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by Ciara
June 13th, 2010, 3:24 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: 283456

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

My Sister's Suicide YA I’m pretty sure my sister had decided to be a pagan or a baptist or something before she offed herself. The priest probably thinks she’s burning in hell. Suicide is supposed to be a sin isn’t it? So it seems a bit hypocritical of us all to be sitting in the pews singing about ...
by Ciara
April 23rd, 2010, 6:06 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: When Should You Feel Comfortable Calling Yourself a WRITER?
Replies: 20
Views: 7225

Re: When Should You Feel Comfortable Calling Yourself a WRITER?

I would never call myself a writer to any "real life" people. I think the non-writing public only think you're a writer if you're published. I think they don't realise how much goes into the pre-publication stages.
by Ciara
April 17th, 2010, 7:51 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: How do your reading habits influence your writing?
Replies: 13
Views: 5060

Re: How do your reading habits influence your writing?

What I'm reading always influences me. I find that if I'm reading YA then I think I should be writing YA, until I pick up an Alice Hoffman and I think "gee maybe magical realism is for me." I think I have fairly diverse tastes so you can see how it goes from there!