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by MsBrouhaha
October 7th, 2010, 6:56 am
Forum: Self-Publishing
Topic: Comparing Publishers & Manuscripts to Goats Horns & Fences
Replies: 2
Views: 815

Re: Comparing Publishers & Manuscripts to Goats Horns & Fences

This was spectacularly left field but I liked it anyway :)
by MsBrouhaha
October 7th, 2010, 6:54 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: 12 Dos and Don'ts for Introducing your Protagonist
Replies: 1
Views: 590

Re: 12 Dos and Don'ts for Introducing your Protagonist

I like this post, it's useful. Agree with the part about too much physical description - I wrote my first draft basically leaving all that stuff out because I was getting hung up on whether my MC had straight or curly hair and similar trivia...
by MsBrouhaha
October 7th, 2010, 6:51 am
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: 50 Procrastination Techniques for Aspiring Writers
Replies: 9
Views: 1723

Re: 50 Procrastination Techniques for Aspiring Writers

Hm, I'll add 51. Reading lists of procrastination techniques and 52. Reading masses of entries in the guest blog competition (seriously, so much talent here).

Great post!
by MsBrouhaha
October 7th, 2010, 6:48 am
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: What Machiavelli Taught Me About Motherhood
Replies: 3
Views: 1253

Re: What Machiavelli Taught Me About Motherhood

Great post, very original. I don't have kids but enjoyed reading nonetheless. Hmmm, do you think it would work on colleagues?
by MsBrouhaha
October 7th, 2010, 6:38 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: 100% Absolutely True Advice You Should Occasionally Ignore
Replies: 1
Views: 520

Re: 100% Absolutely True Advice You Should Occasionally Ignore

Great post - simple, strong advice. Well done!
by MsBrouhaha
October 7th, 2010, 6:26 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Guest Blog--The Last Writing Tips You'll Ever Need
Replies: 14
Views: 2834

Re: Guest Blog--The Last Writing Tips You'll Ever Need

Loved it! Especially the elephants pooping on the floor bit :) hey I'm juvenile so sue me.
by MsBrouhaha
October 7th, 2010, 6:23 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Voices in Your Head(s)
Replies: 1
Views: 613

Re: Voices in Your Head(s)

That's a really thoughtful post, I was nodding my head as I was reading it. It must be a tricky balance for successful writers - obviously they want to keep repeating the types of characters they have had success with, but at the same time there's the risk of going stale. I think your question about...
by MsBrouhaha
October 7th, 2010, 6:16 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Rubik's Cube Plotting in 9 Easy Steps
Replies: 7
Views: 4694

Re: Rubik's Cube Plotting in 9 Easy Steps

I'd never heard of this before, but it's definitely food for thought. Thanks for posting it!!
by MsBrouhaha
October 5th, 2010, 4:48 pm
Forum: Self-Publishing
Topic: CopyWrite: Copyright for Writers 101
Replies: 1
Views: 646

CopyWrite: Copyright for Writers 101

Why do writers need to understand the basics of intellectual property law (particularly copyright)? This item from Slushpile Hell http://www.slushpilehell.tumblr.com says it all: Dear agent, first of all, let me tell you that I have applied for a copyright for my book, so I hope you will respect tha...