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Ash
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73 votes

How to avoid mentioning the name of a character?

52 votes
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How should a big universe be introduced without being boring?

45 votes

Is killing off one of my queer characters homophobic?

34 votes

I'm producing a play with a character who the audience isn't supposed to know is alive, can I credit the actor in the program?

31 votes

Are there advantages in writing by hand over typing out a story?

20 votes

'The Chosen One' paradox

18 votes

Is it okay to use a lot of exclamation marks?

18 votes

How do I write a shriek?

16 votes

How to tell readers that I know my story is factually incorrect?

11 votes

How to write a story without conflict, like "My Neighbour Totoro"?

10 votes

Mentioning quickly repeated events in first person?

10 votes

How do I fill time in my story?

10 votes

How do you show, through your narration, a hard and uncaring world?

9 votes

How do I tell the reader that my character is autistic in Fantasy?

9 votes

How do you create a huge array of characters?

9 votes

How to avoid info dumps in fan fiction?

8 votes

How do you make a scene "tasteful"?

8 votes

Futuristic world with old technology?

8 votes

Are there any established rules for splitting books into parts, chapters, sections etc?

8 votes

How do I write gray vs grey stories?

8 votes
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How can I change scene without changing chapter?

7 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?

7 votes

Misdirection for suspense/plot twists - what's acceptable and what's dishonest?

7 votes

How to make a character work for an idea?

7 votes

How to give cartography information in a fantasy setting without being too precise?

7 votes
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How do I write the names of letters in a book?

7 votes

How do I know if a concept is sexist or not?

7 votes
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How to hide a character's identity from the audience?

7 votes

Do readers not like a book if it's too dark and the characters almost never win?

6 votes

How can I make an unrelatable villain more compelling?

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