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21 votes

Avoiding the "as you know" trope in exposition

20 votes
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How to avoid the 'magic explanation' info dump in Fantasy novels

12 votes
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Constructed Language - how to spell words that will be mispronounced in English

12 votes

What's the benefit of inventing a fictional region, if it's based on a real one?

10 votes

How do I describe Newtonian physics to the reader in a way that is realistic yet not too complex?

8 votes

How do you know if a book is ready?

7 votes

Writing figures in novels

7 votes

I have three dead-end chapters. Should I keep them or remove them?

6 votes
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Electrical engineering concepts in sci-fi

5 votes

How to start doing research on scientific facts for my sci-fi? Tips and tricks

5 votes

How do writers differentiate personal beliefs from the messages of their writing in public discourse?

5 votes

Is the following deus-ex-machina? If so, should I remove it?

5 votes
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Should I use ideas for my story now, or in a sequel?

5 votes

Handling a small detail the POV character would not notice

5 votes

Why does the villain always win right before the hero defeats him?

4 votes

Any techniques to make the reader feel sad and very sorrowful?

4 votes

How do you write boy & girl protagonists without turning them into a love story?

4 votes

Is trying to write an entire novel in one month possible?

4 votes

How to improve logic/reduce plot holes?

4 votes

At what point disappointment and frustration within the story makes the reader abandon it?

4 votes

I'm unable to figure out the logical solution to a problem; how do I keep writing?

4 votes

How can I write easier with a learning disability?

4 votes
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Tips on writing grit

4 votes

Length of segments in rotating POV

3 votes

Is it plagiarism to adapt a known figure into a fictional charcter?

3 votes

How to describe a diverse set of characters without falling into purple prose or exoticism?

3 votes

How to express character thoughts in the third person without using dialogue?

3 votes

Copyright Registration of translated original work

3 votes
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Maintaining consistent style in a translation

3 votes

Acquiring vocabulary to write fiction