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by backfence
July 7th, 2010, 1:47 am
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: 332548

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

Title: On the Border of Time Genre: Time Travel/Romance Word Count: 250 Hixson Mills, Missouri – August 3, 2009 Julia had been drawn to the courthouse clock tower from the moment her eyes opened that morning. It hovered in her thoughts as she shed the hazy remnants of last night’s dreams. She and he...
by backfence
April 30th, 2010, 8:28 pm
Forum: Ask Nathan
Topic: Old Ask Nathan Thread
Replies: 793
Views: 253518

Ask Nathan -- Auctions

Nathan: I'm curious about these book auctions I keep hearing about. Quite often I see posts or blogs by agents saying they just sold SUCH AND SUCH: A MEMOIR at auction to a publisher. Can you explain, either here or in your blog, how these auctions work and which books you choose to sell at auction ...
by backfence
March 5th, 2010, 10:14 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Share your opening sentence!
Replies: 236
Views: 52627

Re: Share your opening sentence!

I'm seeing some pretty enticing opening lines here.

I have two:

Book 1: There’s nothing like the sound of metal scraping against metal to jolt a person’s thoughts back to reality.

Book 2: In retrospect, Julia’s morning had begun normally enough.