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by matildamcc
January 15th, 2010, 10:59 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Are you a good loser?
Replies: 14
Views: 2794

Re: Are you a good loser?

Very true. Once I almost didn't enter a contest because of self-doubt and then won it (to my extreme shock). But sometimes it's fun to be a cheerleader and not worry about winning or losing. As my piano teacher says, the world needs audience members as well as performers. I decided not to enter this...
by matildamcc
January 15th, 2010, 10:53 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: The Best Essay on Writing You've Never Read
Replies: 3
Views: 896

Re: The Best Essay on Writing You've Never Read

Great advice...don't get stuck in the first-novel bog. Move on..
by matildamcc
January 14th, 2010, 6:22 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Top 5 Favorite Christmas Albums?
Replies: 17
Views: 3261

Re: Top 5 Favorite Christmas Albums?

well, I'm a little late, but I LOVE Christmas music (can't help it--I sing in a choir!) favorites are Johnny Mathis Christmas Bing Crosby Christmas Elvis Presley Christmas BB King Christmas Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas carols Kings Choir Cambridge Christmas Carols Songs of Angels--Christmas Hym...
by matildamcc
January 14th, 2010, 6:16 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Editing - Hardcopy or computer?
Replies: 23
Views: 4378

Re: Editing - Hardcopy or computer?

I recommend editing on hardcopy. After a while your eyes glaze over reading the same words on the computer screen, but when you print it out, it's easier to see typos, easier to flip around the pages and figure out if you need to move scenes, etc. I do a lot of minor editing on the computer, but whe...
by matildamcc
January 14th, 2010, 5:32 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: So...Star Wars or Star Trek?
Replies: 45
Views: 11555

Re: So...Star Wars or Star Trek?

Star Trek!! specifically Star Trek: Next Generation. I love Data...my favorite character...
by matildamcc
January 12th, 2010, 3:46 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Serial commas: yes or no
Replies: 12
Views: 2108

Re: Serial commas: yes or no

Yes, always use series commas. It's the standard now.
by matildamcc
January 12th, 2010, 3:43 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Favorite Wii Games?
Replies: 17
Views: 3478

Re: Favorite Wii Games?

Super Smash Bros. Brawl