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Old 05-13-2012, 02:51 AM   #4301
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It seems like most of the epic fantasies I've come across are written in third person. Not sure if A Girl of Fire and Thorns is considered an epic fantasy but it's the only one I've seen that's written in first. Hmm.
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I never want to stop being a student. I'm going to be going to school as long as I can afford it.

...well, I don't know how long that will be, depends on many things. BUT I will definitely 100% want to get a grad degree.

MR- Some agents will say they want to know age straight up, and if so, do it. Otherwise, Kristen Nelson said that an author dropped her age (15) during The Call, and at that point it made absolutely no difference to her because she loved the book. Said author ended up going with someone else, but...

Oh, by the way, my friend just came over with her Proof Copy of the book she's self-pubbing... IT IS SO COOL. She drew the cover herself, it was amazing.
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I'm going to be in school for another 8 years after I graduate from high school next month. Looking forward to grad school, though. I just hope I can get into a really good law school.
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Old 05-13-2012, 03:12 AM   #4308
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Three years is enough for me, thanks.
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Haha. People always look at me crazy when I tell them that. But if I want to be a lawyer, I kinda don't have much of a choice.
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I'm trying to cut my arts/law degree down to four years by overloading a bunch of subjects, lol. Not sure this is going to work out so well (people keep telling me law school is hard and stuff :P), but I sort of need to finish it quick-ish-ly because I'm more interested in doing an MFA and teaching creative writing or being involved in publishing in some capacity than I am in being a lawyer.
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Haha. People always look at me crazy when I tell them that. But if I want to be a lawyer, I kinda don't have much of a choice.
Yikes. I graduated with a qualifying law degree in three years.
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I want to do 8 years of university. I love learning. And law school is my backup plan to writing.

But I just want to keep learning.
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*glomps BG back* Tis indeed exciting that we are around at the same time

Tally, in all likelihood I will wind up being at University for 9-10 years. My undergrad can't feasibly be finished in four (arts double major in English and Anthropology, plus law school) as much as I'd like to think it can. It'll likely take me five years and then I'll do two years for the MFA and another two-three for a PhD.

I'm not particularly fussed about spending that much time at Uni. I like it, so I totally understand where you're coming from
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I would NOT want to go to school in the UK, at least not for undergrad. SO SPECIFIED. I want to learn everything, not just one subject. But that's me.
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I like doing both the specified and unspecified things at once, so the concurrent Aussie system really suits me. I thought I'd be happy doing a straight arts undergrad last year, but it actually just made me sorta unhappy so I had to switch. I wouldn't be cool just doing the specified stuff, either, though. So fussy, lol.

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I planned on reading the book first, but I didn't get around to it.

And it involves 9-11! Sorry, but me being my nerdy and weird self finds that amusing because when I was in grade six I spent probably the whole school year watching documentaries and researching it.

Yeah, I was a cool kid those days.
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I don't really have a back-up plan. Haven't really thought about doing anything else but becoming a lawyer. My mom wanted me to be a surgeon though but that is never going to happen lol

Ink - I've heard law school was hard too but it all just depends on how you look at it. A lot of reading is involved and if you're used to reading, then it shouldn't be that difficult.

I think maybe I'll start studying for the LSAT's a few years in advance though.
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