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by Betrisha
June 18th, 2010, 11:37 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: 118669

Re: Nominate Your Query for a Critique on the Blog

Dear Mr. Bransford, Little Polly Wild so enjoyed chewing on her prized gumball. After all, she’d scraped more bubblegum from the pavement than her best friend, Gertie. With sticky nails and a big smile, she did what any seven-year-old would - she bragged to Aunty. Maybe that wasn’t such a great idea...
by Betrisha
February 12th, 2010, 6:36 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: How to write thoughts in MG
Replies: 8
Views: 1668

Re: How to write thoughts in MG

Thanks polymath. That was really interesting and helpful reading. Ermo, if polymath is a computer, I would like one at my house. Oh, I just realized. I have one. polymath came through my computer. You guys are all awesome. Thanks for all the great comments. They all helped. What a great forum this is.
by Betrisha
February 12th, 2010, 6:45 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: How to write thoughts in MG
Replies: 8
Views: 1668

Re: How to write thoughts in MG

Thanks Pesimisticus and marilyn. That's good, I don't have to go and rewrite my whole manuscript after all.
by Betrisha
February 11th, 2010, 7:50 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Have you ever been inspired by a song?
Replies: 16
Views: 3154

Re: Have you ever been inspired by a song?

I usually find a song that fits with whatever story I’m writing at the time. I listen to set the mood. It helps me find the right emotion for my MC. In one story, I used Michael Jackson’s Ben. I used ‘There’s A Place for us’ from West Side Story in the one I’ve just completed. There’s a song for eve...
by Betrisha
February 11th, 2010, 7:18 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: How to write thoughts in MG
Replies: 8
Views: 1668

How to write thoughts in MG

Could someone please tell me the correct way to write thoughts in middle grade? I am getting so many different answers and want to get it right. I have been told by some aspiring writers that I should put thoughts in italics or add ' she thought' I’ve been told this way is telling and not showing. I...