'Homeless rocker girl Sarah runs a gauntlet of drugs, kidnapping, rape and murder to get her next gig and make enough to escape the mean streets and return to high school and a better life.'
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- May 20th, 2010, 11:04 pm
- Forum: Writing
- Topic: You have another think coming
- Replies: 35
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Whatever is commonly used is often used loosely. You're probably both right, though you're 60% right and your editor 40%, according to the informal Merriam-Webster poll Holly quoted. So you win! Mira is right too. You'll get complaining e-mails no matter what you do. Today's eggcorn is tomorrow's co...
SUCK FINGER EVERYBODY would be my favorite too, but it might send the wrong message! Beacon22's ideas sound good. How about just HANDS OF THE PAST? Or MILLION MILES AWAY? But BRING ME BACK is not too generic, in my opinion, and what's wrong with sounding like a movie?
- May 20th, 2010, 4:22 pm
- Forum: Queries
- Topic: query #2: The Suburban Spy, edited
- Replies: 10
- Views: 1498
I quite like rhetorical questions. But take them out if you query Nathan! Likewise word repetition. Not a problem for me, particularly deliberate echoing, but it drives some people crazy. I agree with other commenters that you should spell out more of what happens. The setup reminds me of the movie ...