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  1. Denny Side

    Homework Lecture 2

    Good thing you knew I meant the whole thing instead of The Who. Have to love autocorrect!
  2. Denny Side

    Homework Lecture 2

    It is written already should I send you The Who thing or part of it?
  3. Denny Side

    Homework Lecture 2

    HW 2 Denny Side World-Setting Fairy Tale Retellings Homework 2 -What fairy tale(s) are you basing your WIP (or story idea) on? My story is The 3 Little Pigs meets STEM. Instead of the 3 little Pigs it is 3 little skin cells but it is Blanca, a white blood cell, that vanquishes the Big...
  4. Denny Side

    Homework Lecture 1

    My picture book is 504 words for now and MG/YA has 3 brand new beginning chapters.
  5. Denny Side

    Homework Lecture 1

    Denny Side: Homework 1 Retelling Myths, Fairytales, Do you have any favorite fairy tales or myths? What are they? Yes, I have many favorite fairy tales and myths. I love the classics like Three Little Pigs, Goldilocks, Cinderella. In mythology, I have a fascination with Egyptian, Greek and...
  6. Denny Side

    Lecture Welcome & Introduction

    Deb, I like that you're going over the archetypes. Those usually confuse me, I guess because types cab blend.
  7. Denny Side

    Lecture Welcome & Introduction

    Hi Deborah, I am Denny from NY, it's great to take another class with you. 1. I am still working on a retelling of the old Egyptain myth of Set vs. Osiris/ then Horus. That's a MG/YA hybrid. I think there is a constant struggle between siblings where one is good, the other is bad in many...
  8. Denny Side

    Lecture Sign up for an appointment

    June I can sign up for Thursday at 9. Denny
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    Kim is a more complex character than Tim. She has a lot of phobias and quirks whereas at the...

    Kim is a more complex character than Tim. She has a lot of phobias and quirks whereas at the moment Tim doesn't. Kim also is a nonconformist. She shies aways from large groups and tends to interact either 1:1 or in very small groups. People tend to fear what they don't understand. Maybe that is...
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    Hi Deborah, Kim is going to concentrate on her studies since she wants to get into a special...

    Hi Deborah, Kim is going to concentrate on her studies since she wants to get into a special high school. (Maybe she can take up a hobby.) In my original ms I wrote that. but realize that is was too much information dumped in the first chapter. Yes, it does change her interactions and I can...
  11. Denny Side

    Homework Homework for Lesson Two

    The Heroine's Journey Lesson 2 HW 2 Denny Heroine- Kim Armstrong 1. What is the Betrayal or Realization (also called, The Inciting Incident) that prompts your character to start off on her Journey? My heroine's inciting incident or realization which in my wip is really a betrayal (I understand...
  12. Denny Side

    Homework Homework for Lesson One

    The Heroine's Journey HW#1 1. Where is your heroine's Perfect World? My heroine Kim's Perfect World is anything but perfect. She is undergoing the trials and tribulations of attending Middle School in present day New York City. What are her feelings about it? Kim is neither a child or an...
  13. Denny Side

    Discussion Introduction to Classmates

    Hi everyone, I 'm Denny, from NY. I write PBs and MG. My WIP is a MG fantasy about a tween girl who is forced in a world she never knew existed. She's definitely a reluctant heroine who has many quirks. Her twin brother is her sidekick rather than the other way around. I have just recently gone...
  14. Denny Side

    From the Admins... PLEASE READ: Note on First Posting

    Look forward to another great class with @Pamela Jaye Smith ! Thanks for the opportunity @RJand all the other great classes/ event at Savvy. Denny
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    Lecture CHAT anyone? Here's a poll

    And day would work preferably between 4-8. But I can be flexible and do other times as well.
  16. Denny Side

    @lrdavis , you are far from being an ignoramus: BV is Barbara Vey is a book blogger that runs...

    @lrdavis , you are far from being an ignoramus: BV is Barbara Vey is a book blogger that runs events that has romance writers interact with their readers. It had turned into a weekend extravaganza with Q&A, bingo, luncheon, pizza party and breakfast over a weekend in April in Milwaukee. Denny
  17. Denny Side

    They sure were; hope to make one of the cruises someday!

    They sure were; hope to make one of the cruises someday!
  18. Denny Side

    Welcome Winnie, we´ve met at one of the BV weekends. Denny

    Welcome Winnie, we´ve met at one of the BV weekends. Denny
  19. Denny Side

    Good to see you< Lyn. Denny

    Good to see you< Lyn. Denny
  20. Denny Side

    Announcement PLEASE INTRODUCE YOURSELVES

    Hi @Sunny Irene Roth and @lrdavis good to see you both again. Hi everybody, nice to meet you! I'm Denny Side from NY. If you have written picture books before; Yes, I have five finished stories, a couple of drafts and outlines What your goals are for the workshop? My goals are to get...