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Snort. Does two yes’s out of all those questions really count? Sheesh. You’re hard to please.
Random Walk Writer says
I have no clue when the hay baler was invented, but were it to be important in some way to my novel, I would LOOK IT UP.
I don’t think that writing the first book of a planned series (providing it can stand alone as a quality work) should count against one.
And, goodness gracious — if you’re doing work-for-hire for Wizards of the Coast, you’ve already been paid part of your advance in all likelihood, so abandoning your work would be breach of contract!
. . . Should I point out the rest of the flaws?
Hmmm… I passed! All the same, I can readily conceive of using quite a few of those plot devices without feeling in the least bit guilty. *grin*
Valerie Comer says
Hey, *I* didn’t write it, I just found it amusing and thought I’d share.
I see though that there are a few cliches I missed while writing my fantasy spoof for Nano last year. Maybe I’ll leave the exam open in front of me when I start revising, so I’ll know what to put IN.