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by Jeff Bowles
Mon Oct 22, 2012 4:16 pm
Forum: Story Critique Exchange
Topic: First Four-Fifty Critique Exchanges
Replies: 200
Views: 62633

Re: First Four-Fifty Critique Exchanges

I dig Stuart's idea of the first 450 and would like to get down on it (get down, I say!) The story in its entirety is in the 13-14k range, but guess how many words the first 450 words of it actually is...man, how'd you guess? This'll be a new one for me. I've only every critiqued whole stories befor...
by Jeff Bowles
Sun Oct 21, 2012 11:08 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2366
Views: 411114

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Ah, but I have another question for all of you, this one more in terms of critique strategy (strategomancy?). When, in anyone's experience, is the best time to request a story exchange in the life cycle of any given quarter? I mean, it seems to me that for a Q1 entry, October's not as good as Novemb...
by Jeff Bowles
Sun Oct 21, 2012 6:28 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2366
Views: 411114

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Thanks for the welcome! I already know how friendly folks around here can be, as well as how a lot of other things are customarily done in these parts. I am a bit sketchy on one thing, though: story exchange. Tell me if I've got this right. You post up the notice (in the appropriate conference, of c...
by Jeff Bowles
Sun Oct 21, 2012 1:53 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2366
Views: 411114

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Hurray! It's the most boringest user name ever! Hello! My name is in fact Jeff Bowles, and while this is my first post here, I have actually been following the forum as a super-secret spy for quite some time. I call myself Darth Bowles on the only other forum I frequent, Baen's Bar, but I figure if ...

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