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Forum: Fiction 05-26-2008, 02:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By TimD
Yeah, well like our use of ' instead of " over...

Yeah, well like our use of ' instead of " over here in the England. I wouldn't pull anyone up on that on an Int. forum. But inconsistencies in punctuation styles need mentioning where two different...
Forum: Fiction 05-25-2008, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By TimD
A general punctuation rule for speech ...

A general punctuation rule for speech



after 'she said' you need to put a full stop there instead of the comma.

The pattern is repeated several times throughout the piece then you start...
Forum: Inkster Incorporated 01-30-2008, 07:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,818
Posted By TimD
You have to take every opportunity, every trick...

You have to take every opportunity, every trick in the book to write essays.

Mindmapping software (like MindmapperPro5) or just do it manually. Asking yourself questions about the essay title,...
Forum: Non-Fiction 01-27-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,268
Posted By TimD
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/article32...

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/article3257533.ece

A little argument between Jeremy Paxman and Marks & Spencers over what he sees as the reduction in quality of their underwear overall.
Forum: Non-Fiction 01-27-2008, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,941
Posted By TimD
http://www3.open.ac.uk/courses/bin/p12.dll?A02&kwc...

http://www3.open.ac.uk/courses/bin/p12.dll?A02&kwcampaign=GC_BRA&keywordid=UKGGL_open_university

Open University - fine

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/7175730.stm

Irish International...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 01-27-2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,278
Posted By TimD
Over time you find what works for yourself. ...

Over time you find what works for yourself. Unfocusing your eyes, creating a rythym in your head, even staring down your audience individually to gain personal power and strength. Public speaking...
Forum: Inkster Incorporated 01-26-2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,321
Posted By TimD
Bicentennial Man when Andrew is learning through...

Bicentennial Man when Andrew is learning through experience about human mortality.

Strangely Taegukgi made a lot of emotions in me, but not crying. Joy, sadness, rage and anger, but no crying. ...
Forum: The Library 01-26-2008, 07:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,334
Posted By TimD
I have only read the first four books and was...

I have only read the first four books and was disgusted by the crapness (I'll use that term lightly here) of the literary quality, the seeming change in writing style (maybe down to progression of...
Forum: The Library 01-26-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3,718
Views: 287,077
Posted By TimD
Reading by Starlight : Postmodern Science Fiction...

Reading by Starlight : Postmodern Science Fiction

Amazon Link...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 01-26-2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,295
Posted By TimD
Well, you are going to have to save up until you...

Well, you are going to have to save up until you can afford your own place obviously. If a simple "housemates" rota isn't going to be viable then you need to be out of there. If your gran can't see...
Forum: Non-Fiction 01-24-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,760
Posted By TimD
This is the first text for a module I am starting...

This is the first text for a module I am starting at Uni next week. I've studied Othello at A level and Access level for 3 years running before I reached Uni. So, I prepare myself, the the fourth...
Forum: Tips & Advice 01-20-2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 12,170
Posted By TimD
Rule Ten is a good one. Having recently...

Rule Ten is a good one.

Having recently been introduced to the Yorkshire poet Tony Harrison it has been explained to us that artificial rules are fine in their place, but there must be allowance...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 01-20-2008, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,407
Posted By TimD
Teenage fiction questions

First of all, I have to say that this is writing without proper publishing. I aim to help encourage my own children to read, any children in my extended family and will probably publish serialised...
Forum: Poetry 12-19-2007, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By TimD
Context then? It's about a failed marriage...

Context then?

It's about a failed marriage with a woman who had plenty of 'cool' sayings to be activated like a doll with a pull cord in her back. How she stopped her education at 14 and refused...
Forum: Poetry 12-17-2007, 12:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By TimD
I was playing with different rules, but there...

I was playing with different rules, but there were rules. It came out of a last two or three weeks studying post colonial, simply different and localised writers, including Imtiaz Drahakar and Tony...
Forum: Poetry 12-12-2007, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By TimD
You’re a Genius. How do you do it?

I have a novelty toy to throw at the wall, at the floor, at peoples heads.
It talks to me when I hit it hard enough, “You’re a Genius” it says.
Bash it again and it comes out with, “How do you do...
Forum: Publishing 08-28-2007, 05:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,685
Posted By TimD
Okay, it seems to represent the "international...

Okay, it seems to represent the "international and national interests" of publishers within Canada. Like an arts council organisation with a wealth of knowledge and maybe some contacts to share...
Forum: Publishing 08-27-2007, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,685
Posted By TimD
Canadian Publishing Council information needed

A mate of mine over in Canada has put forward an autobiography covering the period from 8 years old (his mother died and he ended up on the streets) till adulthood and having his own family.
...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 01-10-2007, 03:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,904
Posted By TimD
Hardcore/Techno still from my dance club days! ...

Hardcore/Techno still from my dance club days!

The joy of the scene is that you can normally stream LP 96kbs from dedicated UK radio stations like at hcore.fm, hardcoreregime.co.uk and...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 01-09-2007, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By TimD
So the student managed to prove his intent...

So the student managed to prove his intent without doubt?

In England the courts will try to do you for a drugs offence in this situation and you better have a solid alibi from reliable witnesses!
Forum: Writers' Cafe 01-08-2007, 12:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By TimD
This heres Yorkshire! ain't you watched Moty...

This heres Yorkshire! ain't you watched Moty Pythons : The Meaning Of Life :)
Forum: Writers' Cafe 01-07-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,354
Posted By TimD
When my grandad died, I was woken by him...

When my grandad died, I was woken by him beckoning me out of my bedroom onto the landing. It was one of those powerful family cries that happen regularly.

Before my dad died I was struck by an...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 01-06-2007, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,110
Posted By TimD
Penetration is a male gender term traditionally. ...

Penetration is a male gender term traditionally. But as modern thinking has progressed and lesbian relationships are accepted, the act of penetration between two lesbians must take some ownership of...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 01-06-2007, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,526
Posted By TimD
Eves actions in handing the apple that removes...

Eves actions in handing the apple that removes their innocence to Adam. That is one story that could be burned out of existence by many people for having such a detrimental effect on humanity.

I...
Forum: Non-Fiction 01-05-2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,154
Posted By TimD
This film is definitely one for experienced...

This film is definitely one for experienced adults who aren't shocked easily. It had me in tears, where Bad News Bears seemed to be jumping on the social success of Bad Santa but didn't quite reach...
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