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Oct
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answered How to format and where to place the “thanks” section for websites in a book?
Oct
26
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Oct
24
reviewed Reject Can a mock-magazine with fictitious content count legally as fan fiction?
Oct
24
reviewed Reject Can a mock-magazine with fictitious content count legally as fan fiction?
Oct
24
comment Outlining Structures for Romance Novels
A and B meet. A and B fall in love. Optional: A and B enjoy snugglebunnies. Obstacle gets between A and B. A and/or B overcome obstacle. Omnia vincit amor.
Oct
23
comment Can I use real presidents (past and present) and real companies in a fictional story?
Hi, and welcome to Writers. What's your definition of "better"? Easier to write? Easier for the reader to suspend disbelief? Runs less risk of a lawsuit?
Oct
23
comment Is it a bad practice to end sentences with phrases like: “…and went over to it” or “…and did X to it?”
Oy. "Her eyes paused abruptly"? That sounds like they have agency independent of her head.
Oct
21
comment What are the pros and cons of building the setting before the characters and story
Related but not a duplicate: writers.stackexchange.com/questions/796/… and writers.stackexchange.com/questions/1781/…
Oct
20
reviewed Reject Can a mock-magazine with fictitious content count legally as fan fiction?
Oct
18
reviewed Reject Can a mock-magazine with fictitious content count legally as fan fiction?
Oct
18
reviewed Reject Can a mock-magazine with fictitious content count legally as fan fiction?
Oct
17
answered Should I edit the first draft until I'm totally satisfied or should I leave that to the third draft?
Oct
15
answered What steps to follow in thinking through the writing of a conclusion?
Oct
14
comment How can I avoid word repetition in the following paragraph?
Exactly; I was thinking the same thing -- she's all shook up because of the earthquake, so "earth" is going to be on her mind.
Oct
14
answered How can I avoid word repetition in the following paragraph?
Oct
12
comment Is it possible to write a novel completely devoid of dialogue?
@PaulA.Clayton Or it could be the novel Alice's sister was reading in Alice in Wonderland: "it had no pictures or conversations in it, 'and what is the use of a book,' thought Alice, 'without pictures or conversation?' " I've wondered about that for years.
Oct
11
comment Is it possible to write a novel completely devoid of dialogue?
Well yes, but you can write a novel without the letter "E" too. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gadsby_%28novel%29 The question is, would it be any good?
Oct
9
comment How should I organize my journal as plain-text files?
I was going to suggest Scrivener, but the OP explicitly didn't want something which was not plain-text. Scrivener does export as plain text and Word.
Oct
9
comment When is it acceptable to refer to an undefined group of people in academic writing?
Okay, OP, do you want to weigh in on this?
Oct
9
comment How should I organize my journal as plain-text files?
Have you tried BBEdit? barebones.com/products/bbedit