"I totally understand how you feel. In fact, I've read (and I think it's true), that if revisions aren't driving you crazy, you're probably not doing them right.
I always have this problem. I throw in everything but the kitchen…"
"Thanks to all of you for all the help so far. Buffy, I agree. I really like the different way you presented the query. Thanks for helping me tighten it. I appreciate all the comments and I'm glad the idea is going over well. I hope to comment…"
I'd be interested in being crit partners. Let me know. I can send you a pitch for my story if you'd like so you can see if we'd be a good match. First draft and one round of revisions have been completed.
"Hm. Good things to think about, all of them.
I just wanted to add that I have to care about the characters, too. All action and no character development doesn't work, either. It's always a struggle, a delicate balance. And I really feel…"
"Oh geez, good question! I can't wait to see people's answers to this. I *always* struggle with finding the balance. I have nothing to add, though. I usually just have to wait to hear back from my critique group and/or beta readers and make…"
"Hi. My name is Nicole Green and I write realistic YA. I'm starting revisions on a story right now--actually as soon as I get myself off the computer. I'll probably really be ready for critiques in about two weeks.
In a critique partner:…"
"I don't know - I went a couple years ago to the December Big Sur workshop, and I wasn't that impressed. I got a lot more out of the SCBWI-LA conference last summer. That said, they're different things. Big Sur was meant to workshop…"
My sister's name is Nicole lol.
Thanks for replying to the crit partner thingie.
Sure, why don't you send me a pitch of yours and I will send you a pitch of mine? You can do it via email (since it'd be easier for me) or here, whatever you want.
yayreads at hotmail dot com
Let me know yours (or I'll reply when you email me) so that I can send you the pitch. Thanks!
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