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6 votes
5 answers
628 views

Writing the dialogues of characters who are much smarter than you

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4 answers
667 views

Are fictional inventions trademarked?

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6 answers
4k views

How do you tell your reader that a number is a numerologically important number?

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1 answer
2k views

What is the process of creating a word using Latin and Greek word parts?

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8 answers
3k views

Do you need to explain why your character acted out of character?

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2 answers
8k views

How should we write a passage where a character sings?

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3 answers
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How do we spread a story across several different media without alienating our readers?

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1 answer
152 views

Is there a good resource on all different formatting and writing styles throughout history?

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3 answers
3k views

Do we have to introduce the character's name before using their names in a dialogue tag?

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4 answers
156 views

How do we write a movie script with a view towards establishing all of the visual symbolisms and how they should be interpreted?

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5 answers
264 views

Is there a better way to introduce acronyms through a dialogue?

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1 answer
395 views

During the "resolution and closure" phase of a story, do you need to tie up all loose ends and answer all lingering questions?

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5 answers
7k views

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

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2 answers
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My characters either feel clichéd or don't have distinct voices or mannerisms, does that need fixing and if so how?

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1 answer
168 views

How can varying sentence length create a specific tone or mood in a creative writing piece?

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7 answers
3k views

How can you make the unstoppable force trope work?

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3 answers
372 views

Should you always write a strong antagonist?

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3 answers
5k views

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

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3 answers
1k views

How can you put a lot of time-skips as soon as possible in a story?

5 votes
2 answers
1k views

What does (beat) refer to in a script and what other elements can we put instead of (beat)?

4 votes
1 answer
203 views

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

4 votes
4 answers
683 views

When is exposition required and how do we keep it as short as possible?

4 votes
6 answers
479 views

What is the primary reason why sequels often suck?

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5 answers
268 views

Why is it bad to use a side character merely as a plot device?

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2 answers
78 views

How do you introduce acronyms in a comic book?

4 votes
2 answers
565 views

Does it make sense to reset your characters' development in an episodic show like South Park or Family Guy?

4 votes
5 answers
1k views

How do we know if a dialogue sounds unnatural without asking for feedback?

4 votes
1 answer
236 views

Is there a good reference book on allegories used in literature?

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3 answers
181 views

How to prevent other elements from an allegorical film from being misinterpreted?

4 votes
3 answers
161 views

When should a character refer his dad or someone close in third impersonal person?

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