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by Miss Moppet
Mon December 15th, 2014, 9:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: December 2014- What are you reading?
Replies: 85
Views: 7518

[quote=""MLE (Emily Cotton)""]If you only read ONE Mary Stewart book, read the Crystal Cave . It's not he usual female-heroine in a modern pickle kind of work. It's a masterpiece of early post-Roman Britain.[/quote] Yes, that's on my list too. :) [quote=""Madeleine""]I'm gradually working my way thr...
by Miss Moppet
Sat December 13th, 2014, 3:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: December 2014- What are you reading?
Replies: 85
Views: 7518

[quote=""Misfit""]Standard tropes for Stewart. [/quote] Yes, and to be fair it was standard for that era, typical 1950s romance. I really want to enjoy her but I've never managed to finish one of her books. Tried Touch Not The Cat and something else, I want to say Madam Will You Talk? Determined to ...
by Miss Moppet
Sat December 13th, 2014, 12:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: December 2014- What are you reading?
Replies: 85
Views: 7518

[decloaking] I'm trying again with Nine Coaches Waiting by Mary Stewart . It has a great first chapter, one of the best I've ever read, and I love her prose...but it was a DNF for me last time because I got annoyed by the insta-love :confused: and the hero being an arse :mad: . But that's just how M...
by Miss Moppet
Thu November 27th, 2014, 11:52 am
Forum: The Craft of Writing
Topic: Flashback
Replies: 9
Views: 10144

[quote=""Misfit""]You hAve been missed.[/quote]

Thank you! I plan to decloak like a Klingon warship in the middle of a thread...when everyone least expects it. :p
by Miss Moppet
Thu November 27th, 2014, 1:34 am
Forum: The Craft of Writing
Topic: Flashback
Replies: 9
Views: 10144

[quote=""Misfit""]*waves*

It is good to see you back here. I'm thinking MLE has given you excellent advice.[/quote]

Hey there Misfit! I have been lurking about. Need to delurk some more. :) :)
by Miss Moppet
Wed November 26th, 2014, 10:57 pm
Forum: The Craft of Writing
Topic: Flashback
Replies: 9
Views: 10144

Well, after getting a couple more comments I've had a breakthrough, which is partly due to what you said about genre. The people who are saying they don't like flashback and would rather have the story told chronologically are fans of a different kind of HF to what I'm writing: ie, longer books base...
by Miss Moppet
Tue November 25th, 2014, 10:28 pm
Forum: The Craft of Writing
Topic: Flashback
Replies: 9
Views: 10144

[quote=""MLE (Emily Cotton)""]I have a couple of fans of my other (currently unavailable) novels who are always clamoring for me to put in more information. They swell my writerly ego, but I have learned that it is best to lean in the other direction. Ditch the 'happy medium' theory for 'most impati...
by Miss Moppet
Tue November 25th, 2014, 6:45 pm
Forum: The Craft of Writing
Topic: Flashback
Replies: 9
Views: 10144

Hello MLE, many thanks for your thoughtful reply. :) [quote=""MLE (Emily Cotton)""]Hi Miss Moppet, glad to see you back on the threads. And now my answer to your question, which of course is just me and may be entirely wrong for you. The first question to ask yourself is about where the commenter is...
by Miss Moppet
Tue November 25th, 2014, 3:58 pm
Forum: The Craft of Writing
Topic: Flashback
Replies: 9
Views: 10144

Flashback

Hello again everyone...long time no see! :) I've been very occupied with a new project and thus have been lurking here more than posting for goodness knows how long. Anyway, I have a question. I've now started getting feedback for the early chapters of my wip. One of them is all flashback. It's set ...
by Miss Moppet
Fri November 8th, 2013, 7:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: E-book Freebies and Deals 2013
Replies: 231
Views: 16936

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