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When a character outsmarts another character and that character explains how he did it, should you mention things that weren't shown or alluded to?

1 vote

When it comes to superhero stories, does the law of cool play a role in hitmen, assassins, and serial killer characters usually not having powers?

3 votes

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

1 vote

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

1 vote

When writing science fiction or horror, how to prevent the villain from becoming less scary as they are fleshed out?

3 votes

Is it odd to have a bunch of characters with unique personalities and gimmicks in one place?

2 votes

How do you clue in your readers as to what your theme is, especially when the theme is morally wrong?

9 votes

How do I know if my character is a self insert and how do I avoid it or overcome it?

4 votes

How do writers in spy fiction overcome problems by naming countries accused of heinous crimes?

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Is it ok to hide main motive of the character throughout the book?

3 votes
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Is it possible to use an intentional plot hole as a literary device?

3 votes

How late is too late to describe a character?

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Legality over using a REAL museum and REAL artifacts in a fictional - HEIST novel

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Should I use "people" for non-human creatures with humane mannerisms?

1 vote

How to integrate a unique world setting in the main story?

5 votes

The "dead all along" trope

1 vote

If I write an erotic / porn novel now, what are the chances that it might impact my mainstream writing career?

14 votes

Is calling a character a "lunatic" or "crazy" ableist when it is in reference to their erratic behavior?

4 votes

What Is the Best Approach to Making A Main Character That is Not "Special" Without Making it Feel Like A Pity Party?

2 votes
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How can you reconcile blatant contradictions with good guy characters?

32 votes

Is it offensive to kill my gay character at the end of my book?

0 votes

Will a literary agent reject a book that is longer than the average word count?

1 vote

Creating a story in which the hero(es) lose

3 votes

My friend says that the story of my novel sounds too similar to Harry Potter

15 votes
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Is it necessary to include humans in a world to make the world seem more grounded and realistic?

0 votes

How to create a likable and sympathetic character, even if they are a pervert?

1 vote

How do I ratchet down expectations in a genre that seems to have gone gonzo?

1 vote

How does one avoid inevitable influences being obvious when writing something like superheroes?

3 votes
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Could Abridged-Series-Style Comedy Fit a Fantasy Series?

2 votes

Is my story "too diverse"?