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Forum: Writing Help & Issues 08-08-2013, 06:28 PM
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Posted By Starchaser3000
Nope. But its cool. I am way over trying to get...

Nope. But its cool. I am way over trying to get people to read my work in progress so that they can tell me that they could not stomach getting past the first sentence or that its just not what they...
Forum: Publishing 08-08-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,908
Posted By Starchaser3000
I am sure it will eventually happen in the...

I am sure it will eventually happen in the future. Whether any of us will actually be alive to witness this who knows.
Forum: Publishing 08-06-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,908
Posted By Starchaser3000
Yeah its cool. Still learning as I go.

Yeah its cool. Still learning as I go.
Forum: Publishing 08-05-2013, 04:52 PM
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Views: 12,908
Posted By Starchaser3000
At first I submitted my book to various book...

At first I submitted my book to various book bloggers that specialize in fiction/fantasy, and only about 3 out of 20 got back with me and said they would consider it. The rest did not even bother to...
Forum: Publishing 08-04-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,908
Posted By Starchaser3000
Well if someone shells out $300 to a reviewer...

Well if someone shells out $300 to a reviewer like Kirkus how could it not be a glowingly positive review?? I avoided them and only went with the ones that I was certain that the small fee was simply...
Forum: Publishing 08-04-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,908
Posted By Starchaser3000
Yes I did have Henry Baum review it. But I...

Yes I did have Henry Baum review it. But I submitted my E-book without telling him anything about it except for the blurb that is already in the back of the book. I have had people review my book for...
Forum: Publishing 08-03-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,908
Posted By Starchaser3000
Without a doubt I want to improve as a writer....

Without a doubt I want to improve as a writer. For the second volume I plan to make an attempt to streamline the big wordy adjective heavy sentences to make it more commercial friendly. But still...
Forum: Publishing 08-03-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,908
Posted By Starchaser3000
@Rincewind: If you were serious in your last post...

@Rincewind: If you were serious in your last post let me know. That plot idea for your book could be the one that gets me to start liking the vampire fiction genre.
Forum: Publishing 08-03-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,908
Posted By Starchaser3000
That is not a bad concept. As you can tell I am...

That is not a bad concept. As you can tell I am not too crazy about the vampire fiction genre. But I would give that idea a chance. Just go for it.
Forum: Publishing 08-03-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,908
Posted By Starchaser3000
So far reviewers and judges from writing contests...

So far reviewers and judges from writing contests understood my writing & literary concept easily enough. That speaks more volume than a few random close minded people on the internet that's for sure.
Forum: Publishing 08-03-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,908
Posted By Starchaser3000
Sorry about that Devon. IQ of 10 is a little...

Sorry about that Devon. IQ of 10 is a little harsh. 50 is a little more fair.:p;)
Forum: Publishing 08-03-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,908
Posted By Starchaser3000
Well I don't want your kind to read my work...

Well I don't want your kind to read my work anyway. Someone like you could never remotely grasp the deep social & political commentary interwoven within the plot. Just stick to the YA fiction that...
Forum: Publishing 08-03-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,908
Posted By Starchaser3000
Right, I did not mean to imply that they are bad...

Right, I did not mean to imply that they are bad writers by any means. The subject matter just did not appeal to me at all. In regards to Hunger Games. I would recommend that fans of that series read...
Forum: Publishing 08-03-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,908
Posted By Starchaser3000
I know that Devon. That is why I will lose all...

I know that Devon. That is why I will lose all respect for him if he really thinks YA fiction like Twilight is an all time literary masterpiece. I know the guy has a lot of knowledge about the...
Forum: Publishing 08-03-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,908
Posted By Starchaser3000
Maybe you are right Rincewind. But that is not...

Maybe you are right Rincewind. But that is not going to stop me from continuing to write the fiction/fantasy series that I have never seen or read to the best of my abilities. And me saying that...
Forum: Publishing 08-03-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,908
Posted By Starchaser3000
Which proves my previous point in response to...

Which proves my previous point in response to Sync.
Forum: Publishing 08-03-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,908
Posted By Starchaser3000
Sure its readable. But its boring IMO. I could...

Sure its readable. But its boring IMO. I could not get past the first few pages.
Forum: Publishing 08-03-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,908
Posted By Starchaser3000
Thats easy. There are a lot of dumb young people...

Thats easy. There are a lot of dumb young people in the world that like to read borefest crap like that. And know it all critics like Mike C see these as literary masterpieces.:p
Forum: Publishing 08-03-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,908
Posted By Starchaser3000
I think you just misinterpreted what I meant by...

I think you just misinterpreted what I meant by "good enough". At the time that I self published my first volume after the rewrites & edit I sincerely thought that it was written as good as it could...
Forum: Publishing 08-02-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,908
Posted By Starchaser3000
Sometimes its even more complex than that. On my...

Sometimes its even more complex than that. On my Authonomy rate and comment page some people actually like my writing style of narration/prose but don't like the adult content subject matter. While...
Forum: Publishing 08-01-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,908
Posted By Starchaser3000
True that. More than enough people on the net...

True that. More than enough people on the net have told me that they were put off by the obscene humor, graphically grotesque sex & violence, and the name of one of my characters being racially...
Forum: Publishing 08-01-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,908
Posted By Starchaser3000
I was implying to other reader forums. And I have...

I was implying to other reader forums. And I have already written 4 volumes of work that I admit would need improvement before I consider it ready to be submitted to an editor. One thing for sure is...
Forum: Publishing 07-31-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,908
Posted By Starchaser3000
True that. But no negativity on the internet is...

True that. But no negativity on the internet is like french fries without ketchup. As you said I can only take in the unbiased constructive criticism to improve myself as a writer. I don't pay much...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 07-31-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,338
Posted By Starchaser3000
@David Gil: Yeah I have my worries that my...

@David Gil: Yeah I have my worries that my written material could be plagiarized. Then again since I am writing in a lesser commercialized genre of adult obscene humor meets dark fantasy I am hoping...
Forum: Publishing 07-31-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,908
Posted By Starchaser3000
I know. But every time I mention this on the net...

I know. But every time I mention this on the net someone always chimes in that I am just really a no talent hack making excuses. GRRRRRR!!!:icon_twisted:
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