DJFluffy
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Is it a bad idea to publish individual chapters of my book idea online for feedback?
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Possibly, maybe 1 or 2 chapters. However, be warned. The critique online isn't the best by far. In fact, it's usually the opposite.

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How To Develop A Character For A Character-Driven Story?
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My advice (Probably not helpful advice, but still) Make the character relatable You have probably heard this a million times, but it is important. Many readers, including me, are turned off by ...

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Is it important to describe how the characters are dressed?
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Not unless it drives the story forward. Do not describe every outfit the MC puts on, puh-lease! It gets annoying. If they're looking in a mirror, maybe, but otherwise I don't see a reason for it

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Need help with hospital dialogue
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I really like writing hospital scenes. Can't help with the treatment, but from my experience there are two types of doctors: The sugarcoat These tend to have dialogue like "You'll be just fine!" and ...

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Writing about extreme trauma
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I have not been in any kind of trauma, but here we go. You said the protag. is in shock. There is a change they would experience "survivor's guilt"(If I'm reading this right). It happens when everyone ...

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How to collect my ideas in one story?
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This seems to be a problem for a lot of writer. My advice is to incorporate as many as you can with the story still making sense. The rest just need to be discarded, or put into another that story. ...

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Who can help me to describe the text line from my story in slow motion?
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I would hardly call myself an "experienced writer", but here we go. I feel like slow motion could be a good idea, but a lot of the time car crashes are very fast, and you can't really decipher what ...

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How to develop a story for a novel?
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What I do is usually just sit down and write without thinking, then edit it later. I have a basic idea of a story, but it usually just happens as I go along.

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When writing Sci-Fi whats a good way to determine the year?
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I don't know. My Sci-fi is about 10 years in the future, but you said you wanted the present to be history. Maybe about 50-100. That should work. Hope this helped!

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How to keep writing?
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This what I do: I give what I have to someone I trust to tell me truth. If they like it, it gives me motivation to keep writing it. I hope this helped!

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How ordinary must my protagonist be if the book is written from his/her point of view?
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The character doesn't have to be "normal" to be relatable. I have read books where the character is the leader of the rebellion and is still more relatable than a character I read that was middle ...

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How do i describe a vampire from the perspective of someone who has no idea what they are?
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You said the scene was from the POV of the friend, who I am assuming doesn't know he's a vampire. Maybe instead of Red eyes and sharp teeth, you could describe something else. As for luster for bloof, ...

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Is it okay to end a novel with a cliffhanger?
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It's absolutely fine. I have seen many famous authors end a book on a cliffhanger and no one cares. For example, Margaret Peterson Haddix (I think that's her name) wrote her book Turnabout, in which ...

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Whether to describe personality of a character or let the readers deduce it based on the actions
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I have described the personalities of characters upfront before, but I also left that manuscript to die, so yeah. If you want to, you can have another character describe one or two traits, but I would ...

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Writing a non-lucid dream
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I would go with the first option. It's my understanding that's not Rhea ' s dream, but it's someone she knows well. Depending on the character, they would or would not tell the person they saw their ...

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Feedback: What to use and what to ignore?
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It is rather common for good feedback and opinion to be mixed. I can't really help you if you put it online, but if you show it to people you know well, you will be able to tell if they are giving ...

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How to better describe "jet-black (pitch-black) darkness"?
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Maybe just black? Probably not helpful, so here's more. Coal Black Can't - see - A - thing Black. Hope this helped! (Probably not)

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