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revised Is it possible to establish a relation between word count and page count?
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Sep
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comment Omitting “that” in fiction writing
Yep, this is purely a decision to be made on a case-by-case, sentence-by-sentence basis. You can't weave a blanket rule on this one.
Sep
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comment Can Readers Relate to a Book without Humans?
@Mussri All the series I've mentioned above are really good. You can hardly go wrong with anything she writes. I thought Downbelow Station and the Alliance Universe books were quite depressing and I wouldn't recommend them, but chacun à son goût.
Sep
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comment Can Readers Relate to a Book without Humans?
@Mussri If I had to pick one series, I would definitely say Foreigner. Be warned that the first book is very hard to get through, reflecting the state of mind of the protagonist, but the remainder flow much smoothly. Stick with it; it's exceptionally rewarding. Bren is a hero for his intellect and his skills at diplomacy, which is damn refreshing.
Aug
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comment Characters with no names
Don't forget "The gentleman with the thistle-down hair" from Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell.
Aug
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answered Can Readers Relate to a Book without Humans?
Aug
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comment Could you please suggest a very dense book?
Hi Nate, welcome to Writers SE. This is not on-topic for us, as it's not about writing or editing. (That said, Gabriel Garcia-Marquez's Autumn of the Patriarch ought to do you nicely. I counted six sentences stretched over 40 pages before I threw it across the room.)
Aug
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comment Short story becomes too intense to pack into a few pages
1) What's the "issue" you're having with brevity? Why is it a problem? 2) Okay, you have a novella. Why is that a problem?
Aug
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reviewed Approve latex tag wiki
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reviewed Approve latex tag wiki excerpt
Aug
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answered Should blog posts be reformatted to past tense after an event?
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answered Writer's Notebook
Aug
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comment Writer's Notebook
Hi, and welcome to Writers SE. Stack Exchange is not like other boards. We require concrete, answerable questions which have the potential to help others. This is a discussion or brainstorming question, which is not on-topic for us. writers.stackexchange.com/help/dont-ask If you can edit the question to be more focused (like "How can I use a writer's notebook to improve my writing?"), it can stay.
Aug
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comment Is muteness appearing without explicit reason acceptable?
@SF. Hey, no argument here. Make that an official answer.
Aug
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comment Is muteness appearing without explicit reason acceptable?
@SF. Absolutely, but that falls under "physical trauma/illness." The OP doesn't want that, apparently.
Aug
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reviewed Approve Is muteness appearing without explicit reason acceptable?
Aug
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answered Shift in tense and starting a historical account with the present tense
Aug
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comment Is muteness appearing without explicit reason acceptable?
@Psicofrenia I agree; it's an individual response. But that would mean the character suffered emotional trauma. I'm simply saying that isolation does not automatically mean trauma for everyone.
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answered Is muteness appearing without explicit reason acceptable?
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