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Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2007 11:26 am
Thank you Joanne, that's really helpful
Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2007 6:46 pm
And yes, Joanne, it was more than all right for you to do that.
So glad - I was a bit worried - I know she doesn't know the secret handshake, and I wasn't sure if she had to be dipped in oil before she could be told "500 secrets."
Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2007 6:58 pm
And roll my right trouser leg up and chant in Latin... I know, I know.
Posted: Fri Jan 26, 2007 5:41 am
You know, now I'm seriously tempted to become a 500 member myself... you think a horror novel would have a chance in a contest like this?
Posted: Fri Jan 26, 2007 11:32 am
Sure - why not, Vile? If your first chapter is gripping enough, it certainly could!
Posted: Fri Jan 26, 2007 1:54 pm
Go for it!!! I'm not a horror fan, but there are exceptions to every rule
Vile wrote:You know, now I'm seriously tempted to become a 500 member myself... you think a horror novel would have a chance in a contest like this?
Posted: Fri Jan 26, 2007 3:37 pm
Well, I have a small prologue and then the first chapter. Can I mush those two together? I had a friend of mine who enjoys horror say; "Okay... I've never been scared at the first page before...".
It's one of those books which will have a very big re-readability factor, because the more you piece together the psycho's point of view, the more horrific the book gets.
Posted: Thu Feb 08, 2007 4:37 pm
I just thought of something and it doesn't seem altogether clear.
Does the book have to be finished, I mean completely finished by the deadline, or just the 1st chapter and the synopsis. Could I have a completely rough draft, as in several chapters written and several still in list form, or something of the sort?
Just curious. Oh, I am a 500 member, so I already know the handshake and have healed from the whole oil thingy.