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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
14
reviewed No Action Needed How to handle multiple notebooks?
Aug
14
reviewed No Action Needed Printing and binding books: What type of paper
Aug
11
answered “ing” words in technical translations from Japanese to English
Aug
10
comment Word for “work completed on behalf of…”
Hi joe, and welcome to Writers. Requests for single words are off-topic here, but I believe they are acceptable on English. I have flagged to ask mods to move this question.
Aug
10
reviewed No Action Needed When does repetition start becoming tedious (especially metaphors)?
Aug
10
reviewed No Action Needed Is it a bad practice to add extra words/phrases just to add rhythm/make the text look smoother?
Aug
10
comment Tension built upon whether the main character will commit suicide or not. Problem: I'm using first person narrative
not quite a duplicate but very relevant: writers.stackexchange.com/questions/7612/…
Aug
10
revised Tension built upon whether the main character will commit suicide or not. Problem: I'm using first person narrative
deleted 1 character in body
Aug
9
comment Should I write Internet slang as it is spoken or as it is written?
+1 for "fruitgtables."
Aug
8
answered Non-Linear Storyline: Dynamic vs. Static chapter sequence
Aug
8
reviewed No Action Needed Non-Linear Storyline: Dynamic vs. Static chapter sequence
Aug
8
reviewed No Action Needed How do I cover a lengthy time period with only a few interesting details?
Aug
8
reviewed Close How do I cover a lengthy time period with only a few interesting details?
Aug
8
comment Should I write Internet slang as it is spoken or as it is written?
I'll cheerfully take the ironic/sarcastic footnote to avoid the singular they. ;)
Aug
8
comment Should I write Internet slang as it is spoken or as it is written?
I hope your footnote is sarcastic.
Aug
8
reviewed No Action Needed Can I change between the use of past tense to present tense for the story being told by a character in first person?
Aug
8
comment Resource for idioms
re the door dilemma: picture the action in your head. How is the door opening? Is it being blown open by a grenade? Flung back by a hand? Kicked off in a piece so it clatters to the ground? That will give you the words/idiom you need.
Aug
7
comment Should I write Internet slang as it is spoken or as it is written?
Can I just ask: how the FRAK do you pronounce "pwned"? Is it "poned" (like "owned" or "boned" with a P in front)? Because if you'd say "pwned" out loud, then write it as "pwned." And yes, I more or less know the etymology of the term.
Aug
7
comment Can novels have twist endings?
You can use spoiler tags. On this board it's >! before your paragraph of text.
Aug
6
comment Can novels have twist endings?
Can you give details and explain why those two stories have twist endings?