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Henry Taylor
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  • Florida, USA
59 votes

Writing a character who is an expert in something that I can't know

44 votes
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Want to write, have ideas, no story telling techniques or experience, feeling lost?

32 votes
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Writing garbage to see if the characters do something interesting?

32 votes

Does everything have to be accurate?

32 votes

Killing off a character

26 votes

How do I convey that a relationship is platonic?

26 votes

Avoiding Slang whilst Writing

22 votes

How do I write about hacking and hackers?

18 votes

How to do reference jokes right?

17 votes
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How to introduce a nameless, mysterious character in limited third person?

15 votes

How would a mature teenager behave?

15 votes
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My readers are losing interest halfway through. What is a list of possible remedies?

14 votes

How to tactfully inform readers of differences in the book world to the real world?

13 votes

How to make the villain's motives understandable if his logic is flawed?

13 votes
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How best to recover from catastrophic text loss?

12 votes

The problem of the throwaway boyfriend

12 votes

Problems Blending Sci-fi & Traditional Fantasy?

12 votes

How long should it take to Revise/Edit to get to Good Enough?

12 votes
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Overcoming "Possibility Paralysis"?

11 votes

Innovative Ways to Provide Background Information

11 votes

Should mystery stories have resolutions?

11 votes
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How can I ensure my POV character's writing isn't too sophisticated?

11 votes

How important is being well read for a writer

11 votes

How to keep a dark protagonist who wants to keep his humanity dark?

10 votes
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Realistically obfuscating world truths--what should people know?

10 votes

How to write a story that argues an idea

10 votes

Writing vs roleplaying (by forum)

10 votes
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How can I describe technology while avoiding problems with scaling?

10 votes

Romance without cliche?

10 votes

Is 'temping' a culture-specific term?

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