T.K. Marnell @tkmarnell ?active 10 months, 1 week ago
|I'm currently writing...||
I have several projects in the works:
1) A novel set in 1890s England, focusing on the culture clash between the strict older generations of the upper/middle classes and the optimistic youths ushering in the 20th century
2) A novel set in present-day Philadelphia, playing off of the classic fairy tale of “Beauty and the Beast”
3) A series of short (c. 8-10k word) Victorian romances that feature people discovering and exploring their sexuality in a repressive era
|Are you pursuing publication?|
|What I want in an awesome Critique Partner||
Deep critique. I am experienced with critiquing.
|The type of structure you like|
|How often can you give & receive feedback?|
|What is your writing experience?||
I have self-published one YA novel and three of the short stories mentioned above, as well as a couple under pen names.
|My writing influences are...|
|Books I enjoy reading||
Manga written for teenage girls. Smash Skip Beat! up with Middlemarch, and there you have my style.
|Links to your blog or writing|
|More About Me||
I’m a twenty-something living in a cramped apartment in southern Indiana, trying to scrape together a living by spinning yarns. I hold degrees in biology and library science, neither of which (a) secured me a job or (b) have much to do with what or how I write :p
I like character-driven stories in realistic settings (though “realistic” can include fantasy worlds done well). My pet peeves include Mary Sues, pseudo-science, and thinly veiled misogyny/misandry/racism. Fair warning: my morals tend to be ambiguous and my plots on the slow side.
|Where did you hear about Ladies Who Critique?||
I have a vague memory of receiving an email from someone who won my first novel in a LibraryThing giveaway, recommending this site