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Amadeus
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117 votes

Is it acceptable to use words like "heaven" and "god" when the narrator is agnostic?

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Is the "hero guy saves girl" trope misogynistic?

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Writing a Super Intelligent AI

92 votes

How can I contact JK Rowling for permission to publish my sequel for the Harry Potter series?

79 votes
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How to get my book taken seriously as a teenager?

77 votes
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Is the first page of a novel really that important?

75 votes

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

68 votes
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Traits of Bad Writers - Analysing Popular Authors

66 votes
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How do we handle pauses in a dialogue?

63 votes

Is it wrong to use the same word multiple times within a few sentences?

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How do you communicate to people that writing is a job and prevent interruptions?

60 votes

How to write strategy and schemes beyond my real-life capabilities?

59 votes

The seven story archetypes. Are they truly all of them?

55 votes

Is it okay to kill off a main LGBT love interest?

54 votes
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How to *show* a controversial reality without seeming like I'm treating it as acceptable and without stating that this is wrong?

54 votes
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What is the most fundamental advice when it comes to writing?

52 votes
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How to write dialogue for someone who is intelligent but barely speaks the language?

48 votes

How can I avoid a predictable plot?

47 votes

Using real words from a foreign culture feels like 'Calling a rabbit a "smeerp"'

46 votes
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Using fake swear words without them seeming out of place to the reader

44 votes
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How to write female characters with agency?

42 votes

How often should I remind my readers of the setting?

40 votes

How do I write a shriek?

40 votes

Need advice about changing character's gender

40 votes
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Critique vs nitpicking

38 votes

How can one write good dialogue in a story without sounding wooden?

37 votes
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Grammarly editing my effects, should I keep them or listen to Grammarly?

36 votes
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How do discovery writers hibernate?

34 votes
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How to write a chaotic neutral protagonist and prevent my readers from thinking they are evil?

33 votes

Is it bad if I don't like the "best" books in my chosen genre?

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