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by Seadhlinn
February 1st, 2010, 7:04 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query Time Tourism again, just when you thought it was over
Replies: 57
Views: 7761

Re: Query -Time Tourism - Revision Deux

Set in modern day, Azomyn Jakorus is a young immortal from a secretive race who accidentally travels forward in time twenty years. There is a adjective placement issue here. Presumably you are intending to say that your story is set in the modern day. However, it sounds lie Azomyn is "set in the mo...
by Seadhlinn
February 1st, 2010, 6:40 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Creating Characters
Replies: 9
Views: 1626

Re: Creating Characters

I tend to understand my characters very holistically; as a result, I will try to articulate a lot of their attributes by filling out a Myspace survey (laugh if you must) or similar "personality quiz" for them. Much of the time, I'll discover something I didn't know I knew. The stories I write tend n...
by Seadhlinn
December 10th, 2009, 6:14 pm
Forum: Finding An Agent
Topic: Pitching a "Cross-Genre" Work
Replies: 3
Views: 1240

Pitching a "Cross-Genre" Work

My current project is a novel which combines several disparate genres-- historical, metafiction/postmodernism, and satire/humor. Although it's a WIP, I've already had trouble "pitching" the book when I attempt to explain it to writing groups or other people who might help me with revision. Any exper...