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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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Jul
28
comment Tools for exploring and analysing document structure?
::jawdrop:: Wow. Okay, you need a graphics program for that. But you can then import the graphic into Scrivener for reference.
Jul
28
comment IF i want to write an episode to a TV sitcom, how can i send it to the TV network?
As I said, I don't work in the TV industry, so I'm quite happy to be proven wrong. But I've been reading about it extensively for years, including a lot of behind-the-scenes interviews, and that's the impression I have. If you know otherwise, by all means answer with actual evidence.
Jul
27
comment Should I be using commas to suggest/enforce cadence?
More to the point, the Pledge as originally written didn't have the clause which is bothering you. Under God wasn't added until the 1950s. The original Pledge ran, "the republic for which it stands, one nation indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." Adding the phrase under God actually divides the "one nation indivisible" which isn't supposed to be broken up. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pledge_of_Allegiance
Jul
27
answered IF i want to write an episode to a TV sitcom, how can i send it to the TV network?
Jul
27
answered Tools for exploring and analysing document structure?
Jul
25
answered Which tense to use when writing a diary?
Jul
24
comment Am I correctly referencing chapters which belong to the same book?
Hmm. Yes to your first. Your second example could really go either way, depending on context. I would lean towards the capital letter, but depending on the text around it, I could be convinced that lowercase was acceptable.
Jul
24
comment Am I correctly referencing chapters which belong to the same book?
In this case, chapter is a proper name. I would not capitalize it in the sentence "See the third chapter for more." I debated adding to my answer "If the chapter has a name, like The Part of Tens, you could refer to it by that instead," but I ultimately decided that there's no point in using the name without the chapter number so you can find it, and if I'm referring to a specific chapter, then the word "chapter" becomes part of the name. Thus: Chapter X: The Part of Tens.
Jul
24
answered Am I correctly referencing chapters which belong to the same book?
Jul
23
awarded  Enlightened
Jul
23
awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
23
comment Is it good idea to create a Sarcastic tone for provocative thoughts
I'm having some difficulty understanding you. Are you writing an editorial in a publication? What does "some misjudgment facts" mean? Does the venue have a history of sarcastic editorial voice? Why do you think sarcasm is more "clear and effective" than writing objectively and non-emotionally?
Jul
23
comment Is it a bad idea to turn a short story into a full-length novel?
According to good ol' Wiki, they collaborated on it, but yes, Silverberg was involved in any case.
Jul
23
answered Is it a bad idea to turn a short story into a full-length novel?
Jul
23
answered What are the 'header' lines/meta information in a formal letter called?
Jul
17
comment Is there a good project management software for writers?
Coal on the back of a shovel is better than MS Project.
Jul
17
comment If I'm going to hire a copyeditor, do I need to do any proofing myself?
Yep, editor and proofreader here who will cheerfully echo what Neil says: by all means double-check my work. I will in no way be insulted. The goal is for the work to be right, not for me to be.
Jul
15
revised First-time meeting with publisher & editors (What to expect)
added 1 characters in body
Jul
15
comment First-time meeting with publisher & editors (What to expect)
Congratulations to your fiancée, BTW. :)
Jul
12
answered How to separate scenes in a chapter?