Search found 155 matches

by sbs_mjc1
July 5th, 2010, 8:13 pm
Forum: Synopses and Plot Outlines
Topic: Synopsis - No Hill Without Treasure
Replies: 9
Views: 2281

Re: Synopsis - No Hill Without Treasure

When Tsenian Windrunner stumbles through a strange portal, a horde of hideous creatures-- the Shahadán-- are released from their imprisonment. Tsenian is spit onto the dry sand of the Nevantian desert with the beasts on his heels. A beautiful priestess named Brinelle saves him from death by taking h...
by sbs_mjc1
July 5th, 2010, 7:58 pm
Forum: Excerpts
Topic: Dream Walker-Chapter One
Replies: 7
Views: 2207

Re: Dream Walker-Chapter One

I like the straightforward writing style, and the authentic teenage voice. Kendra has realistic reactions and relationships, and has problems without being self-pitying.
Good job.
by sbs_mjc1
July 5th, 2010, 7:46 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: Another Query attempt
Replies: 25
Views: 4817

Re: Another Query attempt

Vitiosus, the dark warrior prince, is feared by all of Lassertian. But in this war-loving land, where the lesser humans are hunted and hung, Vitiosus secretly longs for something no warrior would ever consider - peace. Good hook: you have a main character, a situation, and a difficult (but worthy) ...
by sbs_mjc1
July 3rd, 2010, 4:25 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Of the characters you've written, who is your favorite?
Replies: 41
Views: 12875

Re: Of the characters you've written, who is your favorite?

Mike's favorite of the characters in our novel is a young, sheltered English civil servant who has a rare talent for putting his foot in his mouth. It took a good deal of convincing for me to gave the character in the novel, but Mike has done a great job writing him, and I now have quite a soft spot...
by sbs_mjc1
June 28th, 2010, 5:27 pm
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: The Introduction Thread
Replies: 631
Views: 254059

Re: The Introduction Thread

Hi all! We are longtime lurkers, S.B. and Michael. I (S.B., currently writing this post) am a graduate student at the University of Glasgow, where I am studying fisheries management. Besides writing, I like distance running, painting, Scottish fiddle music and cooking. Michael studies physics and li...