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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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What Can Ensure Re-Readability?

8 answers  ·  last activity 7 months ago by System

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Creating clues for a mystery subplot

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How does one write a misanthropic character likeable?

3 answers  ·  last activity 7 months ago by System

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Am I Breaking Too Many Rules?

5 answers  ·  last activity 7 months ago by System

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Too Long for Title/Subtitle?

5 answers  ·  last activity 7 months ago by System

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How do I end a comedy sketch?

3 answers  ·  last activity 7 months ago by System

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Is this an example of an unreliable narrator?

3 answers  ·  last activity 7 months ago by System

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Characters with very long names or titles

2 answers  ·  last activity 7 months ago by System

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How many rewrites should a writer expect for a novel?

4 answers  ·  last activity 7 months ago by System

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A long backstory right at the beginning

3 answers  ·  last activity 7 months ago by System

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Romance without cliche?

4 answers  ·  last activity 7 months ago by System

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Ways of describing new characters?

4 answers  ·  last activity 7 months ago by System

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How do I improve "beige" text?

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Punctuation issue quoting dialogue

2 answers  ·  last activity 7 months ago by System

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Is it a bad habit to only write at night?

2 answers  ·  last activity 7 months ago by System

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