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by shinesteak
November 5th, 2011, 10:20 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: A Shameless Plug
Replies: 1
Views: 1065

A Shameless Plug

http://crazywriters.freeforums.org/ Well, my friend and I just started this website. It's for writers and naturally, we have a whole section or... well... two whole sections!!! devoted to not writing. Because we are crazy, writers, and therefore, not writing is our second best friend. If you're inte...
by shinesteak
November 5th, 2011, 10:10 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Most efficient mode of outlining?
Replies: 17
Views: 6203

Re: Most efficient mode of outlining?

I am an uber free-writer, like you would not believe. When I start writing, I know what happens at the beginning of the story. Yeah. The beginning. That's it. Now, as I go, I figure out what my characters have going on in their lives, what the main objective is, etc. I never write it down because if...
by shinesteak
November 5th, 2011, 9:36 pm
Forum: Connect With a Critique Partner
Topic: Looking for partner for some Sci-Fi short story material
Replies: 1
Views: 1023

Re: Looking for partner for some Sci-Fi short story material

Hello there. Are you still looking for critiques? If so, I'm on this website http://crazywriters.freeforums.org/ where you can post your work and have it critiqued chapter by chapter (or short story by short story). We're still gaining members but I know it's going to be a great site!
by shinesteak
November 5th, 2011, 4:33 pm
Forum: Connect With a Critique Partner
Topic: New Critique and Development site looking for writers
Replies: 0
Views: 968

New Critique and Development site looking for writers

Hey there, all you literary-types! I wanted to let you all know of a new website designed for critique, learning, and development for authors. We're just starting out and looking for some new members, but I've been on sites like this before and they're unbelievable helpful when trying to develop you...
by shinesteak
January 27th, 2011, 8:00 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Questionable content - do you read it?
Replies: 13
Views: 2585

Re: Questionable content - do you read it?

Yes, I've read The Hunger Games trilogy. But I've always felt it's different because it's kids killing other kids. This would be a grown man killing a little boy with either a sword or a metal club or something like that.

Anyway, thanks for the replies, everyone!
by shinesteak
January 27th, 2011, 10:05 am
Forum: Ask Nathan
Topic: A question on violence
Replies: 2
Views: 683

A question on violence

Hi Nathan... Or whoever else feels the need to reply. :) I'm wondering if I could get your views on something: violence. But not just any violence. I'm working on an adult piece (my first outside the YA genre) and it's going very well. Or, it was up until yesterday. I've reached a scene that's going...
by shinesteak
January 27th, 2011, 12:04 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Questionable content - do you read it?
Replies: 13
Views: 2585

Re: Questionable content - do you read it?

Not even one answer? How sad. :( Please help me. Please?
by shinesteak
January 26th, 2011, 11:58 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: How do you title a book?
Replies: 16
Views: 5018

Re: How do you title a book?

I share your pain. One thing I agonize over for a long time after finishing something is whether or not I have the right title. I try to name after theme. (I write fantasy, so...yeah...) For instance: I have a novel, finished, (never going to be published!!!) that's called The Key. I named it that b...
by shinesteak
January 26th, 2011, 11:48 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Questionable content - do you read it?
Replies: 13
Views: 2585

Questionable content - do you read it?

My work in progress is...well...complicated, to say the least. I've created a dystopian world that's basically the last place any human would want to live. It's violent, corrupt, and any other horrible thing you can think of. (Excuse the lack of descriptors; it's late and my brain turned off about t...
by shinesteak
July 6th, 2010, 8:34 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: 283232

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

Title: I don't know yet; this is a work in progress Genre: YA fiction “I saw him again.” Annabelle sat quietly with her feet tucked under her, staring out the window of the flat-faced van she called home. The highway raced towards it, flying faster than seemed possible only to shift endlessly away t...
by shinesteak
June 14th, 2010, 10:05 pm
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: Nominate Your Query for a Critique on the Blog
Replies: 213
Views: 120284

Re: Nominate Your Query for a Critique on the Blog

Dear Mr. Bransford, Nyiri Koda is the pride of the North American Army, the daughter of two renowned researchers, phenomenal soldier and field doctor, and dedicated beyond belief to her work: hunting down Beasts. Long before Nyiri or any of her friends were born, The Great Accident, the end of the w...
by shinesteak
June 14th, 2010, 9:04 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: 283232

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

Title: The Soldier Genre: YA Sci-fi Word count: 234 This was the end. I jumped behind a scrubby old bush, barren from the ravages of the latest drought. It was as far as I could move in the precious few seconds allowed to me. Then they came, black shapes against a black sky, things that blotted out ...