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How would I describe someone who is coding a new app? It’s for a story I’m writing but just can’t think

I need to write about someone coding an app but I’m not tech-y. Someone please help 😅
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Can you use a section sign (§) to replace whitespace in creative fiction?

I'm currently writing a novel and have a portion in my chapter where a character goes over a key memory in his past. It cuts the actual scene taking place in half. I was thinking about simply using ...
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Should I use Do or Does?

Hello: Which is correct: 1) As the number of cases rise, so DOES John's suspicions. 2) As the number of cases rise, so DO John's suspicions.
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Metaphor for creativity

What is a good metaphor for a person that is creative, or for creativity in general? I find nothing when searching and nothing really comes to my mind? Help appreciated!
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One word for I told you so

I am currently writing on the scene in the high priest's court when the rooster crowed and Jesus turned to Peter, and I am seeking one word to describe that look of Jesus.
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Does this sentence make sense?

Does this make sense in a creative sense and it is grammatically or structurally correct? A heart so pure angel would implore What I'm trying to get at is "a heart so pure that it makes angels ...
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What is the expression you make trying not to smile?

I have been trying to see if there is an expression for this for a while now. You know when you're about to laugh or smile at something, but that would be inappropriate or embarrassing, so you force a ...
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(Tongue in cheek) word for a mysteriously attractive man?

I'm currently looking for a word that describes a mysterious, attractive man, preferably tongue-in-cheek. The ones I can think of are dashing, alluring, seductive, tempting, but none of these seem to ...
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Term for creating a fantasy word from all letters of two existing words?

If I have two words - let's say "lamp" and "vampire" and I put all of their letters together to form a new fantasy word. e.g. "vapamlimper" does this process have a name? I already considered terms ...
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Is there a word/phrase that describes someone flinching after they sip alcohol?

Even flinching isn't the best way to describe it. Example: a person will take a sip of a strong alcoholic beverage (take for instance, straight whiskey) and then will proceed to make that iconic ...
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Difficulty understanding Writing Prompt

I do not understand what the person means by ampliative and reductive aspects and conditions for transparency and embodiment? I looked up the definitions but I don't understand what their context ...
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Another way to say [X]

I was composing an answer to one of these questions (that we get all the time), and when I tried to submit it, I found that the question had been placed on hold. Rather than discard the answer that I ...