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comment DITA tag which contents are ignored or to contain non-DITA content
@LaurenIpsum - Agreed, closed.
Feb
3
comment Redouble, double, or double again?
That said, I think this is okay here. But you'd get a more interesting history of the word and its usage on English.
Feb
3
comment Redouble, double, or double again?
Okay, I'll leave it be. I suspect the close-voters are considering this question similar to a single-word-request, a type of question off-topic here and usually sent to English. (More in this meta thread if you're interested.)
Feb
2
comment Redouble, double, or double again?
This question is more appropriate for English; any objection to having it migrated there?
Feb
1
comment Referencing real and fictional people/characters in novels - legal implications
I think this question is different enough that it's a legitimate variation.
Feb
1
comment Referencing real and fictional people/characters in novels - legal implications
Downvoted because it doesn't answer the question, only one of its examples.
Jan
29
comment How should I have my male character express strong feelings?
I think @Standback's edit is a good one, and rolfedh added a nice wrinkle to the question. I'm fine with reopening this. zombysis, are you okay with this edits? Did we change your intent too much?
Jan
28
comment How should I have my male character express strong feelings?
This question is far too broad, and not specifically about writing; but there's a solid question in here. I've placed it on hold for now and have brought it up in meta. meta.writers.stackexchange.com/questions/1112/…
Jan
28
comment How should I have my male character express strong feelings?
I don't think this is really on-topic for this site.
Jan
28
comment Format for capitalizing quotes
Actually, this question about style is fine here. Questions like this will sometimes get a more in-depth answer on English, but a more practical answer here.
Jan
25
comment Title already taken
Related" Should I care if my short story has the same title as someone else's book?
Jan
24
comment What, if any, are PoD options for posters?
I'm not sure this is on-topic here, since it doesn't relate to writing.
Jan
19
comment Emoticons in PhD Thesis
While this is on-topic here, I think it'd be better addressed by the Academia site. Sending it there.
Jan
18
comment How do I structure an essay into a thesis statement and three points in three paragraphs? -this is not a school homework
I agree that this question is off-topic here. Placing on hold.
Jan
14
comment Blog recommendations for children's book writers
Questions that are potentially endless lists of links aren't a good for for this site; the purpose of a Stack Exchange site is to provide canonical answers to specific questions. Closing, sorry.
Jan
14
comment Writing a bad review in a tactful way
@MichaelB - Blogging is specifically on-topic here.
Jan
14
comment How do I turn off auto date formatting in openoffice writer?
This question isn't about writing; sending it to Superuser. (You may want to add more information to the question, like the OpenOffice version number.)
Jan
11
comment How to punctuate the synonym to a word or phrase?
Questions asking for proofreading or rephrasing are off-topic here. I'm going to close this, but please see our site tour for more information about how this site works - it's not a discussion forum, it's a Q&A site on a very specific area.
Jan
5
comment Add Document Data to Chapter Title
Scrivener questions are on-topic here, since it's a speciality writing tool.
Jan
3
comment A self-absorbed female character: key words and pet phrases needed
Of-topic for reasons stated in the on-hold text; closing.