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Jun
14
comment Getting short fiction published
I think you are giving helpful advice for some other question. I edited this one to try to make it clearer what I'm asking.
Jun
14
revised Getting short fiction published
tried to clarify the question
Jun
14
comment Getting short fiction published
I'm not clear on your answer. Are you saying you think that it is a waste of time to submit to publications without having written many stories on my own first? Otherwise, this is a lot of advice that I already mentioned that I am doing. I have no intention of submitting anything less than a finished product.
Jun
14
comment Getting short fiction published
I was thinking of looking into literary magazines, to see if I could find some that I like that would also have work similar to what I imagine my own style to be. And rejected work, yes, I'm talking about my own, assuming that I don't have a chance of success until I have experience.
Jun
14
revised Getting short fiction published
Clarification
Jun
13
comment Referring to sign language in conversations
In Clan of the Cave Bear, it is addressed at the beginning that the Clan uses sign language and grunts to communicate. After that, when Ayla learns to understand their language, the author only sporadically refers to the communication method (usually when it is pertinent).
Jun
13
comment Craft group exercises or chapters in critique groups?
When you have enough rep, you might like to join the Writers chat on Tuesdays in our chat room.
Jun
13
asked Getting short fiction published
Jun
13
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Is there such a thing as a “setting sketch” for a science fiction writing?
Jun
2
awarded  Yearling
May
15
comment Genre conventions: Which end do readers expect?
Isn't "less inequality and a better social system" socialism?
May
9
awarded  Custodian
May
9
reviewed Approve suggested edit on I have too much dialogue, how do I add more description?
May
2
comment Do the following scenes feel like flashbacks?
It's not clear to me that the scenes are flashbacks either. Can you add a little more description about where the scenes occur in time and why they happen in that order instead of being temporally connected? I'm having trouble understanding without that context.
Apr
21
comment How to write in a VERY thick notebook
What you need is a springloaded platform that you set the book on so that the weight of the pages causes it to sink down, leaving the top part flush with writing surface. That way, it's self-adjusting. Come to think of it, you could use memory foam for that maybe... wanders off, muttering to self
Apr
9
comment Should I highlight or downplay a character's quirk to make her seem more odd?
@Ice-9 Thank you for putting me exactly on 1K. For that, sideboard, you have earned the privilege of having my finest claret sit atop you.
Apr
4
comment Things to consider while writing a novel
Come hang out in Writers chat in September as we gear up for National Novel Writing Month in November.
Apr
4
answered Should I highlight or downplay a character's quirk to make her seem more odd?
Feb
21
answered Should I omit the “at first”s in the following pieces?
Feb
13
answered Using “he/she” instead of “it” for animals