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Dale Hartley Emery
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How to express character thoughts in the third person without using dialogue?

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Creative writing use and abuse

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Is it a good idea to write a summary of a plot before writing the full version?

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Main male character description

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My first comedy plot draft is very bland - how far can I go on calling this out?

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How much time should you devote to learning the craft?

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How can I keep secret a major detail known to the POV protagonist?

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How to write a board game scene?

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How can I get permission to translate and republish a book?

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Dealing with Extreme Distances - Space Travel

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How do I successfully structure a long fiction piece?

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How do you find your unique style?

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How much per page? Is this a ripoff?

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How to stop viewing your story as a film

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What to avoid when writing a happy ending?

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How do I know whether to revise or submit elsewhere?

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What to do with cliched metaphors?

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How to avoid using "he/she/it" repetitively in action

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How to distinguish if a novel is science fiction or fantasy?

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Is an anthology a valid NaNoWriMo entry?

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How to do dialogue?

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First Person Voice - Same as speaking?

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How do I show that two days have passed in a short story?

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Why am I getting so many words per page?

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Problem: Scenes that are unavoidable, but boring

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Is it OK for a first person narrator to directly state the other character's emotions?

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Using filler words like 'So', 'Anyway'

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Should I start writing even if I'm not sure how the story will end?

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Quotes around long backstory narrated by a character

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How to find different ways to express things that happen to the reader?

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