Writing Techniques

The place to exchange thoughts and ask for help on writing technique
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Normal Topic 11 Smart Tips for Writing!
Started By Ramandeep08
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To sound smart, you must stop trying to sound smart. Brilliant writing is ...View
Latest poster: Ramandeep08 4 hours ago
Normal Topic Wanted .... Gullible but highly skilled book doctor.
Started By OFP
11 88
Cogitating sage advice....View
Latest poster: OFP 6 hours ago
Normal Topic Advice for writing love scenes
Started By A.R. Carpenter
10 187
Can't add much more than what's been said above. Depending on the story ...View
Latest poster: Rae 8 days ago
Normal Topic 'you', 'her' or 'one'?
Started By Sana
4 44
Hi Phillippa - thanks so much for the detailed feedback!View
Latest poster: Sana 19 days ago
Normal Topic Dive in with both feet or meticulously plan it first?
Started By MosquitoFB6
12 352
I like to do some planning but not too much. I think there should be ...View
Latest poster: Mr.Smith 27 days ago
Normal Topic Opening sentences
Started By Suzi
23 898
'If there's one thing I've learnt in the past 15 years, it's this; that ...View
Latest poster: Catasshe 2 months ago
Normal Topic Sending your drafts to an e-reader
Started By A.R. Carpenter
8 100
Haven't got one of those either View
Latest poster: MosquitoFB6 2 months ago
Normal Topic A query re critiques
Started By MosquitoFB6
13 142
Okeydoke, I've set up the ...View
Latest poster: MosquitoFB6 2 months ago
Normal Topic Stuck on going forward and need some advice
Started By A.R. Carpenter
5 84
A.R. if it's any consolotation I think - in general - one finds the right ...View
Latest poster: Giselle 2 months ago
Normal Topic Crime/Court Writing
Started By crumpets
10 225
My daughter is a custody officer at a sheriff court in Scotland, if ...View
Latest poster: A.R. Carpenter 2 months ago
Normal Topic Filtering and 3rd Person POV
Started By Berks
27 183
I get the point about the flashback, Berks. 14k of history via dialogue ...View
Latest poster: BellaM 3 months ago
Normal Topic Writing a coming of age novel
Started By literaryloverholly
12 154
It took a moment (only) to realise she was in a student share. ' I’m ...View
Latest poster: Hilly 3 months ago
Normal Topic Chapter-by-Chapter Critiques
Started By Jaxx
13 157
Oh hello everyone! Thanks again for taking the time to reply. ...View
Latest poster: Jaxx 3 months ago
Normal Topic I've Been Hit by a Passive Comment
Started By Jenni Belsay
26 370
Thanks for the link, Berks. (I don't think posting it is frowned upon at ...View
Latest poster: Jenni Belsay 3 months ago
Normal Topic POV vs naming convention for parents in children's novels...
Started By Squidge
4 99
Richard - think you might have hit on why I was uncertain...I can recall ...View
Latest poster: Squidge 4 months ago
Normal Topic Novel writing techniques - Chapters??
Started By LLM
16 271
Ive just finished writing a childrens' book which had a fairly unique (can ...View
Latest poster: Tony 4 months ago
Normal Topic Grammarly etc.
Started By GinnyBitters
2 163
Hi, So sorry, I just didn't see this reply. My apologies :) ...View
Latest poster: GinnyBitters 4 months ago
Normal Topic File format fun
Started By RichardB
6 168
I've read that the government is proposing to standardise on .odf formats ...View
Latest poster: RichardB 5 months ago
Normal Topic Grammer at its essence!
Started By Mark
29 258
'Indeed. Long as these issues do't manifest themselves as ...View
Latest poster: Mashie Niblick 5 months ago
Normal Topic Writing a biography - help wanted
Started By Tom
5 184
Just bought it - thanks! View
Latest poster: Tom 5 months ago
Normal Topic Self-editing Your Novel: the prose microscope
Started By EmmaD
38 4587
Came across this post by chance the other day and found it really useful. ...View
Latest poster: jo 6 months ago
Normal Topic little advice about writing in a southern drawl?
Started By spike1
13 233
Blast from the past, is Mitch... Bumped a memory of a guy I served with a ...View
Latest poster: Old Fat Prop 6 months ago
Normal Topic How do I write a plural of 'you'
Started By Chico
18 307
There was a time when 'ye' was used as a plural form of 'you' but lately ...View
Latest poster: Ricky 6 months ago
Normal Topic Archaic language - resources?
Started By MosquitoFB6
14 308
I don't mind in the least. It is indeed the DeHavilland Mosquito, the FB6 ...View
Latest poster: MosquitoFB6 6 months ago
Normal Topic UK Teenspeak
Started By SecretSpi
7 206
I'll second that - many, many thanks, Kali. As someone who doesn't ...View
Latest poster: SecretSpi 7 months ago