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    Unhappy Doubting free style writing.

    Ever since I have been writing I have written free style. I'm now doubting it's the right style for me. I have a personal problem with the word (perfect). I just want to be understood without doubt. But now I am wondering about diagramming or orderly style (123-abc) etc. To me the subject should be the whole point of the writing. As a train has a engine cargo cars and a caboose also should writing. I have been writing free style so long have I really been understood (without doubt)? Since we are flawed as humans and our language how do we make ourself understood (without doubt)? Can (order 123-abc) writing help me to be better understood? pljames

    The text above my writing is confusing to me. How can I use it to standard reading pargraphs?

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    Default Re: Doubting free style writing.

    Do you face similar challenges when you write in your native language?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: Doubting free style writing.

    Quote Originally Posted by pljames View Post
    Ever since I have been writing I have written free style. I'm now doubting it's the right style for me. I have a personal problem with the word (perfect). I just want to be understood without doubt. But now I am wondering about diagramming or orderly style (123-abc) etc. To me the subject should be the whole point of the writing. As a train has a engine cargo cars and a caboose also should writing. I have been writing free style so long have I really been understood (without doubt)? Since we are flawed as humans and our language how do we make ourself understood (without doubt)? Can (order 123-abc) writing help me to be better understood? pljames

    The text above my writing is confusing to me. How can I use it to standard reading pargraphs?
    pljames, you state that your native language is English. If it is, I am not quite sure what your problems are. I have no wish to appear unkind but, frankly, I haven't the faintest idea what you are talking about in the post that I have quoted above.

    What do you mean by, "I have written free style?"
    What do you mean by, "I have a personal problem with the word (perfect)"?
    I don't really understand why language should have a caboose. Can you explain?
    To which 'text above my writing' are you referring?
    Last edited by 5jj; 02-Aug-2012 at 11:52.
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    Default Re: Doubting free style writing.

    English pl

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    Whatever comes to mind. There is no order. pl

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    Default Re: Doubting free style writing.

    Writing freestyle means whatever comes to mind. There is no order to the pargraphs. By order I mean 123/abc
    across or down. Perferable down. I try to make the subject the whole point in one word. Then define the point
    words in each sentence. But I have a problem with the (word/perfect) not the computer program. I want to be understood
    without doubt. English has flaws like this writer. Is it possible to clear my style up so as to be understood
    without doubt in some writing order? pljames

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    Default Re: Doubting free style writing.

    Quote Originally Posted by pljames View Post
    Writing freestyle means whatever comes to mind. There is no order to the pargraphs. By order I mean 123/abc across or down. Perferable down. I try to make the subject the whole point in one word. Then define the point
    words in each sentence. But I have a problem with the (word/perfect) not the computer program. I want to be understood
    without doubt. English has flaws like this writer. Is it possible to clear my style up so as to be understood
    without doubt in some writing order? pljames
    It's going to be difficult to help you because I don't understand what you are saying.

    Are you suggesting that paragraphs can be written across or down? Across what?
    What do you mean by 'subject' in the second line? Is it the grammatical subject of the verb or the topic of your essay?
    What do you mean by the brackets and slash in I have a problem with the (word/perfect)?

    I notice that you have not answered three of the questions I asked earlier. Unless you can clear up some of these points, there is not much we can do.
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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    I am sorry we cannot communicate. Obvousely this forum is not for me. Please unsubsubscribe me. EMAIL REMOVED - Send PM to This User Instead

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    Default Re: Doubting free style writing.

    Free style means there is no order to my writing.
    Perfection in writing.
    The caboose stands for some sort of order like (abc/123.plj


    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    pljames, you state that your native language is English. If it is, I am not quite sure what your problems are. I have no wish to appear unkind but, frankly, I haven't the faintest idea what you are talking about in the post that I have quoted aboveWhat do you mean by, "I have written free style?"
    What do you mean by, "I have a personal problem with the word (perfect)"?
    I don't really understand why language should have a caboose. Can you explain?
    To which 'text above my writing' are you referring?

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    Default Re: Doubting free style writing.

    If there is no order, then it will be difficult to attain perfection because this will present challenges to many readers.

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