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Forum: Writing Help & Issues 02-06-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By GypsySoul
I guess it just seemed so weird because all of my...

I guess it just seemed so weird because all of my short stories are almost 50% dialogue. It didn't seem as bad the fourth and fifth times I read it as the first three times. (That doesn't mean it's...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 02-03-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By GypsySoul
Lone Wolf character

My second chapter is nothing but narration! There's no dialogue because my MC doesn't have friends, he's no longer in contact with his family, and he works alone. I've tried to include some of his...
Forum: Fiction 01-31-2012, 03:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By GypsySoul
I did change his name halfway through, and I must...

I did change his name halfway through, and I must have missed fixing that one... Thanks :)
Forum: Fiction 01-30-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By GypsySoul
Please? I've never done anything on a large scale...

Please? I've never done anything on a large scale like this is going to be, and I'd like to know that I'm not completely on my own... :boat:
Forum: Fiction 01-29-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By GypsySoul
Icon2 nightmare

This is a scene near the beginning of my novel, describing the main character's nightmare (or, the first of several nightmares he will have throughout the story). Here it is...

Douglas McDaniel...
Forum: The Library 01-24-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,648
Posted By GypsySoul
Mutation, by Robin Cook...couldn't even finish it.

Mutation, by Robin Cook...couldn't even finish it.
Forum: Character Clinics 01-24-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,241
Posted By GypsySoul
So you want revenge...how do you intend to do it?...

So you want revenge...how do you intend to do it? Discreet assassination? Bloody stabbing and throat-slitting? Destroying their names and reputations before having a jury send them to death row?...
Forum: Character Clinics 01-23-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 769
Posted By GypsySoul
Were you a real person before you became a grim...

Were you a real person before you became a grim reaper? Sorry...soul collector. How did you die? Are you friends with any of the other soul collectors?
Forum: Character Clinics 01-23-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,076
Posted By GypsySoul
I'm really sorry to hear about your boyfriend. I...

I'm really sorry to hear about your boyfriend. I know that's not the sort of thing someone just "gets over." How long had the two of you been going out? What did you love most about him?

Music...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 01-23-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By GypsySoul
Icon4 Fan Fiction

I have never had any respect for fan fiction, and now I find myself writing exactly that. There is a character in a TV show I watch who seems so much like the kind of character I would create that I...
Forum: Tips & Advice 01-23-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,129
Posted By GypsySoul
I so so SO want to say yes. Yes, it's wrong. You...

I so so SO want to say yes. Yes, it's wrong. You have no right to play our game if you don't know the rules. You say you're pretty good, but how the heck would you know how good you are if you've...
Forum: Research Section 01-23-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,417
Posted By GypsySoul
Half-way through my second glass of wine, I start...

Half-way through my second glass of wine, I start feeling warm and a little giddy. After my second, I drink a bottle of water. My third does little, I just feel good and laugh at stupid stuff. I stop...
Forum: Research Section 01-23-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,699
Posted By GypsySoul
Sometimes the birth mother will give the hospital...

Sometimes the birth mother will give the hospital a fake last name to put on the birth certificate, sometimes she will let them use her real one.
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 01-23-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,629
Posted By GypsySoul
And worse! If what you're writing isn't from the...

And worse! If what you're writing isn't from the deepest, blackest part of your soul, what's the point? Make 'em squeal. They'll remember you.

~Gypsy
Forum: Poetry 01-23-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By GypsySoul
Fan-freakin'-tastic! It seems like it's missing a...

Fan-freakin'-tastic! It seems like it's missing a few references to coal country, but that's my Susky that I'm thinking about... It does flow, and very well. Makes me feel like the author is a lot...
Forum: Poetry 01-23-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By GypsySoul
I like it. It's scary. I love how it seems so...

I like it. It's scary. I love how it seems so alive, but not quite real. Like the destruction everyone knows could be just around the corner, but no one could think about without ending up in a wacky...
Forum: Fiction 01-23-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 812
Posted By GypsySoul
This particular sentence makes no sense to me. I...

This particular sentence makes no sense to me. I get the part about the characters not being able to choose their own actions, but I'm not sure "symbiosis" is the word you want in the beginning....
Forum: Introductions 01-19-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By GypsySoul
*sheepish smile*

Hey, y'all... I introduced myself on here a while back, read through a few fascinating threads, and then somehow forgot about the site until just a couple minutes ago. :shifty: When I was having...
Forum: Introductions 12-04-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By GypsySoul
Hey, y'all!

Hello, this is me! And here I am, sitting in front of my fireplace listening to my almost-brother-in-law dis the Dallas Cowboys, chatting with my boyfriend on Skype, eating ice cream, and trying to...
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