"This I'd have trouble with....describing my novel in 21 seconds. But 10 words?? The idea of the so-called elevator pitch gives me hives. Why is it so hard to talk about a novel I've lived with for almost 10 years??"
"The opening sentence is striking, just needs a tweek to take out the passive voice, and you might be able to use a better verb than infused, and as a first paragraph, it's pretty good, but I'm not sure what the "G"…"
"This is a powerful letter and a timely subject with the increasing restrictions being imposed on women. I, too, am torn over the opening. It certainly catches your attention. Maybe you should try deleting the sentence about adoption. And you do need…"
"I agree that if this is a memoir it should all be in one voice, your own, as in...Each chapter ends with a recipe developed at MY Inn. I like that idea, by the way. People love good recipes! Is 40,000 short for a memoir? Not sure about that. I…"
"Waiting for a crumb to be tossed my way. Ahh....seems it's the life I've chosen. Many of the most memorable books I've read are by women. Most book buyers are women. PW is clearly not as astute as SW! And, yes, this is a highly…"
"Thank you for befriending me, Sierra Writers. I'm thrillled to belong here. Just when I thought I knew it all, I started querying my novel and realized I know nothing. I look forward to learning more from all of you."
Thanks for the help on what to do. I did post a link to my blog in the New Members Visit Here First thread. There are hundreds of you!!! Oh my. Now I'll never want to get off my chair. Pleased to find such a huge number of…"
Welcome to the Bloggers Let’s Make it Work group! So glad you are here. Please visit the discussion New Members Visit Here First, tell us about your blog so we can list it on the members blog index.
I hope you will find, as I did, a…"
I live and write in the thumb of Michigan. I have had numerous short stories and poems published in online and print literary journals. I'm currently editing my novel to ready it for submission. I blog at yvonneosborneblogspot.blogspot.com/
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My short story MAYBE has been published in NOTES FROM UNDERGROUND-An Anthology, available now on Amazon.
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