Wednesday, September 30, 2009

When you write ?

(My answers will be in parentheses)
When you write do you try and write in the same genre? Or do you pursue any story in your mind and don't care if it fits into a genre? (Any story in my head)

How much time in a day or week do you devote to writing? (10 hrs a week if I am lucky)

What are you going to do if you get published, start writing another book or dedicate every second to advertising your book, like doing signing and talking engagements? Plus will you spend extra money {your own money} to marketing your book. (Spend every second I have to promotion and every penny on marketing)

And if you could choose what publishing house do you hope takes your book? (Random House)

Will you submit to an agent instead of publishing houses first, or both? (I will submit to agents first, hopefully get accepted by Writers House and the agent would be Jodi Reamer she is the agent I hope to land more than any other)

Friday, September 25, 2009

If you could chose...

If you could chose one person to read your book, who would it be and why?

anyone dead or alive, famous or not.

I would chose J.K Rowling, because she is the reason i started to read books, and most of the reason i started to write{which is the best thing that has happened to me besides my family of course} I love how she builds characters, she has a few mistakes in her work as far as tiny flaws in the story like details from book to book. but i still love them, and the way she was a first time author that made it.

It would be a dream come true if she would read over my work and pick it apart, giving me those little details that takes a book from nothing to something...

If i had a close relative that had passed away, maybe i would have chosen them. but thank the lord the are all still kick-en...

thx for your time.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

If writing did not involve....

if writing did not involve editing i would actually enjoy it.

the writing a story taking yourself down a magical journey, is probably the best experience in my life. and on the other side editing that same story is probably the worst thing i have done in my life.

I think i am going to pay someone to do it for me, i hate it with every fiber of my being. it is like going to the dentist without pain killers.

i love to polish my work, i love to craft it into a solid piece of work. but it's the nuts and bolts editing that sucks. grammar, syntax all around proper book structure and format.

does anyone feel my pain? or do you actually like to do that kind of editing?

thx for your time...

Friday, September 11, 2009

going to try and write this weekend...

I have plans to get back to writing on Saturday night starting around midnight...

i used to do 10 hrs for several Saturdays when i started writing, but my time i have dedicated to my book has faded dramatically. I have only myself to blame, and only myself to look at to fix the problem...

My mother in law just sent me back my first review of my first 14 chapters, and she loved it and kept asking for more. She read the original chapter that i had done, and it was her that told me to start over and gave me a few pointers about fixing the problem i was having. Needless to say if i can please her i have hope, so i am going back to the grind stone in hopes to get back to writing. Instead of lamenting that fact the story is not where i wanted it to be....

thx steph once again you have helped more than you know... and Sunday i will begin to write up the responses to your stories... thx

Carrie and Shakespeare you two have inspired me onwards with your post both on mine and your blogs... thx

Saddle up.

Sunday, September 6, 2009

not writng of any kind...

i have been to busy with work to really do anything, sure i have been able to respond to a few post for a few wonderful people but that was about it...

i was on a roll with my story, but all that excitement has dwindled and reality set in. i only hope i find the time accompanied with peace and quiet to get back there.

Steph i am going through your stories, ill get back to you in about 2 weeks with a response. sorry thought i could have done it by now... but it will get done i promos.

one quick question.
when you read a book do you want to be uplifted with a good story of love and accomplishment? {when the book is completed of course}
or is pain and misery fraught with disappointment more your style?

and do you like when close characters turn on the main char and make the book more depressing?
or do you love it when characters never fail the main character, where they would sooner die than betray their Friend?

i guess that one question spawned many related questions....

thx for reading.