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Apr
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reviewed Approve What's the proper way of formatting writing from a character in a novel?
Apr
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reviewed Approve Why does using this “-ing” verb construction make my writing weaker?
Apr
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revised Writing first programming book
Linking is the essence of the Internet
Apr
7
comment Tools for science-based world building?
@Ralph: We should add a Scrivener tag and ask them for sponsoring. Lauren can write the tag info. :)
Apr
5
comment What methods can I use to revise my writing?
Hey, you didn't mentioned, that he can do that with Scrivener ;)
Apr
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revised How credible is wikipedia?
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Apr
2
comment How to practice location descriptions
Try to be as specific as you can. If you know the birds, name them (seagulls is my guess here).
Apr
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answered What methods can I use to revise my writing?
Apr
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comment What methods can I use to revise my writing?
@David: Lauren's method isn't bound on a special software. Yes, she is a Scrivener fan (in the meanwhile I guess she is paid by them), but you can use any software. You can even print it and do it on paper. Using Latex you can store every chapter/section in a separate file. It should be possible to create a meta file where you can define the order of these chapters and rearrange them. If you have any specific problem doing this, please name it, so we can answer your question properly.
Apr
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comment What methods can I use to revise my writing?
When putting a bounty on a question, please clarify why do you think the question is not answered yet. For me, Lauren Ipsum's suggestion is the way to go. You do not even have the problem Kate mentions (starting too early with the draft), because you can iterate through your document again and again, rearranging the sections. What is missing for you?
Apr
1
comment How to obtain a thoughtful critique of a job application cover letter?
I disagree, that the cover letter is not the first thing they read. The HR people I know read it first for exactly the thing you mention: filtering. You can glance faster over a cover letter than over a resume. Why care about people who cannot get the cover letter right? +1 for the rest of your post.
Mar
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awarded  Enlightened
Mar
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revised requesting a review/critique of an outro narrative
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Mar
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awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
29
comment What are effective ways of working with a nonfiction editor?
I'm a little bit puzzled. Why do you repeat your answer instead of closing the question?
Mar
29
comment What's your favorite keyboard?
programmers.stackexchange.com/questions/2254/…
Mar
23
revised What are good books on writing romance/erotica?
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Mar
23
revised How to deal with self-criticism?
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Mar
23
comment Should you read your own genre?
@Kate: Or maybe the problem is, how you define 'quite a bit' and 'success'.
Mar
23
comment Should you read your own genre?
@Stand: It's called market analysis. If you do not know, why people buy the cars from the other manufacturers, what they do wrong, what right, you are running out of business fast, I promise you. @all: You can change car seller to surgeon, not keeping track of the medical research results. You can use any profession. Writers are not different. The OP will fail miserably if he keeps going that way.