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So close...

   - Busy reconciling the last bits & drafts of Janus Paradox. Feeling _so_ close to having a complete final draft, ready to send off.  Eeeeep!!!

   I've sent off the first third of the final document to one of my editors for any last feedback and I'm feeling really good about it.  It took forever for me to figure out how to format the pagination so that I could include the chapter titles on every other page w/the page numbers.  Couldn't find anything via websites. I ought to post…

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Added by Cymbric Early-Smith on April 18, 2013 at 10:45pm — No Comments

Jacket Blurb: The Janus Paradox by Cymbric Early-Smith

 - Happy Friday All!  New Jacket Blurb Posted for your perusal and feedback:

...A kinship woven over the centuries - mysteriously frayed by a modern peril - can only be mended by two strangers returning to a shared past, rekindling and reforging a love for all…

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Added by Cymbric Early-Smith on March 15, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

My Synopsis / Opening Chapter



Elevator line for The Janus Paradox: A time-rift in the 21st century must be healed from a thousand years in the past – by two people who no longer know each other… 

Analogy: Romeo & Juliet meets ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’, set in the time-traveling situations of Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series 

Expanded Analogy: Imagine the timeless lovers of Romeo & Juliet, fated to be together, yet made to suffer the consequences of the altered…

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Added by Cymbric Early-Smith on November 10, 2012 at 4:42am — No Comments

On to the last bits... FINALLY!

 

Good Morning All!

   I have been really struggling over the last couple months (!) with a middle chapter of my book, which developed into one of the major turning points in the life of my main character (Version B of the main character, that is - remember it's a time…

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Added by Cymbric Early-Smith on September 12, 2012 at 7:53pm — No Comments

Storyline, Theme & Focus of the Twinned Souls Series...

 - Just a few things to foster further conversation and discussion...



            Here are my thoughts about the overall theme or storyline of my book, The Janus Paradox, and the Twinned Souls book series from which it is…

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Added by Cymbric Early-Smith on March 5, 2012 at 9:38pm — No Comments

TJP First Page Submission for NWC 35

Greetings All,
   I've been invited to enter my manuscript's first page for review and comments at an upcoming Writers Conference - so here it is, below.  As I still have some time to further polish it, …
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Added by Cymbric Early-Smith on March 3, 2012 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Some fun, enticing catch-phrases for The Janus Paradox...





   Ideas for Book Sayings/Quotes to entice readers for The Janus Paradox:

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Added by Cymbric Early-Smith on January 24, 2012 at 12:46am — No Comments

Really Enjoying the Ability to 'talk about' where my writing is going... where it came from.

The Janus Paradox only 8 chapters and some polishing away from completion…!  :)



Beginnings:

   - For those who've only heard vague references to this project that gradually took over my life 2 - 1/2 years ago, here's the 'Cliff Notes' version:…

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Added by Cymbric Early-Smith on January 21, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

A Major Milestone...

It may not seem like it from the outside, but I've just affected a transition in my writing that means I've now completed 85% of my new novel, with the remainder fully set up to be done in the next couple months... 

  I am SO excited.  I just crashed through a huge barrier that had been holding me back for months.  Woohoo!

- Cym

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Added by Cymbric Early-Smith on December 22, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

First Author/Writer's Blog - Taking a deep breath...

 

 Good Afternoon All,

     I'm very excited to have found this forum.  I've been looking for a way to share something about this project that took over my life awhile back and this seems to be a nice fit.  I've gotten to a point where I'd really like some feedback, as well as a place to put something out that might help as an incentive…

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Added by Cymbric Early-Smith on December 14, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments

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