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bio website matthewellen.co.uk
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C# is my wife and Haskell is my mistress.

Contact me @MellenTheNerd


Aug
26
comment Pulling the reader out of the narrative: When it's too much?
Why there? What does how she look add to the story? What are you trying to convey by adding the description there?
Aug
26
comment Pulling the reader out of the narrative: When it's too much?
Why are you describing the mother? It seems superfluous to the section.
May
7
comment Is there a format I can save my poems in that will make the publisher unable to copy and paste?
Unless it's a particularly disreputable publisher, I've not heard of one stealing work from an author. just send it. Send it as a bitmap if you're really paranoid.
Apr
1
awarded  Outspoken
Feb
20
revised Attributing Quote to Fictional Characters (Who are based on real people)
attribute, not contribute
Feb
20
suggested suggested edit on Attributing Quote to Fictional Characters (Who are based on real people)
Feb
5
awarded  Organizer
Dec
30
awarded  Commentator
Dec
24
awarded  Nice Answer
Dec
24
awarded  Yearling
Dec
1
comment Can I plug a loophole in my magic rules without rewriting the whole novel?
@dmm I totally agree. This is just one of many possible outs.
Nov
30
awarded  Teacher
Nov
30
answered Can I plug a loophole in my magic rules without rewriting the whole novel?
Oct
1
comment Is there enough money in writing for me to quit my dead end job?
Quit right now? For something you've been practising for 5 months? I suppose it would light a fire up your behind, although I'd don't like your odds of being able to outrun the flames.
May
28
revised think, I think, I don't think
corrected the English a bit
May
28
suggested suggested edit on think, I think, I don't think
Jan
7
awarded  Editor
Jan
7
revised What are the differences between narrative and descriptive writing?
changed "reader" to "writer", because the writer is the one doing the telling
Jan
7
suggested suggested edit on What are the differences between narrative and descriptive writing?
Sep
12
awarded  Talkative