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Forum: Writing Help & Issues 02-19-2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,271
Posted By mussokn
Icon7 Thanks guys for all the help...I think I'll...

Thanks guys for all the help...I think I'll change her name to Natasha Hashmi.
Forum: Introductions 02-17-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By mussokn
My favourite genre tends to change depending on...

My favourite genre tends to change depending on my mood! Having just finished 1984 and The Handmaid's Tale, I'm really getting into dystopian fiction. I'd like to read Brave New World, by Adolf...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 02-17-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,271
Posted By mussokn
Icon7 I see what you mean, but giving her a western...

I see what you mean, but giving her a western name would seem quite unrealistic.

I do agree with you and The runoff on keeping the story as short as possible. That was my original aim. I will...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 02-17-2012, 12:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,271
Posted By mussokn
Yeah, I think I'm going to go ahead and write the...

Yeah, I think I'm going to go ahead and write the story and see how it goes. I'll never know til I try! :)
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 02-16-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,271
Posted By mussokn
Thanks, Devon. I'm definitely going to brainstorm...

Thanks, Devon. I'm definitely going to brainstorm some ideas for alternative endings.

However, I do have one idea, that MIGHT allow me to keep the same ending, but I can't be sure. I want to...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 02-16-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,271
Posted By mussokn
Are you sure there's nothing that isn't...

Are you sure there's nothing that isn't completely plausible or realistic?
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 02-16-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,271
Posted By mussokn
Yes, but I would really like some general...

Yes, but I would really like some general feedback about my plot and whether or not it's plausible and how I could make it more effective etc.
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 02-16-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By mussokn
Don't combine several perspectives! It's quite...

Don't combine several perspectives! It's quite off-putting for the reader. Choose the persepctive that'll have the effect you want. For example, if you want to give the reader a deep, insight into...
Forum: Character Clinics 02-16-2012, 03:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 936
Posted By mussokn
Did you ever make friends with any of the...

Did you ever make friends with any of the children in the foster families you lived with?

Have you ever tried to trace your parents? Why/why not?
Forum: Introductions 02-16-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By mussokn
Hey, David! I understand your sentiment in...

Hey, David!

I understand your sentiment in regards to reality shows! :) I myself have never understood what people see in them. So is there a particular genre of writing or subject that you enjoy...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 02-16-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,271
Posted By mussokn
Is this story worth writing?

It may be foolish of me to post my entire storyline here but I need help.

- We are introduced to Natasha Hussain, a twenty something homeless Muslim girl. Her father was killed in a racial attack...
Forum: Fiction 12-13-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By mussokn
Best friends (working title)

It’s the night of the school rock concert. There are only three bands performing and a handful of supporters, and we finish an hour early, leaving us free to climb back on stage and turn up the...
Forum: Fiction 11-13-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By mussokn
Thanks, where do you think I could add some...

Thanks, where do you think I could add some detail?
Forum: Fiction 11-13-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By mussokn
The bystander

Another short story for my creative writing class. There has to be some kind of moral at the end. Please tell me, by the way, if you think it's a tad bit unrealistic.


The sunlight poured into...
Forum: Fiction 11-06-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By mussokn
Thanks, and by the way, is it clear that I was...

Thanks, and by the way, is it clear that I was only imagining drinking the alcohol knowingly at the end of the fourth to last paragraph?
Forum: Fiction 11-06-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By mussokn
I see what you mean... I know how I could weave...

I see what you mean... I know how I could weave that in, thanks anyway.
Forum: Fiction 11-06-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By mussokn
You're right, the last paragraph IS a bit too...

You're right, the last paragraph IS a bit too explicit. I might get rid of it or shorten it slightly but I'll ask my class for a couple more opinions first. Oh, and do you think it would be better...
Forum: Fiction 11-06-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By mussokn
Thanks...yeah, this almost completely true and I...

Thanks...yeah, this almost completely true and I suppose you could say I'm going through this journey right now. Now that you mention it, I might try and write the next instalment. :)
Forum: Fiction 11-06-2011, 05:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By mussokn
Hawaiian Ice

I've written this as homework for a creative writing class. We have to talk about an experience during our teenage years/ young adult years. I'll get feedback there, but I'd like to know what you...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 10-30-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By mussokn
Does this passage make sense?

She stood in the coach doorway, her backpack stuffed with magazines and CDs and sweets to share with her roommates at nights, admiring the view.

Is it clear the backpack is over her shoulders?...
Forum: Fiction 10-29-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 950
Posted By mussokn
It is kind of supposed to do that... I accept...

It is kind of supposed to do that... I accept that it may not be very accurate because it based on my own feelings and my observations. I was trying to be ironic in some places and completely devoid...
Forum: Fiction 10-29-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 950
Posted By mussokn
It's not meant to be part of a novel. I'll be...

It's not meant to be part of a novel. I'll be honest, I wrote it because I was frustrated. Now, I've received some feedback, I'm going to try and improve it and use the ideas for a novel I'm going...
Forum: Introductions 10-29-2011, 04:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By mussokn
Hi ya! I'm in a similar boat. I haven't logged...

Hi ya! I'm in a similar boat. I haven't logged onto writers beat for months and I've joined a creative writing class! I look forward to seeing your work, and three is nnough for a writers gorup -...
Forum: Fiction 10-28-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 950
Posted By mussokn
Wow, I never thought of it quite like that....

Wow, I never thought of it quite like that. Thanks for thd advice, I'm going to keep working on this.
Forum: Fiction 10-28-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 950
Posted By mussokn
Twenty first century British teenager

I am a twenty first century British teenager. I never show my emotions. Only attention seekers talk about their feelings and I don’t want to be known as one. I have to be careful about what I say and...
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