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Seth Gordon
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17 votes

Can I use parenthesis in a conversation

15 votes

Problem: Scenes that are unavoidable, but boring

9 votes
Accepted

What are the stages of The Guardian's Journey?

9 votes

When do I explain my created world scenario in a prologue vs. letting it unfold in the story?

7 votes
Accepted

Is it bad idea to directly state the message/moral of a story?

7 votes

What gender do you think the narrator is?

6 votes

Using a pen-name: possible legal issues

5 votes

Can we enable readers to connect to far future humanity, without pretending they wouldn’t be different?

4 votes

How to write a utopia?

4 votes

Does self publishing via Amazon or similar services make your book ineligible for later acceptance by a publisher?

4 votes

RDF vocabularly for storytelling

4 votes

Genre conventions: Which end do readers expect?

4 votes

Genre conventions: Which end do readers expect?

4 votes

What are the pros and cons of building the setting before the characters and story

3 votes

Am I breaking the "show don't tell" rule in the following passage?

3 votes

What are good reads about writing?

3 votes

Is it good to publish a novel online for free?

3 votes

How to make a debate/discussion between characters less dry?

3 votes

Character development in a story?

3 votes

"There are considered to be only seven or so actual plots" - is this true?

2 votes

If not in the prologue/intro, where would a hook be?

2 votes

Genre conventions: Which end do readers expect?

2 votes

How to avoid formulaic fictional structures while still using tried and tested techniques?

2 votes

On the role of "accidents" in "realistic" stories

2 votes

Do romances need to have a happy ending?

2 votes

Are collection of short stories more likely to sell than single short stories?

2 votes

Who can help me to describe the text line from my story in slow motion?

2 votes

Choosing character names is a constant difficulty

2 votes

Exercises for improving 3rd person perspective writing

2 votes

Can you use a company's name as title for a short story?