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Should we change our name?

Since no one else actually proposed it as a formal, votable answer: Writing It's a small change, but a significant one. It is still simple, easy to understand or search on, and descriptive, but it ...
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Let's migrate content from Technical Communication here

Yes, I agree -- there is good content on that site that would also fit here, so we should help them move it here if they want. Some questions don't fit here; they do have some questions that are ...
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9 votes

Comedy and humor

Although it's barely used (of the 11 questions tagged comedy, only 6 questions appear to be about the genre), I think it makes sense to have separate tags for the genre and for the use of humor. We ...
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9 votes
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New posts that link a post using the old URL don't show up as "linked" on the sidebar

Ok, both old and new domains will now be recognized in on-site links. I've edited your example post to trigger re-scanning; other affected posts will be re-scanned the next time they're modified. ...
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Should we change our name?

I do not think it is a problem catering to all kinds of writers (and I have written plenty of ad copy for a living, so I do understand the maxim that if you emphasize everything, you have emphasized ...
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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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Why do we have a [beginner] tag?

Agreed, I'll delete the tag later this evening. Unless anyone has a good reason why not?
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3 votes
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Rewrite of help center sentences to be more open to all of our writers

The other mods and I have agreed that the tour's intro needs some improvement. As well as the sentence you pointed out, there's an errant use of "Writers Stack Exchange" (the site's previous ...
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Rewrite of help center sentences to be more open to all of our writers

The bad example sentence featured in the question: Writing Stack Exchange is a Q&A site for anybody interested in the craft of professional writing, editing, and publishing. We cover a wide ...
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3 votes
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Deleting duplicate answers on a locked question

Yes, and done. Thank you for pointing out the duplication.
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2 votes

Can the name of our site in SEDE be updated?

For the record, this was fixed as of early 2021:
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1 vote
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NaNoWriMo topic challenge #2: let's ask about ad-hoc plotting

Add links to questions for this challenge here: Is pantsless writing practical for NaNoWriMo?

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