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Good Outlining Solutions For OSX?

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What's the least distracting method to inform editors I'm a woman?

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Needing Help Fleshing Out Male Character So He's Not Just a Stock Character

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How do I incorporate Vocabulary in my writing that I already know?

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How to introduce alien flora/fauna without turning the fiction into a biology book?

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"The flux capacitor--it's what makes time travel possible." When to keep world-building explanations short

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How to show a brief hesitation around a word

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What is the balance between 'stating a problem clearly' and Hemingway's literary iceberg?

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What exactly is an editor?

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Is there any good time-line software out there?

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How to avoid hearing "that's me!" from your friends when they read your characters, and that wasn't your intent?

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How can I effectively invent a language?

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When should a chapter end?

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Can a book be written without an antagonist?

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Can You Mix Readers of Fantasy and Sci-Fi?

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Should I use contractions in my narrative?

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How to write a homosexual character, whose homosexuality isn't the point of the story?

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Is it a bad idea to adopt an 'English' pen name as an Asian American writer to reach a wider audience?

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Help, I cannot decide when to start the story

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What can a novel do that film and TV cannot?

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Has this dialogue enough suspense to engage the reader?

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Must every piece of speech get its own paragraph?

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1st person story, but the main character will die in the end and some of the story needs to be told after his death. How to solve this problem?

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What is the term for an accessible character that knows nothing?

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Problem: Scenes that are unavoidable, but boring

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Why do writers use "said" instead of "asked" when someone asks a question?

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How can we have foreshadowing in a story that takes place in a universe where the future can't be known beforehand?

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What needs to be included in a corporate style guide?

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Should I start work on a sequel before I have sold my book?

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Tips for humor writing

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