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by Strycher
Fri Jul 29, 2011 4:13 am
Forum: Problems and Troubleshooting
Topic: Please note the expanded array of smilies
Replies: 24
Views: 17074

Re: Please note the expanded array of smilies

Those contest specific ones are pretty entertaining.
by Strycher
Tue Jun 21, 2011 5:20 am
Forum: Story Critique Exchange
Topic: Intergalactic Writer's Exchange
Replies: 14
Views: 4621

Re: Intergalactic Writer's Exchange

With respect to Mr. Smith, and everyone here, I don't expect a critique to make my crap story awesome. I only expect a critique to point out something I didn't see to make my already amazing story slightly more readable. Hopefully I will walk away with something useful that I can apply to the next s...
by Strycher
Mon Jun 20, 2011 4:27 am
Forum: Story Critique Exchange
Topic: Intergalactic Writer's Exchange
Replies: 14
Views: 4621

Re: Intergalactic Writer's Exchange

I would, but I'm not currently in a position to exchange anything. :| I hope you find someone so this idea doesn't die.
by Strycher
Mon Jun 20, 2011 4:25 am
Forum: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Topic: Science Fiction and Fantasy on TV.
Replies: 179
Views: 70967

Re: Science Fiction and Fantasy on TV.

Honestly, it took FRINGE a little while to build up on the whole "two Universes at war" story arc they'd started with (maybe that's why some viewers drifted away?) Rule 17: Never confuse your audience so much that they are lost. Unless there is a mystery behind it and becons them into the...
by Strycher
Thu Jun 16, 2011 9:07 am
Forum: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Topic: Who would win this contest....
Replies: 5
Views: 3684

Re: Who would win this contest....

Pretty much every Terry Goodkind story I've read was entertaining, but could have been presented in much fewer words. He repeats himself. A lot. Since he's on the NY Times best seller list (I think with every book he's written, something like 12-15), I find it plausible that he could win a contest l...
by Strycher
Tue Jun 14, 2011 11:02 am
Forum: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Topic: Audio Books
Replies: 5
Views: 2674

Audio Books

I'm taking a trip across the country via car (about 15 hours). I'm looking for an audio book I can get on my iPod that is super engaging to help me stay awake. Now I have a never-ending list of novels I would like to read, but I'm not looking for a good book - I'm looking for something that translat...
by Strycher
Fri Apr 29, 2011 9:44 am
Forum: Publishing: The Business Of
Topic: Tout your Kindle and E-Publishing!
Replies: 598
Views: 251104

Re: Tout your Kindle and E-Publishing!

I love that name for an ex-pleasure femmbot. Camarro Jones. :Approval Stamp:
by Strycher
Wed Dec 08, 2010 9:22 am
Forum: Problems and Troubleshooting
Topic: This is how you format your PAPER Contest entry!
Replies: 52
Views: 30746

Re: NOTE: This is how you format your Contest entry!

Thought I'd post KD's suggestions for formatting an electronic entry from the SFF forum: 1. Turn off Track Changes 2. Check the spelling of your title 3. Double space the manuscript (!) 4. Delete your name EVERYWHERE 5. Do not put an extra blank line between paragraphs unless you want to indicate a ...

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