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by pcimeisr
Fri Aug 25, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Be a Better Writer--PLAYING AROUND WITH MOOD
Replies: 12
Views: 7951

Re: Be a Better Writer--PLAYING AROUND WITH MOOD

James tore the napkin into small pieces. He normally crafted a delicate rose for the waitress. A trick he learned to gain good service. Not today. He anxiously stared out the café’ window. “Lunch was an excellent idea,” he giggled to himself, “we’ve worked together in the same office for years.” He ...
by pcimeisr
Sun Apr 30, 2017 12:14 am
Forum: Rules, Ratings, Judges and Official Info
Topic: Formatting of Entries
Replies: 8
Views: 6616

Re: Formatting of Entries

Thanks! I will try that code next time need to emphasize a word.
by pcimeisr
Thu Apr 27, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Rules, Ratings, Judges and Official Info
Topic: Formatting of Entries
Replies: 8
Views: 6616

Re: Formatting of Entries

I am not sure how to get italics to transfer over. I saw something about using certain keys like left arrow with an "I" in the middle and a right arrow. I don't know how to do this and if that is the way to get a word document to show italics. does that mean you put left arrow before the word you in...
by pcimeisr
Mon Apr 03, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Ask an Editor
Topic: capitlization
Replies: 1
Views: 3234

capitlization

I have trouble with capitalization. One specific question I have is capitalizing something that you don't want capitalized because it will give away the plot. One example is my story, "She had a Moose". Moose is the nickname of a big burly guy. The intent is to deceive the readers into thinking it i...
by pcimeisr
Thu Mar 16, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: Ann's Grammar Basics
Topic: And and Then, and spacing after period...
Replies: 9
Views: 7830

Re: And and Then, and spacing after period...

Great tip. I was wondering why I kept getting the critique "spacing". I guess my typewriting days clouded my desire to find the truth, and the truth set me free. Whoopee!
by pcimeisr
Sat Feb 25, 2017 12:15 am
Forum: Rules, Ratings, Judges and Official Info
Topic: Writing Challenge Feedback Reports and Rating Categories
Replies: 23
Views: 68417

Re: Writing Challenge Feedback Reports and Rating Categories

Deb, I just signed up for the writing program. One point that is required is to go to the writing challenge and critique other writings. When I put my challenge entry in I check a box saying that I want to be critiqued. How will I know that others have checked the box? I assume that I am only to giv...

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