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David Siegel
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31 votes

I am trying to find an online, free to use and algorithm-based grammar checker, that can reliably point out mistakes. Any suggestions?

16 votes

In a series, do the stakes have to be higher than in the book before?

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How do we create new idioms and use them in a novel?

15 votes

Borrowing Characters

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How to make readers know that my work has used a hidden constraint?

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Is there a word for something that is structured like a parody, but utilizes an idealized or improved version of the original context?

10 votes

Should I use acronyms in dialogues before telling the readers what it stands for in fiction?

7 votes

My story is written in English, but is set in my home country. What language should I use for the dialogue?

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How do we write a good edit on Wikipedia?

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What can we do to make sure that our novels are in the public domain as soon as we die?

6 votes

How should we write a passage where a character sings?

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What is personification?

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What is the opposite of parody?

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How do I describe an accent from our world in a non-Earth fictional world?

5 votes

In a story where magic exists, does magic leave a lot of room for hope and spiritual beliefs?

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In a novel with multiple authors, how do we determine in what order the names should appear?

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How to verify anonymous sources in journalism?

5 votes

Can a work of prose have multiple purposes?

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What's an alternative, more generic word for "sky"?

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Consistency of text divider symbols

4 votes

How can we incorporate poems in a novel?

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Translating a rendering in Greek of a word/term/name in a different language into English

4 votes

Picking a good story goal for a morally neutral character

4 votes

Combining an idiom with a metonymy

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Is a tag line useful on a cover?

4 votes

How to copyright my deceased brother's book

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What are the things that need to change and what is the minimum amount of change necessary for character development to be satisfying?

4 votes

Publishing Contract - Unsure about the legal wording

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Adverbs in a complex verb?

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Does Blake Snyder's Save the Cat only apply to a story as a whole?

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