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Forum: Writers' Cafe 02-07-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,121
Posted By Webgoji
I'm not a furry ... I just forgot to evolve. :D

I'm not a furry ... I just forgot to evolve. :D
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 02-06-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,837
Posted By Webgoji
The definition of Horror: an overwhelming...

The definition of Horror:

an overwhelming and painful feeling caused by something frightfully shocking, terrifying, or revolting; a shuddering fear (http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/fear):...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 02-06-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,033
Posted By Webgoji
In my opinion, it's no more cumbersome than any...

In my opinion, it's no more cumbersome than any other form of expression (i.e. painting, sculpting, etc). As a matter of fact, I would argue that it is far more expressive in that language can...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 01-31-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,255
Posted By Webgoji
Characters I can like. If I hate the characters,...

Characters I can like. If I hate the characters, I won't read for very long.
Forum: Fiction 01-30-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,454
Posted By Webgoji
Serial Killer Killer - A Short Story

BTK? Dahmer? The Nightslasher? Ooo, they were so scary Ö but they didnít compare to Sodomy Sam, The Fifty Shades Killer. No, he had fifteen Kansans to his name and more coming and all his...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 01-29-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,274
Posted By Webgoji
Buddhist joke (because there are too few of them)...

Buddhist joke (because there are too few of them)

Two senior monks and a junior monk decide they will go out to an island in the middle of a lake to meditate. They paddle out and before they even...
Forum: Writing Markets 01-29-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 895
Posted By Webgoji
Genres and content ... what is acceptable? Is...

Genres and content ... what is acceptable? Is splatterpunk horror okay?
Forum: Writing Markets 01-29-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By Webgoji
Prose no more than 400 words? That just...

Prose no more than 400 words?

That just eliminated every short story I ever wrote ...
Forum: Tips & Advice 01-29-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,959
Posted By Webgoji
An interesting article. I'm working on trying to...

An interesting article. I'm working on trying to self-publish my book The Seraphim Protocol and have literally spent hours trying to find a good image I could use on the cover that wasn't gong to...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 01-28-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 924
Posted By Webgoji
If you're a plotter or quasi-plotter, there are...

If you're a plotter or quasi-plotter, there are several methods and theories of story structure that can help guide you such as The Snowflake Method or Dramatica Theory (my personal favorite).
...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 01-25-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,387
Posted By Webgoji
Hmmm ... well, actually mine are based on...

Hmmm ... well, actually mine are based on necessary dramatic elements. I use Dramatica method so I develop them to fit the Grand Argument story requirements. I know, boring sounding, but I come up...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 01-25-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,036
Posted By Webgoji
Idea #1 Well, that would get me...

Idea #1

Well, that would get me investigated. Being a horror writer, the image search might not go so well and at least for me, it would be horribly distracting. I personally would shy away from...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 01-25-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,491
Posted By Webgoji
Yeppers, and thank you again! By the by, you...

Yeppers, and thank you again! By the by, you should see at least one hit coming over from Webgoji's Ramblings, I saw someone clicked on your blog off my blogroll. Hooray for sharing!
Forum: Writers' Cafe 01-24-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,115
Posted By Webgoji
Short horror --> Poetry --> Long High Fantasy -->...

Short horror --> Poetry --> Long High Fantasy --> Dramatic Trauma (a.k.a Science Fiction/Horror)

So yeah ... looks like I actually came full circle. :D
Forum: Writers' Cafe 01-24-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,491
Posted By Webgoji
ROFL! Dude, I've got a seat for you right here...

ROFL! Dude, I've got a seat for you right here next to me. I've been on that rant for a while. Heck, I had to have a 3 hour fight with my wife just to get her, my own wife, to read my work, even...
Forum: Publishing 01-24-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,398
Posted By Webgoji
Something I think should probably be kept in mind...

Something I think should probably be kept in mind here is to consider what you write. Marketing for a romance novel will be somewhat different compared to a transitive horror piece. Basically, what...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 01-24-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,890
Posted By Webgoji
Only so far as to have enough for the story. I...

Only so far as to have enough for the story. I don't create every creature on the planet and create detailed maps of the entire world or universe. I write up several paragraphs in my plot summary...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 01-24-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,575
Posted By Webgoji
There are multiple methods for starting a story. ...

There are multiple methods for starting a story. The explanation start, the action start, etc. Personally I prefer being thrown into the action.

The explanation introduces the characters to the...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 01-24-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,889
Posted By Webgoji
All the time. Even when I'm right because in the...

All the time. Even when I'm right because in the long run, it doesn't matter.

A Buddhist master once prayed,

"May I take defeat upon myself,
and offer them the victory."
Forum: Writers' Cafe 01-21-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,323
Posted By Webgoji
I would be honored if you put me in your...

I would be honored if you put me in your blogroll! Thank you so much for the offer Devon! :biggrin:
Forum: Writers' Cafe 01-21-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,323
Posted By Webgoji
Back for a while

Well everyone, after a very long discussion with my wife, I'm going to continue writing. She has pledged to be more supportive and to read my work and give me feedback. Ergo, I've started...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 01-10-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,323
Posted By Webgoji
An "I Give Up" Thread

I don't really have anywhere to say this stuff, so the mods can feel free to delete as needed. At least I'll get this off my chest.

My second book, The Seraphim Protocol, went into a 90-day...
Forum: Fiction 12-28-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By Webgoji
Overall Phoenix, this is a pretty good chapter,...

Overall Phoenix, this is a pretty good chapter, thanks for giving us the chance to read it. Something that is often overlooked is the hook at the beginning of each chapter and another at the end,...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 12-28-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,133
Posted By Webgoji
I write because I enjoy writing. I also want to...

I write because I enjoy writing. I also want to create something of value for others, thus my two goals as a writer:

1. Get published.
2. Write a story that someone somewhere wishes it would...
Forum: Fiction 12-28-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By Webgoji
Bump ... any critique is appreciated. :D

Bump ... any critique is appreciated. :D
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