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by SuCue
October 16th, 2010, 11:30 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: I'm New -- Need Some Advice on Genre
Replies: 9
Views: 1496

Re: I'm New -- Need Some Advice on Genre

Thanks much for the reply -- I really appreciate it. I could probably lose the prologue, which one reader thought was not needed. That would cut it down by about 2K. Is that better? I don't think it is really a chick book -- it's just told from a young woman's perspective. Most of the characters are...
by SuCue
October 15th, 2010, 4:15 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: I'm New -- Need Some Advice on Genre
Replies: 9
Views: 1496

I'm New -- Need Some Advice on Genre

Hello, I just joined the forum. I have completed a 103,000-word comic novel, and have made a few stabs at writing a query letter, but I'm a bit at loss as to how to describe the book's genre to agents. The book is set in the late 1980s in San Francisco, and is based on my own experiences of working ...
by SuCue
October 15th, 2010, 4:06 pm
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: The Introduction Thread
Replies: 618
Views: 193801

Re: The Introduction Thread

Hi Eeryone -- I'm Susan, native Californian, long-time Bay Area resident. I've completed a 103,000-word comic novel this year based on my experiences working as a neophyte journalist for a small and rather odd trade magazine, now defunct, located in San Francisco. (I need some good advice on exactly...