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by Cinnamon Bear
Sat Jun 30, 2007 2:30 am
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Entered My Story
Replies: 3
Views: 2814

Entered My Story

Finally! I entered my story. In spite of my laptop blue screening three times today, and calls to Dell Tech Support. I had a small glitch with the Synopsis. Microsoft Word counted 494 words, but the Page Turner submission box counted 504. I had to do a little quick editing. Thanks to all for your su...
by Cinnamon Bear
Mon Jun 25, 2007 8:53 pm
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: synopsis
Replies: 14
Views: 6449

Thanks Lynda. I sent an e-mail to your yahoo account.

Cinnamon Bear
by Cinnamon Bear
Mon Jun 25, 2007 3:40 pm
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: synopsis
Replies: 14
Views: 6449

For this contest, however, the synopsis can be condensed to about 1 page. Think more of a back cover blurb. Something that reveals the major storyline but doesn't necessarily give anything away. Whet the judges appetite as well as let them know that you, as the author, actually know where the story...
by Cinnamon Bear
Sun Jun 24, 2007 11:41 pm
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Synopsis Sorrows
Replies: 16
Views: 9708

Dear Valora, I know just how you feel! I found this information posted by Writetrack on the "Synopsis" thread on this forum: "When you submit a synopsis to an editor, they usually want a full-blown account of your story - all the major plot points, character quirks and traits (as long as they're imp...
by Cinnamon Bear
Sun Jun 24, 2007 10:24 pm
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Synopsis Sorrows
Replies: 16
Views: 9708

Thanks Karen.

That's why I missed it. I hadn't opened up the entry form yet, until you suggested it. So perhaps I'm not missing other essential information after all.

Love your Tiger avatar. :)

Cinnamon Bear
by Cinnamon Bear
Sun Jun 24, 2007 9:08 pm
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Synopsis Sorrows
Replies: 16
Views: 9708

Thanks for posting about the word limit, Kenn. I just checked my latest synopis draft and it is only about 280 words. What concerns me is that there may be some other information that I missed. I read the contest description and rules and I have been checking this message board. "Worried" icon Cinna...

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