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by Roger
October 28th, 2019, 8:08 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Writing to a specific audience
Replies: 5
Views: 221

Re: Writing to a specific audience

I appreciate the input Peter and Shilden. There is some difference between writing straight historical fiction and fantasy, I think. With Peter's project, accuracy is important otherwise he might get criticism if words or technology creep in from the late 19th or 20th century. With a fantasy set in ...
by Roger
October 2nd, 2019, 9:06 pm
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Hello, aspiring Middle Grade writer here.
Replies: 1
Views: 645

Re: Hello, aspiring Middle Grade writer here.

Hi SouthernWriter,

Where in the south do you live?

Roger
by Roger
October 2nd, 2019, 9:02 pm
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: NEW MEMBER
Replies: 1
Views: 109

Re: NEW MEMBER

Welcome Princesisto,

We're about the same age.

Roger
by Roger
September 16th, 2019, 7:49 pm
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: NEW - Nominate Your First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Replies: 46
Views: 22791

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

Page Critique Title: The Witches of Eastlaund Forest Genre: Medieval Adult Fantasy Novelette Words: 250 I am Madoc. A name given me by Darnald, the man who raised me though he claimed no kinship. Our village, Clovenshire,  stood neglected on the eastern edge of the kingdom. Few who called it home co...
by Roger
August 26th, 2019, 12:07 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Writing to a specific audience
Replies: 5
Views: 221

Writing to a specific audience

Hi, I'm 2500 words into fantasy novelette set in the middle ages. My editor/critic, who doubles as my wife, isn't a fan of the genre and had issues with the vocabulary. The use of archaic measurements like, span, league and furlong threw her off; toss in middle age weaponry and her head exploded. Wh...
by Roger
August 18th, 2019, 6:24 pm
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: New Member
Replies: 2
Views: 169

Re: New Member

Ok, so I posted twice. I didn't know there would be several hours lag time after submitting a post.
by Roger
August 18th, 2019, 2:20 pm
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: New Member
Replies: 2
Views: 169

New Member

Hi, I joined a few days ago and hope to participate and learn from Bransford Forum members. Now that I'm older and have fewer demands, my main hobbies have narrowed to golf and writing. Although, I've made a small amount of money writing non fiction, I'm plan to devote my efforts to improve as a fic...
by Roger
August 18th, 2019, 12:09 pm
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: New Member
Replies: 1
Views: 110

New Member

Hi, I'm looking forward to participating and learning in the Bransford Forums. Although, I've made a little money writing non fiction, I'm focused on improving my fiction writing skills. Now that I'm older with fewer demands on my time, I've narrowed my hobbies to golf and writing, devoting equal ti...