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Creating a fictional town - working around real-world limitations for TV show script?

I have been working on a script for a television company who accepts scripts from new writers and members of the public, and the setting is fictional, but in a real-world location. The issues of it ...
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Is Wikimedia Commons a credible source for images?

I am writing a paper about Operation Mincemeat for National History Day (I know that I should ask my teacher, but it’s due tomorrow, and school has already ended). On Wikimedia Commons, there is a ...
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When writing a footnote for a book that you’ve used separate pages from, should you include them together, or should you give them separate footnotes?

I am writing a historical paper about Operation Mincemeat for National History Day. While there is a rule book, it doesn’t clarify a lot of the little details. Also, if you are supposed to include ...
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Is it morally right to base a novel on a tragic historical event?

I'm writing a historical fiction based on a historical tragedy where many people died. It's a very specific setting and situation, but I'm not using the names of any of the real people involved in the ...
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Historical vs. present self-classifications when writing about LGBTQ+ history

I'm writing a short summary of LGBTQ+ history focusing on the lead up to the Stonewall Uprising, the event itself, and the first Pride march. I understand how to respectfully discuss LGBTQ+ people ...
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What's the origin of the third person limited viewpoint?

I have searched for the origins and earliest instances of the third person limited viewpoint (TPL), but almost nobody talks about that. I got tired of seeing articles saying "Harry Potter is an ...
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