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by sylvallenfisher
October 6th, 2010, 4:11 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: No Two Toga-Rippers Are Alike
Replies: 0
Views: 470

No Two Toga-Rippers Are Alike

I write. Therefore I am not 100% original. I’m probably not even 15% original, but who’s measuring? And I’m cool with that. I embrace my non-originality because it’s the nature of storytelling. Well, now I embrace it. Cut to scene with the mister, an undisclosed number of months ago: Me: AAAARRRRGGG...
by sylvallenfisher
October 5th, 2010, 11:10 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Digging your Way out of Critique Group Pitfalls
Replies: 2
Views: 627

Re: Digging your Way out of Critique Group Pitfalls

Hyaline, This post had me smiling because although you take a lighthearted look at critique critters, I've seen these in my neck of the woods as well. I've been a "Just didn't get it" recently, and I found I had to rip the Band-Aid rather than draw things out interminably. I gave a writer one last t...
by sylvallenfisher
October 5th, 2010, 10:12 pm
Forum: Finding An Agent
Topic: When you discover your agent's just not that into you...
Replies: 9
Views: 2578

Re: When you discover your agent's just not that into you...

I thought this was a pretty sweet post. LOL funny and an honest relating of what couldn't have been an easy decision. But it paid off in the end. I appreciate how it reemphasizes that we shouldn't get so caught up in the acquisition of an agent we forget it's a relationship. One that will need work ...
by sylvallenfisher
September 25th, 2010, 1:12 am
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Arcade Fire - The Suburbs
Replies: 10
Views: 4236

Re: Arcade Fire - The Suburbs

I'm a die hard with a vengeance kind of Arcade Fire fan. I geek out on themes in general, but their records do it with such EFFORTLESSNESS, it's sick. They take it to the next level on this one, taking the thread of a single lyric and weaving it through multiple songs, ("towns they built to change")...