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Boys Do It Better by Rob Warr  [message #77450] Fri, 06 November 2020 18:14 Go to next message
Nicthalon is currently offline  Nicthalon   United States

Getting started

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Is it just me, or does anyone else have a hard time reading a story when the author refuses to use quotation marks for dialog? Is it really that hard to write using the most basic of writing standards?
Re: Boys Do It Better by Rob Warr  [message #77451 is a reply to message #77450] Fri, 06 November 2020 21:56 Go to previous messageGo to next message
luvtwinks is currently offline  luvtwinks   United States

Likes it here

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I've had no problem reading it. In fact, I didn't even notice the lack of quotation marks until I saw this post. 
Re: Boys Do It Better by Rob Warr  [message #77452 is a reply to message #77450] Fri, 06 November 2020 23:55 Go to previous messageGo to next message
timmy   United Kingdom

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"Nicthalon wrote on Fri, 06 November 2020 18:14"
Is it just me, or does anyone else have a hard time reading a story when the author refuses to use quotation marks for dialog? Is it really that hard to write using the most basic of writing standards?

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I think you probably ought to ask Rob about it. I found it odd at first, and certainly unconventional, but I'm able to see past it



Author of Queer Me! Halfway Between Flying and Crying - the true story of life for a gay boy in the Swinging Sixties in a British all male Public School
Re: Boys Do It Better by Rob Warr  [message #77453 is a reply to message #77450] Sat, 07 November 2020 03:56 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Dominick St James is currently offline  Dominick St James   United Kingdom

Toe is in the water

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"Nicthalon wrote on Fri, 06 November 2020 18:14"
Is it just me, or does anyone else have a hard time reading a story when the author refuses to use quotation marks for dialog? Is it really that hard to write using the most basic of writing standards?

--I took as reported speech.
Re: Boys Do It Better by Rob Warr  [message #77456 is a reply to message #77450] Sat, 07 November 2020 08:41 Go to previous message
ivor slipper is currently offline  ivor slipper   United Kingdom

Toe is in the water

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"Nicthalon wrote on Fri, 06 November 2020 18:14"
Is it just me, or does anyone else have a hard time reading a story when the author refuses to use quotation marks for dialog? Is it really that hard to write using the most basic of writing standards?

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I'm with you. Sadly, I was forced to use the 'off' button.

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