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    Red face Help needed to edit stories.

    hi
    i have stories and i need someone who is native to edit them.
    thanks

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    Re: Help needed to edit stories.

    Quote Originally Posted by mqcaah View Post
    Hi
    I have stories and I need someone who is native to edit them.
    Thanks.

    Welcome to the forums. I have edited your title to something more acceptable and moved your thread to the appropriate forum. I have also corrected the punctuation and capitalisation in your text.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

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    Re: Help needed to edit stories.

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Welcome to the forums. I have edited your title to something more acceptable and moved your thread to the appropriate forum. I have also corrected the punctuation and capitalisation in your text.
    Thanks,bhaisahab

    Would please help me editing my stories. If yes, tell me where can I send it to you

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    Re: Help needed to edit stories.

    I don't help with questions outside of the public forums. If you want help, post your stories on this forum.
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    Re: Help needed to edit stories.

    Quote Originally Posted by mqcaah View Post
    Thanks, (space required here) bhaisahab.

    Would please help me to editing my stories? If yes, tell me where can I send it them to you.
    Note my corrections to your post above (spacing and punctuation).

    As bhaisahab said, you can post short excerpts of your stories here in the Editing and Writing Topics section and someone might look at them. Did you write these stories yourself? Did you write them simply for pleasure?
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 19-Oct-2015 at 10:37. Reason: typo
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Help needed to edit stories.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Note my corrections to your post above (spacing and punctuation).

    As bhaisahab said, you can post short excerpts of your stories here in the Editing and Writing Topics section and someone might look at them. Did you write these stories yourself? Did you write them simply for pleasure?
    yes, i wrote them myself, they are for kids. i can't post them here because they are too long.
    one story is ten pages.
    Do you understand me?

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    Re: Help needed to edit stories.

    Quote Originally Posted by mqcaah View Post
    Yes, I wrote them myself. They are for kids. I can't post them here because they are too long.
    One story is ten pages.
    Do you understand me?
    I understand you but I think you have misunderstood the purpose of this forum. This is not a free proofreading and editing service. If you are writing books for children (especially if you are hoping to get them published), you need to pay a professional proofreader/editor.

    As I said before, you can post short excerpts here, particularly paragraphs or sentences where you have a specific concern about the correctness of your English and we will be able to look at them.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Help needed to edit stories.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I understand you but I think you have misunderstood the purpose of this forum. This is not a free proofreading and editing service. If you are writing books for children (especially if you are hoping to get them published), you need to pay a professional proofreader/editor.

    As I said before, you can post short excerpts here, particularly paragraphs or sentences where you have a specific concern about the correctness of your English and we will be able to look at them.

    Ok, thank you. I get it now.

    Question: why are you correcting capitalization? I know that some letters should be capitalized but when I write quickly, I don't care if it is C or S. It is not a big mistakes.

    Just correct the form of the sentence.

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    Re: Help needed to edit stories.

    Quote Originally Posted by mqcaah View Post
    Question: why are you correcting capitalization? I know that some letters should be capitalized but when I write quickly, I don't care if it is C or S. It is not a big mistakes.
    Your posts are read by dozens of people. We want everybody to know what the correct forms are. We ask members to do their best to avoid mistakes.

    Just correct the form of the sentence.
    No. We would not want learners to think that incorrect forms of any sort were acceptable.

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    Re: Help needed to edit stories.

    Quote Originally Posted by mqcaah View Post
    I know that some letters should be capitalized but when I write quickly, I don't care if it is C or S. It is not a big mistakes.
    You might not care but we do (and you should).
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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