Questions tagged [subtext]

This question should be used for questions about subtext, such as when asking questions about how or when to introduce subtext to your writing. A subtext in this context could mean the information that the author wants to convey without ever explicitly stating as such, either intentionally or unintentionally.

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Writing Longer Flashbacks

In my story my MC has suffered a severe injury and has no recollection of who he was before it occurred. He knows what happened and where he was when it occurred as he was told by the people who found ...
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Where in the writing process do you work in subtext?

In the BBC Sherlock fandom there are many lively discussions about how a lot of the story takes place in subtext: Person C is a "mirror" for Protagonist A, water symbolizes emotions, drinking tea ...
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