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 money and finances involved in being a Writer.
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Those for whom one writes.
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Technical-writing questions that are specific to documenting software. See further guidance in the wiki.
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should be used for questions about pseudonyms, for example about an author choosing not to reveal his real name to his audience by using a pseudonym when publishing. Pseudonyms are also somet…
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should be used for questions about typical guidelines that an author may want to follow to become a better author.
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The character in a work of fiction whom the reader wishes to win. The opposite of the antagonist, and usually pitted against them. If your question is more about any character, use the 'characters' ta…
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Emotional bonds and interactions between 2 or more people: platonic, rivals, love-triangles, sex partners, families, or groups. Relationships can be a positive or negative, with undefined rules and ex…
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should be used for questions about subplots, story arcs that center around supporting characters and that are in general only loosely related to the main plot and the main characters.
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should be used for questions about the so-called flow of a literary work. This includes the flow of sentences because of difficult words and the flow of the overall plot because of interrupti…
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Conflict is a concept from narrative fiction. It refers to either the ambivalent emotions of the hero ("inner conflict") or the opposition by antagonistic forces that the hero encounters. In a group o…
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should be used for questions about the usage of exposition as a means of highlighting the background information of the world or characters that are being described in the literary work you a…
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Writing for comic books, graphic novels, manga, etc.
Questions about the length of books.
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should be used for questions that are about career options that are related to writing, such as being a poet, novelist, editor, publisher or worker in a technical field.
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should be used for questions that deal with reviews of your own literary work from other people or with writing a review yourself.
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Making things clear and easy to understand.
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should be used for questions related to publishing on Amazon's Kindle, a tool to read E-Books.
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Questions regarding the beginning of a work, or regarding the meeting of characters for the first time.
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'Theme' refers to a message being conveyed to the reader by the author, through a piece of creative writing, usually a novel.
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should be used for questions about the tone of a literary work that you are currently writing, such as asking about learning a certain tone for your characters that is inspired by an existing…
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should be used for questions about common problems starting a piece of work or a unit of work.
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At the end of the day, we all use them.
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should be used for questions that are about how to proofread your work or the work of someone else. Questions asking us to proofread your writing for you are off-topic here.
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should be used for questions about the usage of metaphors, a type of figure of speech that refers to one thing by mentioning another thing to for example show similarities between the two thi…
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should be used for questions about the craft of writing fan fiction or related writing topics, such as questions about copyrights. Fan fiction is characterised as new works that are being cre…
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for questions specifically about issues encountered by authors writing or publishing their first work. DO NOT use this tag simply because you are a first time author.
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should be used for questions about the process of printing a physical book.
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should be used for questions about rules that relate to your writing, such as when to use a comma or which tenses to use. Questions in this category can also ask about rules in certain genres…
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A piece of a work which is set before the "present."
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should be used for questions about the [software] "Word" from the company Microsoft and how you can achieve something with this software.
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should be used for questions about revising your literary works, such as how much time you should calculate for this step or how to keep track of different revisions in case you want to switc…
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A kind of unpaid editor.
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Come, Watson, come! The game is afoot!
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The first complete version of a work.
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Questions about usage of the Chicago Manual of Style
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should be used for questions about fights of any scale - from small-scale fighting scenes in your action packed fantasy novel to large-scale wars between the nations of your modern alternate …
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