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Closing off-topic questions and migrate them to WorldBuilding.SE

Beta sites don't usually get custom migration targets. (We got EL&U as an exception to the usual rules, years ago.) The last time we looked there weren't enough questions flowing from Writing to ...
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Can we change the "writing critique" close reason to say Writing.SE instead of Writers.SE?

The "writing critique" close reason has now been updated to say Writing SE instead of Writers SE. Unfortunately (or not, really), we're stuck with the one we had on old questions, but anything put on ...
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Community specific reasons for closing only shows EL&U and Writing Meta SE options

Could we include a search bar to pick any SE site to migrate to instead of just 2 options? This is actually what we mods have. While regular users have only a limited list of options, moderators can ...
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Why do pure literary questions commonly get closed?

This site (and other SE sites) wants to solve "problems." Specifically related to writing. This and other SE sites are not big on "theory." So "pure literary questions" fall under this heading and ...
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How is this question very unlikely to help anyone else?

First of all, please remember that when we vote to close a question, we have to choose from a small handful of pat answers. Yes, we can create our own, but it's easier and more straight-forward to ...
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How is this question very unlikely to help anyone else?

I agree -- this is a question about how to depict the character, not what it should do or other what-to-write considerations. I've reopened it.
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Why is the question about writing a polite unsubcribe email closed?

"How to write" would be "Here is this email I have written. I think it is rude. Can you help me make it more polite?" That's working with existing copy. "What to write" is "I want to accomplish X," ...
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Community specific reasons for closing only shows EL&U and Writing Meta SE options

Moderators have the power to add additional target sites to the list that you have quoted (except on beta sites). As already suggested, you could raise a proposal to add a specific site. If questions ...
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