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by ellisael
Wed Jul 08, 2020 1:24 am
Forum: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Topic: So you want to write sci-fi?
Replies: 2
Views: 2510

Re: So you want to write sci-fi?

I always too afraid to admit that I wanted to write SciFi novel because i did not grow up reading SciFi
by ellisael
Wed Jul 08, 2020 1:21 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Bad Dialogue
Replies: 6
Views: 1638

Re: Bad Dialogue


So good!
by ellisael
Wed Jul 08, 2020 1:20 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: How do you write eloquently?
Replies: 42
Views: 6094

Re: How do you write eloquently?

I have never quite felt like i have reached the stage of being called an eloquent writer. I always feel like i am struggling and more days than not, I feel like words are at war with me. But it is always a work in progress! Thank you for that prompt, made me think!
by ellisael
Wed Jul 08, 2020 1:17 am
Forum: Art & Illustration
Topic: Please help me pick a cover :)
Replies: 10
Views: 5885

Re: Please help me pick a cover :)

The Goon write!
by ellisael
Wed Jul 08, 2020 1:16 am
Forum: Art & Illustration
Topic: An offer for writers and poets.
Replies: 2
Views: 4206

Re: An offer for writers and poets.

Wow, Mr Pawel, your illustrations are really beautiful. Will circulate your contact with my other friends in circle of writing too. Thanks for sharing!
by ellisael
Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:39 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: How to Get the Most From Critiques
Replies: 23
Views: 4323

Re: How to Get the Most From Critiques

I see discussions on giving critiques far more often than I see discussions on receiving them, so I thought it might be prudent to talk about how I analyze critiques once they’ve been sent to me. I should note that these tips are not meant as the be-all and end-all of how to process a critique. The...
by ellisael
Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:38 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Use of italics for emphasis
Replies: 14
Views: 3340

Re: Use of italics for emphasis

I tend to agree with the line of thought of the OP. I would imagine emphasizing only 'not' and not a whole sentence. I do think, even in my writing, i minimize the use of italics unless absolutely necessary.
by ellisael
Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Where do you get your inspiration?
Replies: 22
Views: 6179

Re: Where do you get your inspiration?

i am often inspired by the morning walks that i take and the morning ritual of freewriting that i do
by ellisael
Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:22 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Helpful Writing Links
Replies: 30
Views: 8244

Re: Helpful Writing Links

Hi, I am a new entrant and just went through the complete list of very useful links that I could use. As a reasonable return favour, I would like to also offer some of the links that really have helped me as a writer. Not all of them are functional and useful links as the ones above. This academia l...

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