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by eireann
Thu Jul 05, 2007 3:38 pm
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Support Group, Anyone???!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 12205

My 15 yr old is doing some CLEP and CC this year too. I'm making her take all online classes, as I have no desire to be her chauffeur. She has to take her PSAT this October, so we'll leave the CLEP stuff til after that's done. I'm hoping she'll score enough to be a NMS.
by eireann
Wed Jul 04, 2007 6:51 am
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Synopsis Sorrows
Replies: 16
Views: 9610

So Deb, have the entries starting whirring at night in your brain??? I'd imagine that with 52 page turner ideas you'd have many inspiring ideas for stuff of your own to write. 8)

Does it make you wanna write your own page turner, does it? Does it? :?: :!: :idea: :lol:
by eireann
Tue Jul 03, 2007 4:54 am
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Support Group, Anyone???!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 12205

I'll either dutifully write almost every week, or I'll wait for the winners to be announced and then decide, based on my placement, if it's worth continuing. if I'm in the top 25% then I might throw out a few hooks to agents, and if they bite and set me a deadline, well then...then I'll be sure to f...
by eireann
Mon Jul 02, 2007 4:29 pm
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Wishing Everyone the Best!
Replies: 13
Views: 9114

Mine is about adultery, a lying husband, army cover-up and an assassin.
by eireann
Sun Jul 01, 2007 2:59 am
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Final count?
Replies: 1
Views: 2228

Do you think that the winner will be announced earlier than November if there are fewer than expected entries?
by eireann
Sun Jul 01, 2007 1:27 am
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Wishing Everyone the Best!
Replies: 13
Views: 9114

Hmm, looks like everyone is writing books with dead bodies or psycho characters.... is there any other kind of page turner?

Kisses and Valentine cards don't make me turn pages either :)
by eireann
Sat Jun 30, 2007 11:31 pm
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Wishing Everyone the Best!
Replies: 13
Views: 9114

Seeing as we are ALL gonna win this thing, and there is a chunk of change for the winner to go towards the publishing cost, perhaps we should huddle now to figure out which publishing company can do the prettiest (for the girlz) most dynamic (for the boyz) job..... I read on another thread that Lulu...
by eireann
Fri Jun 29, 2007 4:54 pm
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Semi-urgent last-minute questions
Replies: 9
Views: 5207

Make sure that you do not put the "trailer" version of your book. A synopsis is the summary of your entire story with an overview of the beginning, middle and end. The judges need to be able to see that you have a very specific plot with a main goal for the MC to accomplish.
by eireann
Thu Jun 21, 2007 8:18 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winning Entries for TEEN/YOUNG ADULT
Replies: 10
Views: 6680

As I commented on Pat's lovely entry, it looks like all us winners this week have about the same mental age inside :mrgreen:
by eireann
Fri Apr 20, 2007 12:03 am
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Highest Ranked Entries for the MYSTERY Genre
Replies: 11
Views: 6491

Oh my, 11th place. if I'd gotten into the book, I needn't have bothered myself for the rest of the quarter... :shock:

Just kidding; do you think I could live that long without comments, LOL???
by eireann
Tue Jan 02, 2007 3:46 pm
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Can't have a blank page, can we?
Replies: 21
Views: 10079

I have an idea that will probably work but I don't think it will win. The beautiful thing about a book is that you can play out the details instead of rush everything, unlike the challenge.

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