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comment Children's Dialogue
Sure, if you aren't looking at them, there's no way for me as a parent to tell. @Watercleave is suggesting that gesture, movement, and body language are part of dialogue, so if you aren't watching the kids while they're talking, you're going to miss part of what you're supposed to be researching.
9h
comment Killing the protagonist - should it be done?
I'm not sure how you can say this is "impossible" when there are half a dozen answers here (and I've linked to two related questions) giving explicit examples of how it is possible.
9h
reviewed No Action Needed Killing the protagonist - should it be done?
9h
comment Children's Dialogue
It depends on location/society. I see on the news that in Denmark, it's normal for parents to leave their babies in a stroller outside a restaurant and go eat inside. In the U.S., this gets you arrested for child endangerment, and your children taken from your custody. Maybe in Germany the morés are different, but in the U.S., if I saw a man eating alone in McD's and taking notes on my kid's behavior, I would alert management, recommend they call police, and leave the place immediately. That's predator behavior here.
12h
comment Setting price $8.99 or $8.95 instead of $9
It's not publishers; it's general retail. It's because people see the "8" and subliminally think it's a bit cheaper than if they saw the "9" first. Really. I don't have the studies to hand which showed this but you should be able to Google them.
12h
comment Naming my character
Possible duplicate? writers.stackexchange.com/questions/7262/…
1d
comment Unofficial Fan Fictions - How can I Secure Them?
Other than possibly on the Wayback Machine, people can no longer download your PDFs from your site, no. That doesn't prevent people from posting them on other sites, or just emailing them around.
1d
comment On using InDesign or Scribus
What's the job? what are you reflowing text into, and what will the end product be?
1d
comment Question about this brochure i am writing for an assignment?
"Assignment" often means "homework." And you are explicitly asking about your local, particular, specific issue, not a general question which might be able to help someone else. Stack Exchange is not a discussion board, and we do not do work for free. Your company may prefer to list the original service first while another may omit it altogether. There is no right answer. Therefore, this is too localized, it's about "what to write" for your situation, and should be closed.
2d
comment How to decide whether contract “had”, “did”, and “would”?
This is very much Your Mileage May Vary. There's no real rule here. It's whatever sounds right.
2d
revised How to write a press release
excised hideous jargon
Jan
23
comment How do I convince readers to keep reading poems with fixed rhyme?
If the fixed-rhyme poems are a problem, why not move them to later in the book? See if you sell more copies.
Jan
22
reviewed No Action Needed Any way for revisions to show up in a different color from an older saved .fdr to a newer saved .fdr in version 7 of FinalDraft?
Jan
22
comment Getting help and/or mentoring, later in life
^^That sounds like a writer's group or a workshop. Google one in your area.
Jan
22
comment The tenth doctor's expression
Isn't it obvious? They're cosplaying as Sherlock and John. That's his "I'm deducing you with a withering but piercingly accurate zinger" face.
Jan
22
comment Getting help and/or mentoring, later in life
I haven't used it, but some people here really like Critique Circle. critiquecircle.com It's free and volunteer, I think.
Jan
22
comment Question about this brochure i am writing for an assignment?
Hi, and welcome to Writers. This is veering close to "what to write," which is off-topic for us. Also, homework questions are definitely off-topic for us. Please see the Tour to get a feel for the site. writers.stackexchange.com/tour
Jan
22
revised How to distill a plot into a logline?
edited body
Jan
21
reviewed Approve What is a first-person narrator able to do?
Jan
21
comment What is a first-person narrator able to do?
Hi, and welcome to Writers. Stack Exchange is not like other sites. We are not a discussion board. We require practical, answerable questions which have the potential to help others. Homework questions (which is what this sounds like) are off-topic for us, and we like to hear what research (or minimal Googling) you have done which hasn't helped. Please take a look at the Tour in our Help center to see what SE is about. writers.stackexchange.com/tour