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Melissa Rose

What Do You Listen To When You Write?

Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Just a Hint

So, having nothing better to do today than be vague and mysterious, I thought I would leave some hints as to what I have been working on for this particular signing. The above going to represent Bryan Davis and his books. Hmm, whatever could it be. . . .

And that one's for Christopher Hopper and his books. Someone told me it looked like a rogue soft-serve cone. I can kinda see that, but no, alas there will be no soft serve ice cream at the event.

And last but by no means least, is this item which will be used to represent Sharon Hinck and her tomes. This one has been likened to worms doing precision drills or spaghetti preforming a synchronized swimming routine. Also valid guesses, but also incorrect. I suppose that to see the mystery revealed you'll just have to stop back by when I have pictures up of the event.

I'd put a picture here to hint about the thingie for Wayne too, but I can't seeing as it is in the front window of the store right now. I finished that one first, (I always experiment on Wayne's things) and it turned out so well that the staff asked if they could put it in the front window with the other things and books and I yielded to their pleas.

But that lovely dragon face right there? I painted that for Wayne coupla months ago. I didn't want anyone thinking he was a neglected author or anything like that. I'm also inordinately fond of how well that turned out, so much so I think I'll post another pic. of it.

There you go. Now no one need accuse me of being modest. ;)


WayneThomasBatson said...

Ah, but now that wonderful dragon painting now adorns my classroom so nicely!

PS: Saw Dick on the floor today. Too cool!

Pais Charos said...

Wow... that's... wow. Scribe those are awesome!!!

everlastingscribe said...

The dragon really is my pride and joy though he lives in Wayne's class room. Actually got some commission work out of that one. I think I need to paint more dragons. ;)

everlastingscribe said...

And seeing Dick on the floor is very very cool! I was hoping they'd see just how very awesome you four are doing. Hearing it from me is one thing, seeing for themselves is another!

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Pais Charos said...

(Oy... third time's the charm, right?)

I can't paint. Draw... maybe, but I haven't drawn anything since my drawing class at Liberty last fall.

I mainly do stuff on the computer, make sig banners, avatars, that sort of thing. You know, using artwork people have already drawn/painted, or photos.

For instance, I made this for Bryan Davis' daughter recently (let's hope this works this time):

Poll Results

What Do You Notice First About A Book?
RESULTS! Closed 11/11/09

My attention's always grabbed by the cover-53%

I look on the spine for the author's name-6%

The thicker books are the one that grab my notice-26%

I open the book up to the middle and burry my nose in the pages, sniffing. Scent is important-0%

I flip the book over, ignore the cover and the spine and get to the book blurb-13%

Pick Your Weapon! RESULTS! Closed-11/03/09

Hand and Half Sword-16%
Long Bow-25%
Pen-25 %

What Kind of Fan Are You? RESULTS! Closed-10/22/09

Shy. I like reading books but I don't want to meet the authors-15%

Avid. I've read everything my favorite author has written!-38%

Curious. I've e-mailed my favorite author or left comments on the blog and asked them questions-38%

What Kind of Word Smith Are You? RESULTS!-Closed 10/15/09

I focus on setting-22%
I focus on dialogue-22%
I focus on action-22%
I focus on characters-33%

What Kind of Reader Are You? RESULTS!-Closed 10/07/09

I try and guess where the story is going to go-44%
I read the book and think how I would have written it differently-0%
I race through the story, riding the words like a rollarcoaster-22%
I race through the book and then go back and read my favorite parts again and again-33%

What Kind of Writer Are You? RESULTS!

Character first--1%
Plot First--4%
Balanced Between Plot and Character--5%
All Over The Place--5%

So All Over The Place and Balanced Between Plot and Character tie for the win! All I can say is that there must be some wicked stories out there. I can't wait to read them!

Scribe is Listening to:


Chronicles of Narnia Prince Caspian Sound Track.

Books on CD: The Moving Finger Read by Martin Jarvis. Original story by: Agatha Christie

Scribe is Reading:

I am? COOL!

I'm apparently referring to myself in the third person too. Go figure.


Nightmare's Edge by: Bryan Davis

The Invention of Hugo Cabert (Caldecott Book) by: Brian Selzinck-FINISHED. Mind blowing! Every storyteller should read this book.

FEARLESS by: Max Lucado-FINISHED. Excellent!

NLT Chronological 24/7 Bible paperback
NASB Online at Bible Gateway


Psalm 49

Psalm 49
A Psalm of Repentance

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I tell stories all day long. Some with my pen, some with my keyboard and if you can find me, buy me a coffee and I'll tell you one too!