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Forum: Publishing 07-14-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,273
Posted By elainefelicity
All is well. Its actually an agent from Greene &...

All is well. Its actually an agent from Greene & Heaton. No upfront fees.

Just the agonising wait.
Forum: Publishing 07-14-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,273
Posted By elainefelicity
Full Manuscript Request

So, an agent requested to see my full manuscript on Friday.
How long (if at all) is the typical waiting time?
I'm on pins and checking my email every 5 mins!
Someone help me out, here!
...
Forum: Fiction 05-07-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 395
Posted By elainefelicity
Death Date Scene Two

*Second scene of Death Date & intro of titular character

Weak link? Thoughts appreciated prior to submission.

After mixing early Friday night drinks with driving a car, two sisters lay...
Forum: Fiction 04-14-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,356
Posted By elainefelicity
I got the feel for Miri as a person and initially...

I got the feel for Miri as a person and initially thought there was too much description at the beginning. That said, it did paint an effective picture by using the word black as often as you did.
...
Forum: Fiction 04-14-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By elainefelicity
Death Date: The Fate Of Jude Callaghan

Everybody hated rush hour but Holly Scott, she was different. Since childhood she had possessed an eerie talent. On a Tube train, she was wedged between a sweaty business commuter and a woman with...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 07-02-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By elainefelicity
Editting

I am currently writing a novel and am six chapters in. I haven't editted one sentence yet.
I read a peice of advice that suggests not editting until the novel is finished. I figured I'd try...
Forum: Fiction 06-19-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 870
Posted By elainefelicity
I'd like take this opportunity to thank you for...

I'd like take this opportunity to thank you for you time to critique. I take on board your comments. As this is my roughest (unproof-read) work it can only improve, right?
Forum: Fiction 05-31-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 870
Posted By elainefelicity
Thanks so much for the constructive advice, I...

Thanks so much for the constructive advice, I appreciate it. At least it gives me a starting point for the first edit.

As for 'pigs', I have heard it a number of times but that said there are...
Forum: Fiction 05-21-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By elainefelicity
Nice introduction of Chuck. I was drawn in...

Nice introduction of Chuck. I was drawn in immediately.
Forum: Fiction 05-21-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 870
Posted By elainefelicity
Adrian

Excerpt from chapter one.

This is the aftermath of a robbery where the homeowner has been stabbed.
Comments, please. Honesty appreciated.

He was too young for this. Was it too late? His head...
Forum: Character Clinics 07-05-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,387
Posted By elainefelicity
Ireland is a change of pace. Its where my mother...

Ireland is a change of pace. Its where my mother is but sadly I got no further than M25 motorway.
Forum: Character Clinics 07-05-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,287
Posted By elainefelicity
What sort of power do you posess?

What sort of power do you posess?
Forum: Character Clinics 07-05-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,387
Posted By elainefelicity
Yes, my soul has left my body. I encountered a...

Yes, my soul has left my body. I encountered a very cryptic individual who is 'guiding me'. I think he may be death...

My wife, is here. I can feel her searching for me. Sadly my connection with...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 01-26-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,718
Posted By elainefelicity
I know its not much help but name just tend to...

I know its not much help but name just tend to come to me! I have Jude, Adrian and Marcus.
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 01-26-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,430
Posted By elainefelicity
I love that answer...Its exactly how I feel too!

I love that answer...Its exactly how I feel too!
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 10-28-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,058
Posted By elainefelicity
Icon5 Genre?

I have a working progress but when I'm asked about genre I'm not entirely sure which one it fits into. The theme is life and fate. In my opinon, life itself doesn't fit neatly into a genre so why...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 10-28-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,430
Posted By elainefelicity
Icon12 Its interesting reading the feedback for this one...

Its interesting reading the feedback for this one because, in my honest opinion, calling characters by their surnames does annoy me. However, I've read enough books to realise it has its place....
Forum: Character Clinics 10-22-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,387
Posted By elainefelicity
Jude

I'm the most unlucky man in the world. My name's Jude Callaghan. I was named after not just any saint but the patron saint of lost causes. Still, no grudges held here, I love my parents.
I grew up...
Forum: The Library 10-18-2010, 07:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,031
Posted By elainefelicity
Kate Griffin - Matthew Swift series??

Has anybody else read these books (1. A madness of Angels and 2. The Midnight Mayor)?

The reason I ask is that they rocked my world and took top spot on my all time list, yet I've only come...
Forum: The Library 10-18-2010, 07:08 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 18,080
Posted By elainefelicity
Don't get me started on Stephanie Meyer! I hate...

Don't get me started on Stephanie Meyer! I hate the Twilight books with a blinding passion. I got quarter of the way through 'Twilight' and hated it. I could write so much more on this but won't bore...
Forum: The Library 10-18-2010, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,554
Posted By elainefelicity
I've heard that Kelly Armstrong is good but I'm...

I've heard that Kelly Armstrong is good but I'm partial to Rachel Vincent. She writes not about werewolves but werecats. The series starts with 'Shift' and its about the Sanders family. They turn...
Forum: The Library 10-18-2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,000
Posted By elainefelicity
James Herbert - 'Nobody True' Has anybody read it?

I picked this up in the bookshop the other day. Has anyone here read it? What do you think?
Forum: The Library 10-18-2010, 07:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,617
Posted By elainefelicity
In my opinion it was 'The Stand'. Its pretty epic...

In my opinion it was 'The Stand'. Its pretty epic and rather heavy but so worth it. Recently though, I gave 'Cell' a go. It has similarities with 'The Stand' but its one of the best books I've read...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 10-18-2010, 06:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,330
Posted By elainefelicity
Like yourself I had a plan and I pretty much gave...

Like yourself I had a plan and I pretty much gave up on it. All I have is a vague plan but even that changes everyday! It not really a plan either its more a direction for charcters! The only thing I...
Forum: The Library 10-18-2010, 06:43 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 49,911
Posted By elainefelicity
I read Rachel Vincent's Shifter series. I don't...

I read Rachel Vincent's Shifter series. I don't want to spoil but suffice it to say 'Prey' was the only book to ever succeed in making me cry!! That book is 3rd on my all time list of favourite books!
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