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84 votes

Is it wrong if I kill off a black character?

66 votes
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Should we avoid writing fiction about historical events without extensive research?

61 votes
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Is it bad to have no gender variety?

55 votes

How do I write LGBT characters without looking like I'm trying to be politically correct?

50 votes

Current events may have ruined a name I was going to use

40 votes

Problems Blending Sci-fi & Traditional Fantasy?

36 votes

Can non-English-speaking characters use wordplay specific to English?

33 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?

32 votes

Writing in a Christian voice

32 votes

To what extent should we fear giving offense?

22 votes

Everyone has a book in them, but in most cases that’s where it should stay. Does that apply to me?

21 votes

Character is an expert on something I'm not

20 votes

Is it Ok to make up places if I want the reader to think it’s set in the real world?

20 votes

Avoiding Slang whilst Writing

20 votes
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How to handle a massive info dump post-ending?

19 votes
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How to "show" a "Yes" head confirmation

18 votes

Is it uncompelling to continue the story with lower stakes?

17 votes
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Is it ok to put a subplot to a story that is never meant to contribute to the development of the main plot?

16 votes

Can I use my legal name as the protagonist if I'm pitching my book to traditional publishers under a pen name?

16 votes

How can a "rip-off" still be good?

16 votes

A children's book that takes 25 minutes to read out loud - is it too long?

14 votes

Publication: What to do about a high wordcount debut novel?

14 votes

Does the hero have to defeat the villain themselves?

13 votes

In modern Sci-Fi/Fantasy, does real world racism need to be addressed?

12 votes
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How Do I Compress Multiple Novels' Worth of Plot, Characters, and Worldbuilding into One?

12 votes

The problem of the throwaway boyfriend

12 votes

What is the difference between character-driven stories and plot-driven stories?

12 votes

Where do I start with C++ documentation?

11 votes

Does my protagonist *have* to succeed?

11 votes

What are the components of a legend (in the sense of a tale, not a figure legend)?