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by bronwyn1
March 9th, 2010, 7:15 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Does your MS go up or down in size?
Replies: 36
Views: 8765

Re: Does your MS go up or down in size?

Interesting, haven't heard of removing "that". What do you replace it with, or do you just cut it and don't add anything, like I often do with adverbs? Usually I don't replace it with anything (i.e. I have a sentence like "She wanted to go to the park so that she could play with her dog." I'd chang...
by bronwyn1
March 9th, 2010, 6:18 pm
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: The Introduction Thread
Replies: 618
Views: 193668

Re: The Introduction Thread

shadow wrote:
I am also finishing high school! What grade are you in??
I'm a senior and am officially checked out for the duration of the school year...like I have one of the worst cases of Senioritis ever (which really helps with writing)...haha
by bronwyn1
March 9th, 2010, 8:19 am
Forum: Books
Topic: Good Books - Bad Endings
Replies: 39
Views: 6103

Re: Good Books - Bad Endings

The Lovely Bones by Alice Seabold The beginning was picture perfect to me (now when I think about it, those first few chapters might have had the whole 'workshopped-to-death-by-the-critique-group syndrome but nevertheless, they were excellent and drew me in immediately) but by the middle it began t...
by bronwyn1
March 8th, 2010, 11:52 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Does your MS go up or down in size?
Replies: 36
Views: 8765

Re: Does your MS go up or down in size?

Mine usually goes down because when I revise, I take out all of those unnecessary "that"'s, adverbs, passive voice, et cetera
by bronwyn1
March 8th, 2010, 11:47 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Worst Query Competition
Replies: 29
Views: 5180

Re: Worst Query Competition

Ahaha, reading over all of these right now! I'm bored now too and so I'll try my hand at this fake ridiculous query thing... Dear Agent/Snookums/Pooh Bear/Baby Boo, Have you ever found true love? Do you know really what true love feels like? What if this true love was with something not even real, y...
by bronwyn1
March 8th, 2010, 11:26 pm
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: The Introduction Thread
Replies: 618
Views: 193668

Re: The Introduction Thread

Hi everyone! I'm Bronwyn (obviously). I'm currently in high school, but I'm about to be done with all of that very, very soon (thank God). I'm still extremely early in the process of revising over and over again this novel I just finished. The first novel that I've completed that I actually think, d...
by bronwyn1
March 7th, 2010, 6:51 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: What are you reading now?
Replies: 522
Views: 144902

Re: What are you reading now?

The Comedians by Graham Greene