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by annerallen
October 4th, 2010, 6:53 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: 12 Dos and Don'ts for Introducing your Protagonist
Replies: 1
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12 Dos and Don'ts for Introducing your Protagonist

When you first dive into writing a novel, you’re not introducing your characters to a reader; you’re introducing them to yourself. All kinds of information about your MC will come up: she likes cold pizza for breakfast, grew up next to an adult book store, and feels a deep hatred for Smurfs. This st...
by annerallen
February 19th, 2010, 6:46 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Lost - Possible Spoilers!
Replies: 261
Views: 59852

Re: Lost - Possible Spoilers!

All these theories are so fascinating. Obviously a lot of people watch TV with a sharper eye than I do. But I'm totally taken with the Egyptian theories posted here: That goddess statue sure looks Egyptian--and if she's the goddess of childbirth, that's brilliant. That makes me think the Horus/Set (...
by annerallen
January 14th, 2010, 10:53 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: You May Be a Bestselling Author on Tralfamadore
Replies: 1
Views: 578

You May Be a Bestselling Author on Tralfamadore

A few months ago, Nathan posed a question on this blog: “How Do You Deal with the ‘Am-I-Crazies’?” Those are the blues that can overwhelm the unpublished/underpublished novelist as we slog away, year after year, with nothing to show for our life’s work but a mini-Kilimanjaro of rejection slips. The ...