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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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Do we need [voting] and [votes] (and [down-votes] and [up-votes]) on Meta?

I was looking through the tags on Meta and found the tags voting and votes. Sadly neither of them has a tag wiki excerpt nor a full tag wiki. This makes the distinction between the two of them unclear ...
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I'd like some guidance on creating tags

I was thinking of creating a 'diversity' and 'tokenism' tag, but unsure if this is a good idea and seek feedback. How to balance respecting diversity and avoiding tokenism at the same time
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Is AP-style different from APA style and is the tag used correctly?

I've had a look through some older questions and some of the less popular tags on the main site and I stumbled upon the tag ap-style, which sadly has neither a tag wiki excerpt, nor a full tag wiki. ...
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Tag for articy:draft?

Recently I found this software called articy:draft, and I fell in love with it. It's a pretty neat software that allows you to organize your story (for a video game) in a visual way. Since Writer (or ...
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How can we improve our tech-writing tags?

We currently have several tags relevant for questions about technical writing: technical-writing api-documentation indexing examples Plus there are many other tags that apply to lots of types of ...
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Can we fix the grammar in our tag for 'time-constrain'?

I was running through the review queue, and noticed a suggestion for information about the time-constrain tag. Could we edit this tag to read 'time-constraint'? 'Constrain' is a verb; 'constraint' ...
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Should we retag to apply the Fiction tag to more questions?

On this site, the fiction tag has 700+ questions associated with it, but the overwhelming majority of questions here (currently 4800 or so) relate to fiction. While many of the non-fiction-tagged ...
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Creating the `formality` tag?

How about making this tag? Currently all my questions about the formality is tagged under the tone tag. But I think we should make a formality tag separately. What do you think?
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Meaning of “convention” tag?

What does the conventions tag mean? I assume it means writing conventions, but then it dawned on me that it might also refer to conventions about writing, kind of like Comic-Con but about writing. ...
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How did a question get asked without tags?

The SE software requires you to specify at least one tag when posting, and untagged is a special tag that you're not supposed to be able to add directly. How did this question have, as its sole tag, ...
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Are we using the criticism tag correctly?

The criticism description says it's for: Questions dealing with writing criticism, and with receiving criticism from others. The wiki adds: Questions to do with: - How to write criticism (e.g....
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Kill the “homework” tag?

I was surprised to see that we have a homework tag. There are currently 9 questions with this tag. Should we keep this tag or kill it?
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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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Tag Synonym: Planning vs. Development

I see we've got a tag synonym where a development question is mapped directly to planning. I'm not sure these are the same thing - frankly, I'm not 100% certain what either tag's scope is. Do we ...
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Is [critique] a meta-tag?

Jeff Atwood has discussed meta tags, which he (via Aaronut at Cooking.SE) defines as follows: Meta-tags [are tags which] do not describe the content of the question. They describe some other aspect ...
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Should we only use American English for tags?

We have the tags dialog and dialogue. Probably we have or get other tags which show the subtleties between British and American English. Even so I am in favour (<- see!) of the British variant, the ...
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[grammar] tag poorly geared for on-topic questions

Consider the grammar tag. Two of its most obvious functions are off-topic at Writers.SE: Questions about correct grammar are migrated to English.SE. Requests for grammar-proofing as a critique are ...
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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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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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Creating a new tag?

In the comments for this question, John Smithers and justkt asked me to create a Scrivener tag and write up the tag info. I am fairly new to Stack Exchange and have not a clue how to go about this. ...
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Can the 'reference' and 'writing' tags be blacklisted?

As this is a dev-level ability and not available to moderators, can someone from the team please blacklist the 'reference' tag? We've come up with other, clearer tags with community input and would ...
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“Reference” tag

This question prompted me to look for an appropriate tag for books on computers, programming, etc. I'd think these would be described as "reference books," so the "reference" tag would be appropriate. ...
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“Technique” tag

I think the "technique" tag deserves some attention and polishing; it can be a useful tag, but it's also difficult to pin down to a clear definition. For example, here's a couple of questions which ...
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Do We Need Separate Tags for 'tips' and 'advice'

I've noticed both of these tags, and they seem to be the same? I propose a tag alias from 'advise' to 'tips'. Thoughts?
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Tags for questions asking for published examples?

So far on writers.SE we've had a few questions asking for examples of published works that show how to do something well. For example Examples for books that don't use (traditional) chapters Story ...
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Should “writing” be allowed as a tag?

Using the [programming] tag is discouraged on stackoverflow. Using the [apple] tag is discouraged on apple.se. Using the [english] tag is discouraged on english.se. For the above cases, the theory ...
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Should Genres Be Tags? How should they be organised?

I've been asking some questions on Writers SE recently and one thought that came to my mind was genres - There appears to be tons of genres, and there will probably be lots of questions that use ...
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Is a tips tag worthwhile?

I saw and removed a tips tag, and I believe it should be removed as it is a meta tag. Meta tags are officially discouraged on SE sites. Is this a meta tag? Do we have other meta tags in the wild? ...