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  1. OokamiKasumi

    Writing [Tutorial] Strong Characters but a Weak Plot

    ----- Original Message ----- ...Is it okay that my plot isn't gripping, as long as I have strong, well-developed characters? -- Wanna Write it Right! What should you do when you have Strong Characters but a Weak Plot? DISCLAIMER: This is Advice, and only advice. If you choose to use this...
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    Writing [Tutorial] Structure of the GOTHIC Tale

    🎃Happy Halloween, my Delicious Friends!🎃 Structure of the GOTHIC Tale NOT your average Horror story. Both Horror stories and Gothic tales delve into the realm of emotional trauma such as revenge, abuse, and hate -- including, if not especially, sexual trauma. However, the darkness in a Gothic...
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    Writing [Tutorial] Writing Erotic HORROR

    🎃Happy Halloween, my Delicious Friends!🎃 Writing Erotic HORROR Tossing a random sex scene into a Horror story will not give you an Erotic Horror story. All that does is make a Horror story with erotic bits. To write a true Erotic Horror, both Death and Sex must carry equal weight in the plot...
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    Writing [Tutorial] Writing the LOVE scene vs. the Sex scene.

    Writing the LOVE scene verses the Sex scene. ~ For step-by-step instructions see: Making ROMANCE ~ -----Original Message----- “…How exactly I would go about writing a 'romantic/love' scene?” -- Curious about Loving I believe what you’re actually asking is the same question asked by...
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    Writing [Tutorial] Making ROMANCE

    Making ROMANCE ~ From Trust to Intimacy ~ In answer to this forum post: How to write romance ~ Companion to: Writing the LOVE scene vs. the Sex scene ~ People talk about how hard it is to write Sex. Romance, is actually far more difficult. Sex is simply a sequence of ACTIONS: "He did this...
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    Writing [Tutorial] From Idea to STORY

    "How do you develop an idea? How do you come up with the details behind stories? ... How do you develop the world in which it takes place...?" -- Wanna World-Build! In other words, what you want to know is: How do you build a Story from an Idea? DISCLAIMER: This is Advice, and only advice...
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    Writing [Tutorial] Tricks to Tight 'Sneaky' DESCRIPTION

    Tricks to Tight 'Sneaky' DESCRIPTION A handful of well-placed descriptive words sprinkled here and there, really enriches an otherwise blank blue-screen imagination -- without beating the reader over the head. This is how I do it-- ☕ DISCLAIMER: As with all advice, take what you can use and...
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    Writing [Tutorial] How to Make THE END

    Okay, so you got this GREAT Idea for a story! This Great Idea...that births chapter after chapter-- This Great Idea...that you can't seem to finish. (WTF?) What do you do now? How do you make THE END? DISCLAIMER: This is Advice, and only advice. This is a technique that I came up with that...
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    Writing [Tutorial] Writing ACTION 2: The Plug & Play Method

    Writing Action Scenes: The Plug & Play Method Writing ACTION 2 ☕ WARNING! This tutorial is NOT meant for those do Creative Writing. This essay was originally written for writers seeking to be professionally published authors. As a multi-published author, I have been taught some fairly rigid...
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    Writing [Tutorial] Writing ACTION 1: The Trick to Writing Action Scenes that Work

    The Trick to Writing Action Scenes that Work: Action THEN Reaction! The #1 Most Common cause of Confusion in Action sequences...? Putting the Reaction BEFORE the Action. WARNING! This tutorial is NOT meant for those do Creative Writing. This essay was originally written for writers seeking...
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    Editing [Tutorial] Test Your Story's Popularity Potential -- Beta-Readers

    Testing your Story's Popularity Potential! Beta-Readers So, you wanna know if your story has what it takes to thrill and interest your readers? Believe it or not, this is easier to do than you might think. What you need is a Beta-Test. BEFORE you post that fantastic fic on a story site, before...
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    Writing [Tutorial] Is Description really needed? YES.

    ----- Original Message ----- If you have Action and Dialogue, do you really NEED Description too? What is the difference? -- Likes to write Action -- YES...! Yes, you do need description in your fiction! Let me show you... The Layers of Fiction DISCLAIMER: As with all advice, take what you...
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    Writing [Tutorial] The Secret to Proper Paragraphing and Dialogue

    Want to Know the Biggest Secret in the Fiction Writing Industry? It's not the Plotting they use, the Characters, the Theme, the Settings, or anything else like that. It's the Sentence Structure. DISCLAIMER: This is how I was taught to structure dialogue for publication purposes -- by my...
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    Writing [Tutorial] When & How to Smut

    When & How to SMUT By Ookami Kasumi In answer to this forum post: Smut writers, when is the best time to smut? DISCLAIMER: As a multi-published author, I have been taught some fairly rigid rules on what is publishable and what is not. If my rather straight-laced (and occasionally snotty,)...
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