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J.G.
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49 votes

How do I write "Show, Don't Tell" as a person with Asperger Syndrome?

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What new plots are available to writers?

31 votes
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What is considered "childish" in fictional writing?

30 votes

When is a lack of long, sophisticated words to describe an otherwise simple concept bad?

30 votes
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Chekhov's gun, but it's just "useless" background info

28 votes

Avoiding spectacle creep

27 votes

Traits of Bad Writers - Analysing Popular Authors

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Should I write a novel if I haven't read many?

21 votes

I'm afraid of quashing the hopes of a new writer

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Is there a method to estimating the length of a work before writing it?

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What do you call a fact that doesn't match the settings?

15 votes

Is it necessary to use chapters for fiction?

14 votes

How do you avoid smiling, head-bobbing characters?

14 votes

Is accurate human nature required for good writing, even in fantasy scenarios, or with fictional species?

14 votes

A critic made a comment that my female character sounds like she was written by a man

12 votes

"Real people don't make good fictional characters". Really true?

11 votes

How to avoid constantly starting paragraphs with "The character did this" "The character did that"?

11 votes

Is there a term for this?

11 votes

Does the main character have to be likable?

10 votes
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Using time travel without creating plot holes

10 votes

Publication: What to do about a high wordcount debut novel?

9 votes
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Is there a format to write a good treasure hunt story?

9 votes

What liberties can I take with the monarchies in my own world?

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How to write a Complete Monster?

9 votes

Points to keep in mind while writing a romantic novel

9 votes

How is simplicity better than precision and clarity in prose?

9 votes

If two characters are blood relations will it seem coincidental?

9 votes

How can I write a bigoted narrator while making it clear he is wrong?

8 votes

Not projecting myself onto my characters

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Avoiding the "not like other girls" trope?

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