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Old 08-20-2019, 10:18 AM   #11
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7th would be easier for me. i leave on Sat and don't return until the 1st. i will have my laptop but visiting kid.

Winter is Coming, or any idea there of works for me. thinking horror... muhahaha. i like.
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Old 08-20-2019, 08:34 PM   #12
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How long does it take you to write 8 pages?
Coherency optional? If so, I could have one done tonight. But "winter coming?" It's 101 degrees here with 9,999 and 99/100% humidity. Winter is just a hopeful dream.
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Old 08-20-2019, 09:05 PM   #13
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Coherency optional? If so, I could have one done tonight. But "winter coming?" It's 101 degrees here with 9,999 and 99/100% humidity. Winter is just a hopeful dream.


"Winter is just a Hopeful Dream"


There's your story and a kickass title right there.


It'll take me two weeks just to come up with a title which will even then pretty much suck ball sacks.
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Old 08-21-2019, 03:14 AM   #14
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Coherency optional? If so, I could have one done tonight.
Orrrr take your time, give it a couple of passes before posting, who knows how it might bloom.

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But "winter coming?" It's 101 degrees here with 9,999 and 99/100% humidity. Winter is just a hopeful dream.
We're writers dammit we're supposed to use our imagination! Subvert the trope, turn it around, surprise the reader.

General thought: Spare me, lord Odin, from any Game of Thrones parodies, that's linear thinking!
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Old 08-21-2019, 05:25 AM   #15
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Orrrr take your time, give it a couple of passes before posting, who knows how it might bloom.
Have you seen cute little flowering weeds? A little water and they turn in hideous, sharp-edged, bug-infested, gigantic thistles. Much better to present the baby weed, some of the "lesser sighted" might think it's a flower -- sort of.

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We're writers dammit we're supposed to use our imagination! Subvert the trope, turn it around, surprise the reader.
Who is "we," Kemosabe? And what's this "imagination" you speak of? And I never did like them damn tropes. If I see one I'll blow its beak off.

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General thought: Spare me, lord Odin, from any Game of Thrones parodies, that's linear thinking!
Well, at least I don't have to worry about that with me. About the only thing I know about the "Game of Thrones" is that somewhere along the line there are little bitty, mini dragons. I know this because I saw an ad once.

But, seriously, "winter is coming" in August? What happened to Fall?
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Old 08-21-2019, 06:35 PM   #16
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Winter's practically finished down here, not altogether sure I should be looking towards the next one already... seems a little Goth
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Old 08-25-2019, 01:34 AM   #17
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Just saying, 2 weeks till deadline (Sept 7th).

Now many of you will be thinking, that's plenty of time, I don't even need 2 weeks, I am a writing god, hey maybe I'll just leave it until the very last moment and blast something out, how cool would that be?

But something will happen and you'll miss the window or you won't be happy with what you've got, and you won't even post in the threads any more, you'll just step back into the shadows, full of shame and regret.

So perhaps now might be a good time to tinker with that treatment or scribble that outline or generally start writing some pages, before you leave it too late? Just a suggestion.

End public service announcement, have a nice day.
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Old 08-25-2019, 03:07 PM   #18
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I was just in the middle of my "Can't think of anything" thing.


I'll slink off into the shadows now filled with shame regret and self loathing.


I'm not a Professional writer by any stretch, but I put myself at pre-professional when it comes to self loathing.
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Old 08-26-2019, 12:19 AM   #19
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I was just in the middle of my "Can't think of anything" thing.
Nod nod, Writer's Funk, it's a transitory period, you must push through, try mowing the lawn or washing the dishes, let your hindbrain pop an idea out while you're distracted by those unrelated activities.

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The writer in you came up with the much more dramatic self-loathing, channel that inner creativity, smear your blank screen with tortured words. I believe in you.

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Cool beans, it's a skill that some will never develop, keep striving for excellence, you're already ahead of the pack.
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Old 08-26-2019, 02:07 PM   #20
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I might join this.

Just kidding. All of you are WAY better than me. I ain't stupid.
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