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by delorfinde
June 18th, 2012, 11:59 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Weird google phrases for your blog
Replies: 13
Views: 4683

Re: Weird google phrases for your blog

I've had some hilarious ones and a few members of the Teens Can Write Too blog chain did posts on it for our ... November? ... chain :D true friendship for girls who. telk to their hourse a. was a little alarming, I'll admit. And to the person who searched ' my ankle ', I'm worried that you need to ...
by delorfinde
June 18th, 2012, 11:54 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Tumblr vs. Blogger
Replies: 6
Views: 4667

Re: Tumblr vs. Blogger

Personally, Tumblr is awesome for wasting your life reblogging pictures of Tom Hiddleston (wasting? Pffft) but I wouldn't use it for a blog myself, not least because it's blocked in many schools and workplaces and so people who want to read your blog during their lunch hour won't be able to. (I have...
by delorfinde
August 14th, 2011, 7:02 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Last Names in High Fantasy
Replies: 10
Views: 29053

Re: Last Names in High Fantasy

I went through the whole first book of my trilogy with only one character having a first name. He then died at the end of the book. In the second book, however, there was a moment where for dramatic effect a previously un-surnamed character's sister needed a surname. "I want you to kill Alys" doesn'...
by delorfinde
August 14th, 2011, 7:00 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Endless Summer (of Polishing)
Replies: 12
Views: 4033

Re: Endless Summer (of Polishing)

The most I've done so far is five, and then I'm working on the sequels in order to rewrite some stuff in that one to make them fit better, you know? My first drafts tend to be not absolutely awful, you can read them, they make sense, but there are still issues with plot and pacing and - definitely -...
by delorfinde
June 5th, 2011, 9:24 am
Forum: Books
Topic: How do you read?
Replies: 17
Views: 4193

Re: How do you read?

Usually on the bus, so with the book on my lap. Often when I'm walking along, so holding it out in front of me. If I'm in bed it'll be curled up with it on my knee :)
by delorfinde
June 5th, 2011, 9:23 am
Forum: Books
Topic: How many books do you read per week (or month)?
Replies: 35
Views: 11576

Re: How many books do you read per week (or month)?

Too many. Generally I borrow 7 books from the library on a Friday and return them the following Friday. This week (which was half term, too), I haven't finished them yet. I've got four to go. It's Sunday - I should have been to the library two days ago. Although for the record I did buy a book on Fr...
by delorfinde
June 5th, 2011, 9:21 am
Forum: Books
Topic: Don't you ever interupt me while I'm reading a book!
Replies: 6
Views: 1408

Re: Don't you ever interupt me while I'm reading a book!

Can I get this permanently attached to my door as a message to my parents? :)