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Q&A How to organize ideas to start writing a novel?

7 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by KLTKGK‭  ·  last activity 8mo ago by desbest‭

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Q&A Getting details of a past century right

4 answers  ·  posted over 9 years ago by Kuchiki Byakuya‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Is the first page of a novel really that important?

6 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by codeNewbie‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by DPT‭

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Q&A How do I introduce dark themes?

5 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by overlord - Reinstate Monica‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A Detail vs. filler

7 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by sesquipedalias‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by DPT‭

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Q&A Is it cliché to have two best friends fall in love?

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

Question novel cliches
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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 Symbolism of 18 Journeyers

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

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Q&A Will it push away a reader if I start my book with the frame story?

2 answers  ·  posted over 3 years ago by rus9384‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How to keep romance out of my novel?

3 answers  ·  posted over 3 years ago by weakdna says reinstate monica‭  ·  last activity over 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 4y ago by rb304288‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Where do I write 'The End'?

4 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by Daniel Cann‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Am I Breaking Too Many Rules?

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

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Q&A How many rewrites should a writer expect for a novel?

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

Question novel editing
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Q&A Writing a novel, can I do [this or that]?

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

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Q&A Can I switch from past tense to present tense in an epilogue?

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

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Q&A Starting In The Middle And Flashing Back

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

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Q&A How Can I Reliably Find Well Written Novels?

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

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Q&A How can I Switch Protagonists Between Books?

7 answers  ·  posted almost 6 years ago by Thomas Myron‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A A written action scene, interrupted?

2 answers  ·  posted over 5 years ago by Shawn V. Wilson‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

Question novel technique scene
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Q&A How to Introduce Something Potentially Laughable?

3 answers  ·  posted almost 6 years ago by Thomas Myron‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Readability for narrative type with respect to time

2 answers  ·  posted almost 6 years ago by Acumen Simulator‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How much outlining is needed?

2 answers  ·  posted almost 6 years ago by Acumen Simulator‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How do I kill a protagonist in a first person point of view?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 6 years ago by Daniela‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Can You Mix Readers of Fantasy and Sci-Fi?

5 answers  ·  posted almost 6 years ago by Thomas Myron‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Hang on - where's the main conflict?

5 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by Thomas Myron‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Do I need to make use of paragraphs when writing a novel and if so, how?

2 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by Osiris93‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How do I write from a non-person point of view?

1 answer  ·  posted 6y ago by RichS‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Should I write something I don't care about first?

1 answer  ·  posted over 6 years ago by sirdank‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How To Write An Unreliable Narrator?

1 answer  ·  posted over 6 years ago by Schoonz‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Should I completely eliminate passive voice

2 answers  ·  posted 7y ago by Caters‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Should I turn my enormous novel into a series?

1 answer  ·  posted over 7 years ago by M.Y. David‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Which one is the correct dialogue punctuation format?

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

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Q&A Plot idea to make the murderer (involuntarily) reveal himself [closed]

1 answer  ·  posted over 7 years ago by István Zachar‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A A question about dialogue and paragraphs?

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

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Q&A On offering feedback to stories/novels/poetry

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

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Q&A Defining a Prologue

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

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Q&A How to come up with the setting for the fiction novel?

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

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Q&A Is it okay to end a novel with a cliffhanger?

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

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Q&A What are the pros and cons of starting a novel with internal dialogue?

2 answers  ·  posted over 8 years ago by user8335‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How can I get my romance through a two-year breakup?

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

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Q&A On the role of "accidents" in "realistic" stories

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

Question novel style structure
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Q&A Should I edit the first draft until I'm totally satisfied or should I leave that to the third draft?

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

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Q&A Antagonist motivation help [closed]

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

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Q&A Does my poem convey the character of the (fictional) author well? [closed]

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

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