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9 answers
87 votes
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Using real words from a foreign culture feels like 'Calling a rabbit a "smeerp"'
25 answers
74 votes
28k views
31 bookmarks
The protagonist can't defeat the antagonist without the antagonist being stupid
8 answers
70 votes
10k views
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How to avoid turning dialogue into Q&A session?
24 answers
69 votes
17k views
73 bookmarks
Is there a special software for writers?
14 answers
64 votes
27k views
11 bookmarks
Is the "hero guy saves girl" trope misogynistic?
4 answers
61 votes
13k views
28 bookmarks
What kind of protagonist or writing style is Jack Sparrow?
12 answers
60 votes
15k views
7 bookmarks
Sometimes a banana is just a banana
22 answers
55 votes
14k views
13 bookmarks
How do I avoid the "chosen hero" feeling?
7 answers
54 votes
7k views
31 bookmarks
How do I go from 300 unfinished/half written blog posts, to published posts?
10 answers
52 votes
9k views
5 bookmarks
My kid's first story
12 answers
51 votes
11k views
12 bookmarks
Convincing argument about something I don't agree with
9 answers
50 votes
8k views
19 bookmarks
The art of clickbait captions
16 answers
48 votes
49k views
31 bookmarks
Is there any good time-line software out there?
5 answers
48 votes
8k views
17 bookmarks
"The flux capacitor--it's what makes time travel possible." When to keep world-building explanations short
14 answers
47 votes
11k views
9 bookmarks
Avoiding spectacle creep
6 answers
46 votes
10k views
7 bookmarks
How to avoid mentioning the name of a character?
25 answers
46 votes
3k views
32 bookmarks
Help! I've got Writer's Block
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44 votes
18k views
10 bookmarks
Uh oh - My book stinks. Now what?
12 answers
44 votes
9k views
6 bookmarks
How long can a fantasy novel stay in metaphorical Kansas?
14 answers
41 votes
12k views
4 bookmarks
Do hard to pronounce names break immersion?
13 answers
41 votes
17k views
9 bookmarks
Avoiding the "not like other girls" trope?
13 answers
40 votes
12k views
12 bookmarks
How do I hide Chekhov's Gun?
16 answers
40 votes
11k views
5 bookmarks
How do I convey that a relationship is platonic?
6 answers
39 votes
5k views
12 bookmarks
How do you make characters relatable if they exist in a completely different moral context?
10 answers
38 votes
11k views
8 bookmarks
Would readers feel cheated if the villain is successful in convincing the protagonist to change sides?
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38 votes
20k views
9 bookmarks
How do I write LGBT characters without looking like I'm trying to be politically correct?
2 answers
37 votes
4k views
20 bookmarks
What is meant by "purposeful, habitual, and gratuitous" actions?
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37 votes
9k views
5 bookmarks
Protagonist's race is hidden - should I reveal it?
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37 votes
11k views
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What are the Pros and Cons of long names?
8 answers
37 votes
5k views
8 bookmarks
What is the balance between 'stating a problem clearly' and Hemingway's literary iceberg?
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