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Q&A Pantsing a story?

2 answers  ·  posted over 11 years ago by Elizabeth Schechter‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by Amadeus‭

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Q&A What is the "acid test" for a nonfiction anthology?

2 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by RJo‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Term for stereotype stories

2 answers  ·  posted over 6 years ago by SystematicFrank‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A What are the correct terms regarding (this literary) technique?

1 answer  ·  posted over 7 years ago by Tom Au‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A What are First Drafts, Second Drafts, etc.?

1 answer  ·  posted over 8 years ago by Fikko3107‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A What are these extra phrases added to the beginning of sentences called?

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

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Q&A What is the term for an accessible character that knows nothing?

2 answers  ·  posted 9y ago by Jeff‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Is it okay to call the reader's target audience stupid?

7 answers  ·  posted almost 10 years ago by Raghav Sood‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A What is a discovery writer?

3 answers  ·  posted almost 11 years ago by One Monkey‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Less universe-specific synonyms for "squib"?

1 answer  ·  posted over 10 years ago by Yamikuronue‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A What's a moment that's more impactful on a reread called?

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

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Q&A What do you call a fact that doesn't match the settings? [closed]

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

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Q&A When should we redefine a term that's used in a different way in the book we're writing?

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

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Q&A Are there any general rules or guidelines for using newly coined word(s) or neologism?

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

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Q&A Is there a term for 'The Secret Garden' and similar works? [closed]

0 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Thomas Myron‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A What is another word for "character-building"? [closed]

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

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Q&A Technical term for written dialogue that mimics the speaker's "sound"?

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

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Q&A Does the use of a new concept require a prior definition?

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

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Q&A Term for future-tense technique that isn't exactly foreshadowing

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

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Q&A Is there a term for this?

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Bob516‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Terminology in sociology & statistics

1 answer  ·  posted over 3 years ago by GAS4‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A What is this device of using quotes to imply that a character represents or symbolizes someone else?

0 answers  ·  posted over 3 years ago by repomonster‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Alternatives better to the binary "0b..." format?

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

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Q&A Terminology question - "if-else" or "if/else"?

3 answers  ·  posted over 4 years ago by Yoel‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A What is an arena-driven story?

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

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Q&A What is the difference between character-driven stories and plot-driven stories?

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

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Q&A How to draw the line between expository and argumentative writing?

1 answer  ·  posted over 4 years ago by Village‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Separator character for terminology and definitions section?

0 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by Niklas Rosencrantz‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A What other kinds of writers are there besides plotters and pantsers?

2 answers  ·  posted over 5 years ago by System‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A What is subtext?

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

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Q&A What is the significance of the owl with respect to writing?

0 answers  ·  posted over 6 years ago by horse hair‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A What term describes the language used in comparing the ideas of different authors?

0 answers  ·  posted over 8 years ago by Village‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Does a thematic quote qualify as an allusion?

0 answers  ·  posted over 8 years ago by Lee‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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