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Jun
25
comment Should I completely eliminate passive voice
Isn't the focus on the subject in both of your example sentences--John in the first, and Bob in the second?
Jun
25
comment Manuscript format: Straight or curly quotation marks?
@what I'm confident, given that those authors posted their guidelines on their own web sites, that they intended the typography to be exemplary. Confident, but not certain. So I'll ask them.
Jun
25
revised Manuscript format: Straight or curly quotation marks?
Corrected factual error about the style of quotation marks in McIntyre's description.
Jun
25
comment Manuscript format: Straight or curly quotation marks?
I think Lupton's typography statutes apply to published works, not to manuscripts.
Jun
25
answered Manuscript format: Straight or curly quotation marks?
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Jun
24
comment The fine line between accurate science, and confusing my reader
True. Perhaps you could rephrase it in simpler terms. "There may be other factors involved ..." Or "There may be other explanations ..."
Jun
24
revised Should I completely eliminate passive voice
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Jun
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answered Should I completely eliminate passive voice
Jun
24
comment Where are some good places to publish free flash fiction?
True. You will have to market your work, just as if you had published it in some other way. The challenge is discoverability. Kristine Kathryn Rusch has a whole series of blog posts about that. kriswrites.com/business-rusch-publishing-articles/…
Jun
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answered The fine line between accurate science, and confusing my reader
Jun
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answered Questions about book
Jun
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answered How to handle characters being funny in a dire situation without ruining the mood
Jun
22
comment Can Bridging Conflict Work When the Answer is Known?
Ah. I did not know that.
Jun
22
answered Can Bridging Conflict Work When the Answer is Known?
Jun
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answered Where are some good places to publish free flash fiction?
Jun
21
answered As a journalist, how can tipsters contact me about the story I'm writing before it's published?
Jun
21
comment If I get a free ISBN through Amazon's CreateSpace now, will that impact any decisions about getting my own ISBN later?
Fortunately, many countries make ISBNs available at much more reasonable rates.
Jun
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19
comment Published with no contract
Why would she take your name off the originals? And why would that matter?