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by MACS
July 7th, 2011, 9:57 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Reading as writers
Replies: 20
Views: 4975

Re: Reading as writers

I agree with Sommer Leigh about reading making you smarter. I read a lot and always have. I also agree, however, with Bethovenfan that being immersed in a good book makes it impossible/difficult for me to write. I good book sometimes inspires, sometimes depresses me. If it's masterfully crafted, it ...
by MACS
October 5th, 2010, 11:40 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: What's your favorite song that tells a story?
Replies: 58
Views: 14328

Re: What's your favorite song that tells a story?

GHOST STORY BY STING
by MACS
August 30th, 2010, 3:43 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: 278675

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

Title: The Aviary Genre: Women's Fiction Words: 361 May, 1998, York, England I’m sweating between the clammy sheets, beneath the musty wool blanket. Late May mid-day heat is building in my stuffy Spartan hostel room in the increasingly alien city of York. A double co-ed room that Marc-Antoine and I ...
by MACS
August 17th, 2010, 2:47 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: 278675

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

Title: The Aviary Genre: Women's Fiction May, 1998, York, England He’s obviously not coming back. The question is: why? The thought is so painful, so devastating, that all I can do is pull the sheet over my head and fall back into the oblivion of heartache-induced sleep. Maybe when I wake up, this w...
by MACS
June 14th, 2010, 12:17 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: 278675

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

Word count 247 Women's Fiction I’m so pissed! How could he be such a—such a— prick? I trusted him completely. Marc-Antoine split five days ago and my prepaid week at the youth hostel is almost up. I am so screwed! When he comes back I’m going to kill him. What if he never does? I feel my chest squee...