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by zoecourtmansmith
April 9th, 2010, 8:30 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: Why do you reread books?
Replies: 28
Views: 6981

Re: Why do you reread books?

The only books I find myself re-reading tend to be anything by Stephen King. Especially his short story collections. I think I've read "Skeleton Crew" and "Night Shift" about twenty times each. I've also re-read Clive Barker's "Imajica" several times. When it's King, I think I'm drawn back in each t...
by zoecourtmansmith
March 13th, 2010, 4:30 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 336133

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

New post: What is it about fear? For me, it's worse than the vampires: http://zoecourtman.blogspot.com/2010/03 ... -fear.html
by zoecourtmansmith
March 6th, 2010, 11:34 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Share your opening sentence!
Replies: 236
Views: 40940

Re: Share your opening sentence!

Okay, so I looked at my second/third sentences and thought this might work better:

"The waitress took one look at the hooded teenager standing across the dark lot and murmured to herself, “Here comes trouble.”
by zoecourtmansmith
March 5th, 2010, 5:58 pm
Forum: Finding An Agent
Topic: "Interview with an Agent" - INTERACTIVE WITH SUSAN HAWK
Replies: 37
Views: 11579

Re: New Blog Series: "Interview with an Agent" - NEW INTERVIEW

This is a fantastic series! Thanks for the insights :D
by zoecourtmansmith
March 5th, 2010, 4:59 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Share your opening sentence!
Replies: 236
Views: 40940

Re: Share your opening sentence!

"The girl couldn’t bring herself to close the door."
by zoecourtmansmith
March 5th, 2010, 4:50 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: What are you reading now?
Replies: 520
Views: 140266

Re: What are you reading now?

Just finished Straub's A Dark Matter. Brilliantly done, and I loved the sorta literary horror bent. Next up? If On A Winter's Night A Traveler.
by zoecourtmansmith
February 25th, 2010, 11:48 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Daily Darling
Replies: 21
Views: 3084

Re: Daily Darling

aspiring_x wrote: sometimes it helps me with the loss anxiety to paste it in a file I have of sentences to be used when appropriate. that way, it's not gone forever... but really it sort of is.
Great idea, aspiring! Think I'll do that :) (Oh, how we cling, we cling...)
by zoecourtmansmith
February 25th, 2010, 9:50 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Daily Darling
Replies: 21
Views: 3084

Re: Daily Darling

"He bummed a cigarette and, squinting around the totem of smoke, pieced together the story for the cops."

*sigh* I loved that damned totem, too.