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Old 03-04-2018, 07:46 AM
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Courier New is absolute garbage and yet so many fascist editors are hell-bent on imposing their beliefs on everybody. Do they ever publish the story in Courier? No, because they know it sucks too.

I under stand the old days when everyone used typewriters. Limited fonts were available and typesetting notations were required, but we're not living in 1983 anymore. I'm sixty-nine years old and I caught up with computer. Why didn't they?

Courier is clunky you can't really tell what's italicized and what's not. You have to do all this underling bullshit, just so the editor knows. Let's not pretend that the editor isn't reading everything on his computer anyway and let's not pretend that he's not going to convert it back to a non-fascist font.

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Old 03-04-2018, 01:52 PM
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Ever print out your stuff and edit? If so, Courier New is the best font. It helps focus on the words as they are all evenly spaced. I use it all the time to edit as it makes the work seem alien in a sense and I can detach myself from it. That being said, I haven't seen editors request Courier in a long time
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I can't tell what this is... is this really someone being upset about font. Or some kind of witty satire that I don't get?
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Old 03-05-2018, 12:16 PM
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Heh. Can't say I can recall seeing any submission guidelines that specified courier.
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Years ago I remember a few, but that was long long a go and they were very few. If its a doc the font doesn't really matter. Ctrl A change font boom.
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Yeah -- I remember people asking about it.

I always use Comic Sans in a color that matches the mood of the story.
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Better yet, never submit anything and just settle for the uninformed praise you get on writing sites.
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I prefer to just bash everyone's work and feel better hahahaha
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I prefer to just bash everyone's work and feel better hahahaha


Naw -- I'm pretty nice to people in the creative sections. I boost my self esteem with aggressive personal attacks elsewhere on the forum.


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Well ill attack the stories and you attack the writers. Together we will make everyone hate themselves muahahahahahaha
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Sounds like a plan.

And Sphane -- I MIGHT get around to reading your stuff at some point. But it's not likely. I usually don't do critiques unless I'm posting stories -- because my motivations are 100% selfish.
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Spshane has some really good shit. I really dig the poetry. I told Shane to delete the one about the ball, but there's one about a parrot that is badass
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So you're saying that maybe there's something I can plagiarize at some point?
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No, cause I've already used it for my own ends haha. I am saying however that the work produced by Shane is worth a gander. Selfish intents or not
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And I will ever use that thought sparingly. The only other poet worth looking at is Mr Pierce in my opinion
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Heh. I'll definitely give it a look on your recommendation.
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http://http://forums.writersbeat.com/showthread.php?t=61749

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If you're tired then you should take a nap. In the morning the headache won't be so

Complain about the font . Hah. SpShhhhhhhane
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Originally Posted by daes13 View Post
And I will ever use that thought sparingly. The only other poet worth looking at is Mr Pierce in my opinion

Only when you're drunk right daes? Then it slides down like one of those new fecal pills some guy is raving about. Hahah. Hear about that? Feces capsules.

It's a thing for some weirdos.
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