61 days ago
Hello!I'm 33, married with children and I write contemporary women's fiction. If you're a reader, you can see more of my work on my website, or by following the links on my Facebook page (facebook.com/carlieleewriter). If you're a writer, you might like to Follow me, as I spend an inordinate amount of time trawling the internet for writing competitions and opportunities, which I then SHARE on my page.If you're an agent or publisher... do feel most hugely welcome to get in touch...
'Riders' by Jilly Cooper'Watership Down' by Richard Adams'Bird Song' by Sebastian Faulkes'The Adventures of Goodnight and Loving' by Leslie Thomas
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I've just read your first chapter, and I have a few comments that might help (or not). Just so you know, I like sci-fi, but wouldn't say I'm a proper fan... more of a visitor to the genre really, when chick-lit becomes too fluffy.
I like the way you write, but I think som...
I liked your writing, and I enjoyed reading Ch 1. I like particularly the phrasing you use, and the way you play with ideas (like viewing through the champagne).
However, I very nearly didn't read at all. I chose your book because the title appealed to me, but then my brain wouldn...
I enjoyed reading your first three chapters - I made notes as I went, hope they're useful...
Good blurb, read very well (I'm useless at blurbs.)
I liked the alliteration lounged, lingered, lethargy
Maybe take out 'wet clump...' it jerked me out of the dialogue.
The scene of Max...
I read to Ch3, and I think your idea is charming. Although, I do agree with Ashley below - the punctuation makes it a little difficult to read.
I have a few suggestions -
Can you somehow explain (or hint at an explanation) for the Pedlar having the book? Or could the Pedlar have a cook bo...
Sorry, forgot to mention, I'm not sure your intro/blurb thing does the book justice. Maybe focus the book on the bigger picture at the labs, and bring out the characterisation through the narrative? Might be easier to sell to an agent that way too (as plot driven, rather than character dr...