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My characters sound too eloquent. How can I strike a balance?
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How to research sex for writing?
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What pronoun should a hermaphrodite species use?
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The problem of the throwaway boyfriend
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Writing diversity
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How can I indicate that a particular relationship between two male characters is purely brotherly (Philia) rather than romantic (Eros)?
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Brands to use, brands not to use
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Using real words from a foreign culture feels like 'Calling a rabbit a "smeerp"'
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How can I write about historical realities that readers mistakenly believe are unrealistic?
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Maintaining distance
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Writing about real people - not giving offence
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Two footnote numbering sequences
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To what extent should we fear giving offense?
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A torrent of foreign terms
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Using quote as title - disadvantages
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Author changing name
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Sci-fi change: Too much or Not enough
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How does one write from a minority culture? A question on cultural references
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How do I apply Hemingway's dialogue techniques to my own writing?
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How to manage getting depressed by what my main character goes through?
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How to write about Autism and Intellectual Disability?
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How do I write for the majority, without alienating my minority?
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Helping my beta readers help me
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20 Minutes into the Future - problem with setting the period
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Showing friendship between people of different ranks - maintain formality, or drop it?
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Third wheel character
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Map-making software
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Help! My Character is too much for her story!
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Pretty flowers with clunky Latin names
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Sometimes a banana is just a banana