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56 votes

How do I write LGBTQ+ characters for a romance story, as a non-LGBTQ+ person, without using potentially offensive stereotypes

22 votes

How do you make a story as scary as possible?

21 votes
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Am I bringing my character back to life too much?

19 votes

Will including maps at the end of my novel keep readers engaged?

15 votes
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How do you make a story as sad as possible?

11 votes

How do I make a headstrong female character likable and not annoying?

9 votes

Can you ignore your own death flags and spare a character if you changed your mind?

9 votes
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How can you make the unstoppable force trope work?

7 votes

How to make my evil genius, evil and likeable?

7 votes
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How do you write a flawed character without it seeming forced, or making it painful to read

6 votes

Asking about a possibility of a genre

6 votes

How can I handle a powerful mentor character without killing them off?

4 votes

Is it okay to kill off a main LGBT love interest?

4 votes

Why do authors invent fictional countries on earth in their novels and how do you keep the lie up?

4 votes

If I write a story that incorporates a scientific theory, does the theory have to be cited?

3 votes

A particular case of character creation: the "Inner Conflict" in Luke Skywalker

3 votes

How late is too late when it comes to foreshadowing?

2 votes
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How do you tell your readers without telling and only showing that the most popular interpretations of your work is wrong?

2 votes

Is there a way to use "the chosen one" trope without sounding cliche?

2 votes
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When you adapt a story set in Medieval Europe should you still aim to have a diverse cast even if it's not historically accurate?

2 votes

Can the first book in a series have a sad ending? (The antagonist wins)

2 votes

Is an audience really required to develop writing?

1 vote

This is a problem that doesn’t seem to have an answer

1 vote

Writing an abusive scene

1 vote
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Software or Softwares

1 vote

How do you write alternative endings to a novel, comics or movies?

0 votes

Why would a someone desecrate a pharaoh's tomb?

0 votes

How to start an argument between characters

0 votes

How do I refer to an unnamed protagonist in third-person narration?

-1 votes
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