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- July 19th, 2010, 4:43 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
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Title: Love: Film at Eleven Genre: steamy contemporary romance (249 words) "So that's her. The great Cleo Caswell." Alec had to admit she was a looker. Her long brown hair tumbled down her back in a soft waves. The bottom of the skirt of her red power suit hit her at mid-thigh, displaying long tanne...
- July 17th, 2010, 10:36 am
- Forum: Writing
- Topic: Of the characters you've written, who is your favorite?
- Replies: 41
- Views: 11280
My favorite characters are usually the ones I'm currently writing (and if they're not, I'd better be asking myself why), but of the characters I've finished writing, there is one who holds a special place in my heart. She's the heroine (yes, a main character) in a contemporary romance novel. She's n...
- July 10th, 2010, 1:41 am
- Forum: Procrastination
- Topic: Poison: Bourbon or Whisky?
- Replies: 21
- Views: 5656
Don't you mean "the water of life?"Neither! In Ireland, we drink real whiskey, with the 'e'.
My vote. Whiskey (with or without the e). Favorite brand. Jameson's.
Just finished Stolen Innocence by Elissa Wall. Don't know why I'm so fascinated with the FLDS practice of plural marriages, but this is the 3rd book I've read about it (Under the Banner of Heaven & Escape were the first 2) and each one illuminates some fresh aspect of the practice.
- February 20th, 2010, 4:16 pm
- Forum: Writing
- Topic: Should you share your writing before it's finished?
- Replies: 22
- Views: 6746
I have a beta reader who sees just about everything as I write it. Of course, she's not a writer herself, so she's my cheering section. Totally uncritical and loves what I write. If I lie fallow for a while, she'll prod lightly, but she doesn't nag, never tries to change things, and acts as a soundi...
- December 17th, 2009, 8:28 pm
- Forum: Books
- Topic: Recommendations: How to Books on Fiction Writing
- Replies: 24
- Views: 5017
If I could have only one book on writing, it would be Sol Stein's Stein on Writing. An often overlooked essential.