Nevada SCBWI

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The Slow Group

A slow group for YA novelists. Slow but steady wins the race if it doesn't put us to sleep first. We sit around the digital bonfire to share our tales.

Members: 16
Latest Activity: Jan 18, 2010

Keepin' It Reals

Hello Friends and Welcome!

It takes a cyber village - thankya Heather for the link to the Slow Group's discussions page:

Slow Group Discussions

On the upper right you will see a drop down box called Sort By: Select Newest Discussions to find the latest chapter postings.

When posting to the discussion forum, use the convention Chapter Number, Book Title to situate the reader where they are in the story.

Thankya, thankya.

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Comment by Andie Mock on May 25, 2009 at 3:15pm
Hey, Jackie, great minds think alike. I just did something like you suggested this morning. I'm cutting 50 frackin' pages and writing 3 new chapters. Lifting up from the line editing really helped. I could finally see how chaotic my scenes were- way too much stuff that didn't forward either the story action or the character development. I couldn't see it when I was down in it. Funny, now that I am in lifted up mode, I dread going back down into the weeds to write the scenes. Maybe it's my age but it's hard adjusting near and far vision. Like I need writing bi-focals. What a weird brain process art is!
Comment by Andie Mock on May 25, 2009 at 3:15pm
Hey Heather -

Send it! I love your writing.

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