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by UtterInanity
December 16th, 2009, 5:02 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: What works better for you: praise or critique?
Replies: 24
Views: 4559

Re: What works better for you: praise or critique?

Absolutely criticism.

I'd rather know what needs to be fixed than what doesn't.
by UtterInanity
December 15th, 2009, 12:37 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Critique/Review Sites and Groups
Replies: 22
Views: 4247

Re: Critique/Review Sites and Groups

Agreed with the comments on Critters . I used it for a while, but eventually quit because I couldn't keep up with the required crit schedule. You might want to look at http://www.critiquecircle.com It's the same idea as Critters , but without the time limits on the crits you do. I've gotten some ver...
by UtterInanity
December 8th, 2009, 12:02 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Outline or Out of the Mist?
Replies: 50
Views: 11536

Re: Outline or Out of the Mist?

Both. I tend to make a detailed outline of all the major events - and many minor ones - I want to include before I even start writing. This can get detailed enough to include lines of dialog or how I envision action scenes playing out. But when I start writing, I don't look at the outline much at al...
by UtterInanity
December 7th, 2009, 5:13 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Writing. What's your favorite part? Your Hardest Lesson?
Replies: 37
Views: 6600

Re: Writing. What's your favorite part? Your Hardest Lesson?

I love creating. Everything about the world, the magic system, the characters, the plot, political systems, cultures... this is why I write fantasy. Even the writing itself is fun, to be able to explore the world at the level of the inhabitants rather than the creator is wonderfully entertaining. Bu...
by UtterInanity
December 7th, 2009, 5:03 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: How many projects do you work on at once?
Replies: 38
Views: 8787

Re: How many projects do you work on at once?

One at a time actively, but my subconscious is always working on half a dozen other things.

At the moment, I'm focused on short stories, but novel revisions are in the back of my head, waiting for me to get back to it.