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You are righting a story here, not a paper, yes? So I would argue the question might not be, "what pronoun should I always use for this AI?" but rather, I would say that much depends on the characters in your story, their personalities, backgrounds, beliefs, and inclinations. THEY are the ones who are going to be interacting with, and referring to, ...


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DWKraus touched on this with their comment: if the AI is truly sentient and self-aware, it's probably capable of choosing a set of pronouns for itself. I see two ways you could then work that into the story: either the characters explicitly ask the AI for its pronouns, much as you might when talking to a non-binary human, or the characters unknowingly use ...


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In Dickens' David Copperfield, the protagonist, David, is given many nicknames by the other characters. These nicknames do not reflect aspects of young David's personality or actions, but they do tell the reader something about the characters who bestow those nicknames. I think you might approach this question in a similar fashion. To those who do not ...


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I think 'it' or 'AI's name' is probably the best bet. If you reference AI's name once in a conversation, you can then switch to calling it 'it' as long as it is clear that 'it' refers to the AI. If this gets in the way of your dialogue, maybe just go by the name. in Person of Interest, they called their AI 'The Machine' or 'Samaritan'(there were two) and ...


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Be Careful With Your Tone: It depends on if the person knows the things to be false or not. A lot of people will file things in court in an effort to intimidate you into settling an issue in their favor. Taking you to court and testifying that something they know is false is true is perjury. Saying something is true when you know it to be false is just ...


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Purely anecdotal evidence, but I'm a native English speaker, well educated, and pretty literate, and "omnibus" meaning "multiple novels in a single book" is one of those definitions that I had to think about a little while before I said to myself, "Oh yeah, I think I've seen it used to mean that once or twice." I don't think it'...


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The Oxford English Dictionary, which lists all its meanings says its quite frequent. This word belongs in Frequency Band 5. Band 5 contains words which occur between 1 and 10 times per million words in typical modern English usage. These tend to be restricted to literate vocabulary associated with educated discourse, although such words may still be ...


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Here you go... Google Trends and "omnibus" https://trends.google.com/trends/explore?date=all&geo=US&q=omnibus Here's an even better one comparing three terms. Now you can see how it is used relatively to something like "short story". https://trends.google.com/trends/explore?date=all&geo=US&q=omnibus,novella,short%20story


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This is kind of a broad question, so I'll just focus specifically on the part where you asked for advice about tense matching and writing tenses in descriptions. When you are writing in a specific tense - whether that be past, present or future - all of your writing should be in the same tense, with few exceptions. This is to avoid any confusion or ...


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Learning to love yourself first: I'm just going to throw out what I think you're trying to get to. Hopefully it helps. Self-esteem? Satisfaction? Vindication? Achievement? Self-assurance/self-assured? Justified/justification? Self-confident?


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Murmured low Appreciation [it's a kinda funny question...] :) "Murmured laughter" is the same as what you said, but less awkward. Laughter is okay by itself, but to make it smaller, small laughs are giggles or chuckles, or perhaps a snort. To make it even smaller, describe them as "low" or "tiny," so "low laughter" is ...


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The thing you need to get across to your audience is emotion. I can tell that is what you want to convey, but you're trying to do that with dialog rather than other forms of text. Instead of using dialog to explain crying (which might come across as something else) you can try this: Brook's vision blurrs, trying to make sense of what just happened, the ...


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