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Jun
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answered Is it a bad idea to publish individual chapters of my book idea, online for feedback?
Jun
14
answered How could collaborative writing in one world work?
Jun
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Jun
14
comment Should I force-developing a story to a setting I have?
I like most of your answer, but I don't like the "should be" in the second paragraph. Science fiction writers can build stories starting from any element: from character, from situation, from setting, from an image, from a memory, from a gee whiz, what if idea, or (as in an exercise Algis Budrys used to assign to his writing students) from random, everyday objects or from three words chosen randomly from the dictionary.
Jun
14
answered Should I force-developing a story to a setting I have?
Jun
11
answered How to make the reader “accept” absurdity?
May
30
comment Three Act Structure - How do I include it?
For my part, I was distracted by "very short story," which I took to mean somewhere around 500–1000 words.
May
30
revised Three Act Structure - How do I include it?
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May
30
comment Three Act Structure - How do I include it?
I've added another answered. (I could have amended my first answer, but I don't like to do that after people have voted it up or down.)
May
30
answered Three Act Structure - How do I include it?
May
30
comment Three Act Structure - How do I include it?
What makes you think there is a gap? What make you think the gap is gigantic?
May
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revised Three Act Structure - How do I include it?
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May
29
answered Three Act Structure - How do I include it?
May
27
comment Renting my book?
Did you license any rights to the store, or to a distributor who distributes to the store? What rights, specifically, did you transfer to them?
May
23
answered What are the elements of a good blurb?
May
18
comment Why Use Excessively Short Chapters?
Patterson's novels are about 70,000 words, which is a respectable length.
May
17
answered The backstory's overwhelming the actual story
May
17
answered Should word choice be varied or consistent?
May
16
comment Are there words that are “stronger” than others? If so, why?
There is nothing passive about any of Alexandro's examples. And some of the examples of "passive voice" in your blog post are active voice.
May
14
answered Are there words that are “stronger” than others? If so, why?