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by SM Schmidt
June 12th, 2010, 2:59 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: "Boy books"
Replies: 17
Views: 3206

Re: "Boy books"

Also, books that have a male protagonist. Boys prefer to read books where the MC is male. Some speculate that if Harry Potter had been Harriet Potter, the books would not have sold as well. :) I have to object to this theory boys will only read books with a male lead. I agree guys do not want to re...
by SM Schmidt
June 11th, 2010, 3:59 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: How old are you?
Replies: 113
Views: 22539

Re: How old are you?

21 and still starry eyed about it. Finished my first novel just last year after many miss starts. There are the two "self published" books I wrote in grade school hiding the depths of a bookshelf somewhere in my room. Fabric covered cardboard hard bounds that I'm still proud of for the crayon illust...
by SM Schmidt
June 11th, 2010, 3:29 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: So who's entering Nathan's first page contest?
Replies: 55
Views: 13330

Re: So who's entering Nathan's first page contest?

I think the last thing anyone wants on a forum is a clique that intimidates new people from posting or entering contests. I know my post count isn't all that high because frankly I spend more time reading then actually posting. Good advice is best put into practice rather than regurgitated. Between ...
by SM Schmidt
June 9th, 2010, 3:28 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: 283009

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

Title: Mirrored Oasis Genre: YA/SciFi I can remember perfectly the noise gravel crunching underfoot makes. A band of soldiers marching in unison, off to fight in battles of titanic forces cashing against one other until a bloody victor arises. The jingle of many prisoners’ chains, captured by the te...
by SM Schmidt
June 9th, 2010, 3:24 pm
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: The Introduction Thread
Replies: 616
Views: 192414

Re: The Introduction Thread

Hi all, Call me Schmidtty, I'm from deceptively not sunny California. I've been reading Nathan's blog on and off (depending on school work) for a while now and had the great idea of joining the forum right before finals week. So this introduction is long over due now that I'm firmly entrenched in su...