 117
    Yesterday, 11:33 PM Go to last post
  4. Tricky POV switch

    Started by Toto Too, 05-05-2018 04:34 AM
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 870
    Yesterday, 10:09 PM Go to last post
  5. Name a book video

    Started by indianroads, Yesterday 12:37 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 102
    Yesterday, 10:25 AM Go to last post
  6. Smile One or two spaces

    Started by indianroads, 05-06-2018 09:08 AM
    • Replies: 54
    • Views: 1,202
    Yesterday, 05:44 AM Go to last post
  7. melodrama

    Started by Harlequin, 05-17-2018 01:34 AM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 531
    05-23-2018, 08:56 PM Go to last post
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    • Views: 501
    05-23-2018, 08:18 PM Go to last post
  8. Writers' Conference

    Started by mrsfauthor, 01-18-2018 06:29 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 1,032
    05-23-2018, 12:11 AM Go to last post
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    • Views: 950
    05-22-2018, 10:07 PM Go to last post
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    05-22-2018, 05:28 PM Go to last post
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    05-22-2018, 06:08 AM Go to last post
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    05-21-2018, 10:59 PM Go to last post
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    • Views: 384
    05-21-2018, 11:25 AM Go to last post
  9. How independent are you when it comes to editing?

    Started by CalRazor, 05-17-2018 10:09 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 357
    05-20-2018, 02:30 AM Go to last post
  10. Synonyms

    Started by Questioner, 05-08-2018 05:25 PM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 1,084
    05-19-2018, 05:02 AM Go to last post
  11. Cool When Two Characters Are Texting.

    Started by maggiee19, 05-18-2018 01:40 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 271
    05-19-2018, 01:02 AM Go to last post
  12. Close Third Person

    Started by Questioner, 05-06-2018 01:40 PM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 800
    05-18-2018, 06:31 PM Go to last post
  13. Sprawling Plot

    Started by Elianne, 04-22-2018 09:46 PM
    • Replies: 39
    • Views: 1,559
    05-17-2018, 05:04 PM Go to last post

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