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  1. Mckk replied to the thread Are plot holes the end of the world?.

    That was such an awesome scene. Awesome film. I still can't believe my Japanese kids have never heard of it...

    Sep 22, 2017 at 3:04 PM
  2. Mckk liked The Dapper Hooligan's post in the thread Are plot holes the end of the world?.

    That's not really a plot hole. The eagles are big and awesome, but like anything big and awesome and flying, it's bound to draw a lot...

    Sep 22, 2017 at 3:03 PM
  3. Mckk replied to the thread Using British English spelling.

    Use the English native to you and if you secure a publishing contract and it needs to be switched to American English, it will then be...

    Sep 21, 2017 at 8:16 PM
  4. Mckk replied to the thread Editing questions....

    I'm speaking from personal experience here - either fork out the heap of cash and pay through the nose for an actually good editor, or...

    Sep 19, 2017 at 3:14 PM
  5. Mckk liked ChickenFreak's post in the thread Editing questions....

    I think that it's not unusual for people to mistakenly expect a service provider to base the price of their service on the payoff for...

    Sep 19, 2017 at 3:11 PM
  6. Mckk liked Wreybies's post in the thread Editing questions....

    I totally understand. My field is also one wherein there is a muddy area at the shoreline. "So you speak more than one language. So...

    Sep 19, 2017 at 3:09 PM
  7. Mckk liked Homer Potvin's post in the thread Editing questions....

    You'll find the competent, free editor seated between the unicorn and the leprechaun.

    Sep 19, 2017 at 3:08 PM
  8. Mckk replied to the thread An interesting novel with no plot.

    Handmaid's Tale, perhaps? The whole thing was pretty much a tour through Offred's world and not much else...

    Sep 19, 2017 at 3:06 PM
  9. Mckk replied to the thread Are publishers really interested in good writing?.

    But then, going by the Netflix/TV model, wouldn't Amazon just become like any other traditional publisher? They would have to invest and...

    Sep 18, 2017 at 8:41 PM
  10. Mckk liked 123456789's post in the thread Are publishers really interested in good writing?.

    Well, that's a good thing, and yes, I am going to explain, but not without a healthy dose of rhetoric. I believe that most successful...

    Sep 18, 2017 at 8:39 PM
  11. Mckk replied to the thread Are publishers really interested in good writing?.

    the truth is though, even traditionally published books probably can't compete with the rest of the stuff that Amazon sells - toys,...

    Sep 18, 2017 at 8:15 PM
  12. Mckk replied to the thread Are publishers really interested in good writing?.

    @jannert - you mean to have a website that specifically lists self-published books only, which has a search engine that allows you to...

    Sep 17, 2017 at 9:44 PM
  13. Mckk replied to the thread Are publishers really interested in good writing?.

    "Not a good fit for us" is probably quite a valid reason - imagine, the agent may know only certain genres of books and subsequently...

    Sep 17, 2017 at 7:09 PM
  14. Mckk replied to the thread Are publishers really interested in good writing?.

    I'm of the impression that agents not only know what the market's current trends are, but they have the contacts that allow them to...

    Sep 17, 2017 at 6:57 PM
  15. Mckk replied to the thread Are publishers really interested in good writing?.

    I'm not sure "chasing the market" is the right way of putting it (or maybe I used the term myself and have forgotten...). I'm actually...

    Sep 16, 2017