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30 votes
6 answers
14k views

Dead parents: something to avoid?

47 votes
13 answers
9k views

Is it a bad idea to have multiple bad endings and only one good ending?

25 votes
3 answers
7k views

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

21 votes
7 answers
6k views

Stories with multiple possible interpretations: do you plan for it?

16 votes
8 answers
5k views

Introduce a character and forget about them until the last chapter?

14 votes
5 answers
4k views

How to create a memorable line?

12 votes
4 answers
3k views

How can you make an unrealistic setup as realistic as possible?

17 votes
7 answers
3k views

How do you create a huge array of characters?

6 votes
4 answers
3k views

Scrivener: Write character names once, update everywhere?

5 votes
4 answers
3k views

How to deal with a rape scene: what can/should you do?

9 votes
4 answers
3k views

How do you make a scene "tasteful"?

4 votes
6 answers
2k views

How do you describe your characters?

16 votes
5 answers
2k views

How do you verify information?

7 votes
12 answers
2k views

Anticlimactic ending as a surprise after climax?

4 votes
5 answers
1k views

How to create a likable and sympathetic character, even if they are a pervert?

12 votes
5 answers
1k views

How do you drop a reader in the middle of nowhere at the beginning of a story?

8 votes
4 answers
1k views

Prepare for more after the "ending"?

3 votes
5 answers
895 views

Slow buildup vs sudden introduction

7 votes
3 answers
893 views

When does something become "torture porn"?

3 votes
3 answers
731 views

Should I avoid sex scenes / nudity in my horror game (or in general)?

5 votes
6 answers
715 views

Are there tools/software for planning your story using nested mindmaps and references to characters?

4 votes
2 answers
635 views

Too much death in character backstories? Even in a horror game?

4 votes
2 answers
624 views

How to incorporate a silent protagonist into a chatty world?

5 votes
5 answers
543 views

I kinda want to completely annihilate the hero - what would speak against it?

5 votes
3 answers
528 views

How to keep track of character development in a character profile?

6 votes
4 answers
488 views

How to describe something visual in preparation of said visual?

11 votes
4 answers
485 views

How much can I trust my players to remember previous states of the story and not get confused?

3 votes
1 answer
485 views

Scrivener: Play gifs?

5 votes
3 answers
390 views

Is there a name for layers of subtext?

2 votes
6 answers
376 views

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