Archive for April, 2007

Emotionality in writing

Posted: 29th April 2007 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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Did you ever have one of those teachers who spoke in the same tone of voice all the time? You know the one who could be having their genitals set on fire, be ordering fast food or declaring they won the lottery all in the same tone of voice? Boring isn’t it? Even if it […]

Letter 1, comment below.

Posted: 25th April 2007 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized

I’m sorry to say I have to pass on your novel right now. It needs a certain amount more polish. There is to much tell and not enough show. To be perfectly honest the prologue should be scrapped and redone from scratch. You need to work on your dialogue a bit and make it more […]

Because i’m bored.*

Posted: 25th April 2007 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized

I decided that every once in a while I’ll be posting rejection letters that I’ve written. They will all be sanitized so as not to reveal any identifiable information on the writer or the work they put together and sent to me. This won’t be a regular event, but i think it should prove interesting. […]

General update

Posted: 24th April 2007 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized

I haven’t even looked at this LJ in weeks. Partly this is the normal press of real life events that are sadly a priority over the proper assimilation of good gossip, and partly due to a semi minor illness that isn’t going to kill me. If i’ve missed anything either post a link here or […]

Ravencon

Posted: 24th April 2007 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized

Ravencon was as fun as can get. I wasn’t working, but still talked shop rather informally with a couple pro’s. Certain members of the con com hinted that they definitely planned to expand the programming to include a strong publishing element. From what was said i gather their intentions were to invite a few editors, […]