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Jan
14
reviewed Reviewed What would sections of a book that are larger than a chapter be called?
Jan
13
reviewed Reject organization tag wiki
Jan
13
reviewed Reject organization tag wiki excerpt
Jan
12
comment Editing: Those darn comma splices
@Sean the semicolon is correct in that case. If each of the clauses is a complete sentence -- if you could remove either one and still have a sentence -- then you use the semicolon. If doing that would leave a fragment, like in the passage in your question, use the comma.
Jan
12
comment What label to use in an article for a group of equations?
Thanks for the update. This is a good question; I hope we can provide an answer.
Jan
12
revised Editing: Those darn comma splices
I just noticed the inadvertant example in my answer, so pointing it out
Jan
12
answered Editing: Those darn comma splices
Jan
11
revised Can a Canadian Publisher now legally publish original James Bond fiction?
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Jan
11
answered How do I explain a lack of sufficient data in my essay?
Jan
11
reviewed Reviewed Software for keeping track of book edits?
Jan
11
reviewed No Action Needed Is the following “…noun, adjective…” structure allowed in fiction?
Jan
11
reviewed Reviewed Time measures in fantasy worlds
Jan
11
comment Time measures in fantasy worlds
Welcome to Writers and thanks for this answer!
Jan
8
comment The etiquette of updating News Posts - Help please!
Do the posts have visible dates on them? That is, can you tell by looking when it was originally posted?
Jan
8
comment Should embedded figures/images be placed before or after they are referred to in text?
@NikhilMahajan that's a good way to put it, yes. If the reader ever has a "wait, what?" moment because of the order you presented things in, see if you can fix that. (Well, unless you're deliberately doing that to prompt a teaching moment, but that's probably not common.)
Jan
8
revised In end user documentation, should screenshots come before or after the text that references them?
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Jan
8
answered Should embedded figures/images be placed before or after they are referred to in text?
Jan
8
comment Should embedded figures/images be placed before or after they are referred to in text?
Highly related: writers.stackexchange.com/q/8164/1993
Jan
8
comment How can I encourage more comments on my blog?
Marketing is on-topic here. Adding the part from your comment about "ways of writing that encourage comments" would also be good.
Jan
7
comment Right font style and size for a master thesis
Does your university have any guidelines or a favorite style guide?