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  1. C

    Pacing Best Practices

    I've found that my stories always end up feeling, at least to me, like they aren't going anywhere, or they're going crazy fast. What are some of the best practices you guys have found to write good pacing into your stories?
  2. SkaldAndRaven

    Twine For Interactive Story Telling

    Hello everyone! I have been toying around with the idea of making an interactive fantasy story but finding software has been difficult. Maybe I am not looking hard enough but so far the only software I have found is twine specifically. Has anybody here tried to make an interactive...
  3. G

    How do you get reviews for your work?

    Hello! I recently finished a fantasy short story, and I would like to get some feedback on it, but the problem is I don't know how I should get them. I already posted my work on Reddit, a discord group, without any feedback. I am not a native English speaker and don't live in an...
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    Non-human characters with black skin

    Hi all! I'm looking for some input on a fantasy novel I'm writing. A large majority of the story is told through the perspectives of a non-human species that has purely black skin. They have humanoid features (limbs and facial shapes) as well as another feature distinct to their species, and...
  5. ThatGreenWriter

    First Novel

    Hi, I'm new to Mythic Scribes and, as a young author, I am trying to write my first novel. Genre: Fantasy. I have always really enjoyed reading fantasy novels, and would love to know if anyone has written a fantasy novel before? I'm really enjoying the process so far, but I'm not sure I'm doing...
  6. Maker of Things Not Kings

    A Little Writing Advice Appreciated

    Hey Scribes, I'm finding myself with a problem I can't seem to overcome on my own. If this is in your wheelhouse, some well rounded advice would be appreciated! I'm going to give you as much info as I can, so I apologize here if this run long. I'm currently working on three books. All three...
  7. ChaoticanWriter: Articles about Writing

    ChaoticanWriter: Articles about Writing

    Here is a collection of some of the articles that I have written for my site, ChaoticanWriter. All pieces herein are prepared with the intent of providing tips, wisdom, and entertainment for the writing community as a whole. If you want to read more, feel free to visit at...
  8. Beauregard Aegis

    Advice On Changing Perspectives

    I am currently trying to change the perspective of my story, from a small girl to a thief waking up from a coma. They do not know about each other but they will. I shall wait for my quandary to be answered...
  9. Shonen

    Making Fictional Languages

    I will admit, in my previous thread, I did admit to having a terrible understanding of the English language and understanding the details of the literature. As much as I wanted to create my own languages, I realised when having a chat with users, it wasn't going to be easy. I have tried...
  10. RoseScript

    Realistic Magic System Tips?

    Hey! In my current novel, it does have a magic system, although I'm having some trouble making it seem real. Any tips or basic guidelines to make it seem as if it's part of the world? I've seen a few posts on magic rules, and things to follow. Although, any advice is helpful! :happy: Basic...
  11. Dina

    Tips on Getting into the Writing Habit

    When I was younger, I could belt out 1000 words in an hour, easy. My focus was better; I could write whenever, wherever, for hours at a time. I distinctly remember writing in the bathroom of a cruise ship at 2 in the morning because the lights were out in my cabin. It's been maybe two years...