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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.

The first complete version of a work.
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should be used for questions about the process of printing a physical book.
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A kind of unpaid editor.
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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 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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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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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 the writing related services that the company Amazon provides, such as questions about payment when publishing on Kindle.
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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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for questions about death in writing. Portraying character deaths and discussions on the concept of death should all use this tag.
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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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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 a history or background created for a fictional character in a piece of writing.
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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 the education required to perform certain writing related tasks.
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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 the creation and design of magic systems, power systems, superpowers, or supernatural abilities for the purposes of a story's plot or characterization. Ques…
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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 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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Questions about biographies of others and about autobiographies.
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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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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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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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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 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 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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Speak, memory! Tell me about your madeleines.
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should be used for questions about the usage of trademarks in writing, such as catch phrases, certain designs that are taken from reality or allusions to existing trademarked names.
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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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Questions about sex scenes, erotica, etc. Also see the "gender" tag.
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These questions are for writers having trouble finishing work, or those stuck in the planning phase.
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Use for writing or research questions involving existing myths or ones you create for your world.
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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 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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A code used to register and keep track of books.
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