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by MelPetres
February 3rd, 2010, 7:32 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Facebook vs. Twitter
Replies: 23
Views: 4283

Re: Facebook vs. Twitter

While I do spend some time on Twitter not getting any writing done, it really is Facebook that sucks away all my free time! I spend way too much time on there!
by MelPetres
February 3rd, 2010, 6:58 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: What writing disorder do you suffer from?
Replies: 49
Views: 11011

Re: What writing disorder do you suffer from?

I really am Type I Bi-Polar with rapid cycling and also am OCD. This really is noticeable in the way I tend to approach my writing. I'm either in a depressive state and nothing I write is good enough to make me happy, preventing me from making much headway, or I'm manic and EVERYTHING I write sounds...
by MelPetres
January 25th, 2010, 10:25 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: 1st post on here: 2010 ABNAs
Replies: 3
Views: 959

1st post on here: 2010 ABNAs

Is anyone entering the 2010 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award writing contest? I got an email about it today and entered right away. They are only accepting 5000 entries in each of two categories, General Fiction and Young Adult Fiction. The finalist in each category wins a $15,000 publishing contract...
by MelPetres
January 25th, 2010, 9:57 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Music or quiet when you write?
Replies: 64
Views: 16753

Re: Music or quiet when you write?

I'm an avid music listener while writing. I find that it keeps me on track with the emotions of the scene and the overall pace of the novel. Music was so important during the writing of my first novel that I have posted an "official playlist" on my blog and website that follows along with the novel ...