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by cassandrabonmot
June 9th, 2010, 3:45 pm
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: Nominate Your First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Replies: 720
Views: 272540

Re: Nominate Your First Page for a Critique on the Blog

Title: Jackpot Genre: Comedy/Mystery/Crime Word Count: 244 Jack Justice was driving a brown ’65 Ford Galaxy 500 like a giddy teenage girl running off with her lover. We drove out of D.C. and entered Bethesda. Surprisingly single, he was 5’11”, with chiseled hair and espresso-bean-colored eyes that, ...
by cassandrabonmot
February 22nd, 2010, 10:36 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Music or quiet when you write?
Replies: 64
Views: 15899

Re: Music or quiet when you write?

Music. iPod. When I'm writing a novel chapter based on my screenplay treatment, I envision the song played on the big screen. So, I play that song over and over until the chapter is where I want it to be.
by cassandrabonmot
February 22nd, 2010, 10:18 am
Forum: Books
Topic: Favorite Lines from Novels
Replies: 30
Views: 5309

Re: Favorite Lines from Novels

"She was quite a doll. She wore a white belted raincoat, no hat, a well-cherished head of platinum hair, booties to mach the raincoat, a folding umbrella, a pair of blue-gray eyes that looked at me as if I had said a dirty word." - Playback by Raymond Chandler
by cassandrabonmot
February 22nd, 2010, 10:15 am
Forum: Books
Topic: What are you reading now?
Replies: 520
Views: 131675

Re: What are you reading now?

L.A. Confidential by James Ellroy
by cassandrabonmot
February 22nd, 2010, 10:13 am
Forum: Books
Topic: TWILIGHT - thoughts?
Replies: 107
Views: 24170

Re: TWILIGHT - thoughts?

Characters. Teenage girls fell in love with the characters. Many related to female lead.
by cassandrabonmot
February 13th, 2010, 10:36 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Share your opening sentence!
Replies: 236
Views: 38424

Re: Share your opening sentence!

Josin,

Fantastic opening line. (9 or 10)!! More, more!
by cassandrabonmot
February 13th, 2010, 10:34 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Share your opening sentence!
Replies: 236
Views: 38424

Re: Share your opening sentence!

Maybegenius,

Love it. 9 or 10!! I def keep reading. Good job!
by cassandrabonmot
February 13th, 2010, 10:31 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Nonfiction
Replies: 33
Views: 10802

Re: Nonfiction

Dear aspennow,

Dirty e-books. Fun! Is that your title as well? How long have you been researching on the 'Community Branding' book?
by cassandrabonmot
February 13th, 2010, 10:28 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Nonfiction
Replies: 33
Views: 10802

Re: Nonfiction

Hi Richard I,

Your geology book on minerals sounds interesting! How far along are you?
by cassandrabonmot
February 13th, 2010, 10:26 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Nonfiction
Replies: 33
Views: 10802

Re: Nonfiction

Hi Blondie, I have a 'Goals & Objectives' list put together with a time line (pre & post editing). My humor book is currently #9 on the list with an anticipation date of completion, Sept 2011 (post editing). It's pretty much written and I may move it up the list. I would feel comfortable seeking rep...
by cassandrabonmot
February 12th, 2010, 10:28 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Nonfiction
Replies: 33
Views: 10802

Re: Nonfiction

Dear Blondie,

I'm writing a humor book. I called Barnes & Noble and asked how humor books are classified, e.g., 'Stuff White People Like.' The manager at my local B&N told me 'non-fiction.'
by cassandrabonmot
February 12th, 2010, 10:19 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Share your opening sentence!
Replies: 236
Views: 38424

Re: Share your opening sentence!

1973. The year of disco: Afro wigs, platform heels and strobe lights.

This is my opening sentence for my romantic comedy novel called 'Jackpot.'