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Jan
27
comment How do authors gain strong familiarity with archaic and extremely rare words?
@msh210 So is enthalpy, if you're into chemistry.
Jan
26
comment How do authors gain strong familiarity with archaic and extremely rare words?
I can't believe you know hackamore and farrier. You're unnatural.
Jan
26
accepted How do authors gain strong familiarity with archaic and extremely rare words?
Jan
26
comment How do authors gain strong familiarity with archaic and extremely rare words?
Welcome to SE !
Jan
25
revised How do authors gain strong familiarity with archaic and extremely rare words?
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Jan
25
comment How do authors gain strong familiarity with archaic and extremely rare words?
Alright, here we go. Examples edited into question.
Jan
24
comment How to tell a story with the least amount of writing?
Welcome to SE !
Jan
24
comment How to tell a story with the least amount of writing?
But...I...but...okay.
Jan
24
comment How to tell a story with the least amount of writing?
@SF Write some great novels.
Jan
24
comment How to tell a story with the least amount of writing?
I understand the idea at work here, but the principle it's predicated upon escapes me-- based on what logic or opinion polls are we declaring koans to be "certainly more difficult" than novels?
Jan
24
comment How to tell a story with the least amount of writing?
This answer confuses me so much. I know what a koan is but do not see the benefit in writing one or the difference from novelistic prose. I have clearly not passed the test.
Jan
24
comment How to tell a story with the least amount of writing?
Homer hated writing.
Jan
23
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Jan
23
comment How do authors gain strong familiarity with archaic and extremely rare words?
Examples forthcoming. No time now, will be back tonight.
Jan
23
reviewed Approve How many different words are in the average novel?
Jan
21
comment How do authors gain strong familiarity with archaic and extremely rare words?
I'm afraid to name any. You might just be like Ah ha ha but I am the Lauren Ipsum and this is a word I use daily over breakfast.
Jan
20
asked How do authors gain strong familiarity with archaic and extremely rare words?
Jan
20
comment How to tell a story with the least amount of writing?
Addendum for the monolingual: le mot juste is the right word. Tu parles français, Lauren? Ou tu sais des phrases diverses?
Jan
14
comment Troubles with unfamiliar locations and settings based in the real world
Please don't call him Howard. He has a name. It's H.P.
Jan
10
comment What genre appeals to the widest audience?
Oh, way to make me feel guilty...