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by Leekaplan
02 Jan 2020, 20:11
Forum: New York Pitch Conference - Reviews By Successful Writers
Topic: New York Pitch Conference Reviews
Replies: 50
Views: 45534

Re: New York Pitch Conference Reviews

There was the disturbed fellow who butted his noggin into the elevator door to relieve his frustration at no one wanting his novel. Then we had the vampire Goth creature who chased Neff into the bathroom and threatened a couple of editors. What else? I'll think on it. I was in the group with Rosema...
by Leekaplan
02 Jan 2017, 00:19
Forum: Manuscripts to Market - The Novel Editors - New York Pitch
Topic: Manuscripts to Market - The Novel Editors
Replies: 15
Views: 40098

Re: Novel Editors From the NYC - Manuscripts to Market

You know, so so many of the freelance editors out there are either academics, failed authors, or former editors with publishing houses. In the case of academics they don't believe in writing to a market, which makes them useless if you are writing a genre novel. Failed authors are limited in their v...
by Leekaplan
27 Nov 2013, 11:05
Forum: Reviews of Algonkian Writer Conferences - Aspiring Authors and Professionals
Topic: Sample of Reviews Related to Algonkian Writer Conferences
Replies: 28
Views: 75255

Re: Sample of Reviews Related to Algonkian Writer Conference

Since when did you get so witty? I'm not obsessed with it, Char. The bimbo eruptions are too many even if they are only twice a year.
by Leekaplan
11 Nov 2013, 18:39
Forum: Reviews of Algonkian Writer Conferences - Aspiring Authors and Professionals
Topic: Sample of Reviews Related to Algonkian Writer Conferences
Replies: 28
Views: 75255

Re: Sample of Reviews Related to Algonkian Writer Conference

Just had to stop by and post this. A woman scorned went into ballistic overdrive on Algonkian and Michael. Apparently, she was rejected from the pitch conference. Laurence O'Bryan noticed it and was shocked. He made a post in support. Michael followed, then me. I've never read a bigger load of ravin...
by Leekaplan
24 May 2013, 22:03
Forum: Reviews of Algonkian Writer Conferences - Aspiring Authors and Professionals
Topic: Sample of Reviews Related to Algonkian Writer Conferences
Replies: 28
Views: 75255

Re: Sample of Reviews Related to Algonkian Writer Conference

RLmacallister wrote:Thank you, golden lads and lasses.
Algonkian is not Squaw Valley. Algonkian is not like a Writer's Digest conference, or like any other big conference event. Algonkian is also not like Tin House or Bread Loaf or any of the feel good writer retreats. Just so you know.
by Leekaplan
17 May 2013, 21:27
Forum: Reviews of Algonkian Writer Conferences - Aspiring Authors and Professionals
Topic: Sample of Reviews Related to Algonkian Writer Conferences
Replies: 28
Views: 75255

Re: Sample of Reviews Related to Algonkian Writer Conference

Elizabeth wrote:I wouldn't even be close to being close to getting published without them since they were the only writers conference that gave it to me straight.
Just wanted to affirm this also. Not even close.