Thanks for the encouragement, especially Ink! It's good to hear someone say there's hope for the story if I keep plugging away at it (and carefully consider critiques).
Now then, I think I hear my characters calling . . .
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Does one's first novel necessarily become a drawer novel? I read all the time about the writer who sweats and struggles over his or her first novel only to realize at some point down the road that it belongs at the bottom of a drawer. And in general, this makes sense, because how many people produce...
- January 14th, 2010, 8:55 pm
- Forum: Finding An Agent
- Topic: It's hard out here for a pimp
- Replies: 15
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I love the title. I complained to a non-writing friend once about all the self-promotion writers are required to do in order to sell their work. She interrupted my lament and said, "Oh, get real. When you finally finish that book, you'll whore yourself any way you have to in order to get it out ther...
As writers, we pray for irresistible inspiration to strike, to discover characters or stories so compelling that they command us to drop every other pursuit until we’ve committed them to paper. But when they do show up, it’s not always possible to give them the unimpeded devotion they deserve, and n...
- December 16th, 2009, 8:41 pm
- Forum: Procrastination
- Topic: So...Star Wars or Star Trek?
- Replies: 45
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May the Force be with you, but Star Trek all the way--especially Next Generation. TNG had great character development--especially Data and Worf. It succeeded in being hugely entertaining while exploring fascinating ideas like: What constitutes a person? What might the next step in the evolution of t...