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by GKJeyasingham
June 20th, 2011, 6:16 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: The "Random Quote" game
Replies: 19
Views: 4720

Re: The "Random Quote" game

From The Hobbit (J.R.R.Tolkien): Some of them actually sat down and laughed.

Who knew goblins could sit down and laugh?
by GKJeyasingham
June 20th, 2011, 5:59 pm
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: The Introduction Thread
Replies: 618
Views: 193460

Re: The Introduction Thread

Hi people! Like everyone else, I've been lurking Nathan's forums/blog (for a year and a half. :? Do I win the award for longest lurker?), and I've finally decided to post. This site has been really helpful so far, so I wanted to get involved in the forums more and perhaps contribute a thing or two. ...
by GKJeyasingham
June 20th, 2011, 5:38 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: Does analyzing books ruin them?
Replies: 19
Views: 7307

Re: Does analyzing books ruin them?

I think a lot of it comes down to what the book's like. Recently i read Margaret Atwood's 'The Blind Assassin' and was blown away by the writing style and her ability as a word smith. I have found since I started writing seriously about four years ago I have started to pay much more attention to th...
by GKJeyasingham
June 14th, 2011, 9:26 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: What's Your Genre?
Replies: 46
Views: 9979

Re: What's Your Genre?

I started off with "literary fiction", and although I plan on continuing with it, I'm beginning to venture into middle grade fantasy.
by GKJeyasingham
June 14th, 2011, 9:21 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Ages of main characters in YA novels
Replies: 17
Views: 10335

Re: Ages of main characters in YA novels

Thanks polymath & maybegenius! Makes sense. And my protagonist does have foster parents, so I guess I'm not as off-track as I thought I was. :P
by GKJeyasingham
June 13th, 2011, 9:02 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Where do you get your story ideas?
Replies: 27
Views: 9428

Re: Where do you get your story ideas?

@marion: That's the same with me! I often find myself going to bed, and after a few minutes, rushing to the computer to jot down images or semi-formed ideas that somehow spring into my mind for no reason at all. It's really inconvenient, but it's during this time (before I fall asleep) that the imag...
by GKJeyasingham
June 13th, 2011, 8:34 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Ages of main characters in YA novels
Replies: 17
Views: 10335

Re: Ages of main characters in YA novels

Firstly: Hi everyone! I've been lurking around this forum for quite a while now, but I've finally decided to post something. :D Anyway, the point of this post: I noticed that some of you use 12-year-olds for YA novels, but would it be possible to use them for MG novels? This is something that's been...