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answered Taking notes while reading
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awarded  Critic
May
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comment What sites can I use to crowdsource my writing project?
Let me get this straight. You want to crowd-source your writing project, and also you want to crowd-source the crowd-sourcing?
May
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answered Why is this ‘loved’ italicized?
May
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answered Quoting text from a country with different internationalization.
May
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comment Quoting text from a country with different internationalization.
Are you translating the German into English?
May
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comment What are some possible reasons of why my readers preferred this “writing” over the others two?
Also, I believe you mean thanks for the critiques. A critic is a person who judges the merits of something, and a critique is a written or spoken analysis such as might be made by a critic.
May
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comment What are some possible reasons of why my readers preferred this “writing” over the others two?
Pure means undiluted or unadulterated, over-amped means overblown, opaque refers to something capable of hiding things from view, bathos is "an effect of anticlimax created by an unintentional lapse in mood from the sublime to the trivial or ridiculous" [NOAD], and muddy means something that is mixed up or not clear.
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answered What are some possible reasons of why my readers preferred this “writing” over the others two?
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answered English writers IDE
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answered In what order should I describe a setting?
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answered Explicitly correcting yourself while writing - how appropriate is it ?
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comment What is the Priority in an Action/Adventure Novel: Dialogues or Conflict?
@Neil Fein: Imaginary? Feh! Again I say: Feh! A writer may laugh at science, but science always wins in the end. Fear me!
Apr
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comment What is the Priority in an Action/Adventure Novel: Dialogues or Conflict?
Well, according to my calculations it's 57.532% action, 38.17% "dialogues" and 4.702% other. No bestseller has ever deviated by more than .003% from this formula.
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comment Why does using this “-ing” verb construction make my writing weaker?
@justkt: The comma is optional. But I cheated a little by leaving it in (which I agree is weaker), since the intermediate edits are just steps toward my final suggestion. I believe it's strongest to end with the simple action clause rather than a meandering explanation of the action.