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by danielle100
August 9th, 2011, 6:07 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Running and Writing
Replies: 13
Views: 3117

Re: Running and Writing

I love this post. I try to exercise regularly but sometimes I lose motivation. But this is a good reminder that I need to hit the track not tomorrow or Monday, but today. Thanks!
by danielle100
August 9th, 2011, 8:33 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Sorry, I cannot accept your rejection at this time
Replies: 8
Views: 1499

Sorry, I cannot accept your rejection at this time

Hi! I know it's been a while since I posted or even responded to any posts. It has been a BUSY summer and I've been working on posthumously publishing my grandpa's books as well as editing my own and trying to read some books before summer ends and it's back to school. I now blog only once a week an...
by danielle100
June 10th, 2011, 5:35 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Serial Comma Use
Replies: 18
Views: 2986

Re: Serial Comma Use

I see the second one all the time, but I teach my high school kids the first. It saves from confusion. That's my vote!
by danielle100
June 9th, 2011, 11:26 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Female Characters
Replies: 39
Views: 6193

Re: Female Characters

I agree with adding a flaw to deepen the character. Something women and people in general can sympathize. I have the same problem and have been told to give more of her thoughts. I have to force myself to do it sometimes, but it has paid off with a more interesting protag. Good luck!
by danielle100
June 9th, 2011, 11:22 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Where do you get your story ideas?
Replies: 27
Views: 10302

Re: Where do you get your story ideas?

Wow! You guys have some unbelievable imaginations. Interesting to see that some of you do devise your stories from dreams. Sometimes I go the other way around and dream about the story I am writing. Sierra & Leonidas- Would love to walk around in BOTH your heads (and steal your stories, jk). Sierra-...
by danielle100
June 9th, 2011, 2:40 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Where do you get your story ideas?
Replies: 27
Views: 10302

Where do you get your story ideas?

My husband basically told me he's having an affair and even showed me a picture, taken professionally, of himself and the other woman. I pretty much told him I was leaving and he could keep the dog that we don't have. Poor dog, I felt so sorry for it. What's it going to do when he works late and it'...
by danielle100
June 8th, 2011, 10:49 am
Forum: Books
Topic: How do you support your fellow writers?
Replies: 9
Views: 1847

Re: How do you support your fellow writers?

Margo- That's hilarious, but I guess I don't know the reference :cry: Sommer- Excellent ideas! I especially like the idea of writing to an author to let them know how much you appreciated their book. Cookie-Mac-n-cheese for us! You are so patient to wait for them to become available. We have a very ...
by danielle100
June 7th, 2011, 1:46 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: How do you support your fellow writers?
Replies: 9
Views: 1847

How do you support your fellow writers?

Posted this on my blog today and thought it was Bransforum worthy... I recently purchased a few books on Amazon not only because I was uber excited to read the books, but also because I know the writers. And by know, I mean, I stalk them day and night, peering in their windows and watching them slee...
by danielle100
June 4th, 2011, 10:22 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: What's in a Name?
Replies: 11
Views: 1572

Re: What's in a Name?

Sorry about it taking me so long to get around to responding to your posts. I promise to do better. But can I just gush for a minute over you wonderful people and tell you again how glad I am to have joined the Bransforums? Truly I am :) I have to say that hearing how you guys search for names with ...
by danielle100
June 4th, 2011, 10:12 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: What's Your Genre?
Replies: 46
Views: 10615

Re: Out of curiosity

Wow! Thanks for responding! I figured everyone was sci-fi. LOL. Glad to hear there is such an array, and even a few romance writers out there. If you are, or if you know someone who is, seeking a beta partner please contact me. You can view a sample of my work by following the blog link below and cl...
by danielle100
June 3rd, 2011, 8:59 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: What's Your Genre?
Replies: 46
Views: 10615

What's Your Genre?

What's your genre? Mine is chick-lit. Am I the only one? :)
by danielle100
June 2nd, 2011, 4:05 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Are We Too Suspicious?
Replies: 30
Views: 7203

Re: Are We Too Suspicious?

My thoughts exactly! I have been having a bad experience with another forum too. Which brought me to seek other forums out there. Having posted here for the first time yesterday, I was amazed at how kind everyone was. So, I am back! And I can definitely feel Nathan's philosophy here! Can't you? I fi...
by danielle100
June 2nd, 2011, 1:10 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: What's in a Name?
Replies: 11
Views: 1572

What's in a Name?

Posted this on my blog today. What are your thoughts? What's in a name? A lot. Especially if you're the person being named. Thank goodness it was up to my father to name me otherwise I'd be called something ridiculous. I'm glad I don't remember it. But I do remember thinking how I'd be an entirely d...
by danielle100
June 2nd, 2011, 8:18 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Pretty good is not gonna cut it
Replies: 22
Views: 3923

Re: Pretty good is not gonna cut it

Yes, Sommer's post was great! Sommer, you need to be a writing coach, or something!

Chantelle- You're right. Pretty good isn't sounding so bad, but I, personally, want more. I have a long way to go and this is just a part of a learning experience.

Thanks again, everyone!
by danielle100
June 1st, 2011, 3:50 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: When is squick too squicky?
Replies: 19
Views: 3149

Re: When is squick too squicky?

Two words for you: Quentin Tarantino. There are so many repulsive things in his movies, yet somehow they work. And many people love them and think he's a great producer. Just be sure you look at your target audience. Good luck!