Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Wednesday's WIP'ed Ink

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Hey all! I feel like I've been missing in action. I know I haven't been around visiting blogs and I haven't done much replying here on my own blog. And I signed up for a blog hop, but I just haven't been able to keep up with the posts every day. I'm sorry about that..

Let me explain very quickly. And hope you will forgive and understand. I am in the middle of doing some revisions at the request of an agent!

And...

I have a little secret I'm not at liberty to discuss. Just yet.

So, I have a quick tip for today's post. And then I'm off to revise.

Since we are talking about world building, there is one thing I would caution. There is a fine line between back story and telling too much, but with a a new world, completely different than what we are used to, with strange names and customs, it is important you keep the world building easy to understand for a reader. Names and such can be completely confusing and if I don't know what or who you are talking about, I'll lose interest quickly. 

As you world build, make sure it is explained in a creative and fun way that will draw your reader into the story and not frustrate them to the point they close the book.

Thanks beautiful guys and dolls! I will take the few Wednesday's WIP'ed Ink to discuss world building and finish up the blog hop I am missing (that I regret terribly and I am really sorry for missing out...)

If you came here today to read the explanation of yesterday's pictures, don't be too mad at me...


14 comments:

  1. Ooh.. you have me so excited for your news. Congrats on the agent's intrest. Keep us updated!

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  2. A SECRET?! *wants to know it*

    Exciting to have agent interest OMG. Keep us posted.

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  3. I can't wait to hear what the secret is that you keep hinting at! And nice tips on world building :)

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  4. Congrat's on the good news and revisions are fun when the end result is positive.

    I agree with your eval about world building, keeping it simple not only helps the writer but the reader too.

    Love it when secrets are revealed!

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  5. congrats on revisions! I'm not the most patient person so I can't wait to hear your secret.

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  6. Congrats on revisions and I too suck at being impatient so I CAN'T WAIT FOR YOUR NEWS, INK!!!!!!

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  7. Congrats on working with an agent!!!

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  8. *gasp* Revisions?! I so do hope it all goes well for you. ^_^

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  9. I want to jump up and scream 'yippee!' because I'm sure it's something really awesome. Can't wait to hear your new!

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  10. Keep working hard and don't forget to share the secret as soon as you can. :)

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  11. You can tell me, lol I won't tell ;D
    I'm teasing, go and do! I can't wait to hear more~
    So excited for you...
    Your blog is gorgeous!!!
    @>-----------

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  12. Well, glad to hear someone else signed up, but is having a bit of a difficult time keeping up with it daily. It seems I make it to write my post at the end of the day...oh well. At least its done. Looking forward to hearing your news!

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