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Also, I want…"
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"Rewritten version. Thoughts????? (THANKS! I don't really have a problem with the sentence lengths, so I haven't changed those.)
Fifteen-year-old Gordie Allen’s life shattered when he was ten and his mother drove her car…"
"1. Did you miss the fact that he said they'd been doing this for 5 years.....
This is, I think, what makes reading out of context difficult. If you had the luxury of a blurb or book jacket, you'd already know that it was the story…"
"Thanks, Alisha and Reagan. I appreciate your taking the time to read this and to give me such well thought-out comments.
So perhaps you can give me some suggestions? Flashbacks are a huge part of PTSD. So there are some dotted through this…"
" Starting with Gordie being pinned down would hook me. Why would someone be pinning down this boy? What could possibly had made someone so young so terrified. The paragraph preluding that (not sure if that is meant to be…"
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I've actually shelved that project "for now". (There are some pretty major world-building issues with it and I'm polishing another WIP for query right now). But will let you know when I get back to it. Best of…"
Love your avatar, BTW. I'm a freelance writer, too, beginning the fiction slog.
Right now I'm working on an Irish YA urban fantasy that involves an ancient harp. I have several great betas right now, but with your Irish music background you may find the MS interesting. My blog gives more info: email@example.com.
If you'd like to exchange completed MS (after a trial chapter) in about a month, please let me know.
I'm going to check out your reviews more thoroughly! Is Solas still around? They used to be a Philly (my hometown) group, so saw them often in the young years.
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