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"If you're really stuck try some of these, they helped me along as well. (major babbl…"

Pim Spierenburg replied Nov 27, 2013 to Got Novel Started, But...

7 Dec 18, 2013
Reply by u.v.ray

"I think I do understand the difference, yet I'm still working on improving the way I…"

Pim Spierenburg replied Nov 22, 2013 to Show, Don't Tell

7 Nov 25, 2013
Reply by J.M. McDole

"You can count me in as well. However, English is not my native language (although I…"

Pim Spierenburg replied Oct 17, 2013 to Beta Readers

13 Oct 24, 2013
Reply by Lady Hazmat

"I personally am more of the 'dive right in' types. But I agree with Ann that there i…"

Pim Spierenburg replied Oct 14, 2013 to How to get started with this bloody novel?

22 Nov 26, 2013
Reply by Robert C. J. Graves

"Although horror is not my main writing theme, my stories always incorporate some asp…"

Pim Spierenburg replied Oct 7, 2013 to Why do you write that stuff?

10 Jan 12, 2015
Reply by Sami, the bedouin.

"I couldn't agree more with you, everyone has their own way how they organize and wri…"

Pim Spierenburg replied Oct 3, 2013 to Notebooks and moment of inspiration

16 Dec 18, 2013
Reply by abbie foxton

"Hi Christopher I initially meant a note book/pad used by a fiction writer (because o…"

Pim Spierenburg replied Aug 24, 2013 to Notebooks and moment of inspiration

16 Dec 18, 2013
Reply by abbie foxton

"My main focus has mostly been fantasy, but it's never high fantasy or completely urb…"

Pim Spierenburg replied Aug 16, 2013 to Single, or multiple genres?

28 Aug 23, 2013
Reply by Essvari

"If you'd ask me I'd say Daniel Hale is great name to stick by. Of the things I know…"

Pim Spierenburg replied Aug 5, 2013 to Pen Names or Genuine Names?

16 Jul 28, 2014
Reply by Jim Knowes

"I've barely given much critique or feedback so far but when I do there are indeed so…"

Pim Spierenburg replied Jun 22, 2013 to About Critiques and Critiquing

9 Sep 16, 2013
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Who Do You Show Your Stories To?

Started by Daniel Hale in Sample Title. Last reply by Mary Chandler Nov 9, 2015. 3 Replies

I'm still working at the story-a-week thing, and keeping up with it so far. One thing I'm wondering is who I should show them to to get feedback. Some of these I want to put in the novel/collection…Continue

A Formatting Question-- How would you...?

Started by Angie_Fayre in Uncategorized Sep 2, 2015. 0 Replies

Okay, I know that there are about 3 instances where you'd regularly use italics in fiction: showing foreign/made-up goblidigoober words, "indicating mental thoughts" and putting stress on words being…Continue

Publishing Percentages!

Started by Naomi Rawle in Sample Title. Last reply by Gia Lee Jul 19, 2015. 3 Replies

Do you send everything you complete off for publication? What's your written/submitted ratio like? What do you consider a successful percentage? Or do you go for quality over quantity! (I mean…Continue

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New works: published and otherwise.

Started by Zachary T. Owen in Sample Title. Last reply by Naomi Rawle Mar 27, 2015. 4 Replies

What stories/books/poems/novels have you recently completed or had published?I'll go first:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDvvPFBisAA^This…Continue

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Title Advice?

Posted by Daniel Hale on December 14, 2015 at 18:29 0 Comments

I just completed, as near as I can tell, my first book: a collection stories disguised as a novel. I do currently have a working title that I was initially happy with, BUT it may now be too obscure or inapplicable.

The title as it is now is "The Psalterdemalion." This is a combination of two of my favorite words: Psalter, which is a small book of psalms, and Tatterdemalion, which is a man dressed in multicolored rags and tatters. My thinking was that the man character, a story thief,…


A Memory Resides In Soho

Posted by Ronnie Capaldi on November 24, 2015 at 21:06 0 Comments

A Memory Resides In Soho

On the 1st August 2015 a special night had arrived for seventy-five year old Robert Harris and his seventy-two year old wife Barbara.  Robert was nattily dressed in a blue suit and Barbara looked elegant in a long flowing red and black flowery dress. They were in the heart of the…


Final Stretch for my First Project

Posted by Daniel Hale on November 16, 2015 at 2:41 0 Comments

So I've got my stories together for my first collection, and am currently working on the connecting narrative. I haven't even thought yet how I'm gonna get this published. Gotta start thinking what I need to do. 


Posted by Ronnie Capaldi on November 12, 2015 at 17:40 0 Comments


Mark stood on a sea cliff top. A wave below roared in and sprayed out a ferocious impact. Its retreat left a glistening carpet of foamy shale. To his left, a slender figured girl appeared, dressed only in a skimpy black nightie. Her blonde hair fell over her face. Scarlet lips whispered to him,…


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