Piomicron
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How to perpetuate the plot-driving riddle without frustrating the reader?
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Have a concrete answer for yourself, and let it influence the entire story, but never actually explicitly state the answer Allow the reader to have their own theory, have something that gets resolved ...

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How to write a board game scene?
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The more strategy involved, the better. If it's a fairly simple game with a lot of possible strategies, such as one based on game theory games, such as the ones present within the 'Liar Game', then it'...

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Setting the mood?
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Another way beside Klara's answer is to use a semantic field. A semantic field is essentially inserting words that fit in context, but also connote the theme you're going for. This can be words that ...

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How do I write POV with a hive mind character?
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The trouble with this is, it's difficult to write from many perspectives at a time. This witch is going to be receiving what for us would be a sensory overload. You can't show what one of her puppets ...

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First Person vs. Third Person: Advantages and Disadvantages?
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With first person you can only really know what the character knows, without tangibly changing perspective, whereas with third person you can meander around the protagonist, occasionally mentioning ...

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How do I write a description of something that's not concrete?
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Combine a surreal combination of senses with individual clippings of context. A human physically cannot imagine another sense, and is forced to think of another such sense as some combination of ...

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I'm writing a book called Wilders
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If you want to have a particular creature with those attributes, and give it a name of something already existing that is similar, your best bet would be a Tanuki (from the Japanese for badger and ...

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