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Forum: Classifieds 12-03-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,948
Posted By mammamaia
thanks for your swift reply... i'm glad to see...

thanks for your swift reply... i'm glad to see those writers got good pay for their works...

i was adding some other questions to my post when you replied, so you may want to go back and tackle...
Forum: Classifieds 12-03-2008, 02:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,948
Posted By mammamaia
congrats on your launch! so, did each of...

congrats on your launch!

so, did each of those four receive $100 in cold, hard, spendable cash?

i'm also wondering why people have to give you their userid and email address before they can...
Forum: Inkster Incorporated 08-15-2008, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By mammamaia
sd... i can't tell if your post was aimed at...

sd... i can't tell if your post was aimed at scrumpy touting elance or me offering info... would you please set that straight?... thanks... m
Forum: Inkster Incorporated 08-15-2008, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By mammamaia
i've been a writing consultant paid up to $150/hr...

i've been a writing consultant paid up to $150/hr for my work and a freelancer with many hats and i wouldn't advise relying only on the elance route, even if it works and i've no clue whether it...
Forum: Publishing 08-14-2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,377
Posted By mammamaia
not necessarily true... of course...

not necessarily true...



of course they can't... but when another/others contribute/s significantly to a written work, it's then partly their creation and they can claim co-authorship, even...
Forum: Classifieds 08-14-2008, 04:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,948
Posted By mammamaia
good intentions aside, i don't see how you could...

good intentions aside, i don't see how you could possibly sell enough of these to be able to pay out $300 per month and make a profit... or even break even... plus, a 'newsletter' contains 'news' and...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-13-2008, 05:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,800
Posted By mammamaia
ditto here for the 'what if'...

ditto here for the 'what if'...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 08-13-2008, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,849
Posted By mammamaia
yes, warner bros characters are certainly...

yes, warner bros characters are certainly 'trademark' protected... and you can't use them without permission...

for the official laws, rules 'n regs governing us copyright and trademarks it's...
Forum: Classifieds 08-13-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,948
Posted By mammamaia
the fact that no website link was given here...

the fact that no website link was given here makes me think this is a scam of some kind...

no one should send their work to anyone's email address, without first checking out the person asking...
Forum: Publishing 08-12-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,377
Posted By mammamaia
yes, you do need to be clear about it NOW... and...

yes, you do need to be clear about it NOW... and be sure to get it in writing!

from what you've said, it seems to me that it's actually a 'collaboration' even if only one of you did the...
Forum: Inkster Incorporated 08-10-2008, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By mammamaia
i doubt there's enough demand for such that...

i doubt there's enough demand for such that there'd be an entire firm full of those folks offering that service, though... people who do that are more likely to do so as 'co-writers' and not as a...
Forum: Inkster Incorporated 08-10-2008, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By mammamaia
peope who turn out short...

peope who turn out short stories/books/screenplays for non-writers are 'ghostwriters' and while i'm sure there are some firms that offer more than one, i doubt you'l find many that have a whole slew...
Forum: Inkster Incorporated 08-09-2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By mammamaia
yes, of course that exists... and has since the...

yes, of course that exists... and has since the internet began... some of the many writing consultant firms you'll find online certainly do have more than one writer 'on staff'... just google for...
Forum: Scripts 08-09-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,955
Posted By mammamaia
even given the posting probs, ww, it's still far...

even given the posting probs, ww, it's still far from properly formatted... here's a sample of how it should be done, the only difference being the dialog margins would be wider than the slug lines'...
Forum: Scripts 08-08-2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,955
Posted By mammamaia
this is not done in proper script format... i...

this is not done in proper script format... i mentor lots of aspiring screenwriters, so email me if you want a format guide and some help getting it to look like an actual screenplay...

love and...
Forum: Tips & Advice 08-08-2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,389
Posted By mammamaia
for the record, it's not just teens who...

for the record, it's not just teens who overwrite, trying to sound 'smart' or 'literary'... i get the same awful stuff from new writers of all ages...
Forum: Board Games 08-08-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,251
Posted By mammamaia
wouldn't it make more sense to use the last name?

wouldn't it make more sense to use the last name?
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-05-2008, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 812
Posted By mammamaia
i've been an h-p fan for years... nothing else is...

i've been an h-p fan for years... nothing else is always as simple and trouble-free, with better results, no matter which price level model i may be using at the time... i've been using a cheapie...
Forum: Fiction 08-04-2008, 10:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,456
Posted By mammamaia
i guess you're comparatively young, then, and/or...

i guess you're comparatively young, then, and/or not a film buff... the movie came out in 1964, with a cast headed by henry fonda [whom you may also not ever have heard of] and is considered the...
Forum: Classifieds 08-04-2008, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,416
Posted By mammamaia
well, the people they're shilling for should hire...

well, the people they're shilling for should hire a better quality tout, if they want to get anyone to take them seriously... this post is so bad it'll give the companies a bad name...
Forum: Fiction 08-04-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,456
Posted By mammamaia
if 'fail-safe' is your title, why would you use...

if 'fail-safe' is your title, why would you use one that is a well-established classic in both the literary world and filmdom?

of course there are many things with the same titles, since titles...
Forum: Classifieds 08-04-2008, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,416
Posted By mammamaia
if you want to be seen as a professional who is...

if you want to be seen as a professional who is worth the fees you charge, i strongly suggest that you improve your writing, edit your post to correct all the grammar mistakes... till you do, i doubt...
Forum: Classifieds 07-31-2008, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,746
Posted By mammamaia
i'll be 70 in just a few weeks, so email me if...

i'll be 70 in just a few weeks, so email me if you want my input...

love and hugs, maia
maia3maia@hotmail.com
Forum: Publishing 07-31-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,461
Posted By mammamaia
helpful, though a pretty short list, compared to...

helpful, though a pretty short list, compared to how many good agents that are out there...

here's what i provide to my mentees who want agent listings:

FREE listings:
...
Forum: Tips & Advice 07-30-2008, 01:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,915
Posted By mammamaia
neither do i... and i knew quite a few in my old...

neither do i... and i knew quite a few in my old life, including bob ludlum and other 'gifted' fellow residents of westport, ct...
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