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- July 30th, 2010, 11:58 am
- Forum: Writing
- Topic: Writing a Character Who is Smarter Than You
- Replies: 13
- Views: 4823
The same way you write anything. 1) research 2) subject-matter experts. 1) Use a dictionary to make sure you understand every single connotation of the word you're using, and that it's the best word for the job. 2) Have someone you consider a good intellectual match for your character read over the ...
- February 13th, 2010, 3:55 pm
- Forum: Procrastination
- Topic: East Coast Blizzard (Friday, Feb. 5)
- Replies: 48
- Views: 10257
I cracked up when I first heard about this - grad students at the University of Virginia are "studying" a pile of snow (created when they plowed a parking lot after the storm) which they dubbed "Mount Chipotle." It's three inches shy of forty feet high and they're taking bets on when it will finally...
- February 11th, 2010, 11:14 pm
- Forum: Ask Nathan
- Topic: Old Ask Nathan Thread
- Replies: 793
- Views: 220032
Hi Nathan - thanks for answering all our questions (and for the awesomely informative blog!) I'm finally getting to the stage where I'm going to start querying and I'm wondering how much personal information I ought to include in my query. Specifically, I'm wondering if I ought to include the fact t...