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by Aurelius
August 7th, 2010, 5:39 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Whom do you write like?
Replies: 53
Views: 10097

Re: Whom do you write like?

Oh, this thing is funny. Apparently: - in my blog my writing is like Cory Doctorow; - in my seriously-toned WIP my writing is like Chuck Palahniuk; - and in my more humorous WIP, where the character is supposed to be a little crazy and/or schizo, has the worst ADD in the history of ever, and curses ...
by Aurelius
August 7th, 2010, 5:34 pm
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: The Introduction Thread
Replies: 618
Views: 193706

Re: The Introduction Thread

Hi all, I just found these forums a little while ago, although I've read the blog for a bit and find it very interesting. I have a full-time job that is not writing, but I do have a story rattling around my head that I try to get out on paper when I have the time. I'm hopeful that one of these days ...
by Aurelius
August 7th, 2010, 5:29 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Do you keep your WIP to yourself?
Replies: 25
Views: 3819

Re: Do you keep your WIP to yourself?

I tend to talk about it with two people - one, a best friend from school, and the other, another best friend who is a writer herself. The writer is great to talk to because we can talk about the development of the story. The other friend I just talk to about everything. And also there's the fact tha...
by Aurelius
August 7th, 2010, 5:24 pm
Forum: Self-Publishing
Topic: Question re: previously published work
Replies: 4
Views: 1068

Re: Question re: previously published work

Thanks, I know it's a broad question. I guess what I was wondering mostly was a) whether book advances in North America vs. other countries are generally similar or larger (for instance, let's say you had a first-time author, would the industry standard for a first-time author in both countries be c...
by Aurelius
August 5th, 2010, 3:33 pm
Forum: Self-Publishing
Topic: Question re: previously published work
Replies: 4
Views: 1068

Question re: previously published work

Your site and these forums have a lot of very helpful information, so first off: thanks! Second, I am having a lot of trouble finding information on what type of advance one might expect for a fictional work that has been previously published in another country but not the United States. The work wa...