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Forum: Publishing 10-04-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 935
Posted By rosiewriter
International Publishing

Just a quick question...

I live in New Zealand but the market for literary agents is very small.
The book market in general is also very small.

I'm thinking about finding an agent and a...
Forum: Poetry 09-27-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 523
Posted By rosiewriter
self-indulgent heartbreak poem

This poem is a completely self-indulgent heartbreak poem (as the title of this post suggests). The poem itself has no title. It's part of my novel, but I'm wondering if it's any good - the only...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 09-23-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 18,776
Posted By rosiewriter
Thanks for your help everyone Mike C - I...

Thanks for your help everyone

Mike C - I agree with you, if you read above you'll see that I really don't want a cliche name, but I still need a name that works.

Some of the ideas you've all...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 09-22-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 18,776
Posted By rosiewriter
i need a good bad boy name

I have a character who is bad to the bone. And also incredibly sexy.
He deals drugs and doesn't treat women right and is the most chain smoking chain smoker you ever did see.
Think that iconic...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 09-22-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 53,460
Posted By rosiewriter
I'm only about a third of the way through my...

I'm only about a third of the way through my novel, but I'd like to offer my services to be a beta reader for someone in the hopes that further down the track when my novel is done someone will do...
Forum: Fiction 09-21-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,998
Posted By rosiewriter
Somewhere in the bowels of the fiction posts is...

Somewhere in the bowels of the fiction posts is the piece directly before this.
It's called bright eyes - a bit of backstory.
And it has NO comments on it, which is very sad. So dredge it up and...
Forum: Fiction 09-14-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By rosiewriter
I thought this was really good, but your...

I thought this was really good, but your continual use of the word "arm" (bold and underlined) was toooooooo much. Also just noticed a few SPaG things which I corrected and made bold and italicised. ...
Forum: Fiction 09-14-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 530
Posted By rosiewriter
bright eyes - a bit of backstory

OK so, this is what happens directly before the excerpt "bright eyes". We read this piece about 2/3 of the way through the book. I'm not sure whether to actually put the other bit in here as well or...
Forum: Board Games 09-14-2010, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 36,799
Posted By rosiewriter
Why not? Why do I never win the lottery?

Why not?


Why do I never win the lottery?
Forum: Writers' Cafe 09-14-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9,561
Views: 301,066
Posted By rosiewriter
Across the Universe - The Beatles (whilst reading...

Across the Universe - The Beatles (whilst reading John Lennon: The Life by Philip Norman)
Forum: Research Section 09-14-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,542
Posted By rosiewriter
Three lunch times? That sounds crazy! At my...

Three lunch times? That sounds crazy!
At my school (and in fact, at every high school in my country) we didn't have a cafeteria. Instead we have canteens, which sell over the counter things like...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 09-14-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,248
Posted By rosiewriter
Far out, that is such a cool house! Really...

Far out, that is such a cool house! Really impressive to see what an input you've had into building it!! The landscape is incredible, such a wonderful spot. I've never been to Montana (or in fact the...
Forum: Research Section 09-14-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,542
Posted By rosiewriter
Alg - you pose one hell of a set of questions! ...

Alg - you pose one hell of a set of questions!
I left high school 5 years ago and I seem to have forgotten everything I did then, but I'll try answer your questions.

I was half in the popular...
Forum: Fiction 09-13-2010, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,219
Posted By rosiewriter
You keep skipping between present and past tense...

You keep skipping between present and past tense - the bold bits are my corrections of that to all present tense.

The use of the word "fall" (underlined above) doesn't seem quite right - it...
Forum: Classifieds 09-13-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 859
Posted By rosiewriter
Andrew - I read the first part of your book and I...

Andrew - I read the first part of your book and I think it's pretty cool. I'm definitely in the "you'll like it" category.
Hope it goes really well for you!
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 09-13-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,309
Posted By rosiewriter
If you have lots of ideas, why don't you just...

If you have lots of ideas, why don't you just start writing all of them? And then, whichever one progresses into a story the most, continue with it with the knowledge that you will be able to develop...
Forum: The Library 09-13-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,590
Posted By rosiewriter
Though they aren't the same kind of classics as...

Though they aren't the same kind of classics as the other books mentioned, I'd wholly recommend 1984 and Animal Farm by George Orwell. I really think they are must reads.

The Odyssey - Homer...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 09-13-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 17,352
Posted By rosiewriter
"Why don't you ask the kids at Tiananmen Square?...

"Why don't you ask the kids at Tiananmen Square? Was fashion the reason why they were there?" - Hypnotise, System of a Down

"You are my centre when I spin away" - Videotape, Radiohead

The...
Forum: Fiction 09-13-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,998
Posted By rosiewriter
Owen - thanks for your critique, don't worry, I...

Owen - thanks for your critique, don't worry, I didn't feel offended by anything you said. It just seems like you are not a fan of what I wrote, and that's just fine - writing is so subjective that...
Forum: The Library 09-09-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3,722
Views: 294,625
Posted By rosiewriter
Super! Happy reading... and writing.

Super! Happy reading... and writing.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 09-09-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By rosiewriter
Of course! Love it. Love LOTR.

Of course! Love it. Love LOTR.
Forum: The Library 09-09-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3,722
Views: 294,625
Posted By rosiewriter
Reddy - In regards to The Road, I've seen the...

Reddy - In regards to The Road, I've seen the film but haven't read the book. Are you writing a post-apocalyptic type something?
Titania - 1984 and Animal Farm are must-reads, I first read 1984...
Forum: The Library 09-09-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3,722
Views: 294,625
Posted By rosiewriter
Good old Animal Farm! Gotta love it! Have you...

Good old Animal Farm! Gotta love it! Have you read 1984 too?
Forum: The Library 09-09-2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3,722
Views: 294,625
Posted By rosiewriter
Cherie Currie's memoirs. Incredibly sad. I...

Cherie Currie's memoirs.

Incredibly sad. I wanna be where the boys are!
Forum: Board Games 09-09-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 36,799
Posted By rosiewriter
It's me. We probably just look similar so she...

It's me. We probably just look similar so she confused us.


Who stole the cookies from the cookie jar?
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