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Dori Smith is the best-selling co-author of JavaScript: Visual QuickStart Guide, 9th edition; Dreamweaver: Visual QuickStart Guide; Styling Web Pages with CSS: Visual QuickProject Guide; and Mac OS X Unwired. She also created the videos JavaScript Essential Training and Ajax Essential Training for Lynda.com, wrote Java 2: Visual QuickStart Guide and contributes to numerous online and print computer industry magazines. A frequent speaker at industry conferences, she was a founding member of the Web Standards Project and is Publisher and ListMom for the Wise-Women's Web community. She co-founded and contributes to the long-running Backup Brain weblog.

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answered Should freelance writers keep their online business separate from offline?
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answered What are some ingredients of really engaging non-fiction?
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awarded  Quorum
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revised Are there any useful guides to writing stories based in RPG universes/aimed at a role playing audience?
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revised Pros and cons of using perspectives?
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revised How do you map out your storyline?
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revised How do you vary dialogue within stories?
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revised For Fantasy Stories, Should You Include a Map At the Beginning of the Book?
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revised Do You Use Any Version Controlling Software/Methods As Writers?
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revised Do Writers Use LaTex/TeX for writing?
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revised What helpful writing exercises do you use?
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awarded  Organizer
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revised Character Development - How much is too much?
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revised How do I find an agent?
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Dec
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revised Works of literature that are (ostensibly) about the act of writing
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comment What is a “Gather” service for?
@Daniel - from the sound of things, no—they just dump your content on the Web, after which you have to hope that people show up to read.
Dec
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answered What is a “Gather” service for?
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comment How much time do you spend writing one page on average?
The voting here baffles me, so I asked about the down-votes on meta.
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comment How much time do you spend writing one page on average?
Yes, but that's after how many VQSs? ;-) I know I can write a VQS page a whole lot faster now than I could ten years ago—and you've done a lot more of them.