• PitchWars

    #PimpMyBio – VERSION 2

    Hello #PitchWars mentors! I’m Adele Buck, writing adult contemporary romance. The book I’m submitting is Persuading Anna, a contemporary retelling of Austen’s Persuasion (and yes, right out of the gate, if you have a better title, I am ALL EARS.) The book has been critique-grouped and edited, but definitely still needs work! I’m eager to get a fresh set of eyes on it. Want to tear it to pieces and put it back together? Who would want to read this book? Well, do you like contemporary Austen retellings? How about a heroine in a male-dominated job and industry? (She’s the Chief Financial…

  • 1LineWed

    #1LineWed – June 15, 2016

    #1LineWed is a hashtag prompt from @RWAKissofDeath for writers to select a line from a work or work-in-progress on a particular theme and post it to Twitter. Theme: Lines from Page 6, 16, or 160 (I did all three) “I am sorry. Truly. That was glib and idiotic. I don’t usually dine out on my own feet. Can we begin again?” #1linewed#p6 — Adele Buck (@_AdeleBuck) June 15, 2016 When Colin first meets Alicia, he makes the mistake of questioning her honesty because of her profession. From Acting Out, in progress. “…One ticket on the Guilt Express for Miss Marianne Ashford.…

  • 1LineWed

    #1LineWed – June 8, 2016

    #1LineWed is a hashtag prompt from @RWAKissofDeath for writers to select a line from a work or work-in-progress on a particular theme and post it to Twitter. Theme: Number. “I have purchased exactly two items. Two,” Laurie said, lifting the same number of fingers in a rude British gesture…#1linewed #number — Adele Buck (@_AdeleBuck) June 8, 2016 Laurie defends himself against his boyfriend’s accusations of excessive shopping. From Acting Up, completed work, as yet unpublished. All of my #1LineWed responses