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by Rashda
July 28th, 2010, 5:55 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: Feedback question for Nathan and others
Replies: 5
Views: 1090

Re: Feedback question for Nathan and others

Hi Evelyn,

That's an excellent point. I'm currently reading DM's Fire in Fiction, but I'm going to have to follow that with the "Breakout Novel" one. The guy is such fount of knowledge! :)
by Rashda
July 27th, 2010, 11:43 am
Forum: Connect With a Critique Partner
Topic: Beta Readers Search
Replies: 2
Views: 1334

Re: Beta Readers Search

Hi, if you're still looking for a beta reader, I'm game. My genre is contemporary fantasy/paranormal (not quite urban). My manuscript is complete, but I'm 3/4 through revisions. Once that's done, I'll definitely need a beta. And would be happy to return the favor. My background is journalism. Let me...
by Rashda
July 27th, 2010, 11:30 am
Forum: Queries
Topic: Feedback question for Nathan and others
Replies: 5
Views: 1090

Re: Feedback question for Nathan and others

Good points. Thanks M & JD!
by Rashda
July 26th, 2010, 1:13 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: Feedback question for Nathan and others
Replies: 5
Views: 1090

Feedback question for Nathan and others

I'm a semi-regular blog reader and really enjoy your Page Critique Mondays. You've had some great examples up. However, one of your comments caught my attention. When you redlined Screaming Guppy's entry you mentioned how critique groups love opening hooks, but you often find them gimmicky. A lot of...
by Rashda
July 26th, 2010, 1:10 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: Best Fantasy Books
Replies: 44
Views: 12820

Re: Best Fantasy Books

Besides the traditional favorites mentioned by others, I also read some wonderful contemporary writers. Ilona Andrews (great characters and the world just draws you in...I'm thinking of her Kate Daniels series) Patricia Briggs Maria Snyder Jay Lake Terry Pratchett (when I need a good laugh, I pick o...