Question 1068: Guilt Cultures vs. Shame Cultures
Ed asks:How do sexual taboos work in a shame based society? How much is internalized "don't do this" vs. "don't get caught"? Sponsored by Archivos
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Question 1067: Fiction Preorders
Tim asks:If you were going to set up a fiction preorder, what is the shortest timeframe you'd schedule for it?
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Question 1066: How to Stop Spinning Your Wheels
Caine asks:On episode 1063 of The Everyday Novelist you stated the following: "If you lead with analysis beyond at any layer beyond the practical, your...
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Question 1065: First Person Considerations
Nichole asks:What value can you get converting a first person narration to third? What are the obstacles? Sponsored by Archivos
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