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by Solly
December 22nd, 2010, 1:41 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Starting over?
Replies: 8
Views: 1250

Re: Starting over?

I remember "finishing" my second novel when the counter read 82k words, only to realize I didn't like the passive voice that I had initially felt was a great tone during the first chapter. Back to the word processor I went. I'm still in the process of changing it to an active perspective and about h...
by Solly
December 22nd, 2010, 1:32 am
Forum: Excerpts
Topic: Tadarius Shipton
Replies: 2
Views: 1357

Re: Tadarius Shipton

Thank you very much for the input, LMJ. I understand your issues with the readability of the first paragraphs and appreciate you confirming what I had suspected. As for the "distasteful" versus "pure evil" dilemma, I believe I may have overstated my ambitions previously. Initially, I'd like for him ...
by Solly
December 21st, 2010, 7:52 pm
Forum: Excerpts
Topic: Tadarius Shipton
Replies: 2
Views: 1357

Tadarius Shipton

This character is from a novella I'm working on that will be a part of a larger novel. This character is the main character of my overall novel and will become good through forces beyond his control. He will remember his terrible past and turn those tormenting memories into the motivation he needs t...
by Solly
September 7th, 2010, 9:51 pm
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: 323822

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

Title: Unknown Genre: Post-apocalyptica fiction The day started like every other day. The ringing of my alarm clock quickly brought me from my slumber with no chance of bargain or remorse. As usual, I angrily slapped the snooze button and stuffed the clock under my pillow. A tactic which had caused ...