Guidelines for writing Poems, Stories and Tales

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Forming a tagline for customers, drivers and software

What are some catchy taglines? 30 Companies with Famous Brand Slogans & Taglines Disneyland: “The happiest place on Earth.” … Nike: “Just do it.” … Old Spice: “The original. … De Beers: “A diamond is forever.” … MasterCard: “There are some things money can’t buy. … Samsung: “Do what you can’t.” How do you create […]

Number of characters in ensemble for a musical

How many is an ensemble? Classical chamber ensembles of six (sextet), seven (septet), or eight musicians (octet) are fairly common; use of latinate terms for larger groups is rare, except for the nonet (nine musicians). In most cases, a larger classical group is referred to as an orchestra of some type or a concert band. […]

Is it okay to quote a saying, even if i don’t know who said it?

How do you quote something when you don’t know who said it? Use double quotation marks (“”) around a direct quote. A direct quote is a word- for-word report of what someone else said or wrote. You use the exact words and punctuation of the original. Harriet Jacobs writes, “She sat down, quivering in every […]

Could I have a writing phobia?

Graphophobia is the irrational fear of writing—especially handwriting. Scriptophobia is the extreme fear of writing in public. People suffering from these conditions are known to avoid writing as the mere thought of writing brings anxiety. Can you have a phobia of writing? The first is ‘scriptophobia’ (Biran, Augusto and Wilson, 1981) or ‘writing phobia’ (Johnson, […]

What’s the difference between Deus Ex Machina and coincidence?

Coincidence does not necessarily benefit any party explicitly or push forward the plot, but can add in complications which later down the line impact the plot, where-as Deus Ex Machina fundamentally alters an otherwise logical outcome for a given plot point. What does the term deus ex machina literally mean? god from the machine The […]

Should a password/username be written in quotes or italics?

1 Answer. Show activity on this post. Although there is no strict convention for passwords and usernames in the English Lexicon, but to emphasize , I suggest use quotes. Italicized texts are hard to read and slow down the reading. Should names be italicized or in quotes? This is one writing question that’s easy to […]