Stagnant Villians

I've been reading David Farland's, Million Dollar Outlines and I must tell you that so far it's a close second to Orson Scott Card's Characters and Viewpoint in terms of usefulness. One of the big...

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Monthly Archives: March 2011

Links I’m using to learn

One comment from the agent was use of passive voice. I thought I had fixed this, but I guess I had left enough in that it became a concern. There are other issues I hit before, but for my benefit …

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First rejection!

It had to happen sometime. I pitched an agent recently and she asked for my first three chapters. I worked diligently over the last few months polishing and had good feedback, however, I got my first rejection. I’m sure it’s …

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The Waiting Game

The first three chapters of my novel have been with an agent for a week. Although a bit premature, I guess I’ve entered the second phase of my career as a writer and now I wait. I am almost half …

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NH Writers Project – Writers Day 2011

Wow! NH Writers Project Writers Day has came and went and I am so happy that I went. The conference was amazing. Two courses that I took stand out particularly. The first was tips on making writing easier and harder. …

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