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by PaulE
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Overnight success?
Replies: 13
Views: 618

Re: Overnight success?

D'oh. They say short term memory is the first thing to go. I'd forgotten about the CP matching site.
by PaulE
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Overnight success?
Replies: 13
Views: 618

Re: Overnight success?

Try writing groups you're involved with (like this one). If you're feeling particularly brave, you could reach out on Twitter or FaceBook.
by PaulE
Sat, 05 Jan 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: learning from the midlists
Replies: 7
Views: 643

Re: learning from the midlists

Off the back of Cage's point about deciding whether to read on after 15 lines (but not quite as harsh), here is a Twitter post, 10 things to think about for your first page - https://twitter.com/DelilahSDawson/stat ... 7173712896
by PaulE
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Embrace your inner psychopath
Replies: 9
Views: 452

Re: Embrace your inner psychopath

You don't have to kill your MC. Torturing them unmercifully usually makes for a better story.
by PaulE
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Be humble
Replies: 6
Views: 190

Re: Be humble

Yeah, I tripped over humbleness as well.
by PaulE
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 9:23 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: Be humble
Replies: 6
Views: 190

Re: Be humble

Another aspect of humility is continuing to engage with your fans in the same manner, no matter how successful you become. I have heard stories of some authors, once they become published and start to gain a following, dropping people they'd previously interacted with (from Twitter, their social cir...
by PaulE
Fri, 23 Nov 2018 10:12 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: The subtext of body language
Replies: 5
Views: 203

Re: The subtext of body language

I'm in the same boat to an extent, though I've made an effort to learn about body language. The main problem I have is that I know theory, but have trouble using it in real life (both reading and expressing it). However, the theory is really useful for my writing. Again, i find role-playing useful h...
by PaulE
Sun, 28 Oct 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Updates
Replies: 34
Views: 12821

Re: Updates

Ok, I think I found the problem. Please try again and let me know how it goes.
by PaulE
Wed, 24 Oct 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: Like what you see?
Replies: 0
Views: 376

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