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by Graeme o'Winnipeg
July 7th, 2012, 9:03 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Characters with accents
Replies: 22
Views: 3429

Re: Characters with accents

This is a read tough one! I've been told that if you don't know dialect perfectly (as in able to speak it), then don't use it. In my most recent story, I had a character who spoke with a rough tongue, so there was no way of getting out of her accent - for all I know I may have butchered it! What I t...
by Graeme o'Winnipeg
July 2nd, 2012, 5:05 pm
Forum: Finding An Agent
Topic: Rejection Stats
Replies: 227
Views: 106279

Re: Rejection Stats

Might as well add to this... I don't have an exact tally, but here's the ball-park figures for my current project: Began submitting November 2011, one agent per week, this continued until April 2012. Number of "no replies": lost count Number of form rejections: ~15 Number of personal rejections: 1 N...
by Graeme o'Winnipeg
July 1st, 2012, 12:57 pm
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: The Introduction Thread
Replies: 629
Views: 238426

Re: The Introduction Thread

Hi all, My name is Graeme. I have dabbled with prose for most of my life, but only recently have gotten into the online community. It was Craig (first post on this thread) who introduced me here. You can read more about what I do on my website (signature below). I am looking forward to reading your ...