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How to write realistic female dialogue

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What are the first things I should do with an idea?

17 votes

Resources for character development

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What is the requirement for a book to be a NYT Bestseller?

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Is this character generator useful?

15 votes

When is it okay to "tell", instead of "show"?

14 votes

Decide on a theme/overarching meaning before writing a short story?

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What can one do to get the most from limited writing time?

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Is there any hope of a fictional short story being published?

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How should I introduce my characters?

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What is flash fiction?

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Something different: Help me find the unnecessary words.

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Sympathetic portrayal of devout, rule-abiding characters

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Correct spelling errors while writing or after you've finished?

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Pros ans cons of writing a plot based on the present and past tense (character's point of view)?

10 votes

What are good reads about writing?

9 votes

What helpful writing exercises do you use?

9 votes

Should I avoid modern words/phrases in fantasy writing?

9 votes

Writing 19th century upperclass English dialog

9 votes

Strategies for shortening texts

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First conversation scenes I've written (looking for errors, conventions, and improvements according to writing standards)

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Character with extreme manners

8 votes

How to emphasize a quote is written, not spoken?

8 votes

How to develop a story for a novel?

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How many liberties can one take with syntax and grammar rules when writing poetry?

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How not to overuse ellipsis?

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How can I write an attention-grabbing first line?

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How to keep the reader engaged throughout the novel?

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Choosing character names is a constant difficulty

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What books should I read before writing a non-humanoid point of view story?