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Q&A Using accents while staying legible

2 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Prahara‭  ·  last activity 8mo ago by rodeng‭

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Q&A How to train readers in Argot or Slang

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Prahara‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Canina‭

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Q&A Choice of words on writing

2 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Vishwa‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Secespitus‭

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Q&A What innovative techniques can make a textbook for learning a foreign language "pop"?

5 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by becky82‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by johnDanger‭

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Q&A Writing slurred speech

6 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Evil Sparrow‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by aparente001‭

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Q&A How I should handle gender-neutral pronouns in technical writing?

3 answers  ·  posted almost 6 years ago by Manmohan Singh‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Amadeus‭

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Q&A How to use professional jargon when writing fiction?

3 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Galastel‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Indicating multiple different modes of speech (fantasy language or telepathy)

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

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Q&A Switching languages within dialogue [closed]

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

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Q&A Is there a way to improve my grammar without so much cost? [closed]

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

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Q&A Naming non-English folklore creatures

1 answer  ·  posted over 4 years ago by sororicida‭  ·  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 Can I use "fuck" as a non-vulgar verb in a fantasy/steampunk world?

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

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Q&A Writing scenes that involve two languages

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

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Q&A New style of first person pov

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

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Q&A Describing the differences between languages

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

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Q&A How realistic should dialogue and character voices be?

4 answers  ·  posted almost 6 years ago by Summer‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Methods for creating slang

2 answers  ·  posted over 6 years ago by Lauren Ipsum‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Constructed Language - spelled like it sounds?

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

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Q&A Writing dialogue for a non-English speaker in English?

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

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Q&A Is it considered faulty language to use Spivak pronouns in an essay?

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

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Q&A Referring to sign language in conversations

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

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Q&A How do I make an ESL character sound realistic?

3 answers  ·  posted over 7 years ago by Ice-9‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Is it okay to mention a person's nationality and accent only once or twice in a story?

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

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Q&A How can I make a person sound sick?

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

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Q&A Why do writers use "said" instead of "asked" when someone asks a question?

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

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Q&A How does one include sign language in a dialogue?

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

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Q&A How does one present spoken dialogue as a secondary language to signed speech?

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

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Q&A How can I effectively invent a language?

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

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Q&A Italicizing and adding accents to Spanish words in an English novel

1 answer  ·  posted over 10 years ago by J. Leigh Hunter‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A What's the benefit of using invented languages in-story?

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

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Q&A Character with extreme manners

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

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Q&A What's the best way to show a foreign language in a manuscript?

4 answers  ·  posted over 10 years ago by Ralph Gallagher‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Should one blog in a few languages?

4 answers  ·  posted over 10 years ago by Alexey Shatygin‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How can you make up a convincing dialect?

0 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 How to write Arabic in dialogue for an English piece?

3 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Trynda E. Adair‭  ·  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 Is the sentence "Love not self - love no one" easily understandable to an English reader?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by rus9384‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Using real words from a foreign culture feels like 'Calling a rabbit a "smeerp"'

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

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Q&A How do i properly name a fictional species and describe it?

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

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Q&A What are the Pros and Cons of long names?

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

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