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Can someone give me advice about writing a story?

Can someone give me advice about writing a story? Topic: Advice about writing a novel
June 19, 2019 / By Ahearn
Question: I'm in the process of writing a novel, but recently, I've conjured up a new concise story for a writing exercise, and it has the potential to be elongated--like becoming a short-story or even a novel. I was wondering would it be wise to work on two stories at once? The first story I'm working is going to require a lot of research, so I'm impeding time with it; but in the meantime, I could work on this other story I've thought of, and it would give me more experience with writing fiction. Once I'm done, I can return to the prior novel and complete it. So, should I work on the new story and come back to the prose I was working on at first, or should I finish what I've started first? I'm really puzzled here because of this dilemma of mine ... what do you think? Thanks, Pecos. And you are definitely correct; I do have the tendency to neglect what I've started ... thank you so much!
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Sunny Sunny | 9 days ago
Write down enough of your new idea that you won't forget it, then go back and finish the first. If both ideas are good enough, they'll both need to be written. Don't hurry either, give them both the time that they deserve but by all means finish them. That is the problem with most talented writers; they cannot finish what they start.
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Sunny Originally Answered: Anyone willing to read my long story, and give me some advice?
heey hunn, well that does sound like a pretty heartbreaking situation especially since you guys are family and used to be sooo close! honestly my advice to you would be to try and talk to your cousin, just straight up ask her if she's mad at you or if she hates you. I mean think of it this way, what if she doesn't hate you..maybe she's thinking the same thing you are, maybe she thinks you hate her cause your not talking to her. So don't let it go on, just talk to her. Especially if her life is going badly right now, she probably really would like someone to talk to since her mother doesn't sound exactly like the "understanding" kind of person lol. I hope your relationship with your cousin will get better, good luck!!
Sunny Originally Answered: Anyone willing to read my long story, and give me some advice?
Write to her. Tell her what you think about your relationships. Offer her help if she still wants to be friends. She needs someone to help her out. May be she will be friends with you as before. But don't mess up your relationship this time.

Raelene Raelene
All you have to do is make sure your story features a goat, because they make any plot more interesting.
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Raelene Originally Answered: PLEASE give me some ADVICE. (LONG STORY!) 10 points?
I think she's a pathological liar it sound like she is so full of drama. From what you write it would just be a waste of time to keep the faith. You sound like a nice guy so just give yourself time to get over her then someone who will be worth it will come along then you'll see what love really is. Keep your head up.
Raelene Originally Answered: PLEASE give me some ADVICE. (LONG STORY!) 10 points?
I think that James is just trying to heal from all the mistakes and heartache that he has had with his wife he is now separated from. I have never been divorced (I am currently married) but can only guess that there must be a lot of regret and remorse about why it didn't work out the way you thought it would when you said your marriage vows. Even if he thought that the transition from being married to being single would be an easy one and that dating again would be easy, I'm sure he's realizing now that he needs time to heal. And this is very smart of him. If you two did work out in the future, would you really want all his baggage from this relationship hanging around? He needs to be alone and figure out himself first before moving forward with anyone else. And as far as this other woman goes, I wouldn't take it for much. She is probably someone that he has known for a long time and maybe had a crush on at some point. He probably has been hanging out with her to keep him company. They probably slept together and now he is really realizing that being with someone else right now just doesn't feel right in his heart. Give him time to heal. It could take a long time. But if you really want to be with him, then you will give him the space he needs. When he is ready, he'll come back. As far as your current boyfriend, you should give him the respect and honesty he deserves. Give him your all or let him go. It is only fair to him. And when he finds out about you and James, things won't ever be the same again. It would be better to let him go without him knowing the truth, then him hating women for the rest of his life after finding out that you cheated.

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