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Q&A How can I catch more errors when I proofread?

9 answers  ·  posted 10y ago by Joel Rodgers‭  ·  last activity 2mo ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Text Editors. Suggesting & Tracking Changes to Plain-Text Documents

5 answers  ·  posted over 9 years ago by Robert Cartaino‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by celtschk‭

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Q&A Help! Editing Tips? [closed]

0 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Rosewood‭  ·  closed over 1 year ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A How do you avoid the problem of a collaborative work having separate voices?

3 answers  ·  posted over 10 years ago by Craig Sefton‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A How to keep track of worthwhile snippets from discovery writing, which don't work where they were first written?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Canina‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A How can I shorten a piece of writing effectively? [duplicate]

2 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Stacy‭  ·  closed as duplicate 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Should one invest in a professional editor before querying?

1 answer  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Liquid‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by DPT‭

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Q&A How can I make my 'first draft' good enough to be published?

5 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by robertcday‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by Kevin‭

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Q&A Formatting Progress while writing an Answer

1 answer  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Amadeus‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Suggestion: Support edit comments

1 answer  ·  posted over 2 years ago by celtschk‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Is writing three drafts really necessary?

4 answers  ·  posted over 3 years ago by Faith‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Writing a Non Fiction: Need to Format a Continuous Side Bar

2 answers  ·  posted over 3 years ago by Max‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A What's the least distracting method to inform editors I'm a woman?

5 answers  ·  posted over 4 years ago by Morgan Meredith‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A I wrote a book, but changed my mind on the ending

3 answers  ·  posted over 4 years ago by estefania‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How significant a role have editors played on books published in the past?

2 answers  ·  posted almost 5 years ago by idiotprogrammer‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Copying Certain Information From A Official Website

2 answers  ·  posted almost 5 years ago by The Keeper‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Is it a bad idea to write and edit chapter by chapter?

4 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by sudowoodo‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How do I fix a text wall when I already have one?

1 answer  ·  posted 5y ago by Please stop being evil‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How do I gain sufficient emotional distance from my work to edit it?

3 answers  ·  posted over 5 years ago by Jerenda‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How many rewrites should a writer expect for a novel?

3 answers  ·  posted over 5 years ago by Richard Stanzak‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Editing a memoir

3 answers  ·  posted over 5 years ago by aparente001‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How do I know when my work is ready for critique?

4 answers  ·  posted over 5 years ago by Jerenda‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Do I write the entire series and edit, or edit the books as I go?

3 answers  ·  posted over 5 years ago by Daniel Cann‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How can I keep my writing from being perceived as "too complicated"

6 answers  ·  posted over 5 years ago by Soha Farhin Pine‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Using capital letters and full-stop in bullet points

1 answer  ·  posted over 5 years ago by phenomenon‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Structuring a sentence with two phrases qualifying the same ending

2 answers  ·  posted over 5 years ago by user1295297‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A When Showing Over Telling Becomes Too Extravagant

1 answer  ·  posted almost 6 years ago by akrs20‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Programs that analyze word frequency?

2 answers  ·  posted almost 6 years ago by Chowzen‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A When to ask for feedback of novel?

2 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by RichS‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How much does imperfect grammar put off an agent?

2 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by System‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Redouble, double, or double again?

1 answer  ·  posted over 6 years ago by Caters‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Doubts about editing?

1 answer  ·  posted over 6 years ago by Ella‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Why does this software suggest capitalizing the word 'dragon'?

2 answers  ·  posted over 6 years ago by lee leeder‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How to write when thinking in multiple languages?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 7 years ago by Babika Babaka‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Can I, as a reader, submit a "Bug Report" for a novel?

2 answers  ·  posted over 7 years ago by Lyndon White‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Hyphen or en-dash

1 answer  ·  posted almost 8 years ago by nicoX‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Can the term "Glorified delivery" be used to signify giving birth?

1 answer  ·  posted over 8 years ago by Lynob‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A What are First Drafts, Second Drafts, etc.?

1 answer  ·  posted over 8 years ago by Fikko3107‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Should I edit the first draft until I'm totally satisfied or should I leave that to the third draft?

2 answers  ·  posted over 8 years ago by Alexandro Chen‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How can I avoid word repetition in the following paragraph?

2 answers  ·  posted over 8 years ago by Alexandro Chen‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Maintaining the consistency of voice and spontaneity throughout a piece

1 answer  ·  posted 9y ago by Jeremy‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How many errors should I expect from a proofreader?

2 answers  ·  posted over 9 years ago by aaa‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How do I escape my own experience?

2 answers  ·  posted over 9 years ago by naught101‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A Is the first draft of a novel usually shorter than the finished work?

2 answers  ·  posted over 9 years ago by Alexandro Chen‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A How much $ to calculate for an Editor

1 answer  ·  posted over 9 years ago by Christian‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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Q&A My first act is lengthy. And I cannot shorten it. Any Suggestions?

2 answers  ·  posted almost 10 years ago by Amin Mohamed Ajani‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by System‭

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