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Feb
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comment How can I put something in book format without “publishing” it?
@Jay Thanks! It's too bad they can't do other covers, but considering their price point & on-demand, I can't complain. :)
Feb
15
comment How can I put something in book format without “publishing” it?
That's an awesome idea. I've actually never seen a book printed by create space, as far as I know. How would you rate the quality of what they print for you compared to a similar kind of book from a store (printed by offset printing)? Particularly the cover?
Jan
4
awarded  Yearling
Aug
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answered Cutting down on paragraph size
Aug
21
answered How can I learn how to outline, so I can write like an architect?
Jun
25
comment Issues with Scene/Sequel model
+1 excellent post. I'll highlight your thriller point by adding: action books feel like action books because they tend to go from scene to scene, with very few sequels. Introspective literary books feel like introspective literary books because they're mostly sequels. You don't need to have a 1 to 1 relationship between scene and sequel.
Jun
25
comment How to distinguish if a novel is science fiction or fantasy?
@FearlessWriter I think, if I may be blunt, you should write a good novel first, and then worry about where it fits. Genre is a marketing distinction.
Jun
25
answered How to distinguish if a novel is science fiction or fantasy?
Jun
25
revised Shared World licensing fees
Added a licensing note
Jun
25
comment Shared World licensing fees
And, at that point, ways to monetize it will present themselves. perhaps discrete ads, perhaps source books (ala table-top gaming, but set up for writing in the universe instead), and perhaps, if it gets big enough, and cool enough, and enough people have published fiction in the universe (for free!), then perhaps a BFB will come to you to license it for a game/movie/whatever.
Jun
25
comment Shared World licensing fees
@OrionDarkwood does facebook charge you for an account? Does stackexchange charge you for each question you post? Nope. (Er, actually I don't know if SE does. FB sure does, though) So yes, I do mean give it away. Except it's much more than giving it away, it's letting in hordes of people to play in your sandbox. It's building that community, who in turn build out that universe to a level that'll actually be cool.
Jun
23
answered Shared World licensing fees
Jun
8
comment “Lacking meat”, “Content-free”, and poor defense-development. Please critique my work
@Flimzy you're correct. I fixed it.
Jun
8
revised “Lacking meat”, “Content-free”, and poor defense-development. Please critique my work
spelling
May
3
comment Title Choice: “The Girl [Without/Who Didn't Have] A Soul”
+1 for pointing out "didn't have" is past tense and "without" is present tense
May
2
answered My story portrays a process, not a conflict - how do I make the process my focus?
Apr
28
comment How do I organize a massive collection of personal files and writing?
@marienbad I did mean it for your existing notes. What you do is copy/paste each separate bit of data out of a file and into the right spot (which is defined by you) in OneNote. Once everything is out of the file, you delete it, and move on to the next one. I admit my answer wasn't obvious in how you could use OneNote for your notes. I've edited my answer quite a bit to do just that, so please do take another look at it.
Apr
28
revised How do I organize a massive collection of personal files and writing?
Edit to expand and highlight where this answer is relevant to the question
Apr
24
answered How do I organize a massive collection of personal files and writing?