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Forum: Writers' Cafe 10-22-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By Ember
Haha, yeah I am fully expecting to get rejected...

Haha, yeah I am fully expecting to get rejected on them all. Then like you said, it will be a pleasant surprise if I don't! I probably need to limit myself to checking my email only a couple times a...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 10-22-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By Ember
The long road ahead

Who else is in the querying process? I've sent out about 11 so far my YA novel. No response at all yet but I know it can take like three months. It's only been about ten days since I started sending...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-13-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,757
Posted By Ember
I understand that frustration for sure! Sometimes...

I understand that frustration for sure! Sometimes it helps to take a break then have another look with fresh eyes.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-13-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,757
Posted By Ember
I've been editing and re-editing my novel for...

I've been editing and re-editing my novel for quite some time. I finally got it to the point where I think I'm ready to submit it! Now I'm working on that golden query letter.
Forum: The Library 05-07-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3,718
Views: 287,625
Posted By Ember
Just started reading 'Topper' which is an old...

Just started reading 'Topper' which is an old book I picked up for 50 cents at garage sale or thrift shop. It's pretty good so far! I love the witty dialogue in older books.
Forum: The Library 05-07-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,694
Posted By Ember
Any recommendations?

Any recommendations?
Forum: Writers' Cafe 05-07-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By Ember
Thanks guys! Gotta readjust to the sleeping for...

Thanks guys! Gotta readjust to the sleeping for only a few hours at a time thing. *yawn* On the bright side, maybe I can find more time for writing and editing during those middle of the night...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 05-05-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,567
Posted By Ember
Exactly this!

Exactly this!
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 05-05-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 51,759
Posted By Ember
Sorry, Owen! It's been a crazy couple months. I...

Sorry, Owen! It's been a crazy couple months. I am in the middle of my second edit. I'll PM you after I'm done and see if you are still interested in the exchange.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 05-05-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,460
Posted By Ember
Congratulations! That is a great feeling. So you...

Congratulations! That is a great feeling. So you are going to self-publish then?
Forum: The Library 05-05-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,694
Posted By Ember
I really haven't read much non-fiction. I did...

I really haven't read much non-fiction. I did enjoy reading about Helen Keller years ago. Usually the closest I get to non-fiction are books based on real events but still fictional.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 05-05-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By Ember
Baby time

So I've been scarce lately... which is not unusual so it prolly went unnoticed, haha. :P Anyway, I was busy having a baby! Coraline Margaret born 4/27 8.05oz! Just thought I'd share :party:
...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 04-17-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,723
Posted By Ember
Businessman: What kind of animals do you have on...

Businessman: What kind of animals do you have on your farm?

Farmer: I gots a whole flock of cattle!

Businessman: Not flock, herd.

Farmer: Heard of what?

Businessman: Herd of cows.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 04-09-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 737
Posted By Ember
How is talking to them in a book the same way you...

How is talking to them in a book the same way you would talk to them in real life, patronising or talking down to them? Is that how you treat the kids you know?
Forum: Board Games 04-08-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,988
Posted By Ember
Underrated. Those things can be brilliant! ...

Underrated. Those things can be brilliant!


Batman
Forum: Board Games 04-07-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,988
Posted By Ember
As in the girl from Arrested Development? She is...

As in the girl from Arrested Development? She is pretty awesome. Underrated.

Taking a nap
Forum: Writers' Cafe 04-07-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 737
Posted By Ember
I would try to think of someone you know who is...

I would try to think of someone you know who is the same age as your readership for reference. How would you talk to them? Better yet, how would you talk to them with their parents present. If the...
Forum: The Library 04-03-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 24,074
Posted By Ember
It is hard to pinpoint one book that got me into...

It is hard to pinpoint one book that got me into reading and writing. I was pretty determined to be a writer when I was still in kindergarten. Originally I loved the "Bearenstein Bears". I would try...
Forum: Board Games 04-03-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,988
Posted By Ember
Haven't seen it. From what a did see, maybe a tad...

Haven't seen it. From what a did see, maybe a tad overrated.

Tacos!
Forum: Members' Feedback 03-31-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,692
Posted By Ember
The problem with this, is that unless you want to...

The problem with this, is that unless you want to do an advanced search, it also includes all the posts they made in various other places like the board games section. And it wouldn't have to be for...
Forum: Poetry 03-23-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By Ember
I had to look up some of these words in the...

I had to look up some of these words in the dictionary... I don't believe pilion oratary or payled are actually words. The others don't really seem in context. Piet is either a magpie or talkative...
Forum: Poetry 03-23-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By Ember
Thanks! It is unfortunately very true to life......

Thanks! It is unfortunately very true to life... Haha. We need to get a dishwasher x_x
Forum: Poetry 03-21-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By Ember
Icon3 The Cycle

I wrote this just for fun. :) I hope you enjoy!

The Cycle

Oh hidden dish that I didn't see,
On the counter staring back at me.
Your stealthy colors seamlessly blending in.
The though of...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 02-12-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,054
Posted By Ember
Lol, I always thought jajaja was a typo since the...

Lol, I always thought jajaja was a typo since the 'J' is right next to the 'H'.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 02-11-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,054
Posted By Ember
Not many countries haven't been taken over at...

Not many countries haven't been taken over at some point or another. And what other country would not consider you "native" if you were born there? Seems silly that America is the only place you can...
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