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36 votes

I accidentally added a character, and then forgot to write them in for the rest of the series

23 votes

Do I need copyright permission to rewrite an old classic?

22 votes

How do I translate the uncertainty and suspense of a dice-based RPG into a story adaptation?

19 votes

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

19 votes

What pronouns should I use for a character with no gender?

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Writing style before Elements of Style

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

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When quoting, must I also copy hyphens used to divide words that continue on the next line?

13 votes

What are the words that were used during Shakespeare's time that are seldom used nowadays?

10 votes
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British / American language mishmash

7 votes

Can someone publish a story that happened to you?

6 votes
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How do I copyright my own series?

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How do you create the effect that voices are mumbled while the character is daydreaming in a comic panel?

5 votes

Is there a more modern version of "Acme", as a common, generic company name?

4 votes

Are there any websites that show you the popularity and regional use of words?

4 votes
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Do Open Source Novels Exist?

4 votes

Writing last name of a person in an essay

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How do I change the person a character addresses in a screenplay?

3 votes

How can garden path sentences be used (and misused)?

3 votes

How do I warn/prepare my beta readers when giving them small excerpts to read?

3 votes

How do I accurately write a prologue, which also works as a character introduction chapter?

3 votes
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What do you call these specific phrases used to introduce a dialogue?

3 votes

How do you posthumously credit the authors of public domain content in your adaptation?

3 votes
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How do you draw the text bubbles for telepathic communication in comics?

3 votes

Spell out numbers before times, days, months?

3 votes
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How may a book and movie be one?

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What source is this citation referencing?

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What are the rules for beginning a block quotation halfway into a quoted sentence?

3 votes
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If the narrator of the story is a pet, can I still add some philosophical stuff into its narration?

3 votes

Best practice for academic writing: write and cite or write first?