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I have a degree in Linguistics, but I work as a programmer. Most of my expertise about English is self-taught, plus lots of random trivia I've acquired here and there.

This is my favorite EL&U comment ever:

This isn't really a question about English so much as a question about hugs. Source


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answered Wait for the results of writing contest or try other means
May
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answered How best to format a novel written in Markdown
May
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answered Best Grammar checking software
Apr
25
answered Why Use Excessively Short Chapters?
Apr
10
answered Can a self publishing author use a Pen name/Pseudonym?
Apr
5
answered The value of labeling book sections
Mar
31
answered Must one have a book cover designed before to publisher?
Jan
19
answered Is it worth reading book to learn more about topic of my story
Dec
14
answered Is it a bad writing practice to start sentences with a verb?
Dec
11
answered Converting Word pages to book pages, for novels?
Nov
16
answered Striking the balance between dialogue and narrative
Oct
27
answered How much should I reveal of how the world functions in fiction?
Aug
25
answered What can an agent do for me if I only write short stories?
Aug
1
answered What permissions do I need for nonfiction travelogue?
Jul
24
answered Is going 'off-topic' a sign of bad dialogue?
Jul
23
answered How to find an agent for a children's picture book?
Jul
23
answered Is it good idea to create a Sarcastic tone for provocative thoughts
Jul
1
answered Publishers favoring, or temporary initiatives tailored for, young authors
Jun
21
answered What are good places to post your work where it will be read by others?
May
26
answered How to make out that my work doesn't require any more editing?