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145 votes
20 answers
14k views

How do you write a Stack Exchange answer?

98 votes
12 answers
17k views

How can I write about historical realities that readers mistakenly believe are unrealistic?

98 votes
17 answers
10k views

What's the modern way to handle gender in tech writing?

88 votes
9 answers
16k views

Using real words from a foreign culture feels like 'Calling a rabbit a "smeerp"'

82 votes
10 answers
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Should an emoji come before or after a full-stop? 🤔

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78 votes
10 answers
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The Good, the Bad, and the Semicolon

78 votes
12 answers
15k views

How do I translate into a gendered language where the gender would be a spoiler?

73 votes
24 answers
22k views

How do I know if a concept is sexist or not?

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67 votes
17 answers
19k views

Avoiding racist tropes in fantasy

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66 votes
12 answers
11k views

How do you communicate to people that writing is a job and prevent interruptions?

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64 votes
9 answers
21k views

How to write a story without conflict, like "My Neighbour Totoro"?

61 votes
4 answers
13k views

What kind of protagonist or writing style is Jack Sparrow?

58 votes
13 answers
11k views

How do I write "Show, Don't Tell" as a person with Asperger Syndrome?

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55 votes
11 answers
5k views

How does one deal with world builder's syndrome?

55 votes
22 answers
14k views

How do I avoid the "chosen hero" feeling?

52 votes
10 answers
9k views

My kid's first story

52 votes
15 answers
30k views

Killing the protagonist - should it be done?

51 votes
12 answers
11k views

Convincing argument about something I don't agree with

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48 votes
12 answers
18k views

'The Chosen One' paradox

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47 votes
14 answers
11k views

Avoiding spectacle creep

45 votes
15 answers
15k views

How to make travel scenes interesting without adding needless plot diversions?

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45 votes
9 answers
9k views

Why write a book when there's a movie in my head?

44 votes
12 answers
18k views

Uh oh - My book stinks. Now what?

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44 votes
12 answers
9k views

How long can a fantasy novel stay in metaphorical Kansas?

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42 votes
14 answers
10k views

What can a novel do that film and TV cannot?

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41 votes
21 answers
7k views

How can I catch more errors when I proofread?

41 votes
12 answers
9k views

Is there a need for better software for writers?

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39 votes
5 answers
2k views

How to write a nice frame challenge?

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39 votes
6 answers
5k views

How do you make characters relatable if they exist in a completely different moral context?

39 votes
15 answers
20k views

How do I keep the gender of my main character purposely ambiguous?

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