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by cjcurrie
April 17th, 2012, 8:21 pm
Forum: Synopses and Plot Outlines
Topic: Two-Paragraph Synopsis of a Science/Fantasy w/deconstruction
Replies: 7
Views: 7438

Re: Two-Paragraph Synopsis of a Science/Fantasy w/deconstruction

Been refining this over time, and have progressed to this point: Jerren Li’Sterrik is a dropout magus who resorts to petty crime when money gets tight. While doing a job for a local crime boss, he finds a mysterious cultural relic hidden in a lord’s treasury. After botching the job beyond repair, he...
by cjcurrie
April 16th, 2012, 10:56 am
Forum: Synopses and Plot Outlines
Topic: Two-Paragraph Synopsis of a Science/Fantasy w/deconstruction
Replies: 7
Views: 7438

Re: Two-Paragraph Synopsis of a Science/Fantasy w/deconstruction

And I apologize for not posting around on the forums more first before asking :P I've been going through that process on the AW boards lately, as well.
by cjcurrie
April 4th, 2012, 1:53 pm
Forum: Connect With a Critique Partner
Topic: Looking for a Critique Partner for Literary Fiction
Replies: 6
Views: 3145

Re: Looking for a Critique Partner for Literary Fiction

I'm likewise interested if anyone wants to send me something or look at my work. I just finished a novel and it's almost polished. You can see a synopsis for it at http://forums.nathanbransford.com/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=4748 It's a Science /Fantasy with deconstructive elements. Basically, there was t...
by cjcurrie
April 4th, 2012, 1:48 pm
Forum: Synopses and Plot Outlines
Topic: Two-Paragraph Synopsis of a Science/Fantasy w/deconstruction
Replies: 7
Views: 7438

Two-Paragraph Synopsis of a Science/Fantasy w/deconstruction

I tried Nathan's "One Sentence, One Paragraph, Two" exercise at http://blog.nathanbransford.com/2010/05/one-sentence-one-paragraph-and-two.html and this is what I got: One sentence Four young adults get framed for an assassination that never happened, flee the country with a princess, and instigate ...
by cjcurrie
April 4th, 2012, 1:33 pm
Forum: Synopses and Plot Outlines
Topic: SYNOPSIS: Redemption For Liars - EDITED
Replies: 5
Views: 4649

Re: SYNOPSIS: Redemption For Liars - EDITED

I personally liked your first synopsis more. The second seems to have a lot of voice in it, and some of the voicing seems forced. Decent composition, but like the above said, it's way too long for a query. A lot of agents will probably look at that wall of text and just hit delete. Maybe try Nathan'...