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by moosatcows
July 7th, 2011, 10:31 am
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: 272521

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

Title: Perfect 10 Genre: YA The list is really all Meg’s fault. We’re walking home from school one early October day when she suggests it. It sounds like a bunch of voodoo crap to me, but then again, most of what Meg says to me sounds like voodoo crap. Of course, I’d just spent most of our walk home...
by moosatcows
July 8th, 2010, 11:02 am
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: 272521

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

Title: Refuge Genre: Young Adult Word Count: 292 The crucifix was heavy and its sharp edges were beginning to cut into Nic’s hands. He balanced it in the crook of his arm and wiped his clammy palms on the white serving robe he wore. Outside the sacristy, the entire student body of Holy Cross Catholi...
by moosatcows
June 19th, 2010, 12:23 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: 116587

Re: Nominate Your Query for a Critique on the Blog

Mr. Bransford, To everyone at Holy Cross Catholic High School, Nic seems like the perfect, faithful student, but inside, Nic’s a mess. For one thing, he’s pretty sure he’s gay – a secret that could cost him his family and the church he calls home. On top of that, two people he idolizes are telling h...
by moosatcows
December 7th, 2009, 7:39 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Writing. What's your favorite part? Your Hardest Lesson?
Replies: 37
Views: 6255

Re: Writing. What's your favorite part? Your Hardest Lesson?

My favorite thing by far is getting to know my characters and getting to write down their story. A distant second is hard editing, when I can hand my baby over to someone else and cut the umbilical cord. The worst part is trying to be patient during the months of writing when all I want to do is jus...