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Forum: Publishing 10-27-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,205
Posted By crochetlady99
It sounds like a fine idea to me. It definitely...

It sounds like a fine idea to me. It definitely can't hurt.
Forum: Publishing 10-27-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,074
Posted By crochetlady99
Yes, I was referring to something such as a blog....

Yes, I was referring to something such as a blog. Thank you.
Forum: Publishing 10-27-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,074
Posted By crochetlady99
Icon5 Question about previously published works

I'm just curious. If a literary agent liked a manuscript but saw the first chapter was published online, would he/she still accept it? Or is that an instant no?
Forum: Character Clinics 10-19-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,459
Posted By crochetlady99
Thanks! This should help me delve deeper. :)

Thanks! This should help me delve deeper. :)
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 10-19-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,690
Posted By crochetlady99
I give a general impression, but leave anything...

I give a general impression, but leave anything unimportant out; pretty much like what everyone else said.
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 10-19-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By crochetlady99
Thank you both. My manuscript is more like a...

Thank you both. My manuscript is more like a thriller with a Christian theme, and I despise meaningless violence anyway, so I think I'm in the clear. Once again, a big thank you. :D
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 10-18-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By crochetlady99
Icon5 Violence in YA fiction

I have a problem.

I'm editing my novel at the moment, and it's Christian YA. I know all the guidelines of Christian fiction (nothing too graphic), but does it change when the two genres clash? I...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-25-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,963
Posted By crochetlady99
Thank you Rei. At least I understand now. :D

Thank you Rei. At least I understand now. :D
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-24-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,963
Posted By crochetlady99
Yes, Rei, I understand, and I apologize if I came...

Yes, Rei, I understand, and I apologize if I came off as believing the books are for good teaching, because they're not. I hope that no young girl uses them as an example of how life-and love-should...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-22-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,963
Posted By crochetlady99
YA is not only for 12-15. In this day and age...

YA is not only for 12-15. In this day and age many young ladies and gentlemen(more ladies), say in their early twenties, read YA. In fact, people under the age of eighteen make up only the minority...
Forum: Free Writing 08-20-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By crochetlady99
Thank you so much, Pandora. It is young adult, as...

Thank you so much, Pandora. It is young adult, as you can see. At this point, I honestly don't know if Flame is a male or female. I'm thinking I'll go with female, but I haven't even written any of...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 08-19-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,528
Posted By crochetlady99
Two years is hardly anything. Writing is an...

Two years is hardly anything. Writing is an ongoing process, so yes, it is worth taking two years on one project. I heard somewhere that someone took a decade to write a book. Then you have some...
Forum: Character Clinics 08-19-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,459
Posted By crochetlady99
Icon1 Kay Leavens

Hello you all, my name's Kay. Wait...you want me to talk about myself? I don't like doing so, but alright...

My name is Kay Roseanne Leavens, and I am sixteen years old. the first thing you should...
Forum: Board Games 08-19-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,770
Posted By crochetlady99
Indiana Jones Freddy

Indiana Jones

Freddy
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-19-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,963
Posted By crochetlady99
Oh, I see that could be a problem for some...

Oh, I see that could be a problem for some people. I enjoy those books, but I'd rather write about independent girls or girls learning to be independent. There is hope for my genre, then. :)
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-19-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,963
Posted By crochetlady99
Icon5 Why do people hate Stephenie Meyer?

I see, left and right, people speaking of how Stephenie Meyer is a horrible writer. First off, her books are targeted for young adult, and as a writer of ya I understand why she writes as she does....
Forum: Free Writing 08-19-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By crochetlady99
Somebody? Anybody? If it's horrible, tell me. I'm...

Somebody? Anybody? If it's horrible, tell me. I'm not that partial to it. :)
Forum: Board Games 08-18-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,655
Posted By crochetlady99
Sad, sedentary snails store sesame seeds so...

Sad, sedentary snails store sesame seeds so strenuously. Sad story, sorry sentimental scriveners. :)
Forum: Free Writing 08-18-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By crochetlady99
Icon1 Flame: mini-synopsis

Here is a mini-synopsis for a novel I have in mind, "Flame". Would love any thoughts on it.

Katrina Jones, a sixteen-year old writer, finally makes the leap; finishing her novella and publishing...
Forum: The Library 08-18-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 38,114
Posted By crochetlady99
A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks.

A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks.
Forum: The Library 08-15-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 3,689
Views: 247,396
Posted By crochetlady99
If you like that kind of book, try reading the...

If you like that kind of book, try reading the Fat Vampire series by Johnny B. Truant. I've heard good reviews on it.
Forum: The Library 08-15-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 3,689
Views: 247,396
Posted By crochetlady99
The Woman in Black by Susan Hill. I watched the...

The Woman in Black by Susan Hill. I watched the movie, so I decided to read the book as well.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-13-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,627
Posted By crochetlady99
I'm rewriting my first novel as of now. I've...

I'm rewriting my first novel as of now. I've edited so much, when I comment, I think, "Oh, I forgot to edit that." Compared to first drafts, editing seems like swimming across the Pacific. (oh no, I...
Forum: Introductions 07-18-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By crochetlady99
Welcome! You're not alone; all first drafts suck....

Welcome! You're not alone; all first drafts suck. Badly. What counts is the editing. Congrats on getting to the middle of your first book; many people don't even make it that far.

What genre is...
Forum: Introductions 07-17-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By crochetlady99
Welcome, Julie. This is a great place to get...

Welcome, Julie. This is a great place to get critique. I can't wait to see your piece(s). :)
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