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by flyingcross
Sun Feb 21, 2010 3:21 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Dialog #1
Replies: 103
Views: 100168

Thanks Jan

Please feel free to edit. I'm afraid the punctuation class just managed to jumble it up in my aged brain cells, and now they just fly out wherever they want to like a freight of chickens dropped on a busy highway.
Thanks,
Cindy
by flyingcross
Sat Feb 20, 2010 2:21 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Dialog #1
Replies: 103
Views: 100168

Ok, giving it a go.

“Life’s not fair.” Arms crossed, shoulders hunched, glaring at her Mom. “It’s not that bad.” Tina almost laughs at the teen-age mirror image of herself staring at her with doom and gloom. “There will be another movie, one without axe murderers and gore, I promise, then you can go.” Lip quivering, po...
by flyingcross
Tue Feb 02, 2010 7:49 pm
Forum: Ann's Grammar Basics
Topic: Commas (Part Three)
Replies: 22
Views: 19321

Thank you

I think I am confused on the comma before the word and. I need to review some more. Was this simple stuff thirty years ago in highschool? I believe my brain has lost a few brain cells. Thanks for the help.
Cindy
by flyingcross
Tue Feb 02, 2010 1:42 pm
Forum: Ann's Grammar Basics
Topic: Commas (Part Three)
Replies: 22
Views: 19321

Still open to checking?

In the winter, Geraldine had hot oatmeal, brown sugar, and milk for breakfast. After she ate, she would bundle up in her work clothes and she would go out to do her chores. Yes, even when it was forty below zero. She had to milk the cows, feed the calves, and gather the eggs. Often she had to use an...
by flyingcross
Tue Feb 02, 2010 12:45 am
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Jan's Writing Basics #3: Choosing a Tense and Sticking to It
Replies: 81
Views: 55326

Lots to learn

Okay, here goes. Looking at the assignment in horror, I find myself sinking in despair. What of these verbs that have a life of their own? No matter how I try, they live in the present and past tense all at the same time. I looked at the assignment in horror and found myself sinking in despair. What...
by flyingcross
Sat Jan 30, 2010 4:29 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Jan's Writing Basics #2: Beware of Adjectives and Adverbs
Replies: 129
Views: 107968

Help

Hi Jan, I"ve enjoyed reading this, though got lost on one or two of them, so hope it is still okay to post. I am new, and know I have difficulty with commas, semi-colons etc...so going to the other class too. Anyway, lots to learn, looking for input and okay to pull apart, though be gentle. I am a b...

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