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by amyashley
August 20th, 2010, 3:58 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query- Riding on the Tail of the Devil
Replies: 29
Views: 5487

Re: Query- Riding on the Tail of the Devil

It sounds like an interesting book! I think the summary could be more cohesive, with less details. You want to hook them and make them want to know why all these things are happening rather than answering all the questions up front. Leave some mystery in it maybe. Hope this helps. Mathias is a stree...
by amyashley
August 20th, 2010, 12:58 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: what is your aim of writing??
Replies: 21
Views: 4463

Re: what is your aim of writing??

Over all, I write because I find it an interesting creative outlet. Perhaps that sounds dull. Hmm. I like the fact that writing is adaptable to expressing different things and conveying different ideas. Unlike the spoken word, it is malleable and organic almost. It can grow and change to suit my int...
by amyashley
August 20th, 2010, 11:57 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Brainstorming Ideas
Replies: 2
Views: 897

Re: Brainstorming Ideas

I've never heard of this technique actually used. I think it's all mine! It would work regardless of genre, fiction or non. If I get stuck in my writing, or even stuck in my plot, I will go back to the beginning, reread, and take notes on any points that make an impact on me (as if I were just a rea...
by amyashley
August 19th, 2010, 9:10 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: What's your genre?
Replies: 87
Views: 13781

Re: Post Your Genre Here!

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Title: What A Paine!

Not a spelling error there. :P
by amyashley
August 19th, 2010, 9:03 pm
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: The Introduction Thread
Replies: 631
Views: 261757

Re: The Introduction Thread

This feels oddly like I imagine an AA meeting might, but in type. My name is Amy and I'm a writer too. I'm here because it seems like a good place to swap some info now and then and perhaps chat with others in a similar boat. I'm currently working on an Urban Fantasy manuscript, and it's about 5 cha...