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The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter — it's the difference between a lightning bug and the lightning. — Mark Twain

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Aug
24
revised What's the ideal usage for italics for names?
added 388 characters in body
Aug
24
comment What's the ideal usage for italics for names?
@NeilFein Apostrophes? Do you mean quotes?
Aug
23
answered What's the ideal usage for italics for names?
Aug
23
awarded  Enlightened
Aug
23
awarded  Nice Answer
Aug
22
comment Main male character description
@drusepth Yep, BBC Sherlock was my exact thought...
Aug
21
reviewed No Action Needed Nonfiction: Need signed releases and/or pay subjects I am interviewing?
Aug
21
reviewed Reviewed Is there a disadvantage to transcending genre?
Aug
21
comment Defining a Prologue
ooh, yes, good point. Strictly speaking, none of a book should be boring, but particularly any part of the opening, I agree.
Aug
20
answered Defining a Prologue
Aug
20
comment How can I balance between a formal and informal tone?
Hi, and welcome to Writers. What's the context for your writing? Blog posts? A novel? Academic writing? Business? This will help us answer your question.
Aug
19
comment DIT:Is it legal if a write a book about an artist?
"Time plots of the surface area of her costumes." Now that would be an entertaining chart to design.
Aug
19
answered DIT:Is it legal if a write a book about an artist?
Aug
19
comment DIT:Is it legal if a write a book about an artist?
Is this a biography of Miley Cyrus's rise to popularity from a marketing perspective, or a marketing primer using Cyrus as an example? Those are two very different things and would fall under different sets of rules.
Aug
19
comment Do the guidelines for clear style that we use today get in the way of rhythm?
FWIW, while this is quite lovely, my eyes glazed over several times while reading it. Brevity and clarity aid in readability. Scripture has room and time for poetry. Most workaday writing does not.
Aug
19
answered What is the difference between a complication/twist and a situation?
Aug
19
comment Do Decimals Bounded Between 0 and 1 (inclusive) Need a Leading Zero?
This makes sense. I never thought about probabilities and baseball scores, but you're right; those don't need leading zeroes. Otherwise yes, use one.
Aug
19
awarded  style
Aug
18
reviewed No Action Needed How do I cleanly show the passage of time, with multiple, varying time scales?
Aug
18
reviewed Reviewed Tension built upon whether the main character will commit suicide or not. Problem: I'm using first person narrative