Eliminating the "fluff"

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Eliminating the "fluff"

Post by RonfarZ3 » Wed May 18, 2016 12:29 am

So, based on some beta feedback, I decided to go through my manuscript for The Constellation Tournament and remove as many instances of "which" and "that" as I could.
I wrote a blog post about it on my site, but I also came across this article and think I need to add a few more words to my "hunt".

What words do you find you need to remove from your writing?
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Re: Eliminating the "fluff"

Post by JL Zenor » Wed May 18, 2016 1:42 am

That, and sigh. :D

Also, for BBcode, you would use square brackets for your italics [ i] [ /i], without the space in there.
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Re: Eliminating the "fluff"

Post by RonfarZ3 » Wed May 18, 2016 4:14 am

Ah . . . so many html formats out there . . . I forget which places use which forms.
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Re: Eliminating the "fluff"

Post by JL Zenor » Wed May 18, 2016 4:34 am

RonfarZ3 wrote:Ah . . . so many html formats out there . . . I forget which places use which forms.
Forums use BB code, which stands for Bulletin Boards. It's basically HTML short code, meant to protect the forum from people posting whatever HTML they want on the forums.
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