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by Melissa
January 18th, 2010, 3:53 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Researching for a Young adult novel…or…
Replies: 9
Views: 2021

Re: Researching for a Young adult novel…or…

Sophie - Anyone that likes Spike, must be pretty cool. =)

Rose - Too funny! I wonder if my Buffy DVDs can be a tax write off...
=)
by Melissa
January 15th, 2010, 6:58 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Researching for a Young adult novel…or…
Replies: 9
Views: 2021

Re: Researching for a Young adult novel…or…

Thena -thanks! Andrew - I so agree about wishing to have Whedon-esque abilities. (Maybe by the time our novels are made into series we'll have that talent.) =) Sophie - Good points! There certainly can be a lot of challenges even if characters come together and stay together - whether from within th...
by Melissa
January 14th, 2010, 11:28 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Researching for a Young adult novel…or…
Replies: 9
Views: 2021

Re: Researching for a Young adult novel…or…

To be perfectly honest I was embarrassed the second I realized I still have my Buffy DVD in the drive and paused mid episode. I had stopped it when I decided to write an entry for this contest. Lol - My Buffy DVD's might not be in my drive...but they aren't too far away (don't tell my coworkers). ;)
by Melissa
January 14th, 2010, 10:54 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: A Little ole Lady (LOL) Should Not Sleep Between Strangers..
Replies: 1
Views: 549

Re: A Little ole Lady (LOL) Should Not Sleep Between Strangers..

Lol at your LOL's, LOM's, and LOGHM's...
Although don't forget about the people (not limited by age) that try to use your shoulder as their pillow or who breathe through their mouth when they sleep and could really use a breath mint (especially on an international flight.) =)
by Melissa
January 14th, 2010, 10:44 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Favorite Wii Games?
Replies: 17
Views: 3521

Re: Favorite Wii Games?

I wish I could give some good recommendations but I am still trying to get good enough on the Wii Sports games to avoid my little avatar looking so depressed when I mess up. It is really sad when I am so bad at the Wii golf game that it tells me "give up". Really, I have witnesses... Builds characte...
by Melissa
January 14th, 2010, 10:23 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: How Do You Revise
Replies: 9
Views: 1630

Re: How Do You Revise

[quote="charlotte49ers"] I'm probably going to pin it all up on a board and color coordinate different elements (yeah, I'm one of those ) and go from beginning to end. I'm hoping it will help me visualize the impact on later chapters if I change something in an earlier one. Does that make sense? \qu...
by Melissa
January 14th, 2010, 9:54 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Researching for a Young adult novel…or…
Replies: 9
Views: 2021

Researching for a Young adult novel…or…

Researching for a Young adult novel…or…What I learned from watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer Whenever I heard about people researching for a book, I always thought of them spending days and nights in libraries crouched over countless books, visiting archeological digs to learn about a culture, or sp...