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by J R McLemore
January 21st, 2011, 1:30 pm
Forum: Finding An Agent
Topic: How do you organize your queries?
Replies: 7
Views: 9698

Re: How do you organize your queries?

I'm a computer programmer (by day--writer by night :D), so I wrote a program to keep track of my submissions. With it, I can enter information about the stories I have written (title, genre, word count, type--short story, novel, etc.); markets I want to query (magazine/publisher's name, type of medi...
by J R McLemore
July 6th, 2010, 8:20 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: 316060

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

Title: THEY ALL FALL DOWN Genre: Crime Drama Word Count: 240 Lloyd Spinks rested his heavy work boot on the accelerator of the green-and-rust-colored Ford pickup as it barreled westward down the left lane of Highway 411. He held a smoldering unfiltered Camel in his right hand, steered with his left,...
by J R McLemore
May 8th, 2010, 12:06 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Time to Fess Up - How Long Is It Taking You?
Replies: 48
Views: 13110

Re: Time to Fess Up - How Long Is It Taking You?

The first draft of my first book took me 3 months to write. That was back in 2005. The revisions, on the other hand, have been much much longer. I still have not gotten around to completing it. It weighed in around 85-90k words. I did a full rewrite, a minor edit, and a full line edit. Now, if I can...