Swearing and Episode?

What is the policy on swearing in a story, I’m a little confused about it?

Thanks, help would be much appreciated :slight_smile:

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There is a 5 F*** rule. You can use F*** up to 5 times per Episode. There are other words like wh*** that are forbidden. A lot of words are judged on context.


if you are going to include ALOT of strong mature language/swearing in your story it’s recommended you put that strong language warning at the start of your story.


I read somewhere that you can’t use the f-word to refer to intercourse at all, but it’s okay if it’s been used to mean the same thing as “damn it!”

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Something like that.

Then chain reaction needs to be taken down

I know It’s Just An Illusion got yanked for a while for having too many f-bombs. She had to remove some.

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Thanks, I don’t suppose you know if there’s a list anywhere of the words I can’t use? :slight_smile:

I don’t know of a specific list. I just know of the 5 f-s and wh***

Okay, thanks anyway.

Don’t swear in every other line, don’t use the f-bomb in a sexual context, and don’t use slurs. Aside from that, swearing’s alright.

I believe she has already had to change that? It’s actually that author that I learnt the 5 “f-word” rule from as one of her stories got suspended I believe.