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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?
Jan
8
accepted Improving the flow/rhythm of the following comparison
Jan
8
accepted “Its vs ”the" when referring to an element belonging to the previous sentence
Jan
8
accepted How to format the following dialogue without the parenthesis?
Jan
8
accepted Is it a good writing practice to keep related elements as close as possible to each other?
Jan
7
asked “And” vs “with” in description lists
Jan
6
comment Is the word “becoming” being used correctly in the following metaphor?
@CLockeWork Thanks. I'll try that.
Jan
6
comment Is the word “becoming” being used correctly in the following metaphor?
Thanks a lot! Just one thing: isn't the shelves and scrolls the reef and algae confusing to read? The first time I read it I read it like: the shelves and the scrolls and the reef and the algae
Jan
6
comment Is the word “becoming” being used correctly in the following metaphor?
Well, isn't becoming acting as a metaphor here? Like it became a nightmare?