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I boxed up my ego, my pride of accomplishment, my certainty that I am a good writer, my belief that anyone who feels otherwise simply is out of touch with reality, and submitted my first chapter of Vamonos!, my second novel, to Ray Rhamey’s blog “Flogging the Quill” – “Turn the Page” critique.
The “Turn the Page” thing goes like this. You submit the first sixteen double spaced lines of your manuscript, which according to Ray is the amount of text that should be on the first page of a novel. He reads it, and then decides if he will turn the page.</p>
You can get the whole blow-by-blow of how it turned out at: