Originally Posted by Mouse
You know, I did think the voice was a wee bit me when I read it.
I've got Shade's Children
to read. Is it any good? I love Garth Nix. You should check out Jeremy de Quidt's Toymaker
for a pretty gruesome YA story.
You know what they say about imitation...
Yes, Shade's Children
is really good. I love Garth Nix too but sometimes I get the impression that he was a little rushed when he wrote, e.g. Abhorsen
. Shade's Children
wasn't like that. Hideously dark, though. I'll have a look at Toymaker
if I'm feeling brave one day.
Thanks Grizzgreen and hopewrites for your comments. hopewrites -- could you put your finger on what didn't work for you at the start? Was it the tense issues with 'the mad I'd marry' or was it more widespread?