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Aug
18
comment How do I cleanly show the passage of time, with multiple, varying time scales?
Very gratifying to get a satisfactory answer two and half years after asking the question.
Aug
18
accepted How do I cleanly show the passage of time, with multiple, varying time scales?
Jul
2
awarded  Curious
Apr
18
answered Whether to describe personality of a character or let the readers deduce it based on the actions
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awarded  Popular Question
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awarded  Yearling
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awarded  Popular Question
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awarded  Popular Question
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awarded  Notable Question
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awarded  Popular Question
Aug
27
comment Tips to identify “noise” or “clutter” in your story
I don't know... I can't remember where I saw it. I tried looking for it and couldn't find it. Give me time, I will find it eventually.
Aug
27
comment Tips to identify “noise” or “clutter” in your story
The single most useful piece of writing advice I've ever encountered came from the author Haruki Murakami, who said something to the effect of "Spend as much time as possible on the things the reader has never seen before, and minimize everything else."
Aug
11
revised Balancing loads of equally-important characters
added 9 characters in body
Aug
10
comment How to write in past tense?
That is exactly a key part of this question, yes. I will edit in when I feel like it.
Aug
10
comment Level of description in a story
I'll always +1 a Harry Potter reference. Any time at all, all you gotta do is call, and I'llll be there, plus 1'n you!
Aug
10
asked How to write in past tense?
Jul
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awarded  Popular Question
Jun
21
revised Is the following allowed under the ungrammatical exceptions in fiction?
added 1 characters in body
Jun
21
comment Is the following allowed under the ungrammatical exceptions in fiction?
Your first example verges on being a beautiful sentence. Keep going, Alex, you're getting better.