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Post by Inkpen » Thu Jan 04, 2007 3:50 pm

With my not being a novelist (or a good speller :mrgreen: ), how many words should a chapter be? In your opinion of course.

I like to write dialog that sets the scene with as little narrative as possible. (Don't know if narrative is the right word, but it sure sounds like I know what I'm talking about whether I do or not. :mrgreen: ) Which means my word count is less than it would be with it.

So many things to think about, how will I survive? Agony, agony, agony. :?

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Post by Valora » Tue Jan 09, 2007 2:32 am

I'm going to consider this, I'm writing a novel already. This might push me a bit :mrgreen:

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Post by RedBaron » Sat Jan 13, 2007 9:01 pm

Probably because Deb wants to keep it organized :)
Scribe wrote:I am new around here and am wondering... Why is this Forum marked as closed to new posts?

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Post by Scribe » Mon Jan 15, 2007 3:58 am

Thanks Deb, I discovered it was another page that I had just come from... Sorry. It takes me a while before I get a hang about all this computer stuff when I enter a new site. Thanks for checking it out.
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Post by Deb Porter » Mon Jan 15, 2007 5:39 am

No worries. I'm just glad it wasn't a real problem. :wink:

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Post by cdmyers » Thu Feb 01, 2007 4:17 am

Well, here goes nothing!

I haven't been on FW for months because I've been working on a novel that I am hoping to send out for the first time.

I just want you all to know how much I appreciate a place where I can try something like this without feeling like I would have my emotions ripped out by people that are more interested in money than ministry.

I am just beginning to test the waters as far as the possibility of God using this gift in the future. I have always wanted to write, but as a pastor have never really been able to pursue it.

God bless each one who enters this wonderful contest.
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Post by Soren2007 » Mon Apr 09, 2007 8:10 pm

What are my chances of winning if I put one word on every page for 30 pages and make it the best sentence I have ever written? Talk about turning 30 pages with interest, right? 31, it gets futile and dropped, 29, I didn't do enough. 30 seems right.

Seriously, I'm working on this and think I'll be ready in time. Fun.
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