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28 votes
8 answers
10k views

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?

27 votes
6 answers
6k views

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

19 votes
9 answers
5k views

Is it ok to reference something modern to give the reader a better idea of what something looks like if the book is set in the Middle Ages?

19 votes
11 answers
5k views

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

15 votes
6 answers
3k views

Is it bad if I sidetrack to a backstory that’s not really necessary but is interesting?

12 votes
10 answers
5k views

Will it be disappointing for the reader to not know who the main character is until the end?

7 votes
4 answers
293 views

How does one go about describing someone doing Naruto like hand symbols?

6 votes
5 answers
338 views

What is the structure and important points to cover in a first chapter?

4 votes
4 answers
221 views

What would you say is the best way to get a self published book popularized without making a blog?

4 votes
2 answers
182 views

Who are some examples of recent famous self-published authors? [closed]

3 votes
4 answers
289 views

Are the most successful authors like Stephen King and Jk Rowling all trade-published?

3 votes
4 answers
194 views

Do I have to keep saying “_____ thought,”after I put italics?

2 votes
1 answer
86 views

How do I make it clear that someone is going through something, like Obito and not like someone pushed through something? [closed]

1 vote
1 answer
618 views

Is there an official name for a wooden spiked wall? [closed]

1 vote
0 answers
61 views

Are you allowed to make references to things like Jedi or The Walking Dead (those are just examples) or do you need permission? [duplicate]

1 vote
3 answers
110 views

Can a book with a lot of action be annoying?

1 vote
0 answers
86 views

How long should a chapter be? Can it be too short or too long? [duplicate]

1 vote
4 answers
140 views

When is it okay to say the word “now” in a past tense story?

0 votes
3 answers
139 views

What do I do if I have no idea how to explain how something looks or even what it is?