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42 votes

Avoiding racist tropes in fantasy

12 votes

Using accent marks in Fantasy novels

2 votes

Constructed Language - how to spell words that will be mispronounced in English

34 votes

Proofreading a novel: is it okay to use a question mark with an exclamation mark - "?!"

18 votes

What are the rules for punctuating a conversation?

3 votes

Two footnote numbering sequences

0 votes

Switching languages within dialogue

5 votes

What makes an ending "happy"?

18 votes

How to differentiate between two people with the same name in a story?

1 vote

Is it alright to add scenes that don’t move the plot forwards much but develop relationships/character?

2 votes

Doubt about the difference between a "Beat" and a "Event"

4 votes

Is concurrent first person / third person usage absolutely unacceptable?

1 vote

Point of View Confusion

15 votes
Accepted

Shifting tenses in the middle of narration

19 votes

Help, I cannot decide when to start the story

18 votes
Accepted

Is it uncompelling to continue the story with lower stakes?

5 votes
Accepted

Good ways to sort "rambly" notes?

18 votes
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How to not confuse readers with simultaneous events?

3 votes

How important is it for multiple POVs to run chronologically?

19 votes

What can a novel do that film and TV cannot?

5 votes
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Where is the line between a tough love character and a pure asshole?

4 votes

POV - 3rd Person Rules and Exceptions?

28 votes
Accepted

Is it bad writing or bad story telling if first person narrative contains more information than the narrator knows?

3 votes

Can you use a semicolon to connect fragments that are one item in a vertical list?

29 votes
Accepted

The difference between dialogue marks

16 votes

Avoiding the "not like other girls" trope?

32 votes

Help! My Character is too much for her story!

39 votes

How to write a chaotic neutral protagonist and prevent my readers from thinking they are evil?

10 votes

Should beta-readers have genre experience?

12 votes

Third wheel character

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