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Surtsey
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62 votes

How can I get 2 characters to bond while standing alternate watches?

32 votes

Want to publish unpublished work found in an auction storage unit

17 votes

Uh oh - My book stinks. Now what?

10 votes

What's the effect of placing "of course" at the beginning or at the end of the sentence?

10 votes

I feel like my book is too small and I’m kind of just throwing all my ideas out too quick. Does this mean filler might be necessary?

10 votes

Why are one-word titles so dominant in books, film, and games?

10 votes

Does self-publishing one's eBook online hurt a writer's chances of later selling the same book to a traditional publisher?

9 votes

How do I write romance if I've never been in love?

9 votes

Why would my "Hero" start his Quest to save the world?

8 votes

How do you contact Hollywood directors?

8 votes

Questions with flat tone in dialogue

7 votes

How do I differentiate between the "voices" of my characters in a multi-character POV?

7 votes

When writing a 1000 word short story...?

6 votes

Is it possible to work with characters that you dislike?

6 votes
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Redeeming a Good Character Who Does a Bad Thing

6 votes

Are authors who self publish respected in the writing world?

6 votes
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What genre would a fictional eyewitness account of a real historical event fall under?

5 votes

Is a new paragraph line needed in dialogue when a character responds with actions?

5 votes
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Changing POV style mid-story

5 votes
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Laughing in 1st person narratives

5 votes

Which should come first, building my story or building my world?

5 votes

When writing a novel where do you start?

5 votes

What is considered "childish" in fictional writing?

5 votes

When is it "not okay" to say a spoiler in writing?

5 votes

Should I add more detail to my story, or just leave it vague and add it all in later?

4 votes

How to turn the world "alive"?

4 votes

Is a specific physical description of characters required, or l can the details be left to the reader?

4 votes

How to: More Words

4 votes

How to write a scene from multiple peoples perspectives?

4 votes

Not enough real world experience to write convincing situations?

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