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Rasdashan
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  • Alberta, Canada
19 votes
6 answers
4k views

How long should I mention an injured character’s pain?

16 votes
5 answers
2k views

What weight should be given to writers groups critiques?

15 votes
4 answers
9k views

Does this scene fail the Bechdel test?

13 votes
5 answers
3k views

How best to avoid the appearance of stereotype?

13 votes
8 answers
2k views

How is simplicity better than precision and clarity in prose?

12 votes
5 answers
684 views

How best to recover from catastrophic text loss?

10 votes
6 answers
2k views

How to keep a dark protagonist who wants to keep his humanity dark?

10 votes
6 answers
350 views

Is it advisable to begin marketing a book before it is published?

10 votes
3 answers
275 views

What benefits might there be to membership in a Writer's Guild?

9 votes
5 answers
994 views

Does detail obscure or enhance action?

8 votes
3 answers
247 views

Would a full service print-on-demand (PoD) company include a literary agent?

7 votes
4 answers
227 views

How to balance the agendas of co protagonists that periodically conflict?

7 votes
4 answers
2k views

Crossing the line between justified force and brutality

7 votes
3 answers
213 views

Is a tag line useful on a cover?

6 votes
2 answers
93 views

Are submission services worth pursuing?

6 votes
3 answers
319 views

How best to avoid the appearance of Deus Ex Machina with established character?

5 votes
7 answers
636 views

How best to prevent a protective response from overshadowing a heroic act?

5 votes
4 answers
2k views

Do multiple potential love interests dilute tension and diminish drama? [closed]

4 votes
7 answers
449 views

Can there be too many obstacles in a character’s path?

3 votes
5 answers
341 views

How best to have a conversation a character does not overhear?

2 votes
1 answer
94 views

Is this attribution clear and sufficient?

2 votes
4 answers
252 views

If two characters are blood relations will it seem coincidental?

2 votes
4 answers
173 views

How to make a grieving father less vengeful and see reason?

2 votes
1 answer
269 views

Expressing shock a character feels - is the F word appropriate?

2 votes
3 answers
256 views

Character is onscreen for three seconds

1 vote
5 answers
225 views

How to balance a character‘s duty versus his conscience

1 vote
4 answers
397 views

How to balance male protagonist sensitivity to women

1 vote
1 answer
113 views

Is it reasonable to have weary character climb rope to safety? [closed]

1 vote
2 answers
145 views

Should a prequel strive for symmetry with the original work?

1 vote
3 answers
221 views

How many stages would it take for a character to be convinced of x? [closed]