Read Books By AWers!

Welcome to the AbsoluteWrite Water Cooler! Please read The Newbie Guide To Absolute Write

editing for authors ad

A publisher or agency using Google ads to solicit your novel probably isn't anyone you want to write for.


Go Back   Absolute Write Water Cooler > General Writing Interest > Young Adult
Register FAQ Calendar Mark Forums Read

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-05-2012, 05:40 AM   #27126
Taylor_Writes
#teampeeta
 
Taylor_Writes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 2,099
Taylor_Writes has a spectacular auraTaylor_Writes has a spectacular aura
Taylor wants to hear more about Sherlockettes.
Taylor_Writes is offline  
Old 03-05-2012, 05:43 AM   #27127
Thalia
better off with a really good lie
 
Thalia's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: The Land of Always Winter
Posts: 7,038
Thalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthood
Wellllllllllllllll... Veronika and Sophie's first case starts at a Halloween party.
__________________
“They do sometimes go crazy, these people, because the world is telling them not to want the things they want. It can seem saner to give up--but then one goes insane from giving up.”

-E. Lockhart, The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
Thalia is offline  
Old 03-05-2012, 05:43 AM   #27128
Kyla Laufreyson
My Protagonists Hate Me
 
Kyla Laufreyson's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Cirque des Tenebres
Posts: 7,012
Kyla Laufreyson has earned our admirationKyla Laufreyson has earned our admirationKyla Laufreyson has earned our admirationKyla Laufreyson has earned our admiration
Quote:
Originally Posted by Horserider View Post
I like Charming in the book but not in the real world. His personality is really annoying.
YES. I understand that he was in a coma for awhile, but I don't see why that had to turn him into someone so unlikeable.
__________________
Elegy - YA horror - 40,000/80,000 words
Kyla Laufreyson is offline  
Old 03-05-2012, 05:48 AM   #27129
Taylor_Writes
#teampeeta
 
Taylor_Writes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 2,099
Taylor_Writes has a spectacular auraTaylor_Writes has a spectacular aura
Well, that's always interesting, Tally.

I went to see Journey 2 the Mysterious Island today... It wasn't as good as the first, but it made me realize that 1) Josh Hutcherson is just beautiful and 2) I now am extremely jealous of Vanessa Hudgens.

It also made me regret not getting a THG bookmark with Josh on it.
Taylor_Writes is offline  
Old 03-05-2012, 05:53 AM   #27130
Thalia
better off with a really good lie
 
Thalia's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: The Land of Always Winter
Posts: 7,038
Thalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthood
And I don't want to tell you too much, because you said you wanted to read it!
__________________
“They do sometimes go crazy, these people, because the world is telling them not to want the things they want. It can seem saner to give up--but then one goes insane from giving up.”

-E. Lockhart, The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
Thalia is offline  
Old 03-05-2012, 05:56 AM   #27131
Taylor_Writes
#teampeeta
 
Taylor_Writes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 2,099
Taylor_Writes has a spectacular auraTaylor_Writes has a spectacular aura
True enough.

HURRY UP AND WRITE IT.
Taylor_Writes is offline  
Old 03-05-2012, 06:02 AM   #27132
Kyla Laufreyson
My Protagonists Hate Me
 
Kyla Laufreyson's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Cirque des Tenebres
Posts: 7,012
Kyla Laufreyson has earned our admirationKyla Laufreyson has earned our admirationKyla Laufreyson has earned our admirationKyla Laufreyson has earned our admiration
Quote:
Originally Posted by Taylor_Writes View Post
HURRY UP AND WRITE IT.
I constantly tell her the same thing about the MAAH sequels.
__________________
Elegy - YA horror - 40,000/80,000 words
Kyla Laufreyson is offline  
Old 03-05-2012, 06:02 AM   #27133
Thalia
better off with a really good lie
 
Thalia's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: The Land of Always Winter
Posts: 7,038
Thalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthood
I'm plotting!

ETA: Ari, I'm also super excited to write those, but I want to get an agent first... or self-publish... or whichever I'm going to do.
__________________
“They do sometimes go crazy, these people, because the world is telling them not to want the things they want. It can seem saner to give up--but then one goes insane from giving up.”

-E. Lockhart, The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
Thalia is offline  
Old 03-05-2012, 06:05 AM   #27134
Kyla Laufreyson
My Protagonists Hate Me
 
Kyla Laufreyson's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Cirque des Tenebres
Posts: 7,012
Kyla Laufreyson has earned our admirationKyla Laufreyson has earned our admirationKyla Laufreyson has earned our admirationKyla Laufreyson has earned our admiration
Yeah, I knoooooow. That doesn't make it any easier to wait for them.
__________________
Elegy - YA horror - 40,000/80,000 words
Kyla Laufreyson is offline  
Old 03-05-2012, 06:08 AM   #27135
Taylor_Writes
#teampeeta
 
Taylor_Writes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 2,099
Taylor_Writes has a spectacular auraTaylor_Writes has a spectacular aura
Well, I think I'm going to go to bed. Fingers crossed for a snowday tomorrow.
Taylor_Writes is offline  
Old 03-05-2012, 06:08 AM   #27136
Thalia
better off with a really good lie
 
Thalia's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: The Land of Always Winter
Posts: 7,038
Thalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthood
Off With Her Head, from what I've plotted so far, is going to be AMAZING. The characters are keeping more secrets than Gossip Girl and people are dying left and right and there's kissing and partying and blood and pain and secret passageways and SO MUCH CHARACTER INTERACTION.

LIKE SERIOUSLY.

EMIL HAS TO DO SO MUCH SOCIALIZING THE POOR CHILD.
__________________
“They do sometimes go crazy, these people, because the world is telling them not to want the things they want. It can seem saner to give up--but then one goes insane from giving up.”

-E. Lockhart, The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
Thalia is offline  
Old 03-05-2012, 06:13 AM   #27137
Kyla Laufreyson
My Protagonists Hate Me
 
Kyla Laufreyson's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Cirque des Tenebres
Posts: 7,012
Kyla Laufreyson has earned our admirationKyla Laufreyson has earned our admirationKyla Laufreyson has earned our admirationKyla Laufreyson has earned our admiration
Awwww, poor Emil. Is it the kind of kissing I'll enjoy reading? (YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN.)
__________________
Elegy - YA horror - 40,000/80,000 words
Kyla Laufreyson is offline  
Old 03-05-2012, 06:18 AM   #27138
Thalia
better off with a really good lie
 
Thalia's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: The Land of Always Winter
Posts: 7,038
Thalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthood
UM...

Well, no.

There's another main character introduced in this novel Emil kisses A LOT.

She's a pretty central character, she kind of acts like Luna Lovegood on crack, and she's the Cheshire Cat. She's my FAVORITE so so so much.

It's like, I don't even know how these books are going to end anymore. SERIOUSLY.
__________________
“They do sometimes go crazy, these people, because the world is telling them not to want the things they want. It can seem saner to give up--but then one goes insane from giving up.”

-E. Lockhart, The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
Thalia is offline  
Old 03-05-2012, 06:20 AM   #27139
Kyla Laufreyson
My Protagonists Hate Me
 
Kyla Laufreyson's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Cirque des Tenebres
Posts: 7,012
Kyla Laufreyson has earned our admirationKyla Laufreyson has earned our admirationKyla Laufreyson has earned our admirationKyla Laufreyson has earned our admiration
...Well damn.
__________________
Elegy - YA horror - 40,000/80,000 words
Kyla Laufreyson is offline  
Old 03-05-2012, 06:21 AM   #27140
Thalia
better off with a really good lie
 
Thalia's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: The Land of Always Winter
Posts: 7,038
Thalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthood
BUT CHECK YOUR REPS I MEAN COME ON.

You will either LOVE this character or HATE her.
__________________
“They do sometimes go crazy, these people, because the world is telling them not to want the things they want. It can seem saner to give up--but then one goes insane from giving up.”

-E. Lockhart, The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
Thalia is offline  
Old 03-05-2012, 06:46 AM   #27141
Kyla Laufreyson
My Protagonists Hate Me
 
Kyla Laufreyson's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Cirque des Tenebres
Posts: 7,012
Kyla Laufreyson has earned our admirationKyla Laufreyson has earned our admirationKyla Laufreyson has earned our admirationKyla Laufreyson has earned our admiration
We shall see eventually.
__________________
Elegy - YA horror - 40,000/80,000 words
Kyla Laufreyson is offline  
Old 03-05-2012, 07:08 AM   #27142
MysteryRiter
Murder isn't so bad...
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 1,720
MysteryRiter is better than ice cream with hot fudgeMysteryRiter is better than ice cream with hot fudgeMysteryRiter is better than ice cream with hot fudgeMysteryRiter is better than ice cream with hot fudgeMysteryRiter is better than ice cream with hot fudgeMysteryRiter is better than ice cream with hot fudgeMysteryRiter is better than ice cream with hot fudge
Hello peeps.

And then I leave about two seconds later...

Tally, that book does sound interesting!
MysteryRiter is offline  
Old 03-05-2012, 03:02 PM   #27143
Parametric
phoenix blazing
 
Parametric's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Bristol, England
Posts: 9,870
Parametric is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsParametric is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsParametric is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsParametric is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsParametric is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsParametric is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsParametric is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsParametric is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsParametric is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsParametric is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsParametric is so great that we've run out of appropriate compliments
Morning team. I have so many clients. Clients clients clients. All the clients!
Parametric is offline  
Old 03-05-2012, 03:31 PM   #27144
Thalia
better off with a really good lie
 
Thalia's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: The Land of Always Winter
Posts: 7,038
Thalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthood
Yay, Para!

ugh... school today...
__________________
“They do sometimes go crazy, these people, because the world is telling them not to want the things they want. It can seem saner to give up--but then one goes insane from giving up.”

-E. Lockhart, The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
Thalia is offline  
Old 03-05-2012, 04:21 PM   #27145
Taylor_Writes
#teampeeta
 
Taylor_Writes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 2,099
Taylor_Writes has a spectacular auraTaylor_Writes has a spectacular aura
Snow day for me...

Going to the vet soon with the pups she's definitely getting better quicker than we all thought, and she's loving the attention.
Taylor_Writes is offline  
Old 03-05-2012, 04:27 PM   #27146
Thalia
better off with a really good lie
 
Thalia's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: The Land of Always Winter
Posts: 7,038
Thalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthood
Huge thunderstorm this morning, but no snow day... sucks about living in the tropics.

gonna plot the hell out of Sherlockettes today, I want to be ready to start writing this week (though I may not ACTUALLY start 'till the next, thanks to Hairspray rehearsals...)
__________________
“They do sometimes go crazy, these people, because the world is telling them not to want the things they want. It can seem saner to give up--but then one goes insane from giving up.”

-E. Lockhart, The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
Thalia is offline  
Old 03-05-2012, 05:48 PM   #27147
amlptj
Speling & grammer murderer, Sorrie!
 
amlptj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Philadelphia PA
Posts: 10,342
amlptj is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsamlptj is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsamlptj is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsamlptj is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsamlptj is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsamlptj is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsamlptj is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsamlptj is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsamlptj is so great that we've run out of appropriate compliments
Just got back from Will's brothers, after the three hour drive this morning. Kind of tired but the two monster Java have me pretty damn awake right now. SO what does that mean? I'm going to try and write, although that probably means I'll procrastinate till class starts.
__________________
Legend of the Freaks
YA Horror/Thriller Series
8 of 12 books complete
WiP Editing first book FREAKs

Unsung Zeros
Psychological Thriller
Rewrite -1/2 done On Hold

The Amnesia Journey
YA Fantasy

RBSL
Contemp/romantic comedy



Legend of a Freak (Blog!)
amlptj is offline  
Old 03-05-2012, 05:56 PM   #27148
Parametric
phoenix blazing
 
Parametric's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Bristol, England
Posts: 9,870
Parametric is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsParametric is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsParametric is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsParametric is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsParametric is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsParametric is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsParametric is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsParametric is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsParametric is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsParametric is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsParametric is so great that we've run out of appropriate compliments
Hi Ally! Welcome back.
Parametric is offline  
Old 03-05-2012, 06:22 PM   #27149
amlptj
Speling & grammer murderer, Sorrie!
 
amlptj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Philadelphia PA
Posts: 10,342
amlptj is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsamlptj is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsamlptj is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsamlptj is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsamlptj is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsamlptj is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsamlptj is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsamlptj is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsamlptj is so great that we've run out of appropriate compliments
Hey Para hows it going?

Yeah its good to be back, just got out of a 40 minute shower! something i wanted to do soooo badly after rock climbing but i didnt have time before dinner then passed out right after dinner.
__________________
Legend of the Freaks
YA Horror/Thriller Series
8 of 12 books complete
WiP Editing first book FREAKs

Unsung Zeros
Psychological Thriller
Rewrite -1/2 done On Hold

The Amnesia Journey
YA Fantasy

RBSL
Contemp/romantic comedy



Legend of a Freak (Blog!)
amlptj is offline  
Old 03-05-2012, 06:30 PM   #27150
Thalia
better off with a really good lie
 
Thalia's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: The Land of Always Winter
Posts: 7,038
Thalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthoodThalia is a candidate for sainthood
Coming up with my bad guy's motive...
__________________
“They do sometimes go crazy, these people, because the world is telling them not to want the things they want. It can seem saner to give up--but then one goes insane from giving up.”

-E. Lockhart, The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
Thalia is offline  
Closed Thread

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Custom Search

If this site is helpful to you,
Please consider a voluntary subscription to defray ongoing expenses.

Buy Scrivener 2 for Mac OS X (Regular Licence)


All times are GMT +4.5. The time now is 11:43 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.