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by marilyn peake
December 7th, 2009, 9:42 pm
Forum: Finding An Agent
Topic: While waiting ...
Replies: 10
Views: 2226

Re: While waiting ...

It took me a while to get to this point, but I'm much more zen about waiting than I used to be. I just send my stuff out and then practically forget about it while I go about doing other things. I love writing and don't want to ruin that by stressing out too much about publishing. I only got to this...
by marilyn peake
December 7th, 2009, 9:13 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: Post Your Favourites
Replies: 24
Views: 6860

Re: Post Your Favourites

I started reading Oryx and Crake , but haven't finished it yet. I think it's excellent so far. I think most fiction projects are just one story about what could happen or might never happen but is an exploration of another possible world, not necessarily a prediction of what the author thinks will d...
by marilyn peake
December 7th, 2009, 6:46 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Writing. What's your favorite part? Your Hardest Lesson?
Replies: 37
Views: 6891

Re: Writing. What's your favorite part? Your Hardest Lesson?

My favorite part of writing is definitely the creative process. There's a kind of euphoria attached to it, which is probably what keeps writers going until they've completed long and difficult projects. I also love each and every time I have a brand new book or short story published with a shiny new...
by marilyn peake
December 7th, 2009, 5:53 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: How many projects do you work on at once?
Replies: 38
Views: 9109

Re: How many projects do you work on at once?

I find I work best if I concentrate on one writing project at a time, letting my mind obsess on that one project. After finishing my fourth novel, an adult science fiction novel, GODS IN THE MACHINE , I'm taking a break from writing until after the holidays and start of the new year when I'll begin ...