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answered What's a good writer community that mostly discusses self-publishing?
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accepted How do you develop a strong female character?
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accepted Multiple POVs in a single scene
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accepted Author's notes: yay or nay?
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accepted Do writing goals really work--what are the pros and cons?
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comment Author's notes: yay or nay?
Unfortunately, I've had at least one answer that was outright deleted by a moderator without offering any explanation or any opportunity to modify the answer. I understand voting the answer down, but to just flat out delete it without any stated reason seems extreme to me. I have the ability to reach out to at least 1000 writers in two other communities who would benefit from this site and be active participants here, but I have to say that what I've been seeing has made me quickly lose my enthusiasm and has deeply discouraged others from bothering to stay.
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comment Author's notes: yay or nay?
Also, I'm trying to encourage other people to visit the site as well as trying to stir up some activity with those who are already visiting the site. The format here is much more "formal" or even "restricted" (comments made by other writers I have encouraged to come visit), but I was hoping that by posting some questions I could solicit feedback on whether or not they are appropriate. If not, then any comments on how to improve them would help me as well as new visitors to understand the expectations.
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comment Author's notes: yay or nay?
On another forum I saw a considerable amount of discussion on this topic, and so it made me wonder whether others saw this as important or not. Personally, I do not use author's notes, but I was given cause to wonder if I should in certain cases. I was hoping that other writers might provide me with examples of the type of information they might provide or would expect to see in author's notes to help me decide whether or not they would be justified in my own writing.
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comment Do writing goals really work--what are the pros and cons?
@justkt - If you have any suggestions on what might make it a better question, I'd love to hear them. I'm trying to stir up some activity on this site, and I think it would be a LOT more beneficial to provide examples for everyone to see than just criticize and close. At least you offered me a chance to change this before closing, unlike the answer to another question which you closed without discussion. How are site visitors supposed to learn if moderators use their authority to just close objects without explaining why?
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revised Can I self-publish, and how much would it cost?
Added price ranges for services and hyperlinks to referrenced sites.
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revised Author's notes: yay or nay?
added 128 characters in body
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comment Author's notes: yay or nay?
Wow, it's a really tough crowd today! I'm trying to get some questions started that will spark some discussion and/or involvement with the site in general. While I will concede that this question may not be up to a certain standard of excellence, I do feel it is relevant for the site. The idea was to ask a question that many writers do not generally think about when they have finished or are close to finishing their book.
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revised Do writing goals really work--what are the pros and cons?
Modified original question to make it more relevant.
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asked How do you develop a strong female character?
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asked Author's notes: yay or nay?
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asked Do writing goals really work--what are the pros and cons?
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asked Multiple POVs in a single scene
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accepted How important is scenery when you are writing?
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accepted Write to the finish, or edit as you go?
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revised What are examples of fiction books picked up by publishers after being self-published?
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