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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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revised Does this paragraph make you want to keep reading?
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22
revised How do I avoid legal repercussions for writing a story based on events in my life?
Spelling fix
Feb
26
revised How to make a letter interesting?
Spelling, grammar
Feb
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revised What are some appropriate uses of readability tests?
Add wikilinks, fixed typo in title
Feb
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revised How do I find good interview subjects?
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Jan
29
revised As a non-native English speaker, Is it better to get translated or get copyedited for long texts?
Clean up English
Dec
10
revised Are there any useful guides to writing stories based in RPG universes/aimed at a role playing audience?
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Dec
10
revised Pros and cons of using perspectives?
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Dec
10
revised How do you map out your storyline?
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Dec
10
revised How do you vary dialogue within stories?
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Dec
10
revised For Fantasy Stories, Should You Include a Map At the Beginning of the Book?
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Dec
6
revised Do You Use Any Version Controlling Software/Methods As Writers?
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Dec
6
revised Do Writers Use LaTex/TeX for writing?
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Dec
6
revised What helpful writing exercises do you use?
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Dec
6
revised Character Development - How much is too much?
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Dec
6
revised How do I find an agent?
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Dec
6
revised Works of literature that are (ostensibly) about the act of writing
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Nov
30
revised How to figure out if an agent is “on the straight” or “shady”?
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