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22 votes
4 answers
1k views

Feedback: What to use and what to ignore?

19 votes
12 answers
9k views

How to overcome the fact that I can't write long stories?

14 votes
5 answers
20k views

How to avoid repetitive sentence structure?

14 votes
7 answers
8k views

Are modern authors still using colons and semicolons in dialogue?

13 votes
3 answers
892 views

Should I remove scenes that I myself find "boring"?

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5 answers
3k views

What to do if I end up confused by my own plot because of 'trying to be original' or 'trying to make the story more deep'?

11 votes
3 answers
389 views

Is it a good idea to write a summary of a plot before writing the full version?

11 votes
9 answers
518 views

Will my readers feel like they are reading a children's storybook if there are illustrations in my novel?

11 votes
8 answers
19k views

Is it better to describe the main character's physical appearance early on in the story?

11 votes
6 answers
4k views

"Thought" Verbs: A sign of weak writing or a stylistic choice?

10 votes
7 answers
12k views

Is it important to describe how the characters are dressed?

10 votes
4 answers
613 views

Is it a bad practice to occasionally add first-person narrative to third-person narrative?

10 votes
5 answers
6k views

Is the first draft of a novel usually shorter than the finished work?

10 votes
7 answers
9k views

Tips for writing sentences like a native speaker

9 votes
5 answers
757 views

Am I breaking the "show don't tell" rule in the following passage?

9 votes
10 answers
1k views

Should dull dialogue be removed completely?

9 votes
3 answers
753 views

New digital ways of presenting a novel in 2011?

9 votes
7 answers
8k views

In what order should I describe a setting?

9 votes
10 answers
1k views

I feel my protagonist is too "detached" from the main plot. What should I do?

9 votes
4 answers
8k views

Fiction writing: is using Git overkill? [duplicate]

9 votes
4 answers
3k views

Is it strange to describe the narrator's facial expressions in a first-person narrative?

9 votes
3 answers
2k views

Is it necessary to add "had" in past tense narration when it's clear we're talking about the past?

8 votes
9 answers
952 views

How to format common words that are made "special"?

8 votes
3 answers
238 views

Is it OK for a first person narrator to directly state the other character's emotions?

8 votes
8 answers
1k views

Will my readers find it hard to care/identify with a character who seems to lack human emotions?

8 votes
2 answers
32k views

How to format news, poems, text messages, and other kinds of written text?

8 votes
4 answers
2k views

Pricing your Kindle ebooks at Amazon

8 votes
5 answers
496 views

Should I edit the first draft until I'm totally satisfied or should I leave that to the third draft?

7 votes
1 answer
1k views

Mixing dialogue and action tags

7 votes
2 answers
561 views

Tips to identify "noise" or "clutter" in your story

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