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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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May
24
comment Ways for main character to influence world following their death
aka The Reichenbach Gambit.
May
23
answered Ways for main character to influence world following their death
May
23
revised Ways for main character to influence world following their death
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May
22
comment Parenthetical phrases within dialog
Can you edit to ask an actual question? As it stands, this is a (very interesting) discussion, but it doesn't fit our Q&A format.
May
22
comment Using today's moral compass in fantasy
"Anti-humanistic"? Can you explain that in more detail?
May
22
awarded  Nice Answer
May
21
revised Fixing fundamental flaws of structure and composition under deadline
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May
21
comment Fixing fundamental flaws of structure and composition under deadline
I dunno, John; your answer is lacking a certain je ne sais merde.
May
21
comment Fixing fundamental flaws of structure and composition under deadline
What's the project? My answer would be different depending on what the work is (academic paper? weekly publication? novel?) and what the fallout from "less than my best work" might be (poor grade, not much, no contract).
May
21
comment Giving something an alias
And I would use "CDE," or possibly "Engine" with a capital E, so there's no confusion about which possible engine you mean, unless it's not "engine" but some unique jargon word like "gormenplatz."
May
20
revised What are the legal implications and best practices for publishing screenshots of web sites in a book?
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May
20
comment My cool character is doing nothing for the plot. How do I deal with him?
that was really marvelous. And poor Harry. :)
May
20
revised My cool character is doing nothing for the plot. How do I deal with him?
added 1 characters in body
May
20
revised My cool character is doing nothing for the plot. How do I deal with him?
added 4 characters in body
May
20
answered My cool character is doing nothing for the plot. How do I deal with him?
May
20
answered Self publishing: Do I still need to follow the arbitrary word count limits?
May
20
answered Do I have to revise my book on paper?
May
19
reviewed Reject suggested edit on How to write a polite reminder email?
May
19
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Where is a good place to find writing prompts?
May
17
answered How to effectively jump from one period of time to another in a short story?