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by guichizango
January 16th, 2012, 1:49 pm
Forum: Connect With a Critique Partner
Topic: Beta partners needed for a completed, polished YA Fantasy
Replies: 3
Views: 3342

Re: Beta partners needed for a completed, polished YA Fantasy

Wordranger, I might be interested to do a swap with you, though I'm nowhere near an experienced beta reader. Let me know if you're still looking.
by guichizango
January 7th, 2012, 1:57 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: What's Your Approach to Revision?
Replies: 14
Views: 2613

Re: What's Your Approach to Revision?

I agree with Hillsy, especially when it comes to a first novel. I know that once I finished my first novel, I thought there wasn't anything else I could add to it to make it better, or any way that I would change it. Then I had someone I trusted read the manuscript and they told me that it was one o...
by guichizango
January 4th, 2012, 12:16 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: Fantasy Novel: The Broken Key
Replies: 5
Views: 1624

Re: Fantasy Novel: The Broken Key

"Most people would kill for the power to shoot stone shattering rays of energy out of their hands, to melt metal just by touching it, to set fire to something without so much as a match." I don't know if I would say most people, it sounds like a generalization to me, which makes me cringe, just a bi...
by guichizango
January 2nd, 2012, 11:38 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Character Differentiation
Replies: 10
Views: 1452

Re: Character Differentiation

I agree with MAP. For me, writing out lists of characteristics is a bit impersonal, I really want to delve into their inner personality. I take a moment in the character's life, the moment that really shaped who they were, whether it was the moment they risked their life to save an old woman from a ...