Archive of the Questions of The Month
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Questions about Theme
Questions about Dialogue
Questions about omniscient POV, tricking yourself, and upping the conflict in the middle.
Questions about Dark Moments, Bad Guys, and Missing Quotation Marks
Questions about Scene Conflict and Helpful Websites
Questions about POV and Queries
Questions about Revision Magic and More on Commas
Questions about Dark Moments, Semi-colons, and Villains
Questions about Pacing, Sleuth Motivation, and Writing Out of Order
Questions about Repeated Actions, Non-stop Action, and Editor Interpretation
Questions about Agents and Commas
Questions about Emotions and Submissions
Questions about Point of View and Reinventing Old Stories
Questions about Historical Accuracy and Real People in Fiction
Questions about Conflict, Motivation, and Contracts
Questions about A-Plot, B-Plot, and Subplot
Point of View Question... and Can a Wimp Be a Hero?
What is the Dark Moment? and Where Do I Find Internal Conflict?
The Long-Awaited Italics Answer! Plus What is Women's Fiction? And An Exercise for the Sagging Middle. And some other Q&A too.
Article of the Month
Archive of Articles of the Month
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