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John M. Landsberg
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Is it better to omit phrases like: after a moment, after a while, for a moment, etc?

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Is it permissible to write a short story with little or no dialogue?

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Can Readers Relate to a Book without Humans?

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Is there enough money in writing for me to quit my dead end job?

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Is it unusual to use product placement within a fictional novel, and what are the legalities around this?

7 votes

Making simple sentences more interesting

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Writing Multiple Novels Simultaneously

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How should I introduce my characters?

4 votes

Techniques for creating variety in prose

3 votes

How to decide whether or not to accept publishing offer for short story?

3 votes

How to become a productive/accomplished writer?

3 votes

Variation in paragraph length

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Is it true that men (in general) can't write female first-person?

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Best way to emphasise the greenness of the fields in spring in comparison with summer

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Does this passage break the rules of telling and not showing?

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How to shorten meandering dialogue?

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How to convey that the POV character *does not understand* what's said in dialogue?

2 votes

How to avoid specifying the gender in English when the original text does not specify it?

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How can one plan elaborate crimes for fiction without getting into trouble?

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How much power does the author have over an original work?

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Does the country matter in a story if it is set in a real one?

2 votes

Techniques for creating variety in prose

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Opening a story with a reference to what someone just said followed by a setting description

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Does this sound like someone at the end of their conflict with emotions? Please help

1 vote

Basing fiction on personal life

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What are these extra phrases added to the beginning of sentences called?

1 vote

Is muteness appearing without explicit reason acceptable?

1 vote

Writing exercises to practice the art of giving unique voice to characters?

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How can I write an attention-grabbing first line?

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Real, serious and based on personal experience idea, but no previous practice. Where to begin?