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by Rkcapps
Wed, 01 Jul 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: New to AWF?
Topic: Plot
Replies: 1
Views: 518

Re: Plot

I'm watching Bradon Sanderson again and the part about promises around 11:50 really resonated. And it would apply to any kind of book:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jrIogch5DBU
by Rkcapps
Wed, 01 Jul 2020 10:58 pm
Forum: New to AWF?
Topic: Please introduce yourself
Replies: 8
Views: 2592

Re: Please introduce yourself

Welcome Wattle tales, lovely name to use. Yes, websites are fine :)
by Rkcapps
Fri, 19 Jun 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: New to AWF?
Topic: Dialogue
Replies: 10
Views: 2517

Re: Dialogue

Glad it helps :) Nathan used to be an agent with Curtis Brown in San Francisco before he became an author.
by Rkcapps
Fri, 19 Jun 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: New to AWF?
Topic: Dialogue
Replies: 10
Views: 2517

Re: Dialogue

Found this on my internet-wandering today: https://nathanbransford.com/blog/2010/0 ... d-dialogue
by Rkcapps
Fri, 29 May 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: New to AWF?
Topic: Has anyone submitted to Allen & Unwin's Friday Pitch?
Replies: 5
Views: 132

Re: Has anyone submitted to Allen & Unwin's Friday Pitch?

Yes, congrats on a full request. I'm not keen on submitting direct to a publisher (just my preference because of my situation), so I haven't tried sorry. I'd personally give them 2 weeks to read and if they haven't got back to you, start submitting with other publishers. When you do get a 'yes' from...
by Rkcapps
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: New to AWF?
Topic: Self parody as main character
Replies: 2
Views: 670

Re: Self parody as main character

Yes, I agree Joe, just little tweaks can make all the difference :)
by Rkcapps
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: New to AWF?
Topic: Self parody as main character
Replies: 2
Views: 670

Re: Self parody as main character

From a brilliant book on the craft of writing: "There’s a small two-character movie called Sparrows Dance in which the main character, an unnamed young semi-successful actress, has been seized by agoraphobia. Not only can’t she leave her apartment, she can’t even open the door to the delivery g...
by Rkcapps
Sun, 16 Feb 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: New to AWF?
Topic: Harsh writing advice (for newer writers)
Replies: 1
Views: 2625

Re: Harsh writing advice (for newer writers)

Alexa can talk a mile a minute, but she's really inciteful :)

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