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by Dearth of Reason
October 28th, 2010, 11:39 pm
Forum: Ask Nathan
Topic: Graphic novel query without (many) illustrations
Replies: 2
Views: 724

Re: Graphic novel query without (many) illustrations

My concern was the impropriety of querying for something that would still require a boatload more work. But as you raised no concern about it, I'll assume it's not improper.
by Dearth of Reason
October 26th, 2010, 5:15 pm
Forum: Ask Nathan
Topic: Graphic novel query without (many) illustrations
Replies: 2
Views: 724

Graphic novel query without (many) illustrations

Hi. I have a graphic novel for the middle grade market which is a collaboration: I write, and my partner illustrates. Well, my partner has moved on to other interests (getting married, having kids, buying life insurance, drinking to excess, dreaming of yesteryear when he might have been a rich and f...
by Dearth of Reason
October 7th, 2010, 6:49 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: What Do Boys Want? thread ode to Mira,master question asker
Replies: 20
Views: 3625

Re: What Do Boys Want? thread ode to Mira,master question asker

I'm a boy. I think Mira's great, and smarter than me, so I'll honor her and give this a shot, and I'll speak for all boys everywhere, because they're not here to stop me. We want everything in life to come in a bullet list. We want to be in Griffindor. We want to save you. We don't know why. Somethi...
by Dearth of Reason
October 1st, 2010, 4:42 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Stuck at the 1/3rd way mark
Replies: 12
Views: 2888

Re: Stuck at the 1/3rd way mark

I agree with the techniques outlined above as potentially very helpful. At the same time I think practical techniques are treating the symptom, but they may not help you get relief at the source. Maybe you spend a lot of time thinking through, mapping, and refining the motivations of each of your ch...
by Dearth of Reason
October 1st, 2010, 1:37 pm
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: Page Critique Friday 10/1/10
Replies: 32
Views: 29090

Re: Page Critique Friday 10/1/10

This is an appealing notion, to be able to watch events after your death and see how things worked out. Your writing has a soft touch that will bring a nice immediacy to the work. On the critical side, my one point is that there is an excess... of punctuation, interjections, words in general, explan...
by Dearth of Reason
October 1st, 2010, 1:13 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Forum game: the question game
Replies: 21
Views: 4865

Re: Forum game: the question game

Maybe it isn't too early in the morning. Maybe it is very late at night.