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    The Dark One replied to the thread When shall I expose my timid writing to the scrutiny of beta readers?.

    I always craved the criticism, back in my new writer days, as I desperately wanted people to think about and deconstruct my work. I was...

    Jan 16, 2020 at 2:39 AM
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    The Dark One replied to the thread How to capture a dragon ?.

    It's probably been done before, but what about an ambiguous old prophecy whose elements are suddenly, and unexpectedly, and very...

    Jan 14, 2020 at 11:57 PM
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    The Dark One replied to the thread How deep do you go into 3rd person limited?.

    Pretty much my view. I'd never heard of Third Person Deep, but after reading this thread I'm startled to realise it's something I've...

    Jan 14, 2020 at 9:58 PM
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    The Dark One replied to the thread How can I make a racially separated world that isn't racist?.

    I would mostly agree with JW but add the rider that while xenophobia is a natural state of humankind, it also has its obverse which is...

    Jan 12, 2020 at 4:11 PM
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    The Dark One replied to the thread What Does Success Mean to You?.

    None of that is inconsistent with anything else posted so far, it just means your concept of success is pluralistic and multi-phased....

    Jan 12, 2020 at 12:27 AM
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    The Dark One replied to the thread What Does Success Mean to You?.

    It wasn't really logic, more an observation. Three months still seems incredibly fast to me, but if people can do that I'm both...

    Jan 11, 2020
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    The Dark One replied to the thread What Does Success Mean to You?.

    Not always. How often do you read a first book (in any genre) which is very good, and then the sequel and/or subsequent books are...

    Jan 11, 2020