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Q&A Everyone's a woman: how do you show that through gender-neutral language?

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

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Q&A Writing "light hearted" lead characters

2 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Liquid‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by Prahara‭

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Q&A Does a point of view need to be introduced when or right after the character is introduced?

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

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Q&A How much uncertainity will the 'general (Non-YA) fantasy reader' tolerate?

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

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Q&A Character had a different name in the past. Which name should I use in a flashback?

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

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Q&A Which techniques maintain reader interest when the POV is a spectator? (Sports story as sidequest?)

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

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Q&A Does the reader need to like the PoV character?

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

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Q&A Using a different POV just for the opening line

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

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Q&A Can the prologue's POV be different from the POV of main story?

3 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by V LeFox‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Point of View Confusion

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

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Q&A How to not confuse readers with simultaneous events?

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Weckar E.‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How important is it for multiple POVs to run chronologically?

5 answers  ·  posted over 3 years ago by Weckar E.‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by System‭

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Q&A POV - 3rd Person Rules and Exceptions?

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

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Q&A Varying POV and tense

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

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Q&A How do I keep the gender of my main character purposely ambiguous?

6 answers  ·  posted over 5 years ago by Jack Rabbit‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How to prevent confusion when writing in two POVs that don't alternate between scenes?

1 answer  ·  posted over 5 years ago by alex‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Why not God as our subject?

4 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by Doctor Zhivago‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Can a third-person narrator ask questions instead of the characters?

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

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Q&A Characterizing a sentient robot: inhuman PoV

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

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Q&A Characterizing a sentient robot: sensory data

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

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Q&A When two POV characters meet

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

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Q&A The effect of different "narrative voices" in the same novel

1 answer  ·  posted over 4 years ago by Erdrik Ironrose‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How to clarify between imagined sensations and "real" fantasy events?

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

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Q&A Is it okay for a chapter's POV to shift as it progresses?

3 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by A. Kvåle‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Any Tips On Writing Extended Recollection In A Novel

3 answers  ·  posted over 3 years ago by B. Guilford‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Pre-modern battle - command it, or fight in it?

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

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Q&A Naming things the POV character doesn't know

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

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Q&A Changing perspectives

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

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Q&A How to write female characters with agency?

6 answers  ·  posted almost 4 years ago by J.D. Ray‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How to improve a scene where the drama is one-sided and not with the POV character?

0 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Galastel‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How to deal with multiple climaxes (multiple protagonists)?

1 answer  ·  posted 5y ago by Thomas Myron‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How to write a book from NOT the main character's POV and then organically switch the main character

0 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by Stupidzombiet ‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Can I mix one character's dialogue with another's POV in the same paragraph?

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

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Q&A 1st person addressing a narrator

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Jack Woods‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How to build up towards a "Moment of Reckoning" when my story is told in the first person?

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by tawsonfield‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by System‭

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Q&A What are the points to remember when the pet is the narrator and is narrating the story of its owner?

2 answers  ·  posted over 3 years ago by user37485‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Switching tense and point of view between the chapters [closed]

1 answer  ·  posted over 3 years ago by user37470‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How do we properly manage the state of transition between unknown and known?

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

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Q&A Should I write my book in first person's POV or third person's POV?

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

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Q&A When are single-use POVs a bad idea?

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Weebo‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by System‭

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