Tags

A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

should be used for questions about organizing yourself, your notes or anything else you need to write.
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should be used for questions about the process of submitting your work once you are finished and are looking for a way to publish it. This includes for example the research you have to do to …
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The style manual for the American Psychological Association.
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should be used for questions about structuring your sentences in certain genres or for certain characters in your writing.
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We can work it out.
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One dark and stormy knight, no scratch that, we can do better.
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should be used for questions that deal with the psychological aspects of the task of writing something, such as when asking about the feelings you have before, during and after your writing o…
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The main person or force opposing the protagonist of the story.
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Questions concerning outlines for fiction or nonfiction.
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Questions about depicting time in written works. Do not use for questions about managing time.
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should be used for questions about writing practices relating to journalism, such as style guides, ethics and ways to publish.
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Questions about viewpoints like "he said", "she said".
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should be used for questions about writing an e-mail or other correspondence and what problems may arise, for example when thinking about different levels of informality with recipients.
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should be used for questions about writing intended for readers between 12 and 18 years old. (Often abbreviated YA.) For readers ages 8-12 use [middle-grade]. For readers under 8 use [childre…
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For questions about commonly-used storytelling devices, such as character stereotypes, plot devices and other tricks of the trade.
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should be used for questions about the literary voice in your writing, e.g. questions about active/passive voice, evoking a certain style, or representing sounds used for communication.
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should be used for questions about writing intended for readers 0-7 years old. For readers between 12 and 18 years old use [young-adult]. For readers ages 8-12 use [middle-grade]. For questi…
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should be used in question related to portray a given emotion in a writing, or dealing with certain feeling during the act of writing.
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For questions that deal with the representation of the social construct of gender in your writing.
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should be used for questions about stories in the context of a videogame. When asking a question with this tag you should make sure that you are focusing on the elements that are about writin…
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Fiction set in a particular historical era and location. Exploring and experiencing the historical setting is generally the focus of this genre.
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Drawings, paintings, photographs, and other art meant to illustrate writing. Use this tag for questions about the actual art used in novels, comics, or other written or scripted works, about finding …
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should be used for questions that deal with different aspects of a writers' vocabulary, such as asking for techniques to expand one's own vocabulary, how to present the vocabulary of characte…
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Questions dealing with writing criticism, and with receiving criticism from others. Please do not use this tag for critique questions.
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should be used for questions about chapters, a way to divide a book into smaller parts.
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Requesting and addressing feedback from reviewers, beta readers, and editors.
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should be used for works of fiction that are about invoking a certain feeling of fear and dread in the reader.
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Writers' rights and rites.
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should be used for questions about the ending of a literary work, such as styles and guidelines relating to a "Happy Ending".
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Writing that's intended to accompany music
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You make me laugh! :) Questions about using humor in writing. What's appropriate, how to gauge what's appropriate for the audience, balancing humor and drama, and how to make something funny. Use [c…
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should be used for questions about the way to pace the story in a literary work, such as a fantasy novel.
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should be used for questions related to the usage of science in your writing, such as when asking how much science you should use while constructing the world for your fictional novel. Contra…
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Questions regarding writing scripts and screenplays, for movies, TV, videogames and similar media.
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should be used for question relating to the craft of writing letters, such as styles that are commonly used and common phrases used in business writing.
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