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by katehyde
October 22nd, 2010, 8:47 pm
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: Page Critique Friday 10/22/10
Replies: 9
Views: 12974

Re: Page Critique Friday 10/22/10

Excellent, Robin. Something about the running makes a good setup for the introduction of the tragedy.
I too was tripped up by the non-bobbing ponytail and a couple of run-on sentences, but the repetition at the end didn't bother me; it makes sense rhythmically. Your style is smooth and engaging.
by katehyde
October 2nd, 2010, 1:43 pm
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: Page Critique Friday 10/1/10
Replies: 32
Views: 27990

Re: Page Critique Friday 10/1/10

Hi, folks,

Thanks to all who said they'd like to see more of the book. "The Vestibule of Heaven" has been completed for some time, and I'm in the process of shopping for an agent. If anyone has any leads, I'd love to hear them!

Thanks,
Kate
by katehyde
October 1st, 2010, 8:07 pm
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: Page Critique Friday 10/1/10
Replies: 32
Views: 27990

Re: Page Critique Friday 10/1/10

Thanks for the feedback, everyone. Most of the questions people asked would be answered by reading another page--you can't fit everything into the first 250 words! As far as "book club fiction" as a genre, Nathan defined it himself a while back. Other possible labels are "upmarket" or "commercial li...
by katehyde
September 4th, 2010, 2:53 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: 282959

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

Title: The Vestibule of Heaven Genre: "Book club" fiction Word count: 250 I knew her, of course, the first time she came to the house; one of the advantages of being dead is the ability to see beneath the surface. When I willed the house and all its contents to her, I hadn’t ever seen her, not in al...