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    Prince of Spires replied to the thread How to determine the genre of your passion project?.

    The main thing to realise is that genre is a marketing tool only. There is nothing in the text which determines that a book is fantasy...

    Mar 2, 2021 at 3:53 AM
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    Prince of Spires replied to the thread How does a protagonist beat an antagonist that knows the future?.

    Make the protagonist do something that he normally wouldn't do. For instance, say that the antagonist gets the protagonist in a...

    Mar 2, 2021 at 3:29 AM
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    Prince of Spires replied to the thread Repercussions and side effects for a truth telling superpower?.

    Well, it could be that the TRUTH does not exist, but only the truth. In that case, the truth is a combination of what the questioner...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 5:34 AM
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    Prince of Spires replied to the thread blog Fantasy and Monarchy.

    This is not a trait of a monarchy though, but simply of a pre-modern government. Rome didn't suddenly become less bureaucratic when they...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 5:24 AM
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    Prince of Spires replied to the thread Writer's Journal.

    Yes! No! Maybe! There is no should's or shouldn't's as far as writing goes. What do you want to achieve and what is the place of the...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 5:02 AM
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    Prince of Spires replied to the thread How do you change a thread subscription?.

    Two options I can find (using a desktop): 1. Go to the "watched threads" submenu item (under forum). At the bottom of the page, click...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 4:32 AM
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    Prince of Spires replied to the thread No Prisons, No Death Penalty: How would they deal with serious crime?.

    I think you underestimate the effect of exiling. Especially in the world you describe of close communities and small cities. The exiled...

    Mar 1, 2021 at 4:21 AM