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29 votes
20 answers
7k views

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

20 votes
13 answers
4k views

How do I provide exposition on a magic system when no character has an objective or complete understanding of it?

19 votes
11 answers
6k views

How do you write about the human condition when you don't understand humanity?

16 votes
6 answers
3k views

How do I balance immature levity and flaws and character growth?

13 votes
5 answers
3k views

How to stick to your vision when you’re highly suggestible?

11 votes
5 answers
5k views

How do you prevent a character from being a creator's pet?

11 votes
8 answers
2k views

How do I handle an unequal romantic pairing in a world with superpowers?

10 votes
8 answers
4k views

Is italicizing parts of dialogue for emphasis ever appropriate?

10 votes
7 answers
3k views

How can I diversify the personalities of supernatural predators?

9 votes
6 answers
3k views

How to avoid overdoing deconstructive tendencies in writing?

9 votes
4 answers
674 views

How do you get feedback when sharing your ideas makes you not want to write?

8 votes
7 answers
2k views

What do I do when I know the general summary of how a scene goes but I cannot figure out precisely what the character say?

6 votes
3 answers
2k views

How do you convey that two characters have a crush on each other?

6 votes
5 answers
1k views

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

6 votes
6 answers
919 views

How do I make a timid, introverted protagonist sympathetic and likable?

5 votes
5 answers
686 views

How do I write less like a screenplay?

5 votes
3 answers
658 views

How do you show an introverted, socially awkward character is kind?

4 votes
2 answers
155 views

When is it better to use a generic term rather than a specific title when referring to fantasy elements in worldbuilding?

3 votes
4 answers
1k views

How do you make superpowers interesting in a written medium?

3 votes
2 answers
268 views

What do I need to keep in mind when writing a "pilot" episode for a series?

3 votes
1 answer
343 views

How do I write a "suboptimal" fight scene?

3 votes
4 answers
198 views

How to deal with fears of author mortality when writing?

3 votes
3 answers
280 views

How do I manage audience expectations for a paranormal romance story?

3 votes
5 answers
1k views

How do I show that my character is intelligent?

2 votes
1 answer
259 views

How do you introduce a new character in later entries of a series?

2 votes
3 answers
268 views

How do you write character development in later entries of a series after relationships become established?

2 votes
2 answers
142 views

How to revise or edit an extremely long story?

2 votes
2 answers
383 views

How can I balance a male character saving his love interest without making the female seem incompetent (and vice versa)?

2 votes
3 answers
111 views

How much altering geographic details can one get away with an urban setting?

2 votes
1 answer
282 views

How do you avoid "rushing to the good stuff" with poor pacing as an inexperienced writer?