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by OldDarth
Tue May 03, 2016 2:11 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4065
Views: 891272

Re: Success!

Congrats Emily!

Great piece of fiction.
by OldDarth
Mon May 02, 2016 4:10 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4065
Views: 891272

Re: Success!

Yay Stewart!
by OldDarth
Thu Apr 28, 2016 7:51 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: AE Micro 7
Replies: 37
Views: 7235

Re: AE Micro 7

Congrats Emily!
by OldDarth
Tue Apr 26, 2016 8:11 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Five Minute Rant
Replies: 1175
Views: 245848

Re: Five Minute Rant

Brandon Sanderson has nicely provided a summary page for his 2012 & 2013 lectures at BYU.

The 2013 lectures are better as its his second go around with the material.

Write About Dragons
by OldDarth
Tue Apr 26, 2016 4:25 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4065
Views: 891272

Re: Success!

Awesome Muri! Most awesome. wotf010
by OldDarth
Fri Apr 22, 2016 10:48 am
Forum: Story Critique Exchange
Topic: critters.org Manuscript Notifications
Replies: 62
Views: 14113

Re: critters.org Manuscript Notifications

Great story zali!

I'll post my feedback this weekend but it's basically a gushfest. Lovely piece.

You wrote that in a day? Wow!
by OldDarth
Fri Apr 22, 2016 4:39 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4065
Views: 891272

Re: Success!

Nice Philip and George!
by OldDarth
Thu Apr 21, 2016 9:28 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Future Scapes Writing Contest - US Residents Only
Replies: 3
Views: 1094

Future Scapes Writing Contest - US Residents Only

FYI to my southern neighbour. Mary Robinette Kowal's latest newsletter mentioned this contest for US residents only - wotf014 She is acting as a judge on it. Details here - http://www.futurescapescontest.com/contest-rules/ NO ENTRY FEE -FINAL AWARDS DETERMINED BY PROFESSIONAL AUTHOR -$2,000 PRIZE FO...
by OldDarth
Tue Apr 19, 2016 7:18 pm
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4065
Views: 891272

Re: Success!

Way to go Emily! WooT!
by OldDarth
Tue Apr 19, 2016 11:31 am
Forum: Story Critique Exchange
Topic: critters.org Manuscript Notifications
Replies: 62
Views: 14113

Re: critters.org Manuscript Notifications

OK, sent in my feedback for Matt's story.

Anyone else have something in the Critter queue they would like looked at?
by OldDarth
Sat Apr 16, 2016 11:04 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Success!
Replies: 4065
Views: 891272

Re: Success!

Sweet Preston!
by OldDarth
Fri Apr 15, 2016 5:01 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Five Minute Rant
Replies: 1175
Views: 245848

Re: Five Minute Rant

Most welcome.

I also listen to the Wrtiting Excuses podcast and regularly reference Brandon Sanderson's BYU lectures on Youtube:

Writes About Dragons - especially the 2013 set of lectures.
by OldDarth
Thu Apr 14, 2016 7:37 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Five Minute Rant
Replies: 1175
Views: 245848

Re: Five Minute Rant

My current writing process runs along these lines for now - always subject to change. wotf008 Story Planning: The Story Grid Particularly the Foolscap Method It's a nifty way of outlining your story. Good podcast to listen to as well as one of the podcasters is a new writer starting out to write his...
by OldDarth
Thu Apr 14, 2016 7:19 am
Forum: Story Critique Exchange
Topic: critters.org Manuscript Notifications
Replies: 62
Views: 14113

Re: critters.org Manuscript Notifications

Matt - this is a fantastic idea! It would be excellent to start up an informal subgroup leveraging off of Critters - one of the big failings of Critters when I was using it was the total lack of consistency of getting feedback from the same people. It's what stopped me from staying with the group. I...
by OldDarth
Tue Feb 23, 2016 11:47 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Nebula Awards 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 2686

Re: Nebula Awards 2016

Congrats Martin. Good luck!
by OldDarth
Sat Feb 20, 2016 8:41 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4985
Views: 1058023

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Bet we're all busy writing, writing, writing! wotf011
by OldDarth
Sat Feb 20, 2016 8:31 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: AE Micro 7
Replies: 37
Views: 7235

Re: AE Micro 7

Excellent!
by OldDarth
Tue Sep 15, 2015 9:28 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2714
Views: 520478

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Thanks Storysinger and Preston.

Same wishes to you.
by OldDarth
Mon Sep 14, 2015 8:49 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2714
Views: 520478

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Hey all! Greetings from Canada. Long time SF Fan here - grew up with the original Star Trek which tells you my vintage. wotf003 It's only in the last few years that I've developed the sense of confidence to begin writing. Grew up with the masters from the previous generation ie Asimov, Clarke, Heinl...
by OldDarth
Mon Sep 14, 2015 8:35 am
Forum: Interviews: Entrants, Judges, Past Winners
Topic: Interview with Kevin J. Anderson
Replies: 3
Views: 1399

Re: Interview with Kevin J. Anderson

Excellent interview. Thanks for sharing.

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