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

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

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Q&A What's "fair use" for borrowing someone else's invented term?

4 answers  ·  posted 10y ago by Lauren Ipsum‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Amadeus‭

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Q&A How do you show, through your narration, a hard and uncaring world?

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

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Q&A Worth writing, if end is obvious

2 answers  ·  posted over 4 years ago by Alexander von Wernherr‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How to deal with nameless characters?

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

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Q&A How much science/medical detail is too much?

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

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Q&A Use of past tense in a book about the future

2 answers  ·  posted almost 5 years ago by Soha Farhin Pine‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How to write a utopia?

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

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Q&A How to expand beyond a single series?

1 answer  ·  posted over 5 years ago by Ferus Olin‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Writing from a hive mind POV

3 answers  ·  posted over 6 years ago by Babika Babaka‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How to find the balance between research and the obvious

2 answers  ·  posted over 6 years ago by Jonas Byström‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How to write realistic injury scenes?

2 answers  ·  posted 7y ago by KaguraRap‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How to introduce a world that's alien to the reader

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

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Q&A My first comedy plot draft is very bland - how far can I go on calling this out?

3 answers  ·  posted almost 8 years ago by Nzall‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Can Readers Relate to a Book without Humans?

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

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Q&A How can I dig conflict out of an optimistic SF-nal premise?

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

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Q&A How should I introduce new and complex technologies or tools?

4 answers  ·  posted over 8 years ago by JMcAfreak‭  ·  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 My story portrays a process, not a conflict - how do I make the process my focus?

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

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Q&A Should I prefer long or short sentences in scientific writing?

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

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Q&A Is it okay to attempt to write in the style of another person, and how is that done well?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 10 years ago by m4tt‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How do you connect a non sequitur hook to a novel?

2 answers  ·  posted almost 10 years ago by m4tt‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Interesting and easier-to-read alternatives to the scientific academic article

2 answers  ·  posted almost 10 years ago by Amichai‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Does this beginning hook the reader? [closed]

2 answers  ·  posted 10y ago by Mussri‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A World Building critique: Building an SF society off a tangent of "Adaptation"

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

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Q&A Vision/dream as an effective opening?

4 answers  ·  posted over 10 years ago by Nick Bedford‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A The unknown and unexplained in science fiction

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

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Q&A English words in a non-english sci-fi novel

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

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Q&A Characterizing a sentient robot: inhuman PoV

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

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Q&A Characterizing a sentient robot: sensory data

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

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Q&A Using substitution ciphers to generate new alphabets in a novel

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

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Q&A Future battlegrounds

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

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Q&A Is it time to start closing up my novel?

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

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Q&A What is a good way to foreshadow that magic is actually very advanced technology?

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

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Q&A Alien checking, by making questions [closed]

1 answer  ·  posted over 7 years ago by greuze‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How to "defy" physics on a sci-fi?

3 answers  ·  posted over 7 years ago by Victor Matheus‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Can I bring back Planetary Romance as a genre?

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

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Q&A Do I really need to have a scientific explanation for my premise?

6 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by weakdna says reinstate monica‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Sci-fi change: Too much or Not enough

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

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Q&A Is a lack of character descriptions a problem?

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

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