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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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Jun
29
reviewed Reviewed Is there a canonical sample screen play for reference as a speculative script?
Jun
28
comment Copyrighted Names
No, @OneMonkey would have broken that limit long before now.
Jun
27
comment Copyrighted Names
Relevant, not quite a duplicate: writers.stackexchange.com/questions/291/…
Jun
27
awarded  Custodian
Jun
27
reviewed Leave Open Is it possible for an author's first book to be popular?
Jun
27
reviewed Reviewed Are there copyright issues with a novella title if it's a famous line?
Jun
27
reviewed No Action Needed What are the differences between narrative and descriptive writing?
Jun
27
comment Is there a quality difference in purchased hardcovers?
@NeilFein It is a valid question and I'm not saying it isn't. But in addition to that, I won't shop there because of their business polices. So even if it were from the same production run as the bookstore down the street and five bucks cheaper, I would still refuse to buy it from Walmart.
Jun
27
comment Tactician's Viewpoint and Contradictory Characterization
@lea You're the writer creating the character. The burden of proof is on you for everything, I'm afraid. :)
Jun
26
comment Is there a quality difference in purchased hardcovers?
That depends on your feelings about Walmart's business policies. :)
Jun
26
comment How to handle speech within speech?
@CLockeWork Using single quotes for dialogue or double seems to be a function of where you live. The U.S. uses double quotes (so single on the inside) and Brits do the opposite. They're both right as long as you're consistent.
Jun
26
answered Is it possible for an author's first book to be popular?
Jun
26
answered Jumping between points in time in narrative
Jun
26
comment Is it possible for an author's first book to be popular?
Self-publish or publishing contract?
Jun
25
answered Tactician's Viewpoint and Contradictory Characterization
Jun
25
comment Where and how to publish new work
An unrelated word of advice: find an editor to look over your work before you publish.
Jun
24
reviewed Reviewed Is there a complete guideline for which tense to use?
Jun
24
reviewed Reviewed Is Jaime Lannister a “telling not showing” example?
Jun
24
reviewed Reviewed How can I catch more errors when I proofread?
Jun
24
comment How can I catch more errors when I proofread?
This is an interesting idea. I only hesitate to upvote it because I'm fairly sure more people are fluent in Klingon than Esperanto.