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General Q&A about the craft of professional writing, editing, and publishing. Questions about all types of writing are welcome -- fiction, technical documentation, scholarly articles, poetry, scriptwriting, blogs, and more.

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Using accents while staying legible

1 answer  ·  last activity 14 days ago by Mark Baker

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How to train readers in Argot or Slang

1 answer  ·  last activity 15 days ago by aCVn

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Action scene pacing and clarity

1 answer  ·  last activity 23 days ago by Mark Baker

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How can I pinpoint a story's moral dilemma?

4 answers  ·  last activity 27 days ago by DPT

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"The tale how" vs. "The tale of how"

2 answers  ·  last activity 28 days ago by xtal

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Telephone Conversations

3 answers  ·  last activity 29 days ago by Prahara

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Is page range inclusive or exclusive?

3 answers  ·  last activity about 1 month ago by manassehkatz

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Chapter 1 Problems

7 answers  ·  last activity about 1 month ago by Prahara

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How can I make a character sound condescending?

2 answers  ·  last activity about 1 month ago by aCVn

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The problem with beginning

8 answers  ·  last activity about 1 month ago by aCVn

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What to do with cliched metaphors?

9 answers  ·  last activity about 2 months ago by Mark Baker

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Maintaining distance

4 answers  ·  last activity 2 months ago by Monica Cellio

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How much detail is too much?

5 answers  ·  last activity 2 months ago by aCVn

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Describing the taste of food

4 answers  ·  last activity 2 months ago by Mark Baker

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How do I introduce dark themes?

6 answers  ·  last activity 3 months ago by Mark Baker

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