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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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Sep
10
answered Knowing When To Cite?
Sep
10
comment Knowing When To Cite?
We need a little more context. What is the essay for? High school, college, school paper, magazine, blog?
Sep
4
comment How do I start a business-presentation?
Sure, don't you normally say "hello" when you greet someone? Remember, you're speaking, not reciting. I don't think you should be reading from a script when you give a presentation. You should have your thoughts as bullet points on note cards, and your presentation should be at least a little ad-libbed (spontaneous). You should know what you want to say, and you should rehearse it both with and without an audience. But you shouldn't be clutching a sheaf of paper and reading the words like it was Storytime for Adults. You're talking to people and with them, not at them.
Sep
3
answered How do I start a business-presentation?
Sep
2
revised Are contractions antithetical to academic writing?
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Sep
1
revised How to determine if a freelance writing website is reputable and provides assignments that are worthwhile?
edited body
Aug
31
awarded  Enlightened
Aug
31
awarded  Nice Answer
Aug
30
answered Is the following piece of text comprehensible and written in good style?
Aug
30
comment Is the following piece of text comprehensible and written in good style?
It's the phrase "this post" which is throwing us. On this board, those words are often linked to something external or reference a quote pasted immediately afterwards. John was looking for the "post" you were referring to. It's not clear that you meant "this question you are reading right now."
Aug
27
comment How can a Russian writer get his work translated into English?
In English that concept is "plan" or "detailed plan." "Algorithm" in English is generally limited to math.
Aug
27
comment How can a Russian writer get his work translated into English?
What is your definition of "algorithm"? To a native speaker, that is a specific term for solving a mathematical problem; it doesn't make sense in context here. Do you mean "method" or "plan"?
Aug
27
comment How can a Russian writer get his work translated into English?
Rustam: Welcome to Writers SE. I have heavily rewritten your question into more native English (your post was understandable, but I smoothed it out). Please let me know if I changed the meaning of anything when editing. You don't have to worry about paper vs. e-books.
Aug
27
revised How can a Russian writer get his work translated into English?
deleted 86 characters in body; edited title
Aug
24
comment Breaking the 'cooling down' rule after finishing the first draft
+1 just for Grandpa's very wise comment.
Aug
22
comment How do I escape my own experience?
He was a great professor, and I used that advice in every subsequent paper for the remainder of my college career.
Aug
22
answered How do I escape my own experience?
Aug
16
answered Deciding whether to use a dialogue tag or an action tag in a dialogue
Aug
14
comment How can I learn how to outline, so I can write like an architect?
Related: writers.stackexchange.com/questions/4027/… and writers.stackexchange.com/questions/134/…
Aug
14
comment What's the correct vocabulary for a web application tutorial?
I swear either Writers or GD answered the "click/tap" question already, but I searched both and can't find it.