June at the Mermaid

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  • Pamela F.

    everything I hoped it would be

    June 6, 2013

    • John S.

      A follow-up:

      I was looking over the first Harry Potter Book, and found a bunch of lines of all caps in one of the early chapters. I was looking over my own wip and found two interrobangs. Both of these things I criticized your ms. for.

      Now, HP is middle grade, and the writing is somewhat more florid and over the op, and I would *still* urge you to go easy on the interrobangs, but I will soften my position on these things a bit.

      June 8, 2013

  • Scott A.

    I just put my chapters in the Mermaid's Dropbox folder, so the three submissions for next week are now available. Thanks, everybody -- I'll see you Thursday!

    May 31, 2013

  • Scott A.

    This is interesting -- handwritten outlines by famous authors: http://imgur.com/a/cqWsJ

    1 · May 14, 2013

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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