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Q&A Avoiding racist tropes in fantasy

8 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by weakdna says reinstate monica‭  ·  last activity 6mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A How to control safety nets in discovery writing

1 answer  ·  posted almost 4 years ago by Mephistopheles‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Canina‭

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Q&A I feel like I'm plagiarizing my story? [closed]

4 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by user27125‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Canina‭

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Q&A What can a novel do that film and TV cannot?

5 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by Smeato‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Canina‭

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Q&A Help! Editing Tips? [closed]

0 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Rosewood‭  ·  closed over 1 year ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Which parts of a character's plan should be revealed beforehand?

2 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Evil Sparrow‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Razetime‭

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Q&A In a dialogue, how can I hint that the characters aren't telling the whole truth?

4 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Evil Sparrow‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Tau‭

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Q&A What to do with cliched metaphors?

5 answers  ·  posted almost 7 years ago by Alexandro Chen‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A Where's the balance between realism and story? [closed]

3 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Mephistopheles‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Canina‭

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Q&A How to write strategy and schemes beyond my real-life capabilities?

10 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by theonlygusti‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A How to convey the anatomy of a humanoid race?

4 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Sangeetha‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by DPT‭

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Q&A Is there any popular wisdom on the word "seem"?

4 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by klippy‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A How do I know if my cast is diverse enough or too diverse?

4 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by kaleidoscope‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A How to hint at an antagonist's identity?

3 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Tiarnaard Cheannasach‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A How can you redeem an awful character, who hits close to home?

2 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Mephistopheles‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A Is the genre 'fantasy' still fantasy without magic?

9 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Chagat Nahn‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A Averting Always Chaotic Evil

5 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by System‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A What should come first—characters or plot?

7 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by weakdna says reinstate monica‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by ab2‭

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Q&A Can we use other things than single-word verbs in our dialog tags?

2 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by yocu‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Amadeus‭

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Q&A How to realistically describe pain?

3 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Mephistopheles‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A How do we create our own symbolisms?

3 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by blackbird‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A How to integrate letters, in-universe book Snippets and the like into a story

4 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Pharguin‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A How to "Start as close to the end as possible", and why to do so?

6 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by theonlygusti‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by Amadeus‭

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Q&A How to write characters doing illogical things in a believable way?

4 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Mephistopheles‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by Amadeus‭

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Q&A How can I make a character sound uneducated?

2 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Evil Sparrow‭  ·  edited over 2 years ago by Evil Sparrow‭

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Q&A Is it a good idea to leave minor world details to the reader's imagination?

9 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Sangeetha‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by DPT‭

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Q&A How can a writer point out the merits of his or her own work?

2 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Surtsey‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A Basing my protagonist on myself

2 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by weakdna says reinstate monica‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by Amadeus‭

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Q&A Giving a character trauma but not "diagnosing" her?

4 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by weakdna says reinstate monica‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A Do we simplify descriptions when they sound weird?

3 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by woxim‭  ·  reopened over 2 years ago by Amadeus‭

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Q&A Non-sense question about plot structures

3 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by M.N.Raia‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A I want to make two of my characters fall in love

4 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Hail‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by DPT‭

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Q&A Is there any difference between these two sentences? (Adverbs)

6 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by klippy‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by DPT‭

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Q&A Would publishing my story like a TV series be successful? [closed]

2 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Surtsey‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by Amadeus‭

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Q&A Why does the second act 'reaction' and then 'action' need to be drawn out?

4 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Thomas Myron‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by Kevin‭

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Q&A I have a name, and no plot [closed]

4 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Cecilia‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by Amadeus‭

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Q&A Dumping an entire world for dramatic effect?

6 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Mephistopheles‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A Bad to start story with VR/non-real scene?

3 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Ninjalah‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A The excessive use of 'and'

5 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Chagat Nahn‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A How can one "treat writing as a job" even though it doesn't pay?

4 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by user394536‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by Mark Baker‭

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