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    Fair enough

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    I'd like some feedback on my poem please Could I PM it to someone?
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    I'd like some feedback on my poem please Could I PM it to someone?
    I'd love to read it
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    I am so happy to find this thread!
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    I'd like some feedback on my poem please Could I PM it to someone?
    I'll read it!
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    (Original post by SassQueen13)
    Hey guys! I love writing in my spare time. My problem is I start writing but never finish, I've got about 15 unfinished stories :P This summer I will hopefully finish something xD

    I write poems occasionally too, nothing major ;3
    What're the ideas for some of your stories?
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    Hi guys! I'm Joe, 16, and I keep trying to write stuff but can't. I always have basic ideas for novels, but then can't flesh them out enough to create a decent plan - and therefore, don't write the story/novel. Can anyone help me?? It's like writer's block, before I've even started writing!! :/
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    Hi guys! I'm Joe, 16, and I keep trying to write stuff but can't. I always have basic ideas for novels, but then can't flesh them out enough to create a decent plan - and therefore, don't write the story/novel. Can anyone help me?? It's like writer's block, before I've even started writing!! :/
    Well, have you tried mind mapping or writing character lists/profiles (the latter is something that I find that very helpful). Another piece of advice I would give is don't try and force ideas to appear, but instead just let them come to you when they will. What sort of genre are you writing? You might like to try reading/watching stuff in that genre for ideas (though don't completely rip it off, unless you're doing fan fiction)
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    (Original post by scjman)
    Well, have you tried mind mapping or writing character lists/profiles (the latter is something that I find that very helpful). Another piece of advice I would give is don't try and force ideas to appear, but instead just let them come to you when they will. What sort of genre are you writing? You might like to try reading/watching stuff in that genre for ideas (though don't completely rip it off, unless you're doing fan fiction)
    I've done character profiles, and so I've got a set of like 6/7 characters that could slot into any story. Just got to try fleshing the main plot and sub-plot, I'll try mind-mapping thank you!
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    Does anybody else do this -

    When planning out a story, you play it out like a movie in your head, with certain phrases and scenes. I've found that I'm doing this a lot for a story I'm writing. In fact - I've done it so much the idea has become so complex in my head that I have no clue how to write it down! I'm afraid that I won't do the idea in my head any justice!!
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    Has anyone done/heard of NaNoWriMo? Just came across it and it seems like it could be great motivation for me this November, as anyone who has seen my above posts would see what I struggle with.
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    Has anyone done/heard of NaNoWriMo? Just came across it and it seems like it could be great motivation for me this November, as anyone who has seen my above posts would see what I struggle with.
    NaNoWriMo sounds like a great idea. I haven't done it yet, but I'm definitely considering it this year, although I'm wondering how I'll manage balancing that with an English and Creative Writing course at Uni!!!

    Still, I've heard that there's no real limits when it comes to NaNoWriMo, apart from the word count minimum. Also, I've been reading forums about it and a lot of people say that they don't even bother with a plot for their story - they just write in order to complete the task. Personally, I would want to construct something with all the works - plot, characters, themes, etc. The thing I usually struggle with when writing a story is the length of the story. I usually just want to jump straight into the plot and as a result the story finishes rather quickly. Perhaps NaNoWriMo would be a perfect device to train myself into writing a novel with a decent length.

    Who knows haha! I have heard that NaNoWriMo helps many aspiring authors though, and it gives them the confidence they need. For many, it's their first novel.
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    (Original post by joe_guntrip)
    Has anyone done/heard of NaNoWriMo? Just came across it and it seems like it could be great motivation for me this November, as anyone who has seen my above posts would see what I struggle with.
    Done it 4 years in a row, completed it 3 years in a row (even with uni and dissertation and year abroad and everything)
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    NaNoWriMo sounds like a great idea. I haven't done it yet, but I'm definitely considering it this year, although I'm wondering how I'll manage balancing that with an English and Creative Writing course at Uni!!!

    Still, I've heard that there's no real limits when it comes to NaNoWriMo, apart from the word count minimum. Also, I've been reading forums about it and a lot of people say that they don't even bother with a plot for their story - they just write in order to complete the task. Personally, I would want to construct something with all the works - plot, characters, themes, etc. The thing I usually struggle with when writing a story is the length of the story. I usually just want to jump straight into the plot and as a result the story finishes rather quickly. Perhaps NaNoWriMo would be a perfect device to train myself into writing a novel with a decent length.

    Who knows haha! I have heard that NaNoWriMo helps many aspiring authors though, and it gives them the confidence they need. For many, it's their first novel.
    I've read more about it and I definitely want to do it, although I'm not sure my laptop could handle it - it's useless! I'll write it by hand though, but I reckon we should do a TSR group NaNoWriMo fun thingy...yeah


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    (Original post by joe_guntrip)
    Hi guys! I'm Joe, 16, and I keep trying to write stuff but can't. I always have basic ideas for novels, but then can't flesh them out enough to create a decent plan - and therefore, don't write the story/novel. Can anyone help me?? It's like writer's block, before I've even started writing!! :/
    I would say just try working with what you've got to begin with. You don't necessarily have to go for the epic novel straight away. You may find you have enough material for a good short story or even a novella. The important thing is if you have something that you really think has potential, just get it written down in some form.
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    Hey guys,yesterday afternoon i tried to write a short sci-fi story (for the first time in my life :P ). Will anyone read/review it? Should i PM it to someone?
    PS: Pardon the English in the story as it took me around an hour to write it.
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    Hey guys,yesterday afternoon i tried to write a short sci-fi story (for the first time in my life :P ). Will anyone read/review it? Should i PM it to someone?
    PS: Pardon the English in the story as it took me around an hour to write it.
    I'd be happy to read it
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    Does this thread say 2006? :eek: TSR is old lol
    Anyway, I've been writing vignettes since I was 7, but just for play. When I was 9 I started doing pornographic literature, it was called Stalls; it was about people having public sex in a variety of places. I felt guilty and deleted it after like 5 installations. Between then and now I've done poetry and short stories, never had them published, do it for enjoyment and release therapy :yep: But now I'm working on a novel since 2011, realistic fiction, almost done I guess And I have an itinerary of novel plots and can't wait to get to em! :bhangra:
 
 
 
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