M Lizz
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How to write a death scene without making it overdramatic?
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Over-dramatizing situations is one of the most common pitfalls I see early-stage writers fall into. My best advice would be to give it to another person and have them read it. If they blush, grimace, ...

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Where to find beta readers?
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4 votes

As a previous answer mentioned, fictionpress.com is one site that offers connection to beta readers. Outside of that side though, there are plenty of places that offer beta services. Critique Circle ...

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How to start writing a graduation speech?
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4 votes

Congratulations on being asked to give this speech! Not everyone gets to welcome a graduation ceremony. I'll try to help by giving you a general structure that you can use when you write it. Start by ...

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Bio on my father
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I'm sorry about your father. I can tell that you're very devoted to him even now. He would probably be honored to know this. I'm a student journalist; I interview a lot of people. I always walk in ...

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Help describing dogs' physical appearance and movement
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I would suggest dedicating time to your research. Going to the dog park like the answer before me suggested is one possible idea, but that will only give you a very, very small demographic. Some ...

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How to determine if a story would benefit from multiple first-person POVs?
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A few years ago, I enjoyed reading the Maximum Ride series by James Patterson. It has a total of nine books, I believe, and follow the adventures of a group of kids. As the series progresses, we ...

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How to punctuate the synonym to a word or phrase?
2 votes

Firstly, don't put yourself down. Everyone has questions like this and sometimes the answers can be hard to find! However, to answer your question, what you have isn't correct. Semicolons are used ...

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How do I structure an essay into a thesis statement and three points in three paragraphs? -this is not a school homework
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Many people struggle to grasp big ideas. In your case, you need to break one main idea down into three. When I write, I like to think of it as explaining it to a child. You are going to sit down and ...

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Can an essay have a preface?
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An essay is an essay is an essay. What I mean by that is, so long as you do not have specified requirements given to you by a professor or a publisher, your essay can reflect anything and everything ...

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Is there a standard for describing a form in a programming specification?
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There isn't a "standard way" to explain technical concepts to those who wouldn't understand, at least to my knowledge. I do, however, have a few techniques that you might be able to try when you have ...

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