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Do we need three tags about voices?

We currently have three tags about voices: voice, passive-voice, and voice-choice. Here are the definitions: voice: "This tag should be used for questions about the usage of a literary voice in your ...
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I don't understand tag synonyms

Okay, I don't get this at all. When I've seen synonyms elsewhere (even elsewhere here), they just point to the main tag. You can still choose to add the synonym to a question but it will show up as ...
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Do we need a mythology/folklore tag?

I'm looking at this new question What are the components of a legend (in the sense of a tale, not a figure legend)? and went to add a mythology tag, but we don't have one! We also don't have ...
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Can kindle be a synonym of amazon?

We have two overlapping tags: kindle (33 questions) This tag should be used for questions related to publishing on Amazon's Kindle, a tool to read E-Books. This tag should be used for ...
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Documentation, api-documentation and software-documentation tags

I've stumbled on the software-documentation and api-documentation tags today, but funnily enough, there was no generic "documentation" tag that could gather all-documentation related issues. So, i've ...
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Sorting out tags about pictures

So we've got: illustrations — 29 questions — created Dec 14 '15, first asked Nov 21 '10 Worth a thousand words Questions about using images in a work. How to find an illustrator, how to ...
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Why is there a tag for [ellipsis]?

So we have a question asking about "ellipses." Which is the plural of ellipsis. Except it's not. The post itself is kind of a non-sequitur, because the poster used the ellipsis tag and the plural ...
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What is the difference between [characters] and [character-development]?

After answering this question: Character is onscreen for three seconds I took a look at the tags. characters and plot I added character-development but realized I didn't know if I should delete ...
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POV and Grammatical Person tags

Should we turn the pov into a synonym of the grammatical-person tag? For the purposes of this site, I think they're more or less the same thing.
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Tags “openings” and “first-line”: merge / synonyms?

The tags openings and first-line seem to cover roughly the same thing. "First line" is a sub-category than "openings", but it's not like the broader tag sees so much use that it needs to be subdivided ...
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What's the difference between [script] and [scriptwriting]?

Some time ago Έρικ Κωνσταντόπουλος (Erik the Outgolfer) mentioned the following in the chat: I've noticed there are both script and scriptwriting, sometimes on the same question too! Both tags ...
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Fiction vs Creative-Writing

We currently have two tags that describe basically the same thing: Fiction and Creative-Writing. Fiction is described as "a form of prose writing that deals with at least partly artificial or imagined ...
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“Fair-use” and “copyright” tags

We have four questions using the fair-use tag, and all of them are questions about fair use of a copyrighted work. All fair-use questions are, by definition, going to be copyright questions. Is ...
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Should the tag “Verse” be merged with “Poetry”?

A verse would come to mean a poetic composition, right? In that light we could perhaps merge verse and poetry?
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Tags “Erotica” and “Sex”: Merge or synonyms?

Both erotica and sex seem to cover roughly the same domain of writing. Perhaps they should be merged or else be added as synonyms?
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Should [tag:publishing] be a synonym of [tag:publication]

The tag publication and the tag publishing seems to be very close, and the questions tagged 'publication' can be tagged 'publishing' in my opinion. So I think they can be synonyms. If they can't, ...
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Should [tag:methods] be a synonym of [tag:technique]

The tag methods does not have a wiki summary, but (based on the name and the first portion of the four questions so tagged) it seems likely it should be a synonym for technique (which tag is used by ...
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Should [character-development] be a synonym for [character]?

Do we need separate tags for character-development and plain ol' character? Can we define a simple, meaningful, and useful distinction between the two? If not, I suggest we synonymize 'em up good.