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Tue Aug 09, 2005 11:30 pm
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These are some of the best articles on writing here. Whether it's a question that you have, or whether you just want to browse, check out these tips.


Poetry

Tips on Metered Poetry

Song Writing


Starting Off

Starting Your Story

Where to Start?

The Prologue

More on Prologues

Clichéd Beginnings


Story Nuances

Suspense

Love Scenes

Transitions

Cliffhangers


Names

Names?

Creature Names

First Names

Last Names


Characters

Five Tips for Writing Convincing Characters

Developing Characters

Random Words and Characters

SLAM DOWN!

The Letter

Character Lists


Dialogue


Dialogue 101

Dialogue Grammar

Trouble with Dialogue

Different Ways of Saying "Said"

Guideline of Synonyms for "Said"


Description


Difficulty with Description

Varations

Using Adverbs in Descriptions

Eliminating False Enthusiasm with Good Description

Describing Shock and Stern

Organization and Outlines

Are Story Plans Worth It?

Stuck on Outlining

The Novel: Some Basic Advice

Plotting

Fun Plotting

Chapter Names

Chapter Lengths

Persuasive Writing with Inigo Montoya

Chapters and Parts


Ending a Story

Endings


Creating Worlds

Creating a Fantasy World

Geography of Your World

Starting a Mythology


Preparation and Practice

Practicing Tips

Preparing to Write

Research

Two Trustworthy Tips

The Mirror - A Writer's Best Friend

Speed Writing

Storybooks - The Ultimate Writing Practice

Using Music


Grammar

A or An?

Apostrophes

Adverbs - worth using?

Fragments - are they grammatically wrong?

[sic]?

Help with Spelling and Grammar

Richard Lederer

On vs. Onto

Why Poor Spelling Sucks


Personal Problems that Writers Have

No, you don't suck. Honest...

Problems with Parents Reading Stuff


Writer's Block

Anti-Writer's Block

Writer's Block Sucks

Help!


Reviewing

How to Write Critiques

How to Make Reviewers Hate You...


Publishing and Copyright

Getting Published

Poor Man's Copyright
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Wed Aug 10, 2005 12:03 am
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Thank you Snoink!
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Sun Aug 14, 2005 2:35 am
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GLORIOUS ORGANISATION!!!
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Sun Feb 05, 2006 4:29 am
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UPDATED: February 4, 2006
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Mon Jul 31, 2006 6:08 pm
Roaming Shadow says...



Hey Snoink, whenever I click one of the links I get a window saying "The page can not be found". Is this a problem on my end or yours? I love the setup and would like to use it.




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Roaming Shadow wrote:Hey Snoink, whenever I click one of the links I get a window saying "The page can not be found". Is this a problem on my end or yours? I love the setup and would like to use it.


Same thing here. I really want to see the links!
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Mon Jul 31, 2006 8:25 pm
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I think that's because of the move...

I'll fix it soon!
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Mon Jul 31, 2006 8:34 pm
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That's what I thought. Just wondering since I wasn't sure. And good job again.
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Mon Jul 31, 2006 8:36 pm
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Okay. Gannon fixed it! All you, worship him.
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Tue Aug 01, 2006 12:00 am
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All hail Gannon! :D
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Mon Mar 12, 2007 12:37 am
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I was wondering about where all my Soapboxs would fit, and if you'd like to archive them or not.

But that is besides the point, lovely job.

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Mon Mar 12, 2007 3:38 am
Dargquon Ql'deleodna says...



SCORE!!! Organization is good, now the lazy portion of yws (me included) will be able to produce relatively decent writing which doesn't make people bleed and or want to gouge out their eyes, hurrah!

Thanks a lot Snoink, we owe you one.

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Caligula's Launderette wrote:I was wondering about where all my Soapboxs would fit, and if you'd like to archive them or not.

But that is besides the point, lovely job.

Cal.


Aye... yes, this must be updated! It probably will... soon. But there's some pretty useful links still.

Glad you like it, DQ. :D
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Wed Aug 29, 2007 2:25 pm
Meep says...



Snoink, could you add this topic on poor man's copyright?
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Thu Aug 30, 2007 11:20 am
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Thanks!
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