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Forum: Writing Help & Issues 03-05-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By Matthew
Step 1: Wait for a completed, edited manuscript,...

Step 1: Wait for a completed, edited manuscript, since this will be the best document to upload for registration. While waiting, famaliarize yourself with the main Copyright website:...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 02-14-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,024
Posted By Matthew
I ranted last year (or the year before) on The...

I ranted last year (or the year before) on The Hunger Games "limp" ending... it could have been amazing, along the lines of Harrison Bergeron... Sigh. Wasted potential.

It's funny how so many...
Forum: Tips & Advice 02-12-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,575
Posted By Matthew
But do we need 1 chapter (only) from Bob the...

But do we need 1 chapter (only) from Bob the cook? Who dies quickly thereafter?

I see trends with young/new authors to spring as many POVs on me as possible... my simple advice is: limit to as...
Forum: Tips & Advice 02-12-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,575
Posted By Matthew
Who's your point of view?

(I see some interesting choices for POV from the authors I mentor & work with. I'm curious to hear what others think about POV. Here's my long-winded take)

As you develop your story idea (notice...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 02-12-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,024
Posted By Matthew
Multiple POV's. I'm a ONE POV reader :)

Multiple POV's.

I'm a ONE POV reader :)
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 02-08-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By Matthew
For those of us who have self-published, we did...

For those of us who have self-published, we did write that blurb! :)

I think the best advice here is:
- convey the premise of the story in 1-2 lines
- introduce a character
- what's at stake...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 02-08-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,403
Posted By Matthew
I wouldn't say I'm "dropping my laptop" for the...

I wouldn't say I'm "dropping my laptop" for the iPad... but the Pad surely is convienent on a plane! 3 hour plane trip? 3000 words! :)

I like that it powers-up on a dime and can fit on the small...
Forum: Introductions 02-08-2013, 03:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By Matthew
Thanks, Devon. As long as you don't carry...

Thanks, Devon.

As long as you don't carry the T-virus, chomp away! :)
Forum: Writing Markets 02-08-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 782
Posted By Matthew
Call for submissions - Fable Press

Fable Press (http://fablepress.com) is looking for novel submissions in the Speculative Fiction genres.

All the info to submit is covered in our FAQ, and you can feel free to reach out to us via...
Forum: Introductions 02-08-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By Matthew
Thanks Loxy! :) Welcome right back atchya.

Thanks Loxy! :)

Welcome right back atchya.
Forum: Publishing 02-07-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,498
Posted By Matthew
I think the return of "the serial" is long...

I think the return of "the serial" is long overdue. With self-publishing, it's even easier than ever before.

Publish a bunch at once on Kindle, make the first one free, and promote how you'll be...
Forum: Introductions 02-07-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By Matthew
New to boards, been writing forever

Survived cancer right out of college, gained the courage to write & self-publish, 3 novels on record to date.

After several years of publishing, I've found I enjoy helping other authors just as...
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