• Resources for writers: websites for posting stories and poetry ?

    Asked by: Rob Beardsley Each year we scour the web for our annual 101 Best Websites for Writers, a comprehensive collection of online resources for writers.…Top Websites for Writers: 10 Online Writing Communities CAMP NANOWRIMO. … CRITIQUE CIRCLE. … CRITTERS WORKSHOP. … FICTIONAUT. … INTERNET WRITING WORKSHOP. … STORYADAY. … WATTPAD. … THE WRITERS CHAT ROOM. Where can I post poems and stories? 10 Free poetry submission sites All Poetry. All Poetry has been around since 1999 and is a favorite with many poets. … My Poetic Side. If you want to publish your poems online and make new friends, My Poetic Side is well worth trying. … Hello Poetry.…

  • How do I find flaws in a character I’m building?

    Asked by: Rob Beardsley How do you choose character flaws? Tips for using different types of character flaws better Explain your character’s flaws. Whatever your characters’ flaws, explain them. … Make the flaw fit the character. Make the flaw seem reasonable to your character. … Find additional character flaws as you draft. What are considered character flaws? In the creation and criticism of fictional works, a character flaw or heroic flaw is a bias, limitation, imperfection, problem, personality disorder, vice, phobia, prejudice, or deficiency present in a character who may be otherwise very functional. What is a major character flaw? Types of character flaws Major flaws tend to be more…

  • How to merge conflicting narratives?

    Asked by: Laura Ruiz What are the 4 types of narrative conflict? The opposing force created, the conflict within the story generally comes in four basic types: Conflict with the self, Conflict with others, Conflict with the environment and Conflict with the supernatural. Conflict with the self, the internal battle a lead character has within, is often the most powerful. Can a narrative have more than one conflict? There may be multiple points of conflict in a single story, as characters may have more than one desire or may struggle against more than one opposing force. When a conflict is resolved and the reader discovers which force or character succeeds,…

  • Conversation with Multiple Characters?

    Asked by: Laura Ruiz The most common way to do this is with quotation marks. When a character speaks, use double quotation marks. If they quote someone else, use single quotation marks for the quote within their dialogue. Know how to punctuate dialogue properly within double and single quotes. What is a conversation between 2 or more characters? Dialogues are conversations between two or more characters. If there is only one character speaking, it’s called a monologue, which is sometimes used in plays. How do you write a scene with multiple characters? Four Tips for Writing Scenes with Many Characters Stick to a single point of view. Stay in one…

  • Require Writers Marketplace ?

    Asked by: Laura Ruiz How much does it cost to hire a literary agent? Agents generally are paid a fee of between 10 and 20 percent of sales that they help negotiate on behalf of the writer they represent. Who is the best literary agent for new authors? Best Literary Agents for New Writers | 25 Top Book Agents for First-Time Authors and Debut Authors Marly Rusoff (Marly Rusoff & Associates) Jenny Bent (The Bent Agency) Susan Golomb (Writers House) Dorian Karchmar (William Morris Endeavor) Daniel Lazar (Writers House) Bill Clegg (The Clegg Agency) How do writers get agents? Here are some ways you can find a literary agent of…

  • How can I make the fight between 3 big cat moms believable?

    Asked by: Laura Ruiz How do you defend against a big cat? If you are attacked, according to the Mountain Lion Foundation, do not run, but stand tall and open your coat or raise your arms to look big. Maintain eye contact, slowly wave your arms, speak firmly and throw items at the mountain lion if necessary. Normally, the cat will move on. Why do big cats fight each other? Firstly, both lions and tigers hunt large herbivores animals. So, they compete for food. Secondly, both are aggressive and territorial. Which very likely led to frequent and intense clashes. What big cat makes the best pet? We’ll help you decide!…

  • Order of “List of”s in TOC?

    Asked by: Laura Ruiz Does list of figures go in table of contents? The List of Figures is placed immediately after the List of Tables (or if you do not have a List of Tables directly after your Table of Contents.). How do you structure a table of contents? To write a table of contents, you first write the title or chapter names of your research paper in chronological order. Secondly, you write the subheadings or subtitles, if you have them in your paper. After that, you write the page numbers for the corresponding headings and subheadings. How do you list a table in a research paper? Tables in your…

  • Does using narrow keywords increase conversion rate?

    Asked by: Bill Fregoso Which type of keywords usually has a higher conversion rate? As the name suggests, high-converting keywords are the keywords that drive particularly high conversion rates within a pay-per-click (PPC) advertising campaign. To run a PPC campaign, advertisers place bids on keywords that signify interest in their products or services. What causes conversion rate to increase? To increase your conversion rate is to improve your marketing ROI. The more visitors you convert, the higher is the impact you drive on your top line from your existing traffic. The tactics mentioned above are a great place to start to strategically improve your conversion rates. What factors affect conversion…

  • Names and aliases?

    Asked by: Bill Fregoso An alias can be any name used in place of a birth name. While there may be legitimate reasons for using another name, this is often used by criminals, as they don’t wish to have their true identity revealed, or they have a short nickname they go by instead of their birth name. What is an example of alias? a false name used to conceal one’s identity; an assumed name: The police files indicate that “Smith” is an alias for Simpson. at another time; in another place; in other circumstances; otherwise. “Simpson alias Smith” means that Simpson in other circumstances has called himself Smith. How do…

  • How to use foreign words and provide translations in a novel?

    Asked by: Bill Fregoso How do you write foreign words in a novel? 5 Ways To Incorporate Multiple Languages Into Your Fantasy Novel Write the meaning, not the words. One option is to explain in narration what characters are saying in another language. … Use dialogue tags. … Include a translation guide. … Sprinkle dialogue with key foreign words. … Mark languages with different punctuation. How do you show translation in a book? Either use a tag like “she said in French” so the reader realizes the characters aren’t speaking English, or note in narration “they discussed the matter in French for some time, but as Malcolm didn’t speak the…