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by sonyablue
April 11th, 2011, 9:45 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: What do you do if someone already wrote your book?
Replies: 6
Views: 1239

Re: What do you do if someone already wrote your book?

You know what? That was exactly what I needed to hear. Thank you!
by sonyablue
April 11th, 2011, 9:01 am
Forum: Excerpts
Topic: A Rainbow Divided, Still - First 300 Words...?
Replies: 9
Views: 2707

Re: A Rainbow Divided, Still - First 300 Words...?

A) The Rainbow Nation B) A Rainbow Divided C) The Next Zimbabwe D) In the land of the blind… An official policy of racial segregation formerly practiced in the Republic of South Africa, involving political, legal and economic discrimination against nonwhites. This was the first thing that popped in...
by sonyablue
April 11th, 2011, 8:51 am
Forum: Excerpts
Topic: Excerpt from Gyllada's Riddle
Replies: 2
Views: 1203

Re: Excerpt from Gyllada's Riddle

This is my first posting of material from my new WIP and as a new genre for me I am struggling. Originally my story started much later and caught up with Mags after this meeting, when the 'action' starts but I've decided to go back and start earlier. Not sure if it is working... It is an (adult) pa...
by sonyablue
April 11th, 2011, 8:08 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: What do you do if someone already wrote your book?
Replies: 6
Views: 1239

What do you do if someone already wrote your book?

....and worse, it's really good? I'm about 1/3 of the way through my book, a memoir/narrative nonfiction (not my memoirs), and I've recently discovered that, well, someone has already written it. About 5 years ago, someone else published a memoir on the same topic and it was a pretty big success. I'...
by sonyablue
April 9th, 2011, 12:14 am
Forum: Excerpts
Topic: Exerpt scene from IRREFUTABLE.
Replies: 6
Views: 2255

Re: Exerpt scene from IRREFUTABLE.

I think the descriptiveness is great, but I think it just goes on a bit long about the light. By the end of it, you've lost me - I no longer care about what's going on. Your protagonist doesn't seem to care much, so neither do I, KWIM?
by sonyablue
April 8th, 2011, 11:54 pm
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: The Introduction Thread
Replies: 618
Views: 194144

Re: The Introduction Thread

Hello all! I've been reading the blog a while but thought maybe I should join the forum too, participate in some critiques and maybe eventually get some on mine too. I write for my day job, but I am working on memoirs right now with my husband (his memoirs). I've been after him for years to write a ...