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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 young characters in your work and problems that may arise for you from choosing these characters. For questions about writing aimed at young readers, use […
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should be used for questions about the writing related services that the company Amazon provides, such as questions about payment when publishing on Kindle.
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For questions specific to young authors. Please be advised that you must be 13 or over to have a Stack Exchange account, as per the site's Terms of Service. For questions about writing aimed at young …
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should be used for questions that deal with the rhythm in their own poetry, such as questions asking for techniques to come up with rhymes or changing the sentence structure to fit a certain …
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should be used for questions about the usage of footnotes in writin, such as when citing something in a paper or using footnotes as a stylistic device in your novel.
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For questions about brainstorming techniques. Do not use this tag to request help in brainstorming ideas for your work; those questions are off-topic.
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should be used for questions that are related to magazines, such as guidelines and styleguides used for submissions to a magazine, trends in topics, publishing and where to find magazines tha…
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should be used for questions about a prologue in a written piece of work. A prologue, like an epilogue, is a section of a book that stands outside the narrative, as a kind of commentary or s…
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should be used when asking a question about a figure of speech, such as when asking how to incoporate a certain type of rhetorical device in your writing or which kind of rhetorical device co…
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should be used for questions regarding the realism in your own fictional writing, for example when you are researching something, trying to figure out how to present something in a realistic …
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should be used for questions about query letters, which are short and formal letters that writers send for example to publishing houses to propose an idea for a literary work.
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should be used for questions about the education required to perform certain writing related tasks.
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should be used for questions about the sales in certain market segments that are related to writing. You should mention which kind of market segment you are aiming for, such as the kind of wr…
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should be used for questions about prose in your own writing, such as how to write in a natural manner from a different perspective or finding resources about writing in prose as opposed to w…
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should be used for questions that deal with symbolism in your writing, such as techniques that help you present it to your reader.
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Questions about biographies of others and about autobiographies.
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should be used for questions about invented languages, such as legal questions about using Tolkien's Elvish languages or inventing your own constructed language to use in your own literary wo…
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Speak, memory! Tell me about your madeleines.
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should be used to ask about in-universe motivation, such as asking about ways to depict a character's motivation.
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should be used for questions about international guidelines and practices in regards to the craft of writing, such as questions about international publishing or international marketing of bo…
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Originality refers to created or invented works that can be characterized as being new or novel, and thus can be distinguished from existing works. An original work is one created with a unique style …
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These questions are for writers having trouble finishing work, or those stuck in the planning phase.
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A code used to register and keep track of books.
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A twist is a point in the plot of a story where what the reader has assumed to be true turns out to be false or incomplete. Use this tag for questions about how to write or handle twists, or if you sh…
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should be used for questions dealing with the phrasing in your writing, such as questions dealing with techniques to come up with a certain way of phrasing or common resources that can help w…
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should be used for questions that deal with ethical considerations, such as which facts you will want to reveal in a public newspaper article or what kind of behaviour is expected from publis…
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should be used for questions that deal with sequels, such as what is commonly changed between the first book and later iterations or how to deal with different main characters.
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should be used for questions about timelines in written works, such as problems with aligning different timelines because of different PoV's or time-travelling.
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should be used for questions about being a freelancer and the problems that arise from being one, such as how to get your work published.
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Fiction served hot and steamy.
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Use for writing or research questions involving existing myths or ones you create for your world.
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Issues regarding time management in writing, setting priorities and balancing workload.
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should be used for example for questions about tools that can aid an author in analyzing their own text. Please note that analysis of existing literary works are off-topic on Writing.SE - you…
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Questions about sex scenes, erotica, etc. Also see the "gender" tag.
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should be used for questions about writing a play that is intended to be performed as a theatrical performance.
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should be used for questions about when to capitalize words, such as trademarks or as a stylistic device, for example in character speech.
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