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

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

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Q&A How much detail is too much?

5 answers  ·  posted almost 5 years ago by M. McGarry‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Canina‭

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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 over 1 year ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A How to use professional jargon when writing fiction?

3 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Galastel‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Tiptoe or tiphoof? Adjusting words to better fit fantasy races

6 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Evil Sparrow‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Should I use the terms "people" "person" "man" and "woman" in fantasy setting?

3 answers  ·  posted almost 5 years ago by zaizen14‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Moving away from a gender-based analysis

2 answers  ·  posted over 3 years ago by Buddhapus‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A A question about Past Participle vs Simple Past in a novel

2 answers  ·  posted over 3 years ago by rb304288‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How to: descriptive writing

1 answer  ·  posted over 4 years ago by A.N.M‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Saying "The" too frequently

2 answers  ·  posted over 4 years ago by ggiaquin16‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Suffixing words with -ness, -ish, -like, and others

1 answer  ·  posted almost 5 years ago by Daniel Cann‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Would it be possible to write a novel without using the word "The"?

2 answers  ·  posted almost 5 years ago by Uncle Tres‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How to make a mimicking character believable

3 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by Uncle Tres‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Does the word erection have a neutral tone with its non-sexual definition?

1 answer  ·  posted 7y ago by Dom‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Indicating a word choice you're unsure of

4 answers  ·  posted over 7 years ago by wzub‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A When to use pronouns, and when to repeat yourself?

1 answer  ·  posted 8y ago by Alexandro Chen‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Swearing - Censor, allude, or include?

2 answers  ·  posted over 8 years ago by Singular1ty‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Does writing in a certain mood change how a writer writes?

2 answers  ·  posted over 8 years ago by Throsby‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A think, I think, I don't think

2 answers  ·  posted over 8 years ago by user43286‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Placing similes at the beginning and at the end of a sentence

2 answers  ·  posted over 8 years ago by Alexandro Chen‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How to have a character be nameless for the first few paragraphs of a book?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 9 years ago by Lokiie1984‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Correct word for "Pulling some one into work, with continuous effort"?

3 answers  ·  posted almost 9 years ago by Hanu‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A A cross-[What] kind of romance?

3 answers  ·  posted almost 9 years ago by Lauren Ipsum‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A What are the 'header' lines/meta information in a formal letter called?

2 answers  ·  posted over 9 years ago by rgvcorley‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Is it typical to add variation to the words used for a character's name to keep it spicy?

3 answers  ·  posted over 9 years ago by JW.‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How can I search for words by meaning/definition?

2 answers  ·  posted over 9 years ago by Mussri‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A When to use the character's name and when to use she/he?

1 answer  ·  posted over 9 years ago by Alexandro Chen‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Problems with constructing a complex sentence with many ideas in it

1 answer  ·  posted over 9 years ago by xenon‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A When is it correct to capitalize terms/phrases in a personal statement?

1 answer  ·  posted 10y ago by TCSGrad‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Is concurrent first person / third person usage absolutely unacceptable?

1 answer  ·  posted 10y ago by Brian Dant‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A "In the" vs "At the" [closed]

2 answers  ·  posted over 10 years ago by Andriy Drozdyuk‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A A flower's head or heart?

2 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by vanity‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Is the sentence "Love not self - love no one" easily understandable to an English reader?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by rus9384‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Using real words from a foreign culture feels like 'Calling a rabbit a "smeerp"'

5 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by Galastel‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Should a non-native writer try to use complex English words?

4 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by SovereignSun‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A 'Filling' up a school setting without making a bunch of new characters?

2 answers  ·  posted over 4 years ago by sonics29‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A If I'm writing in US English, am I not allowed to use the metric system?

5 answers  ·  posted over 3 years ago by Klara Raškaj‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Sending an email to follow up with the client about a project deadline [closed]

1 answer  ·  posted over 3 years ago by annett‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How to confidently attract the other party to your side?

1 answer  ·  posted over 3 years ago by John‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Pretty flowers with clunky Latin names

3 answers  ·  posted over 3 years ago by Galastel‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How to link two sentences? [closed]

1 answer  ·  posted over 3 years ago by John‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Am I describing a zombie?

5 answers  ·  posted almost 4 years ago by Edmund Frost‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Do you have to write in the tone of ordinary speech?

3 answers  ·  posted almost 4 years ago by g.arbia777‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How to talk about certain anatomy without sounding vulgar or cowardly?

3 answers  ·  posted almost 4 years ago by Andrey‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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