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comment How political can an author's note be, would the following fly?
Yes, but only as an author's note in a novel. If it appeared instead in a context in which readers are looking for political opinions, it would fit right in. An impassioned political essay.
Apr
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answered How political can an author's note be, would the following fly?
Apr
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answered The extent of obscure references
Apr
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comment A grand scheme or destiny in literature
Fate. Prophesy. Destiny. Often there's a "battle between good and evil."
Apr
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answered Any helpful tips on how to, better use description in my writing?
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answered Why are the paragraphs of an document often indented and not vertically separated?
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revised Gracefully state novelty of a thesis in the introduction
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answered Gracefully state novelty of a thesis in the introduction
Mar
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comment Clear steps for developing a powerful inner conflict
Sounds like an awesome, juicy dilemma. For one thing, the stakes are very high. And (I'm guessing here) the character is profoundly attached to each horn. Very powerful. Can you say what makes it seem weak to you?
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answered How to decide the position of short phrases?
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answered How do you effectively denote a non-“heading-ed” transition into a concluding section?
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answered Subtitle for Short Story
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comment How do I demonstrate ideological differences between characters who are politically not too different?
This may not help, but it won't hurt, and it's a lot of fun... and on point: youtube.com/watch?v=l3fAcxcxoZ8
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answered Structuring a novel like a television or graphic novel series
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answered Proper way to punctuate an abrupt stopping of speech?
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comment Fiction writing: is using Git overkill?
I write other stuff in markdown, but (for some reason) not fiction. I write in Scrivener, export to HTML or Markdown, then use other tools to create epub files. I'm working on automating as much as I can, but so far it's a pain. As for how to format ebooks for Kindle, that's a question better asked on the KDP site or on the Ebooks StackExchange.
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answered Fiction writing: is using Git overkill?
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answered Discouraging link to Lulu or CreateSpace
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comment Changing location in a fiction story with two or more story lines happening at same time
You may have to generalize Lauren's excellent advice. Is there anything going on that would be known in both places? Anything that might mark the timeframes as being the same? Maybe something that happened on the news just before these scenes, and is on both POV characters' minds. Or a well-known occasion, like a holiday, or an election, or the Dow Jones tanking. It might be ongoing or very recent. It might be in the near future, and the POV characters are anticipating it. Or (perhaps less helpful here) an event observable in both places, such as an eclipse. Anything like that?