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Jan
19
awarded  Notable Question
Jan
19
revised “That's when” vs “That was when.”
deleted 10 characters in body
Jan
19
asked “That's when” vs “That was when.”
Jan
19
accepted Is it OK to use “I guess” in fiction?
Jan
19
accepted “And” vs “with” in description lists
Jan
19
accepted Is the following “…noun, adjective…” structure allowed in fiction?
Jan
19
accepted Is the following “shortening” allowed in fiction?
Jan
15
comment Is it OK to use “I guess” in fiction?
As for "He was my only guide right now." There are some similar results in Google Books: google.com.tw/…. I'm still a bit confused, though. I think I should open a new question for this.
Jan
15
comment Is it OK to use “I guess” in fiction?
Thank! What an amazing answer. I guess this also applies to "That's when..." vs "That was when..." right?
Jan
15
asked Is it OK to use “I guess” in fiction?
Jan
15
comment Is the following “shortening” allowed in fiction?
@Massimo Ortolano Thanks for the info. I think I'll check a climbing YouTube video and rewrite this section. Are you a climber?
Jan
14
revised Is the following “shortening” allowed in fiction?
added 59 characters in body
Jan
14
asked Is the following “shortening” allowed in fiction?
Jan
9
comment Is the following “…noun, adjective…” structure allowed in fiction?
@what seems like "lazily" became energetic again: books.google.com/ngrams/…
Jan
9
comment Is the following “…noun, adjective…” structure allowed in fiction?
@what I'm curious why do you think that sentence is less than perfect?
Jan
9
comment Is the following “…noun, adjective…” structure allowed in fiction?
Thanks, not sure why I thought it was ungrammatical. "...its curves flawlessly outlined as if drawn with a compass." I was referring to the curves of the heart. Is the wording confusing?
Jan
9
asked Is the following “…noun, adjective…” structure allowed in fiction?
Jan
8
comment “And” vs “with” in description lists
Hey, you're right for some reason in the picture: c2.staticflickr.com/8/7087/7002468621_6072bb7c4b_z.jpg I only thought about its head and wings as black. Thanks.
Jan
8
accepted Are the following passages examples of tense change? Are they allowed in fiction writing?
Jan
8
accepted Is the following analogy of natural selection effective and clear?