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by CrimsonMoon
Wed Jul 04, 2007 4:35 am
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Synopsis Sorrows
Replies: 16
Views: 9624

Synopsis Tips

I know it is too late for the Page Turner contest, but for everyone out there who needs to write a synopis for a publisher or agent - I recommend The Sell Your Novel Toolkit by Elizabeth Lyon. There are not many books out there on how to write synopsis' for fiction (I have no idea why) but this one ...
by CrimsonMoon
Wed Jul 04, 2007 4:19 am
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Support Group, Anyone???!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 12235

Now tonight I did 9 pages in 4 and 1/2 hours. So that is one page per half hour. that seems much more productive. I also know what I am going to write before I sit and type. Or it would take me 2 hours to do a single page. I have the scene in my head like a movie, snippets of diologue, what has to b...
by CrimsonMoon
Wed Jul 04, 2007 1:47 am
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Support Group, Anyone???!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 12235

The word count won't work for me becuase this particular section has paragraphs of notes, reveision ideas in brackets and other stuff all over the place, but I did about 27 pages in 18 hours and am wondering if that is really slow, or average.
by CrimsonMoon
Wed Jul 04, 2007 1:32 am
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Support Group, Anyone???!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 12235

How in the world do you keep track of words? And I have another question - for anyone out there who cares to answer. From Thrus night through Sunday, I did 27 pages (double-spaced) and was compeltely discouraged and depressed Sunday night becuase I accomplished so little. (But i have no idea who man...
by CrimsonMoon
Wed Jul 04, 2007 12:24 am
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Support Group, Anyone???!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 12235

I have been working on this book since the beginning of 2004 - with its conception being at end of 2003. I hope to finished by Dec. 2007 - which will be a total of 4 years. I have heard that when you get to a point where your manuscript makes you want to puke, you know you are done. Oddly enough, I ...
by CrimsonMoon
Fri Jun 29, 2007 2:17 am
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: How many have entered?
Replies: 8
Views: 5045

How many have entered?

Hey, I was just wondering if we could have a total number posted after the deadline. Just curious to know if it is a one in 200 chance, one in 500 chance, or one in 1000...you get my point, lol. The suspense shall surely kill me. When I did hte writing challange it was hard to wait a week. I do not ...
by CrimsonMoon
Fri Jun 29, 2007 2:09 am
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Synopsis Sorrows
Replies: 16
Views: 9624

Ha! You guys are having problems with a 500 word synopsis - the publisher I hope to attain wants 40 words - which they call a snippet. 40 words and no more. Now THAT was hard.

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