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comment How do I write numbers in dialogue?
Related, not exactly a duplicate: writers.stackexchange.com/questions/14612/…
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reviewed No Action Needed How can I convey dates (with ordering) for events happening under different dating systems, e.g. a Sci-Fi story spread over the galaxy?
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reviewed No Action Needed What are some common pitfalls when adapting a novel (thematic autobiographic in this case) to a screenplay?
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reviewed No Action Needed How should I write a post containing analysis and python code?
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reviewed No Action Needed What are some regular contests unpublished short story authors might enter?
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reviewed Reviewed How can I convey dates (with ordering) for events happening under different dating systems, e.g. a Sci-Fi story spread over the galaxy?
Apr
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answered Should I write “also known as” in full or as an acronym (aka)?
Apr
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comment Should I write “also known as” in full or as an acronym (aka)?
I hesitate to DV, but if you're talking about narration in prose, your answer is incorrect. "AKA/aka" isn't used in narration the way you've written it.
Apr
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reviewed Approve Should I write “also known as” in full or as an acronym (aka)?
Apr
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comment How to balance for readers who are not technologically literate
The OP specifically noted he did not want to use your option 3, the cabbagehead. It's a perfectly valid choice to use one, and I've suggested it elsewhere on the site, but the scene doesn't have room for one, according to the author.
Apr
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answered How to balance for readers who are not technologically literate
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reviewed Leave Open the use of “now” in past tense
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reviewed Approve Why are the paragraphs of an document often indented and not vertically separated?
Apr
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comment How to balance for readers who are not technologically literate
Is the entire story about the technical stuff, or is this just scene-setting to establish who the characters are? That is, if the reader never figures out what the technical terms mean, will that impede understanding of the larger plot?
Mar
30
comment Gracefully state novelty of a thesis in the introduction
Use the Buzzfeed method. "I'll be discussing how X and Y lead to Z. And what happens after Y will shock you."
Mar
30
comment Is there a “literary Olympus” in the current publishing landscape?
@Standback Yes, the edited version is better.
Mar
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comment Is there a “literary Olympus” in the current publishing landscape?
Hi, and welcome to Writers. Can you provide some context for your answer? Are you looking for a similar venue for your work?
Mar
28
comment What is the main inner conflict in Harry Potter?
The community has decided that analyzing existing works is off-topic unless it directly pertains to your own writing. You're heading in the right direction, but this particular question is still not quite there. This question will likely be put on hold; sorry.
Mar
27
comment Should I turn my enormous novel into a series?
If you mean "art" to be "something which only the artist sees," and "popular fiction/art" to be something always intended for public consumption, then I guess I follow you. I understood your last statement as "write your book for you, and let the publisher tell you if anything has to change — because maybe nothing has to change, and then you can just publish straight art."
Mar
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comment Should I turn my enormous novel into a series?
I particularly like your closing statement. Start with art; edit if necessary for commerce.