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Should we change our name?

This is done. See: This site is now Writing Back when Writers was created, the convention on Stack Exchange was to name sites for their audiences -- Programmers, Super User, Webmasters, Database ...
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Let's Hold a Contest! [October 2013]

Goal Writers.SE has been small but steady for quite a while; we're not slipping, but we want an opportunity to grow. So we're planning an event which is a combination of of promotion, and content ...
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Writers.SE's Genre Q&A Contest!

NaNoWriMo is in full swing, and that's the perfect opportunity to kick Writers.SE up a notch as well! So we're pleased to announce Writers.SE's Genre Contest - an event to beef up our site content ...
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NaNoWriMo topic challenge #1: let's ask about time management!

We recently called for ideas for topic challenges related to NaNoWriMo. With NaNo starting Saturday, here's the first challenge: as NaNo gears up, what time-management challenges are you facing? What ...
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Let's migrate content from Technical Communication here

The Technical Communication site is not going to graduate from private beta due to not meeting the participation threshold. However, there are some good people and some good content in the private ...
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Can the name of our site in SEDE be updated?

Some time ago the name of Writers.SE was changed to Writing.SE as can be seen in the post This site is now Writing. Today I noticed that the Stack Exchange Data Explorer still uses "Writers". The ...
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Vaguely defined tags

We've got a few tags which seem to me to be vague and poorly defined. They're natural phrases to use when describing a question in our field, but I don't think they're useful for tagging, ...
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New posts that link a post using the old URL don't show up as "linked" on the sidebar

I've just noticed that on the most recent topic challenge, Writing challenge: Rise to Power - 30 July 2019 - 17 August 2019, there's a link at the bottom to my initial post from 2+ years ago about ...
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Can the "critique" tag be burninated, please?

Stack Exchange employees! The community has decided that the critique tag is a meta tag that does not describe the content of a question, and should be removed. (Here's the meta post about that.) ...
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Why do we have a [beginner] tag?

Meta tags are not allowed, right?
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Moderator re-tag requests: [characters] and [character-naming]

characters should excised in favor of character; I'd be in favor of cutting the plural tag out completely. I think character-naming should be synonymed to naming.
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