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None of them. There is no commercial grammar checker that I know of which even approaches the ability of a halfway-competent native speaker. If you're thinking that grammar-checking software will help you with your typos and grammar mistakes, think again. This is one thing that still requires human intelligence.


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Springpad isn't a "writing app," but it's a great note taking app for Android and Chrome. Not only can you write notes, but you take pictures, record audio, and organize everything into notebooks.


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Focus on your main goal: It should be readable and intuitive The other two goals make your life easier, but not necessarily the lives of your readers. Your readers come first. So screenshots of a directory structure would be easy to comprehend. But if you have stress and have to finish the book because of some deadline, what will suffer most? Yes, ...


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Perhaps the two most important criteria are faculty whose writing you like and who get good recommendations as teachers guaranteed funding for students (through teaching or otherwise) If you're already wealthy, you can skip #2.


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You probably need to check the Include in Compile checkbox in the Notes Inspector (View → Inspect → Notes; ⌃⌥⌘H) Section 21.3 in the manual is about goals and statistics tracking by the way.


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An MFA would come in handy when working in the publishing world. A lot of editors for publishing houses have MFAs and even owners of publishing houses occasionally have them. I know at least one of the editors at the primary house I work for has one and I'll be pursuing an MFA myself. Not only does the experience often help editors, it gives the publishing ...


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You can start by searching universities, rankings for MFA programs, and in general, advice from experienced people on how to choose programs (Google is your best friend here). In the end, I think you will have to settle on your own criteria after considering what the others have to say.


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I do something similar to your ASCII implementation, but instead of an ASCII block I use compact bulleted lists (with sub-lists). (File/directory names are still styled as they would be in running text.) In addition to conveying the structure, this also gives me a handy place to add explanations where needed, which is particularly important when (from the ...


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I would go with option 2. However, you do not need to manually build the structure. I instead recommend using a tool such as Tree which should handle the pretty-printing for you as below: $ tree -d /var var |-- backups |-- cache | |-- app-install | |-- apt | | `-- archives | | `-- partial | |-- apt-xapian-index | | |-- index.1 | | ...


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I applied to an MFA program as a side-option last year, and I am about 90% per cent certain that I read this somewhere on the department's site/admissions portal. (The 10% uncertainty comes from not being able to recall where exactly, maybe on a FAQ somewhere). Paraphrased: Our students usually are able to find part time work as editors for ...


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As far as I've been able to ascertain through the years the "educational" institutions are about the only place that the MFA carries any weight. In a way I'm glad I didn't go for one decades ago.


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The Creative Writing MFA Handbook has a lot of useful tips for students interested in a creative writing MFA, including what to look for in, and how to pick, MFA programs.


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A good reputation amongst actual recent alumni is the most telling factor, I've found. Most universities' published ratings can be a bit outdated and/or based on criteria that looks more impressive on paper than in the actual classroom. That said, a program's worth is often subjective, relative to what the student is looking to gain. Some programs have a ...


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There are LOTS of ways to structure a book. Depending on what you're writing, there may or may not be any expected frameworks. Long-Form Fiction, such as speculative fiction novels, movie scripts, and semi-fanciful "alternate histories" usually progress lineally along one or more character's perspectives along a three-act progression, though more acts are ...


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I checked few tool like Grammarly, specllcheckplus, writing dynamo and white smoke. I felt white smoke is worst of all. Grammarly, specllcheckplus and writing dynamo are compete very closely, but I found Grammarly is better than both specllcheckplus and writing dynamo. Still Grammarly doesn't catch all the issues, it catches at least to some extend. Also ...


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Duden Korrektor Hey, don't give me that look. There is no better checker on the market for the German language. Trust me.


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Try tree -d at the cli. Does pretty much what you want - automatically and should be easy to copy and paste into a document. shelelia@halo:~$ tree -d installs installs ├── bash_library ├── dropbox │   ├── DEBIAN │   ├── DropboxServiceMenu-0.16.1 │   │   └── dropbox-scripts │   └── kde ├── HP ... It looks better on the console than in this post.



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