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by SarahW
September 3rd, 2010, 3:37 pm
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: Page Critique Friday 9/3/10
Replies: 21
Views: 22579

Re: Page Critique Friday 9/3/10

Now, call me old school, but this doesn't really seem like a query to me. It's not a query. It's the first 500 words of her WIP. Query feedback is a few threads up! :) I think this works really well. I can feel Jim's desperation---Eddie's nonchalant replies are a perfect foil---and hear his voice. ...
by SarahW
June 10th, 2010, 10:57 am
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: 283125

Re: Nominate Your First Page for a Critique on the Blog

Title: The Pigeon Drop Genre: Mystery The young man caught Judith's attention the moment he entered the library. It wasn't just the way his gaze skittered away from hers, never landing on anything for more than a split second, or the way he huddled inside his long black duster, which was far too hea...
by SarahW
December 22nd, 2009, 12:24 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Editing - Hardcopy or computer?
Replies: 23
Views: 4374

Re: Editing - Hardcopy or computer?

At a friend's suggestion, I'm finding that the Review feature in Word helps me edit as effectively on screen as on paper--as effectively as I ever manage the process, anyway. I'm still scribbing in the margins, and <ctrl-F> makes it easier to mark the ripples of change than flipping through the enti...
by SarahW
December 18th, 2009, 6:30 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Top 5 Favorite Christmas Albums?
Replies: 17
Views: 3260

Re: Top 5 Favorite Christmas Albums?

Making Spirits Bright is one of my favorite Christmas albums (Dino makes any list on which I can logically put him). I will agree with the odd vibe in "Baby it's Cold Outside"--I always wonder if she'll be found in the spring when the snowman melts . . . My parents surprised me last year with a CD ...