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by kghartwig
January 12th, 2013, 8:11 am
Forum: Books
Topic: Mental Illness in Fiction
Replies: 8
Views: 5722

Re: Mental Illness in Fiction

There's a great short story, THE YELLOW WALLPAPER, by Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1892) - link here: http://www.library.csi.cuny.edu/dept/hi ... paper.html
by kghartwig
May 10th, 2012, 12:11 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Does Two POV= Two Heros
Replies: 5
Views: 1076

Re: Does Two POV= Two Heros

I just finished Patrick Ness' CHAOS WALKING trilogy, and while I can't stand his titles, he tells some fantastic stories. Each book adds one additional POV, which builds the world, shakes up the storytelling, and reveals motivations for actions. I think in his case each POV very much represents a co...
by kghartwig
April 24th, 2012, 8:25 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: National Novel Writing MAY
Replies: 22
Views: 11062

Re: National Novel Writing MAY

Yes. 2k words per day and/or reaching the halfway point of the WIP.
by kghartwig
April 18th, 2012, 2:27 pm
Forum: Self-Publishing
Topic: Contracts with others
Replies: 2
Views: 1044

Re: Contracts with others

Thanks - that looks very helpful!
by kghartwig
April 14th, 2012, 7:10 pm
Forum: Self-Publishing
Topic: Justice Dept Lawsuit Moving Forward
Replies: 8
Views: 1868

Re: Justice Dept Lawsuit Moving Forward

Couple day old update - expect it's no news to most people here that 3 of the publishers settled at once.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/253593/s ... wsuit.html
by kghartwig
April 13th, 2012, 1:05 pm
Forum: Self-Publishing
Topic: Contracts with others
Replies: 2
Views: 1044

Contracts with others

Does anyone have any standard contract language or templates that they use for working with editors or illustrators? I've got informal agreements going right now for some WIPs, but I'd like to have something formal in place to make sure that both parties know what we're getting into and what our rig...
by kghartwig
April 12th, 2012, 12:49 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Novels With Multiple Plot Lines
Replies: 22
Views: 4509

Re: Novels With Multiple Plot Lines

I recently read Paolo Bacigalupi's THE WINDUP GIRL and learned a great deal from outlining the structure and storytelling afterwards. Four primary plotlines, very interesting characters, all of them difficult for me to like in one way or another (1: grasping, manipulative corporatist; 2: racist, rev...
by kghartwig
April 12th, 2012, 12:23 pm
Forum: Self-Publishing
Topic: Justice Dept Lawsuit Moving Forward
Replies: 8
Views: 1868

Re: Justice Dept Lawsuit Moving Forward

An attorney's blogpost in full support of the DoJ as regards collusion (point made one or two comments above).

http://www.litigationandtrial.com/2012/ ... antitrust/