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by Ermo
December 14th, 2009, 1:31 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Critique/Review Sites and Groups
Replies: 22
Views: 4384

Critique/Review Sites and Groups

Hello fellow writers - I wanted to find out where on the web everyone goes, if at all, to get writing reviewed. What sites do you think are the best for this and has it helped you get better? Also, I was wondering if it might be worth it to start a Yahoo Group or something similar for visitors to th...
by Ermo
December 11th, 2009, 3:01 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Writing Competitions
Replies: 11
Views: 5259

Re: Writing Competitions

Hey Nathan -

I'd love to see a short list of competitions that you recommend in terms of both their weight in terms of winning them and their legitimacy. If you have time....

by Ermo
December 11th, 2009, 11:42 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: A question for outliners
Replies: 12
Views: 2835

Re: A question for outliners

I do a variation on the snowflake method. I usually give myself about a week or so to really flesh out the entire outline. The purpose for me is to determine if there is really a story to be written from the idea. I have a lot of ideas and I can tell pretty quickly if there is a workable plot from t...
by Ermo
December 7th, 2009, 2:14 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Writer Support Groups?
Replies: 21
Views: 5722

Re: Writer Support Groups?

I'd love to hear other people's answers but I've been using
by Ermo
December 7th, 2009, 12:33 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Writing. What's your favorite part? Your Hardest Lesson?
Replies: 37
Views: 6860

Re: Writing. What's your favorite part? Your Hardest Lesson?

My favorite part is easy - character creation. I love detailing each characters idiosyncracies and developing them as fully as I can. The hardest lesson I had to learn was that I almost always have time to write. I let too much time pass without writing much because I always thought I was too busy. ...
by Ermo
December 7th, 2009, 12:24 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: How many projects do you work on at once?
Replies: 38
Views: 9073

How many projects do you work on at once?

I am currently working on four books in various states of completion right now - all of them still not worthy of querying an agent/publisher about. I find that when a new idea comes into my head, I'm fearful of losing it and move to get some planning done and perhaps a chapter written to get an idea...