And while sometimes I go back and edit them all out before submitting, I sometimes forget and just hit submit because I copy and paste them from a word document. And most of the time, those random characters will just disappear. But as of late, I hit post and those characters show up in my review or my response. While it isn’t that horrible, I find it mildly irritating because it does make it difficult to read at times
I’m not sure if it has something to do with the fact that I use Chrome, or if it’s because I copy and paste the reviews from a word document, but I was wondering if there was some sort of a fix for this?
And in case none of that made sense, here is an example of what I’m talking about in my response to a review:
This is a rather different and dark story. And the summary just further proves that. But I am really glad you gave it a chance! Because this is one of my new pieces and something that came from the very emotional part of my mind. And that part is also very personal to me, because IÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â™m not one who likes people to know when IÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â™m upset. I prefer to be alone before breaking down and when I wrote this, I was at breaking point.
And I justÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¦I took that emotional part and twisted it into this, into Ginny. Which is also why I think it is relatable to most people who have suffered a loss. And that was actually much of my intention. I wanted to show people that this pain was felt by Ginny and many other characters after the war. And that they are just as deep as any of ours.
I was actually looking at that line the other day and thinking it may sound a bit off with my intentions in the story. I mean, I knew it was strong, but I was unsure as to what point it was at. So maybe when I got through an editing phase IÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â™ll go through and fix that a bit. Because it is pretty strong imagery, now looking at itÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¦
And yeahÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¦I was trying to justÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¦show the lost and hurt emotions, and how they can be put into pretty much any other type of imagery. It may also be the fact that I was listening to Taylor SwiftÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â™s song Breathe, which has a line that goes, ÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â˜and for a clean break, no oneÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â™s here to save me,ÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â™ or something of the sort, and it justÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¦the whole thing just clicked. And came into this. And I think I know what you mean, with it making sense without necessarily making senseÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¦ItÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â™s strange, but logicalÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¦
Thanks for the beautiful review! You gave me some things to think about [hence the long response].
Any suggestions or answers as to why this is happening?