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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: 62,306
    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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    • Views: 38,480
    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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    03-04-2018, 01:38 AM Go to last post
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    • Views: 62,617
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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: 29,760
    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: 153,253
    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: 166,427
    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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    07-16-2006, 09:32 AM Go to last post
  1. Name a book video

    Started by indianroads, Today 12:37 AM
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  2. Smile One or two spaces

    Started by indianroads, 05-06-2018 09:08 AM
    • Replies: 54
    • Views: 1,156
    Today, 05:44 AM Go to last post
  3. Tricky POV switch

    Started by Toto Too, 05-05-2018 04:34 AM
    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 811
    Today, 12:56 AM Go to last post
  4. melodrama

    Started by Harlequin, 05-17-2018 01:34 AM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 506
    Yesterday, 08:56 PM Go to last post
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    • Views: 466
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  5. What's On Your Mind About Your Writing?

    Started by Undercover, 02-15-2012 05:55 AM
    • Replies: 13,914
    • Views: 896,939
    Yesterday, 07:17 AM Go to last post
  6. Writers' Conference

    Started by mrsfauthor, 01-18-2018 06:29 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 1,017
    Yesterday, 12:11 AM Go to last post
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    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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    05-21-2018, 10:59 PM Go to last post
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    05-21-2018, 11:25 AM Go to last post
  7. How independent are you when it comes to editing?

    Started by CalRazor, 05-17-2018 10:09 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 345
    05-20-2018, 02:30 AM Go to last post
  8. Synonyms

    Started by Questioner, 05-08-2018 05:25 PM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 1,061
    05-19-2018, 05:02 AM Go to last post
  9. Cool When Two Characters Are Texting.

    Started by maggiee19, 05-18-2018 01:40 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 260
    05-19-2018, 01:02 AM Go to last post
  10. Close Third Person

    Started by Questioner, 05-06-2018 01:40 PM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 771
    05-18-2018, 06:31 PM Go to last post
  11. Sprawling Plot

    Started by Elianne, 04-22-2018 09:46 PM
    • Replies: 39
    • Views: 1,549
    05-17-2018, 05:04 PM Go to last post
  12. Need some help with my mc and antagonist

    Started by MapleTree889, 05-13-2018 02:29 AM
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    • Views: 1,701
    05-17-2018, 01:27 PM Go to last post
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