Andy B.


Baton Rouge, LA

Member since:

December 4, 2011


What kind of writing are you interested in? Tell us about your work and what you want from this group.

I am primarily interested in fiction. My novel, set in World War II, is about a German girl and an American soldier. I'm looking for feedback on my work as I proceed through another round of editing and rewriting. I was actively involved with writers' groups and workshops in Cleveland, OH, where we submitted chapters of our work on a regular basis and received feedback from the group after they had read our submissions.

What workshops interest you; for instance, technique or motivation or appreciation events, writing skills or marketing?

My main interests are in technique (character and plot development) and motivation.

Are you willing to share your original work and participate in critique sessions?

Yes. My plan is to find a group where I can submit my work once a month, or every other month, and receive feedback.

What point are you at in your writing goals and this coming year what would you like to accomplish?

While I have completed a manuscript (friends have told me that's an accomplishment), I realize that the project still needs work. I have gone through one round of submisions to agents (two years ago). My goal is to submit my manuscript to agents in the next year and sell the novel.


My name is Andy Bourgeois. Engineer by day, writer by night, sports fan when I'm looking for distractions. I've just started draft 13 of a novel that's been seven years in the making. Louisiana native who returned home after six years up north.

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