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Q&A What can a novel do that film and TV cannot?

5 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Smeato‭  ·  edited 4mo ago by Canina‭

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Q&A Does DRY (Don't Repeat Yourself) Apply to Documentation?

3 answers  ·  posted over 3 years ago by Scribblemacher‭  ·  last activity 8mo ago by Lundin‭

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Q&A block-quotation narrative with dialogue

0 answers  ·  posted 10mo ago by msh210‭  ·  edited 9mo ago by Canina‭

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Q&A Maintaining distance

3 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Galastel‭  ·  edited over 1 year ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A How could the disregard for both plot and dialogue tell the story?

4 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by cælvm‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A Punctuation assistance with complicated list of titles during a formal greeting

1 answer  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by PeteMcRepeat‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Character and world building in less than 2000 words

3 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Abdul Rehman‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A How does someone write a moving Declaration of Independence?

2 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by becky82‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by DPT‭

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Q&A Non-sense question about plot structures

3 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by M.N.Raia‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A The excessive use of 'and'

5 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Chagat Nahn‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A How to write a nice frame challenge?

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

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Q&A How can I make a non-linear timeline less confusing?

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

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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 Is there something "wrong" with my writing? How do I improve it? [closed]

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

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Q&A Correct punctuation for showing a character's confusion

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

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Q&A Should fiction mention song names and iPods?

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

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Q&A Do hard to pronounce names break immersion?

8 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Anoplexian - Reinstate Monica‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Doubt about the difference between a "Beat" and a "Event"

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by M.N.Raia‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Varying POV and tense

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

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Q&A Can you use a semicolon to connect fragments that are one item in a vertical list?

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

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Q&A Indent dialogue to make text look less blocky

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

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Q&A What do sentences look like in a rough draft before they are combined into a cumulative sentence?

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

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Q&A Acronyms in Technical Writing

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

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Q&A How to work in a piece of information that no MC knows, when writing in 3PLtd?

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

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Q&A Classical Style vs. Modern Innovation

2 answers  ·  posted over 4 years ago by th0nk-‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Can this sentence have the same detail and yet be simple to comprehend? [closed]

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

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Q&A Should capitalization be used for emphasis for a character's tone?

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

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Q&A Is alliteration distracting and not very valuable/interesting for the reader?

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

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Q&A Is there any stylistic reason to avoid the word "got"?

3 answers  ·  posted over 4 years ago by Ben Parsons‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Should I italicize neologisms created by communities?

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

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Q&A Turning normal phrases into gerund phrases: What's the effect in the reader?

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

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Q&A How can I keep my writing from being perceived as "too complicated"

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

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Q&A Attributing a single source in a blog post

2 answers  ·  posted almost 5 years ago by Paula Last‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Using capital letters and full-stop in bullet points

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

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Q&A Script-style conversations in a book

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

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Q&A How to Explain the Pronunciation of a Conlang Within the Text of the Novel

1 answer  ·  posted almost 5 years ago by Thomas Myron‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Structuring a sentence with two phrases qualifying the same ending

2 answers  ·  posted almost 5 years ago by user1295297‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How do I make sure my audience is aware of subplots?

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

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Q&A Will what worked 'back then' work today? (Novels)

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

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