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2 votes
4 answers
21k views

Use of punctuation in song lyrics?

4 votes
2 answers
9k views

Is there a website that tells you which D&D creatures are under copyright protection?

15 votes
11 answers
9k views

When your main character is a misogynist or a racist, how do you tell your readers that you don't subscribe to his racist views by merely showing?

7 votes
3 answers
9k views

Showing that a character is in pain in a dialogue

5 votes
2 answers
8k views

How should we write a passage where a character sings?

17 votes
11 answers
8k views

Describing a chess game in a novel

21 votes
13 answers
7k views

How do you add LGBT characters in your story in an organic fashion without coming off as "pandering"?

17 votes
11 answers
7k views

How do you make characters sound like non-native English speakers without using any grammar error in their dialogues?

28 votes
12 answers
7k views

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

5 votes
5 answers
7k views

Is Bridge Logic a terrible TV trope that should be avoided at all cost?

26 votes
7 answers
7k views

How do we objectively assess if a dialogue sounds unnatural or cringy?

19 votes
8 answers
7k views

How do you explain that the people talking English in a comic book are talking in a language other than English?

21 votes
3 answers
7k views

Why am I getting a strange double quote (“) in Open Office instead of the ordinary one (")?

23 votes
7 answers
6k views

Is there a "right" way to interpret a novel? If so, how do we make sure our novel is interpreted correctly?

1 vote
3 answers
6k views

How do we succintly describe a boxing match?

11 votes
4 answers
6k views

How do you use the interjection for snorting?

7 votes
7 answers
6k views

Is it okay for the male and female characters in your story to sound the same?

27 votes
4 answers
6k views

How do we handle pauses in a dialogue?

12 votes
8 answers
6k views

How do you make a story as sad as possible?

14 votes
3 answers
5k views

How do you ensure that a red herring doesn't violate Chekhov's gun?

12 votes
4 answers
5k views

Is using an 'empty' metaphor considered bad style?

23 votes
5 answers
5k views

When writing an error prompt, should we end the sentence with a exclamation mark or a dot?

11 votes
9 answers
5k views

Is it OK to have a main character without a goal?

2 votes
3 answers
5k views

What kind of metaphor is "trees in the wind"? [closed]

9 votes
7 answers
5k views

How do you make an unhappy ending satisfying for the readers?

5 votes
3 answers
5k views

Can you completely skip bridge scenes in movies or comic books?

8 votes
10 answers
5k views

How do you use unreliable narration when using an omniscient narrator?

22 votes
7 answers
4k views

How to tell readers your story is a re-imagination of a popular story?

13 votes
6 answers
4k views

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

10 votes
5 answers
4k views

How do you cover an F1 race in a comic book?

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