1. Ruchnids

    Ruchnids Porn Surfer

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    And how long does it take for a story to get published?
     
  2. ahorsewithnoname

    ahorsewithnoname Porn Star

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    Here is a tip for writers. If you are looking to advance your writing to the next level, there are two things I can offer. I've already written at length about one, which is grammar. There's nothing that screams "don't take my writing seriously" than poor grammar. Not being good with grammar is no excuse. You can learn. I cannot jump up and dunk a basketball. It is simply physically impossible for me to do so despite any desire I have. One can learn the rules of grammar, if so inclined.

    The second step is using both a dictionary and perhaps even more so, a thesaurus. I use an electronic one which I admit is much easier than a book. I use the dictionary to help with spelling and to gain additional insight into lesser-known definitions of words. The thesaurus, however, is the real gem of this two-headed tool. Take this short passage:

    It was obvious that she was lying, the marks on her face made it obvious.

    Not a terrible sentence, but, the use of the word obvious twice is what stands out. By using a thesaurus, you can quickly look up obvious and come up with a couple of dozen alternatives, including plain, apparent, palpable, undeniable, visible, beyond doubt, and so on.

    I do this with every story. As I'm re-reading my story, as I'm looking for grammar issues, typos, and the like, I'm looking for instances where I may be using a certain word too often. When I find this, I stop and look for a better word. Or, if a word simply strikes me as odd, or perhaps it just stands out in a not so good way, I'll look for an alternative.

    Please note that in doing so, you need not find a word that is longer in letters or more difficult to understand. You're looking for the BEST word, because that's what you're trying to do...advance your writing to the next level.
     
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  3. crackedjaguar

    crackedjaguar Porn Star

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    Aw Ratspit, now I have to go and follow nameless. While I think that this is all very well and good, It's been my experience that it's better to work on a piece with a partner. doesn't matter really their experience level. newbie or old hand. The important parts of the story are where is this going.... when does it end? Your whole outlining and crap is all happy and good but not something that works for many organic writers and it is a cause for formulaic writing. That doesn't mean I am against it, it just doesn't work for me. Back to what I was going on about, where is the story going. Here it's going toward sex. Now the question you have to ask yourself is how hard are you going to make it for the sex to happen. Really? good lord he slew the dragon, rescued the villagers and cleaned the stables, killed the Neiman lion, and the lyrnian hydra and he still gets no action what does he have to do siege troy? Is the character's objective really to get laid? really if this is where your going with the piece it's not going to be terribly interesting. However I'm not going to say don't do it. it's just a sad way to write a story and they are okay I guess in drips and dollops but not really something you can get your teeth into. Is the protagonist a good guy? is he a super powered monster who has morality issues? is he something else? Is he just trying to get through, the sex is secondary to the plot?

    Do you have an arc?
    This to me is important in story telling.... does the main character go from being prim and proper teen to a cum sucking slut? what are the conflicts with this how does the character internalize them. How far does she push herself?
    What else?....
    Right um I'll think of some more stuff later maybe and add it....
    *waves to all my friends*

    Tools....
    for most short stories I use the inapp for windows mail... Microsoft word works great and I can share it!
    https://1drv.ms/w/s!Al7QimMORtwDhhgcetgzaZBmKzll
    Beyond that I like Scrivener... it has a lot of the same tools as word except it will format it so that you can go directly to publication be it E-book or whatever.
     
  4. Brendan Ramirez

    Brendan Ramirez Newcumer

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    hi im new to this can anyone help me write a story? im 22 and i would like to write stories about wrestlers, celebrities, instagram models, stuff like that. i read all the rules and understand the repercussions. i'd like to have a mentor help write some stories.
     
    1. BiStander
      There are a great number of free resources out there. Google anything you have a question about and you'll find an answer. Or you can do it the long and painful way, the way I did it, start posting some of your work and read what people say about it.
      I might be wrong, but I don't think you'll find anyone on this site who has time to teach you.
      Don't let your ideas die a lonely death inside your head, write them down. You never know, you might have a talent and hit the ball out of the park or you might miss, but you'll never know if you don't take a swing.
       
      BiStander, Jan 22, 2017
  5. BiStander

    BiStander Porn Star

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    After all these years we can finally change the seemingly random order that our stories showed in on the story site. :geek: