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bio website mgowen.com
location Sydney, Australia
age 34
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Amateur writer just starting out - interested mainly in spec fiction.

My blog is updated every Friday: http://mgowen.com


Feb
7
awarded  Critic
Jan
28
answered What's Essential In A Combat Scene?
Jan
28
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Jan
17
awarded  Scholar
Jan
17
accepted Podcasts useful for improving writing skills
Dec
24
answered What are some examples of modern original plots?
Dec
24
comment What helpful writing exercises do you use?
A lot of my story ideas actually come from dreams.
Dec
24
comment Tips for expanding my vocabulary?
This is actually a good way to expand vocab in a second language, too.
Dec
21
revised At what point does an author deal with an editor?
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Dec
21
comment At what point does an author deal with an editor?
Thanks @Ralph, thought that was clearer, added clarification...
Dec
21
answered At what point does an author deal with an editor?
Dec
20
answered What are some ingredients of really engaging non-fiction?
Dec
20
answered How much swearing is TOO much? (And how much is not enough?)
Dec
20
answered How much swearing is TOO much? (And how much is not enough?)
Dec
17
revised How much planning should go on before beginning writing?
added 167 characters in body
Dec
16
revised What should I do to promote my books?
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Dec
16
answered What should I do to promote my books?
Dec
14
comment Using a world created by someone else for your own fiction
Do you mean fan fiction? en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fan_fiction
Dec
9
comment When to accept an editor's rewrite request?
I think it really boils down to: who understands the story and it's audience better, you or your editor? (Unfortunately, that's not an easy question either).
Dec
9
awarded  Precognitive