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awarded  Yearling
Oct
9
revised How Can You Include Public Stakes in a Character Novel?
Clarified "her" to mean Elizabeth from Pride and Prejudice, expanded answer slightly.
Oct
9
answered How Can You Include Public Stakes in a Character Novel?
Sep
23
answered Can writing actually be creative?
Sep
23
revised Why does this software suggest capitalizing the word 'dragon'?
Made the title more useful.
Sep
22
awarded  Enlightened
Sep
22
awarded  Nice Answer
Sep
21
revised How long can a prologue be, and what should you not do?
Changed title, and slight editing to the text.
Sep
18
comment What makes the death of a character satisfying?
Agreed, great observation. Many of the world's religions have this idea of a God or significant religious figure dying and being born again. Easiest example is Jesus, but it abounds in many religious texts and mythologies.
Sep
17
answered How important is a story's introduction?
Sep
17
revised Why does this software suggest capitalizing the word 'dragon'?
Formatting.
Sep
16
comment How important is a story's introduction?
What do you mean by introduction? Are you referring to the first few pages of the book? An introduction to the book from the author?
Sep
16
revised How to write in a diary regularly?
Reworded the question to imrpove meaning and grammar.
Sep
15
answered Starting a book with a scene from the middle
Sep
15
comment Can a character with poor communication skills be used to create an excellent first-person narrative?
I hope that my edit of this question captured the essence of what you were asking since there seemed to be two separate questions in your post. Since you look like you're new, it's always best to put your key question as the title rather than "I am writing a book", as you're more likely to get quality responses quicker.
Sep
15
comment Can a character with poor communication skills be used to create an excellent first-person narrative?
Another good example is the amazing Flowers For Algernon by Daniel Keyes. Admittedly the narrator's speech becomes more advanced during the story, but it's a very good example of how a poor communicator as narrator can be done effectively.
Sep
14
revised Can a character with poor communication skills be used to create an excellent first-person narrative?
Title was not a question, so tried to ask the question that the asker wanted. Some minor edits to the description.
Aug
27
awarded  Enlightened
Aug
27
awarded  Nice Answer
Aug
27
comment Should I Kill My Main Character?
If readers cannot empathise with the main character, they will not read the book. For a good example of the serial killer that people can empathise with, look at Dexter; it works because he specialises in killing serial killers. However, you can end up disliking and even hating what a good character becomes; consider the fall of the everyman (e.g. the main character in Breaking Bad) as an example of this. This is difficult to do properly, so make sure you attempt very early on to get the reader to empathise; look at the tricks others have used to do this to ensure the reader stays with you.