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Old 03-03-2013, 04:46 PM View Post #1 (Link) Just born.
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Welcome to YWO - you're down for critiques you've come to the right place! There are a bunch of novellists on here who have been active lately. A good way to get started is to wander over to the novels forum and do some critiques on their work before posting some of your own. It's good practice to have to look critically at someone else's work (it helps you think about issues that might appear in your own) and it helps you make writing friends.

Do you have any favorite authors?
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Old 03-03-2013, 05:06 PM View Post #3 (Link)
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Hello there

Hmm, interesting point on reading through other work first - I like that idea!

I'm the biggest Tolkien geek I know. His work is timeless and masterly and I'll be reading it until I die. I'm big fans of Kazuo Ishiguro, Mikhail Bulgakov, George RR Martin... I suppose I could name writers for hours. I have to merit J.K Rowling though, I certainly fall into the category of the Potter Generation... haha!

What about yourself?
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You like GRRM ... horde, descend! (it's a good horde)

Hm, I don't read as much fiction anymore (I mostly read and write poetry), but one of my favorite prose writers is Neil Gaiman; he writes this odd almost magical realism fantasy. Maybe you'd like it? My favorite book by him is American Gods.
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George is awesome

Neil Gaiman has crossed my visits to the book shop actually, can't say I've bought anything yet though. Poetry is tricky thing! I've got a character that writes poetry, and it's very hard to write her without also writing some of her work. Haha! Poetry is equally as challenging as writing though, all good fun.
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Originally Posted by Clockworkstag View Post
I'd love to share some samples of my work
I thought this said share some apples. I was excited.

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George RR Martin
All hail George.

I'm Emma, welcome to our big extended family.
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Old 03-03-2013, 06:40 PM View Post #7 (Link)
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Hey Emma

I don't think I've eaten an apple since last year... Hmm, I have this bizarre habit where I can't eat the first bite. I have to spit it out.

If House YWO is fairly large here, can I expect users to be looking forward to the return of the TV series of GoT this month?
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Originally Posted by Clockworkstag View Post

If House YWO is fairly large here, can I expect users to be looking forward to the return of the TV series of GoT this month?
Well we have many maids, not so many squires but we do have our lords and knights and our King.

We need a sigil.

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Old 03-03-2013, 09:37 PM View Post #9 (Link)
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Surely it would have to be some form of book? The words would have to be something very witty too... Writers should be feared from than warlords, shouldn't they?
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Nice to meet you. I'm Molly. I write novels too, so I'll probably see you lurking round that end of the site.

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