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Erk
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23 votes

Is calling a character a "lunatic" or "crazy" ableist when it is in reference to their erratic behavior?

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How to continually and organically let my readers know what time it is in my story?

20 votes

How do you insert lyrics into a novel?

16 votes

How important are good looking people in a novel/story?

12 votes

I am trying to find an online, free to use and algorithm-based grammar checker, that can reliably point out mistakes. Any suggestions?

11 votes

Should you publish your book online for feedback?

8 votes

The "Rules" of Writing

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The "Rules" of Writing

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The "Rules" of Writing

8 votes

In a series, do the stakes have to be higher than in the book before?

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What is the purpose of static characters?

7 votes

How do I write "Show, Don't Tell" as a person with Asperger Syndrome?

7 votes

Should you avoid using hard-to-describe gestures and acts in a novel?

7 votes

What do I do when I know the general summary of how a scene goes but I cannot figure out precisely what the character say?

6 votes
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Software to track multiple protagonists, bios, and timelines

6 votes
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What are some of the ways you can cue in your reader that your chapter is a timeskip to the past?

6 votes
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Is starting In Media Res compatible with a Three-Act Structure?

6 votes

Using too much dialogue?

6 votes

What are the components of a legend (in the sense of a tale, not a figure legend)?

6 votes

I keep setting aside WIPs I don't think are good enough

6 votes

How is simplicity better than precision and clarity in prose?

6 votes
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How to write a good one paragraph synopsis for the snowflake method?

6 votes

What type of protagonists get happy endings?

5 votes

How do you earn the reader's trust?

5 votes

How do you write about the human condition when you don't understand humanity?

4 votes

How do I have my protagonist learn their lesson without pausing the plot?

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Is it okay to write short adjacent story of a second lead in the main story?

4 votes

How to avoid "character said" when there is a group of people talking?

4 votes

Does an omniscient narrator have to be objective?

4 votes

How do you cope with rejection?

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