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How do I recover my confidence after a harsh writing group?

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Do most novels not get published?

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What's the distinction between "vanity publishing" and "self publishing"?

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Submitting a novel for publication: do editors still expect Courier font?

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Why Use Excessively Short Chapters?

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How to create space

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Do Writers Use LaTex/TeX for writing?

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How do you track submissions to publishers/markets?

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Best grammar-checking software

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Is going 'off-topic' a sign of bad dialogue?

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Must one have a book cover designed before submitting it to a publisher?

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How long can a writer expect to write before publishing his/her first novel?

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How much should I reveal about my book idea to a publishing house representative?

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How does one present spoken dialogue as a secondary language to signed speech?

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How much should I describe things or persons, that are not important for the story?

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How do you map out your storyline?

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emacs for creative writing

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Where would be a good place to start for a 15 yr old who wants to be a writer when she's older?

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Is character driven fiction more successful than plot driven fiction?

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Querying for a setting-heavy speculative fiction novel

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Which is a better composition?

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Are online critique groups a good substitute for editors?

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Striking the balance between dialogue and narrative

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Converting Word pages to book pages, for novels?

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Sympathetic portrayal of an evil protagonist with good motivations

8 votes

Is it a bad writing practice to start sentences with a verb?

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How much leeway can be expected from an editor regarding my preference for nonstandard punctuation?

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What are some regular contests unpublished short story authors might enter?

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If you get an advance do you ever have to give it back?

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How can I transition from academic writing to fiction writing?