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- April 30th, 2011, 6:52 pm
- Forum: Writing
- Topic: W.I.P. Feedback: How Much Is Too Much?
- Replies: 9
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I have one beta reader who is also my brainstorming partner. She reads my first draft--knows the basic story--and then we brainstorm possible ways to make it even better. After a few revisions, my husband reads it for depth. He sees the details and helps me create layers for characters and plot whil...
- March 12th, 2011, 8:15 pm
- Forum: Books
- Topic: Recommend any dystopian YA books?
- Replies: 24
- Views: 6699
Another dystopian/zombie book is Forest of Hands and Teeth, more dystopian than zombie written by a competent author. I hate zombies but I liked this.
- February 19th, 2011, 12:08 am
- Forum: Writing
- Topic: Have you ever gotten tired of reading your own novel?
- Replies: 22
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First, don't revise your ms more than three times. You'll develop blinders to problems if you revise too many times in a row. Take a break and write something new. During your hiatus, think of ways you can cut your ms by ten percent (Stephen King tip) and jot your ideas down but don't look at the ms...
- February 17th, 2011, 11:22 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: 311400
Title: The Day Stealer Genre: Paranormal Romance Words: 241 An albatross. I felt it strutting back and forth on top my shell as it bobbed on moonlit waves like a pearl-colored coffin, only my face exposed at one end, vulnerable to its hooked beak threatening even now to pluck my eyes for a morsel. P...