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by Harion
Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35
Replies: 311
Views: 52051

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35

big fat R. not one of my stronger stories. just sent it so i could have something to send. on to the next.
by Harion
Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Reading vs writing
Replies: 13
Views: 5187

Re: Reading vs writing

MattDovey wrote:You can't write without reading, though. I saw someone else recently describe it as reading is breathing in, writing is breathing out. You can't disconnect them. (Well, you can read and not write, but you know what I mean.)

I love this analogy. WIll use this in my teaching classes.
by Harion
Sat Oct 06, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: The Grinder vs. Duotrope
Replies: 25
Views: 13974

Re: The Grinder vs. Duotrope

Reviving this wondering what the state of things is right now. I have accounts on both platforms. I had one on Duotrope when it was free, and recently just made one on Grinder.
by Harion
Tue Oct 02, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Story Critique Exchange
Topic: Feedback on a 900 word prologue
Replies: 2
Views: 2621

Re: Feedback on a 900 word prologue

Just send it over PM. I'll read it in a jiffy.
by Harion
Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35
Replies: 311
Views: 52051

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35

Is Thursday an inside joke I don't know?
by Harion
Sat Sep 22, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35
Replies: 311
Views: 52051

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35

Sent it in last night.
by Harion
Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35
Replies: 311
Views: 52051

Re: Discussion: Q4 Volume 35

About length and endings: I don't believe it matters. Good writing is good writing, whether it be long or short; with happy endings, sad endings, or open-ended endings. Just write the best story you can, and if it's good, it'll get through. I don't believe in trying to mold your story to some percei...
by Harion
Sun Sep 09, 2018 1:52 am
Forum: Story Critique Exchange
Topic: Silver Honorable Mention Crits
Replies: 9
Views: 4796

Re: Silver Honorable Mention Crits

I'd be interested to read what you have glenn. just shoot me a pm.
by Harion
Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Can I plagiarize my own material?
Replies: 24
Views: 10382

Re: Can I plagiarize my own material?

unless it's a scholarly article, it's fine.
by Harion
Sat Nov 26, 2011 4:19 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 5013
Views: 1337279

Re: Q1 Volume 29

just checking to see if i've got the dates right Q1 January 1 Q2 April 1 Q3 July 1 Q4 October 1 they are the quarters right? so all i've got to do is remember those dates and i won't miss a quarter right? I'm afraid you're off by one. If you wait to the last minute, you'll be past the last minute. ...
by Harion
Tue Nov 22, 2011 1:21 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 5013
Views: 1337279

Re: Q1 Volume 29

just checking to see if i've got the dates right

Q1 January 1
Q2 April 1
Q3 July 1
Q4 October 1

they are the quarters right?

so all i've got to do is remember those dates and i won't miss a quarter right?
by Harion
Fri Oct 14, 2011 11:30 pm
Forum: Interviews: Entrants, Judges, Past Winners
Topic: Kevin J. Anderson - How to Increase your Productivity
Replies: 18
Views: 11026

Re: Kevin J. Anderson - How to Increase your Productivity

thanks martin. i noticed this is an itunes podcast version so i was wondering where i could find this in the app store.
by Harion
Fri Oct 14, 2011 2:23 pm
Forum: Interviews: Entrants, Judges, Past Winners
Topic: Kevin J. Anderson - How to Increase your Productivity
Replies: 18
Views: 11026

Re: Kevin J. Anderson - How to Increase your Productivity

the link brings me to a page that shows this <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <rss xmlns:itunes="http://www.itunes.com/dtds/podcast-1.0.dtd" version="2.0"> <channel> <title>David Farland&apos;s Authors&apos; Advisory</title> <description>Awesome ...
by Harion
Sun Sep 25, 2011 7:34 pm
Forum: Story Critique Exchange
Topic: First Four-Fifty Critique Exchanges
Replies: 250
Views: 122344

Re: First Four-Fifty Critique Exchanges

i'd just like to say that this is working out great for me. i've had 3 crits so far. one glowing (he read the whole story), and two ambivalent (both read just the first 450). the common crit between the 2 ambivalent was that i was not able to bring out a desire in them to continue the story. my chan...
by Harion
Fri Sep 23, 2011 10:41 pm
Forum: Story Critique Exchange
Topic: First Four-Fifty Critique Exchanges
Replies: 250
Views: 122344

Re: First Four-Fifty Critique Exchanges

i'm in. i can exchange the one i sent in or the one i'll be sending next quarter. if there are takers, you can PM me now.
by Harion
Fri Sep 23, 2011 7:03 am
Forum: Interviews: Entrants, Judges, Past Winners
Topic: Frank Herbert quote
Replies: 20
Views: 9582

Re: Frank Herbert quote

I wish I could do that. Sadly, I rarely get solid writing time. Usually, it goes: Write. Wife: Honey, can you XYZ? Go XYZ. Write. Kid#1: Daddy, you want to play cars with me? Play. Write. Kid#2: I forgot my homework instructions at school. Can you explain it to me? Explain. Write. Parents will also...
by Harion
Mon Sep 19, 2011 6:39 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 3072
Views: 728753

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

thanks kyle. i've been lurking here for quiet some time.
by Harion
Sun Sep 18, 2011 12:19 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 3072
Views: 728753

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

my ghostwriting duties involve writing non-fiction content. they're mainly content for the web. product reviews, sales topic, FAQs, ezine articles, etc. i can force myself to write because if i don't, there won't be food on the table. so even if there's nothing in my head, i sit, and write. even whe...
by Harion
Sun Sep 18, 2011 10:02 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 3072
Views: 728753

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Hi. My name's Jao. Harion, my username, is actually my son's name. I'm not new here actually. Registered 2 or maybe 3 years ago. This is just the first time I've sent in an entry. Been procrastinating ever since I discovered WOTF. I work as a ghostwriter, btw. So more or less, I do earn a living as ...

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