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Forum: Fiction 05-25-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By CandyCane
This is a good start to an interesting premise....

This is a good start to an interesting premise. Try and set the scene a little more, I want to be able to actually see this hut, see what he does when he goes and looks around. Does the air smell...
Forum: Tips & Advice 05-10-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,310
Posted By CandyCane
am I the only one who loves windows 8? I...

am I the only one who loves windows 8?

I have a tablet, and cannot for the life of me write with it. I can even manage facebook. Its basically a glorified e-reader as that's pretty much all I use...
Forum: Tips & Advice 05-03-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,041
Posted By CandyCane
i think of them as sort of filler words, as, of,...

i think of them as sort of filler words, as, of, to, so only the main words. I think
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 04-28-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,978
Posted By CandyCane
Swearng in literature depends on the character. ...

Swearng in literature depends on the character.

The mother in my opening chapter, swears a lot, shes an angry alcoholic with a chip on her shoulder. "you're really annoying me right now" isn't...
Forum: Introductions 04-27-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,090
Posted By CandyCane
Devon, it's crunchy, tea shouldn't be crunchy,...

Devon, it's crunchy, tea shouldn't be crunchy, it's not right
Forum: Writers' Cafe 04-26-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,462
Posted By CandyCane
bumfuzzle to confuse or confound a person

bumfuzzle

to confuse or confound a person
Forum: Publishing 04-26-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,659
Posted By CandyCane
the kindle advice is very good, I did the same,...

the kindle advice is very good, I did the same, sitting there having to highlight page after page when I thought it just needed a read through for plot holes. amazing how it can look so different!
Forum: Introductions 04-25-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,090
Posted By CandyCane
Not bad at all, but are you happy there are...

Not bad at all, but are you happy there are absolutely no typos? No grammar mistakes? Are you confident with your commas, semi colons, em dashes, do you over use adverbs in dialogue tags? Do you over...
Forum: Introductions 04-25-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,090
Posted By CandyCane
taking it down or not, its up to you, if you ever...

taking it down or not, its up to you, if you ever want to be traditionally published I'd tear it down fast as possible and even consider changing the title after crits.

Writing really is the easy...
Forum: Introductions 04-25-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,090
Posted By CandyCane
Having read your summery and first chapter, I'd...

Having read your summery and first chapter, I'd strongly recommend getting some crits on it first, to have finished it around six months ago, have queried and been rejected then self published makes...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 04-24-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,948
Posted By CandyCane
Wow! I bet that was amazing

Wow! I bet that was amazing
Forum: Publishing 04-22-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,659
Posted By CandyCane
Firstly, is your manuscript edited and shining? ...

Firstly, is your manuscript edited and shining?

Next, do you want to self publish or traditional?

For traditional, your first step is an agent, you need a query letter and a synopsis, they...
Forum: Fiction 04-22-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By CandyCane
no don't drop it. Anyone who says you suck and...

no don't drop it. Anyone who says you suck and have no future isn't being constructive.

Even if you did suck (which you don't) anyone willing to truly apply themselves can get better and have a...
Forum: The SPaG Workshop 04-21-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,588
Posted By CandyCane
Thank you very much Night! Very grateful. ...

Thank you very much Night!

Very grateful.

*runs off to edit for the 550th time*
Forum: Fiction 04-21-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By CandyCane
much better :)

much better :)
Forum: Writers' Cafe 04-19-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,980
Posted By CandyCane
what is it you cant fathom?

what is it you cant fathom?
Forum: Writers' Cafe 04-19-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,980
Posted By CandyCane
I'm assuming what you mean here, is how is she...

I'm assuming what you mean here, is how is she going to give birth with the hymen in tact?

Whether or not it is in place does not change you being a virgin, many young girls break it doing normal...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 04-19-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,980
Posted By CandyCane
Honestly I don't easter for me is about the...

Honestly I don't easter for me is about the chocolate.

My 5 year old however does, so I hold my tongue about my own non-belief.

One thing I do believe in is letting children choose their own...
Forum: The SPaG Workshop 04-18-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,588
Posted By CandyCane
Two World

Please may I be ninja-ed :D



I wish I knew how to approach a woman of her power and position. Even the way she walks her perfect posture -- shows her royal lineage. Tarina is beautiful,...
Forum: Publishing 04-17-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 15,213
Posted By CandyCane
if it's just things like typos you have an issue...

if it's just things like typos you have an issue with, try a text to speech program.

I've been doing this the last few days with my novel and it's helped big time, not just with typos but with...
Forum: Fiction 04-17-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By CandyCane
The ends in a really heart-warming way, a few...

The ends in a really heart-warming way, a few technical issues I pointed out, but still a good piece.
Forum: Tips & Advice 04-17-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,647
Posted By CandyCane
I believe if it was one paper it would be is, but...

I believe if it was one paper it would be is, but because there's multiple it's are?

I had this same problem yesterday, with
"I thought you was crazy"
"I thought you were crazy"
Forum: Writers' Cafe 04-16-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,007
Posted By CandyCane
another example was on the news a few weeks back,...

another example was on the news a few weeks back, two children under the age of ten we alone in a shopping centre (another experiment) only one person asked if they were ok in an hour
Forum: Writers' Cafe 04-16-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,007
Posted By CandyCane
he was pretending to kidnap her Nacia

he was pretending to kidnap her Nacia
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 04-16-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,842
Posted By CandyCane
or even chapter "titles" instead of numbers. with...

or even chapter "titles" instead of numbers. with a little number next to them maybe, so its more the title than the number that's important but you still have chapters
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