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Don't worry about it. If you feel the need to bare your soul to the reader, go ahead and explain your situation in some section labeled 'preface' or 'about the author' or something. I mean, there are so many trash authors out there who do ARE native speakers of English and convey their stories with all the voice and passion of an accountant whose sole ...


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Living in an English speaking country would be ideal, but you could get great benefits by watching lots of movies and series. Although not ideal, and less natural than ordinary people speaking together, you will get a good sense of normal language use and vernacular. my level of command of English language will always be below that of a native ...


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You can pay an editor. Google is your friend. Or you can use books on grammar to try and copy-edit your book yourself. For grammar I recommend Michael Swan, Practical English Usage. It's the best book out there. For word choice, use a bunch of dictionaries and thesauruses. You can never have too many of these. I have access to the OED online version ...


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This is fiction? Where is it set? If you write what you know and set it where the native language is not english or the major characters don't speak english, you can emphasize your cultural background to give either a British Colonial or non British, non American feel to the work, your mistakes will appear to be part of the nature of the setting giving a ...



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