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Q: Critique of this short text about inequality and contempt

James PoulsonI understand it is possible to ask for critiques here and ask that you guide me to adapt this question if needed. Now, I feel the need every now and then to get a thought down on paper. However, I am shy to diffuse the resulting text as the unrefined form may distract the reader from grasping th...

 
 
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5:34 PM
@MonicaCellio @Everyone - This question kinda-sorta falls afoul of our policy against asking research questions (which is itself a bit vague), combined with a request to brainstorm ideas.
Any thoughts on how this can be saved? I think there's probably a good question in here.
 
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Q: Is there a calendar system I can use for a SciFi spread over the galaxy?

Shantnu TiwariSo I want to write a Sci-Fi where humans have spread across the solar system and into the galaxy. There are multiple stories going across at several different times. Eg: Aliens attack Pluto 3 Weeks later, aliens arrive at Mars Flashback scene to a few years ago, when Earthlings missed sign of i...

 
5:56 PM
@NeilFein I think there's a good question in there about multiple points of reference and references that are meaningful to the reader versus the characters. If no one objects I'll take a stab at an edit in a few hours.
 
6:29 PM
@MonicaCellio Please do!
 
 
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7:54 PM
@NeilFein Done. Please let me know what you think.
 
 
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10:24 PM
@MonicaCellio The edit definitely focuses the question more, looks good to me.
 

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