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by Wheelsgr
June 15th, 2010, 4:19 pm
Forum: Excerpts
Topic: Born to Die opening *Critique?*
Replies: 8
Views: 1718

Re: Born to Die opening *Critique?*

Hello First off, I must say that I would want to read more - I felt the tension of the scene right off the bat and for some reason this type of scene felt familiar. The word to describe it is not predictable but I get a sense that this is what I would expect of a good read and so it felt very snug a...
by Wheelsgr
June 14th, 2010, 2:15 am
Forum: Finding An Agent
Topic: I Did Something Stupid- need advice
Replies: 6
Views: 1639

Re: I Did Something Stupid- need advice

I agree with Mira, I wouldn't stress it so much, it was a mistake, you know that. Give it about a month I say then email in your query.
by Wheelsgr
June 14th, 2010, 2:12 am
Forum: Excerpts
Topic: Which opener grabs you the most? Women's fiction.
Replies: 24
Views: 7044

Re: Which opener grabs you the most? Women's fiction.

Yes, I feel bad giving you this mixed message but I quite like excerpt two - it matches the feeling of intensity and confusion much better and starts off at an exciting pace - as opposed to the first one where the exposition takes away from the immediacy of the situation. I'd like to see what's happ...
by Wheelsgr
January 3rd, 2010, 7:43 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Open your eyes and begin
Replies: 13
Views: 3435

Re: Open your eyes and begin

(Hello, hi, I'm new here, hiya) Okay, now that that's out of the way: I don't understand these little rules. If the writing is good, isn't it just good? I mean, typically when I go shopping and my friends are somehow forced to come along with me, they always ask why I don't like particular things an...
by Wheelsgr
January 3rd, 2010, 7:27 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: First post here.
Replies: 3
Views: 981

Re: First post here.

Hello, I'm new as well. Probably shouldn't be anywhere on the Internet right now as I have the first book of a trilogy to complete but ah well, I have the right to procrastinate!