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    I'm writing my PS right now and I'm massively confused.
    I have about 3990 characters, but when pasting it into the editor and make it so there are paragraphs (leaving one blank line between the paragraphs), then I have to shorten my PS which makes it only around 3700 characters!
    Can I just do paragraphs without leaving blank lines or how did you guys handle it?
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    Just start a new paragraph. Dont use a blank line or indent.
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    Alright,Thank you!
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    (Original post by cappa2)
    I'm writing my PS right now and I'm massively confused.
    I have about 3990 characters, but when pasting it into the editor and make it so there are paragraphs (leaving one blank line between the paragraphs), then I have to shorten my PS which makes it only around 3700 characters!
    Can I just do paragraphs without leaving blank lines or how did you guys handle it?
    Ideally you would edit it to add in blank lines. I've never seen a PS that couldn't be improved by removing words in favour of making it easier to read (and making it less likely that important information didn't get missed).

    3,400-3,600 characters is about right for a well presented PS within the line limit.

    You've got until January to refine your PS. There's no need to rush in.
 
 
 
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