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How to avoid turning dialogue into Q&A session?

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Avoiding racist tropes in fantasy

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How to write female characters with agency?

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Writing a Super Intelligent AI

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Where can I find resources for bedtime story plots?

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How can someone become a beta reader?

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Do 'text walls' scare off readers?

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How to prevent turning off the reader at first with a protagonist with unlikeable traits but that becomes better later on?

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7 answers
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Fantasy novel with obvious - but never defined - sci-fi elements?

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How can I make an in-universe random event feel like it was really random instead of just RNJesus' will?

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Is it bad to suddenly introduce another element to your fantasy world a good ways into the story?

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Does this scene fail the Bechdel test?

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Is Social Media Science Fiction?

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Rules about breaking the rules. How do I do it well?

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6 answers
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How to handle translation of a language in a comic, while preserving a sense that the language is significant?

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6 answers
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What type of protagonists get happy endings?

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How can I flavour quote-only dialogue?

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What does "juvenile tone" mean?

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Why not God as our subject?

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How does one avoid inevitable influences being obvious when writing something like superheroes?

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Creating a unique spin on a nuclear apocalypse?

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How to describe an angry voice in dialogue?

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3 answers
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What is the correct way to write dialogue? [duplicate]

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3 answers
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How do I know if my character is a self insert and how do I avoid it or overcome it?

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How to deal with moral/legal subjects in writing?

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