Highest Ranked Entries HISTORICAL Genre Challenge

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Highfalutin ideas

Post by marshallwendy » Tue May 22, 2007 9:39 am

This was my first time entering the comp. too! I am so encouraged to receive a top 15 placing. Actually the title of my entry is ironic. I've been exploring writing in a more serious fashion, wondering if I just have 'highfalutin ideas' about my own ability, so it was SO encouraging to receive such nice comments from folk who read my story and a placing to boot - YAY!! PTL. Thanks everyone,
An Aussie serving with OMF International in Japan

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Post by RedBaron » Tue May 22, 2007 10:47 am

The spacing is just one of those things that you learn to adjust, once you realize it does that. It's some kind of "translation" problem between most word processors and the posting system. :) I think everybody's had it happen at least once :)
dbutlerdunnit wrote:10th on level 2. Not bad. I guess the lack of spacing let me down somewhat. This is where a writer begins to become an experienced writer, when they make a major blunder like that and learn from it.

Hey guys! Thanks for all the great comments on it. It's actually a reflection of the style in my up-and-coming historical novel. When it becomes an international best seller (LOL) I'll send y'all an autographed copy. :wink:

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