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Q&A Compelling story with the world as a villain

5 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Calypso Writes‭  ·  last activity 7mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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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 Writing "light hearted" lead characters

2 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Liquid‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Prahara‭

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Q&A How to show powerful emotion in a character trying to hide it?

3 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Thomas Myron‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Prahara‭

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Q&A How to write an introverted main character with accidental charisma

4 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by xtal‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by What?‭

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Q&A How to convey the anatomy of a humanoid race?

4 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Sangeetha‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by DPT‭

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Q&A How do I know if my cast is diverse enough or too diverse?

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

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Q&A How to hint at an antagonist's identity?

3 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Tiarnaard Cheannasach‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A How can you redeem an awful character, who hits close to home?

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

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Q&A How can I write a dark protagonist for whom there is no hope?

2 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Thomas Myron‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by icanfathom‭

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Q&A Lost my ‘magic’ concerning characters

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

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Q&A What should come first—characters or plot?

7 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by weakdna says reinstate monica‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by ab2‭

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Q&A Do people usually like the side characters more than the MC?

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by A. Kvåle‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A How to write characters doing illogical things in a believable way?

4 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Mephistopheles‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Amadeus‭

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Q&A How can I have a character introduce themselves as humble without making them seem arrogant?

5 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by jazhang‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Amadeus‭

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Q&A How to deal appropriately with an inappropriate sexual relationship

5 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Monty Wild‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Amadeus‭

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Q&A Letting a (secondary) antagonist leave mid story - Should it be avoided?

4 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by System‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by celtschk‭

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Q&A Should you write character description points in bulk or spread them out?

4 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Klara Raškaj‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A Basing my protagonist on myself

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by weakdna says reinstate monica‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Amadeus‭

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Q&A Giving a character trauma but not "diagnosing" her?

4 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by weakdna says reinstate monica‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A I have a name, and no plot [closed]

4 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Cecilia‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Amadeus‭

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Q&A How do I introduce a large cast in an interesting way

4 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Mai Green‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Amadeus‭

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Q&A How can I make names more distinctive without making them longer?

11 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A How to balance the agendas of co protagonists that periodically conflict?

4 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Rasdashan‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A Naming Characters after Friends/Family

5 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by GGx - Reinstate Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Averting Real Women Don’t Wear Dresses

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

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Q&A How can I hint that my character isn't real?

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

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Q&A Stereotypical names

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

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

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

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Q&A Symbolism of 18 Journeyers

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

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Q&A How to keep a dark protagonist who wants to keep his humanity dark?

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

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Q&A How to answer questions about my characters?

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

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Q&A What are the different types of characters in a fictional story?

3 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by N.Houghton‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Do authors often base their characters off of themselves?

3 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by weakdna says reinstate monica‭  ·  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 Creating character imagery without describing their physical looks

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

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Q&A Can a successful book series let the bad guy win? [closed]

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

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Q&A How to incorporate a silent protagonist into a chatty world?

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

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Q&A Could the cast of my book be more unique?

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

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Q&A Is no religion a bad thing?

8 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by weakdna says reinstate monica‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Convincing argument about something I don't agree with

7 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by weakdna says reinstate monica‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Is it bad to project myself into my story?

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

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Q&A Where is the line between a tough love character and a pure asshole?

2 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Kale Slade‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by System‭

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