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PoorYorick
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58 votes

Is it true that good novels will automatically sell themselves on Amazon (and so on) and there is no need for one to waste time promoting?

39 votes
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Protagonist constantly has to have long words explained to her. Will this get tedious?

19 votes

Is it bad to describe a character long after their introduction?

16 votes

Is it okay to have a sequel start immediately after the end of the first book?

14 votes

How to write a nice frame challenge?

13 votes
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How do you show, through your narration, a hard and uncaring world?

12 votes
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How to write a convincing religious myth?

10 votes

Stereotypical names

9 votes

How to trick the reader into thinking they're following a redshirt instead of the protagonist?

8 votes

Using “sparkling” as a diminutive of “spark” in a poem

6 votes
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How to know you are over-explaining and oversimplifying a subject?

6 votes

Famous mistranslations - correct them?

5 votes

How do I hide Chekhov's Gun?

4 votes

Is it offensive for a mixed raced American of no Japanese descent to use a Japanese pseudonym, merely just because they like it?

4 votes

What points should a "Character Interview" method for character building hit?

4 votes

How do I sound like Thanos when I write?

3 votes

Is killing off one of my queer characters homophobic?

3 votes

Showing friendship between people of different ranks - maintain formality, or drop it?

3 votes

Is it a bad idea to have multiple bad endings and only one good ending?

2 votes

How to express sarcasm in non-dialogue text?

2 votes

How do I avoid the "chosen hero" feeling?

2 votes

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

2 votes

How to show two perspectives without solely relying on different POVs?

1 vote

How to describe a fist bump explosion?

1 vote
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When translating slang heavy text is my slang translator a co-translator?

1 vote

Sentence structure alternatives

1 vote

What tense to use for events that are still happening?

1 vote
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George Orwell 1984. What does this sentence actually mean.?

1 vote
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Can you give me some advice on this story?

0 votes

Is it okay to have made up words/slang in a story?