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by Priscilla_James
August 11th, 2010, 1:55 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: My dad is dyslexic
Replies: 3
Views: 802

Re: My dad is dyslexic

Oh, I think I know something that might help. I wrote a blog post on it a few weeks ago: http://williammjones.blogspot.com/2010/07/editing-tools.html In the post I mentioned a text to speech program called Natural Reader. You put your text into it, and it reads it back to you. It can even turn the ...
by Priscilla_James
August 11th, 2010, 1:49 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Its got a nice beat I can dance to....
Replies: 16
Views: 2638

Re: Its got a nice beat I can dance to....

Gosh...I think so. It's really, really sad. She was SO brilliant. :(
by Priscilla_James
August 11th, 2010, 1:47 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: SAVE THE TREES!
Replies: 19
Views: 3273

Re: SAVE THE TREES!

My solution is to use used paper. Every time I print something off or am given a letter or other documents -- I save it when I'm done with it. So when it comes time to print a huge book, I put all this used paper in the printer and print on the blank sides. It still wastes ink, but it uses up the p...
by Priscilla_James
August 11th, 2010, 1:42 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Wackiest "advice"/comments you've gotten from non-writers
Replies: 36
Views: 10321

Re: Wackiest "advice"/comments you've gotten from non-writers

Here's one I hear OFTEN: "Why don't you just publish the book/your stories yourself?" Yes. That would be extremely nice. The only problem is that I have to pay money out of my own pocket (a lot), and the chances of my book actually BEING sold at a Barnes and Noble, Borders or other book store are sl...
by Priscilla_James
August 11th, 2010, 1:36 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Its got a nice beat I can dance to....
Replies: 16
Views: 2638

Re: Its got a nice beat I can dance to....

I know that this is going to sound completely NUTS, but I used to do that with a lot of Mariah Carey's songs. Now, now, now...before you start throwing the tomatoes, I should add that before she went all coo-coo, she was quite the lyricist. Up until her last GOOD album "Fantasy", the lyrics in her m...
by Priscilla_James
August 11th, 2010, 1:25 pm
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: The Introduction Thread
Replies: 616
Views: 192256

Re: The Introduction Thread

Hi everybody! My name is Priscilla and I'm a complete newbie to the forums. I'm actually a write of short stories, essays and poetry. Nothing is published (yet), but I'm hoping to catch a deal pretty soon. . . . or at the very least, see if and how I can get a hold of a good literary agent to help m...