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weakdna
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67 votes
17 answers
19k views

Avoiding racist tropes in fantasy

64 votes
14 answers
27k views

Is the "hero guy saves girl" trope misogynistic?

51 votes
12 answers
11k views

Convincing argument about something I don't agree with

41 votes
13 answers
17k views

Avoiding the "not like other girls" trope?

34 votes
16 answers
17k views

Is no religion a bad thing?

34 votes
12 answers
9k views

An LGBT main character, but the book isn't about LGBT issues

30 votes
14 answers
18k views

Is my story "too diverse"?

27 votes
15 answers
7k views

Is a lawful good "antagonist" effective?

26 votes
8 answers
8k views

Is an easily guessed plot twist a good plot twist?

24 votes
14 answers
8k views

Do I really need to have a scientific explanation for my premise?

24 votes
11 answers
10k views

Is it bad to have no gender variety?

23 votes
16 answers
8k views

Not having any white MC's?

23 votes
7 answers
5k views

Character is an expert on something I'm not

22 votes
5 answers
6k views

How soon is too soon for a redemption arc?

20 votes
6 answers
3k views

Not projecting myself onto my characters

20 votes
10 answers
6k views

Does my protagonist need to be the most important character?

18 votes
7 answers
5k views

Realistically incorporating trans/nonbinary characters

16 votes
7 answers
4k views

Subverting the emotional woman and stoic man trope

16 votes
6 answers
2k views

Is using first person in academic/technical essays always bad?

14 votes
4 answers
4k views

Critique vs nitpicking

13 votes
9 answers
3k views

What should come first—characters or plot?

13 votes
15 answers
9k views

Story that's too depressing?

12 votes
7 answers
3k views

Giving a character trauma but not "diagnosing" her?

9 votes
9 answers
10k views

Is killing off one of my queer characters homophobic?

8 votes
8 answers
602 views

Including disabled characters without "inspiration porn"

8 votes
3 answers
2k views

MC doesn't know something that's obvious to the reader

6 votes
2 answers
363 views

Are run-on sentences always bad?

6 votes
5 answers
1k views

Protagonist who is morally compromised and antagonist who is "good"?

6 votes
2 answers
257 views

Raising infinite questions without isolating the reader

6 votes
6 answers
1k views

Casually inserting sexual orientation