Tag: Fractions of Existence

Apr 04 2016

#atozchallenge C is for Craft & Technique #writing #openings #writetip

Click for my theme details 26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples C is for “Craft” Book: Craft & Technique (Writer’s Little Instruction Book) by Paul Raymond Martin My dice roll: 105 Lesson: Test the story opening “A well-crafted opening should put a worry on a …

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Apr 01 2016

#atozchallenge A is for The Art of War for Writers – Character Motivation #writetip #writing @jamesscottbell

Click for my theme details  26 writing reference books containing 26 lessons leads to a month of #WriteTips and writing samples A is for “Art” Book: The Art of War for Writers: Fiction Writing Strategies, Tactics, and Exercises by James Scott Bell @jamesscottbell My dice roll: 138 Lesson: Utilize the Q Factor as a strategic …

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Jun 29 2014

Sunday Seven #80s throwback that compares Voltron to my books

A list of seven of something- brought to you on Sunday.     Comparing the Voltron Lion Force to my Existence series   1– Voltron – Keith, pilot of the black lion that forms the head, is the levelheaded Captain who puts his crew and planet first. His romantic feelings for Allura tend to distract …

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Jun 05 2014

The #amwriting #whywrite #process hop

The Writer’s Blog Hop — Mention the person who tagged you. Answer four questions. Tag three people. (Those three do the same on their blog.)   My thanks to Lisa M. Lilly for tagging me in this hop.   Lisa M. Lilly is an attorney and author. She lives in Chicago, where she serves as …

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May 03 2014

The Writer’s Voice Bloghop Entry of 250 Words and My Query

   According to the email I received this morning, I made it in to “The Writer’s Voice” blogfest. The first 250 words of my manuscript, and general query, are posted below for that purpose.     FRACTIONS OF EXISTENCE   Written by J. Lenni Dorner   CHAPTER 1 To ask Jane Myers how she was …

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Mar 31 2014

Divergent Diverges

The movie was pretty good. The real question is: how did it stack up to the book. Not as good. Did it diverge? Well… no one loses an eye.   How do the relationships hold up? A bit under explained. The way Al seemed to feel about Tris in the book doesn’t get enough screen …

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Mar 03 2014

Authors with blogs chain hop

This is a blog chain hop on writing for authors with blogs. It is my honor to have been tagged by Ia Uaro. Ia Uaro was a published author at 17 and used the proceeds to help fund her university studies, during which time she was active in aero-modelling, martial arts, mountaineering, speleology… and studied …

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Sep 06 2013

Query versus Query

             An affluent young professional’s heart beat echoes empty chambers, unsure of its proper rhythm without her. A conservative, sheltered wallflower worries about her ability to please her betrothed, a stranger that her father selected. Such ordinary problems plague these lovely creatures that masquerade as human (which he knows he …

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Jul 31 2013

A Review of Words

31 Days to Build a Better Blog -Day 30               I have a love of words, as do most writers. Funny quirk though: I hated vocabulary books when I was in school. “See the word, write the word five times, and then put the word on the blank side of a flashcard and the …

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Jun 26 2013

Want to know Wednesday

– – QUESTIONS – – {no. 1} What are a few things on your bucket list that you hope to accomplish this year? I hope to plan to move from my current place into a house with multiple bedrooms, multiple bathrooms, room for an office, and with a decent sized kitchen.  {no. 2} What would …

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Jun 19 2013

To boldly go where no query letter has gone before

  How fast? 237… (In the final quarter of the movie) The number stalks me again!     Star Trek into Darkness   What would the query letter’s first paragraph be if this film were a book? That is what I wondered after I saw the movie.     Is it a movie about the …

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May 31 2013

WIP IT GOOD Blogfest

prompts to follow:    J. Lenni Dorner – Author of the Existence Series WIP Title: Fractions of Existence – book 1 of the Existence series Word Count (projected/actual so far):  96,000 words Genre: Urban Fantasy How long have you been working on it?: Started writing Oct 2011. Started editing Jan 2012. Elevator Pitch (if you came across an …

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Apr 25 2013

Tortured Hero

CarrieAnnBlogHops.blogspot.com Submitted for your consideration- These core characters of the Existence series offer up what qualifies them to be the subject of this blog hop.   A few years prior to the opening of book one, Fractions of Existence, Xavier was taken by The Eyes in the Shadows, a group dedicated to Armageddon. They tortured …

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Jan 01 2013

New Year Blog Hop with Contest

            The sharp blade swung through the air. “Die Captcha,” I screamed as I stabbed at the fierce beast. My attempt was to no avail. The monster tore at my flesh once again as it spoke the ever-changing language of its odious species. It taunted me with strange symbols that it …

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Dec 10 2012

This para blog hop FEATURES J LENNI DORNER

You probably remember Sydney’s Song writer Ia Uaro from the author interview on this blog in September. Now Ia’s blog features a NEVER PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED excerpt from Fractions of Existence!  You don’t want to miss this. Check out Ia’s blog post for the Parahop.  http://sydneyssong.net/blog/paragraph-blog-hopping-meet-j-lenni-dorner-and-other-fab-authors/

Sep 05 2012

The Next Big Thing Blog Hop (Week 13)

My thanks to Lisa for tagging me. Her post(s) and blog(s) can be found here: http://www.imaginationalley.wordpress.com http://www.lisavandiver.blogspot.com     What is the working title of your book? Fractions of Existence (Book 1 of the Existence series) Where did the idea come from for the book? The characters told me to write it. I put it …

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Jul 31 2012

A Hero – Just for Fun

I have taken part in the hero blog hop as a reader only. (I missed the deadline to join in!) However, the more I read, the more my characters (especially Heath) are demanding that I write a hero post for them. So here it is! (Now maybe a writer can get some peace and quiet …

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Jun 29 2012

Part 4 of the Interviewed by My Characters series

Part 4 of the Interviewed by My Characters series   (For a full explanation of what’s going on here, please scroll or use the categories feature to get to the first interview.) Thank you @Melissa_Foster for the #LedByMyCharacters inspiration.   Anonymous enters. She has a way of putting me at ease. If anyone might speak …

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Jun 26 2012

Part 3 of the Interviewed by My Characters series

Part 3 of the Interviewed by My Characters series   (For a full explanation of what’s going on here, please scroll or use the categories feature to get to the first interview.) Thank you @Melissa_Foster for the #LedByMyCharacters inspiration.   Xavier flashes one of his smiles as he sits down across from me. Xavier: Open …

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