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Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-29-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,273
Posted By Schmoo
My favorite line is from The Ref, "Did your alien...

My favorite line is from The Ref, "Did your alien leader forget to leave you with instructions?" Or something like that. It has been a while.
Forum: Contest Central 07-18-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Please Read: Contest - Fable
Views: 6,775
Posted By Schmoo
Lady Blue and Fat Daddy Shmoo Lady Blue...

Lady Blue and Fat Daddy

Shmoo

Lady Blue Jay flew from her nest singing her song while floating on the light breeze in the air. Lady Blue Jay flew eagerly in search of a meal for her hungry...
Forum: Contest Central 04-01-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,289
Posted By Schmoo
Congratulations to all the winners. They were all...

Congratulations to all the winners. They were all great stories.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-31-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,609
Posted By Schmoo
Books about bacon? *drool* OMG I would never...

Books about bacon? *drool* OMG I would never make it through the whole book. Everything tastes better with BACON!

Panceta or capacola or maybe prosciutto you are thinking of?

Seriously I...
Forum: Introductions 03-31-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,500
Posted By Schmoo
Welcome, there are some great people here. I...

Welcome, there are some great people here. I know from my short experience here I have learned a great deal.
Forum: The Library 03-26-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 26,768
Posted By Schmoo
I will admit that there aren't any movies that I...

I will admit that there aren't any movies that I think are actually better than the book but a few had some changes that I liked and some I didn't. The one that sticks out is Misery by Stephen King,...
Forum: Fiction 03-26-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By Schmoo
That was beautiful. I really enjoyed that story....

That was beautiful. I really enjoyed that story. It left me wanting more and wanting to know more. I can't comment on the technical issues if there are any but I can say, I really enjoyed the flow...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-25-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,260
Posted By Schmoo
From a readers standpoint, I think it couldn't...

From a readers standpoint, I think it couldn't hurt. I have three authors that I follow and I will admit bought their latest books because of seeing their release on their FB page. I am sure the...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-23-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,378
Posted By Schmoo
I doubt myself every time I sit down to write and...

I doubt myself every time I sit down to write and in fact my doubt sometimes gets in the way of my writing. But I keep in mind as much as I would love to be an excellent writer, I am doing it for...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-23-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,811
Posted By Schmoo
I will have to admit I enjoyed reading all of the...

I will have to admit I enjoyed reading all of the posts. I have been out of town but coming home to these responses was really awesome. I had forgotten about all the other kinds of pies out there...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-14-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,811
Posted By Schmoo
Happy PIE day...What's your favorite pie

Just for fun and in honor of Pi day...so they say....I thought it would be fun to see what kind of pie you like and why. Not the pi 3.14..... but the round, square, rectangular yummy goodness you...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-09-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,278
Posted By Schmoo
I think the statistics are important. I would be...

I think the statistics are important. I would be curious to see if you took the responses and listed all the people who responded or posted, however you look at it, and see how many people respond...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-02-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,429
Posted By Schmoo
Iamaunicorn, you had me in stitches. Thanks for...

Iamaunicorn, you had me in stitches. Thanks for that great humor. I seriously hope that is not exactly what happens to you but I am sure there is some bit of truth there.
Forum: Introductions 02-19-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 755
Posted By Schmoo
Welcome, you will learn a great deal here. There...

Welcome, you will learn a great deal here. There are some great people here.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 02-19-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,219
Posted By Schmoo
"So ... why do you post? Do you want to get...

"So ... why do you post? Do you want to get better or do you want to let people read your work. If it's the latter then please at least let myself and others know. It would save us a lot of time and...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 02-19-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,429
Posted By Schmoo
Wow, such wonderful advice from all of you. This...

Wow, such wonderful advice from all of you. This really has helped me a great deal. I love all the different perspectives and ideas. I think because I am so new to actually trying to be a serious...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 02-17-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,064
Posted By Schmoo
I will admit I love to write. I feel like I am...

I will admit I love to write. I feel like I am always making up some story in my head about something or someone. Most are random thoughts don't go anywhere and sometimes they get stuck in my...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 02-17-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,429
Posted By Schmoo
Longknife, interesting that you say that. I was...

Longknife, interesting that you say that. I was writing last night and found that when I came to a character I needed in the story I had to go figure out who they were. I have a few pages of what I...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 02-16-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,429
Posted By Schmoo
Devon, thank you for your thoughts. I am kind of...

Devon, thank you for your thoughts. I am kind of the same way but after a while I seem to get lost in my own story. I seem to make up stuff as I go along and I guess I am wondering if I should have...
Forum: Contest Central 02-15-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,720
Posted By Schmoo
THE WRONG PRESENT Julia sat on the couch...

THE WRONG PRESENT

Julia sat on the couch crying. She wiped the tears from her eyes and blew her nose. She tried to clear her throat as she reached for the phone. She dialed and waited for...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 02-15-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,429
Posted By Schmoo
Icon3 What is the first thing you do when starting a novel?

So I am curious. Since I am nowhere near a trained, professional writer, I would like to ask those professionals out there a few questions. I am new to taking on writing seriously and since I am...
Forum: Introductions 02-13-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 869
Posted By Schmoo
Welcome, I too have dyslexia and have learned to...

Welcome, I too have dyslexia and have learned to adapt and believe that someday I will be a successful writer. I am sure you will do very well. The people here are great and will offer you some...
Forum: Introductions 02-13-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,225
Posted By Schmoo
Hello Donjay, welcome, I hope you enjoy it here. ...

Hello Donjay, welcome, I hope you enjoy it here. I am fairly new myself but I have learned so much from many of the other people around here. They are really great. Enjoy!
Forum: Writers' Cafe 02-12-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,934
Posted By Schmoo
Barton Fink makes me think of Barney Fife from...

Barton Fink makes me think of Barney Fife from the Andy Griffith show. Although Barton would be a good last name, I think. From your description of the character I keep thinking of the name Jason...
Forum: Fiction 02-03-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,907
Posted By Schmoo
I thought this was a great piece. I felt like...

I thought this was a great piece. I felt like the mother was on the verge of having Alzheimer or something. She couldn't remember squat but yet finally admitted her husband was not up to her...
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