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by ronempress
July 31st, 2010, 11:52 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Writing a Character Who is Smarter Than You
Replies: 13
Views: 4745

Re: Writing a Character Who is Smarter Than You

Great topic! I actually thought you meant something slightly different when I saw the title of this thread. I thought you were going to ask how people plot out stories about characters who are smarter than they are. This is something that I wonder about because sometimes I see novels about "geniuse...
by ronempress
June 10th, 2010, 1:31 pm
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: Nominate Your First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Replies: 720
Views: 285655

Re: Nominate Your First Page for a Critique on the Blog

Mourn Their Courage Historical Fantasy Liu Jie squinted at the distant barricade, wondering how to attack it. In the west, the hazy ginger sun set. He walked among his men. Two sentries paced the camp's perimeter while others made ready for an early bedtime, boiling orange water thick with dust. "Pu...
by ronempress
March 5th, 2010, 7:53 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Share your opening sentence!
Replies: 236
Views: 41944

Re: Share your opening sentence!

Liked the idea of a woman dancing in lingerie. It might be more titillating to know where she's dancing - outdoor, on the opera stage, etc., but you probably say in your next sentence. ;D 8.5 Weary of killing, Liu Jie picked at the blood in his cuticles as he swayed in the saddle. From "Mourn Their ...