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Forum: Writing Markets 06-09-2015, 10:01 AM
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Views: 1,584
Posted By midwestamp
The website is live, and can be viewed here...

The website is live, and can be viewed here (http://www.politicaljunkienewsmedia.com).
Forum: Writing Markets 06-07-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,584
Posted By midwestamp
Alternative News Site Looking for Additional Writers

We're launching the website for Political Junkie News Media on June 9th. We've been promoting original content on Facebook for a little over three years now, and feel it's time we stepped it up.
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Forum: Fiction 03-15-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,426
Posted By midwestamp
Ok, I may have overstated in saying I wanted to...

Ok, I may have overstated in saying I wanted to give him an arc. What I'm really trying to accomplish is taking a guy who most people won't like, and giving the reader his perspective. He is...
Forum: Board Games 03-15-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 19,996
Posted By midwestamp
Willing.

Willing.
Forum: Fiction 03-15-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,426
Posted By midwestamp
I agree, somewhat. But, I don't think people...

I agree, somewhat. But, I don't think people experience a situation such as this and remain the same unless they possess some sociopathic qualities. People change in real life, and sometimes...
Forum: Board Games 03-14-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 19,996
Posted By midwestamp
Warm gasps on my neck.

Warm gasps on my neck.
Forum: Fiction 03-14-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,426
Posted By midwestamp
That's great feedback, thank you. It is a goal of...

That's great feedback, thank you. It is a goal of mine to give the mc an arc and by the end have you either like him or at least sympathize with him. That is my main objective with this piece, so I...
Forum: Fiction 03-10-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,215
Posted By midwestamp
First things first. You switch tense in the...

First things first. You switch tense in the first paragraph. I get the feeling you want to do the first part in present and the flashback in past, which would be fine if you were consistent.
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Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-10-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,375
Posted By midwestamp
That's hilarious.

That's hilarious.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-10-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,375
Posted By midwestamp
No, of course not. I think I stopped because I...

No, of course not. I think I stopped because I was starting to become aware of how off topic I was. Basically it became harder and harder to find the time. Life, would be a simpler answer.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-10-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,375
Posted By midwestamp
No worries, at all. Sir is correct, as I assume...

No worries, at all. Sir is correct, as I assume would be on your end.

A few years ago I started a now defunct online lit-mag. One of the more rewarding aspects of editing it was providing a...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-10-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,375
Posted By midwestamp
I don't really care. Just taking part in a...

I don't really care. Just taking part in a discussion, not trying to start a revolution. I know my place in this little world and that it will survive without my input. There are simply things I...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-10-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,375
Posted By midwestamp
It is up to me, you're right. And personally, I...

It is up to me, you're right. And personally, I wouldn't want to work with a publisher that would be willing to stymie someone's career based on a technicality.

So, yeah. Fuck them.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-10-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,375
Posted By midwestamp
Good thing you can have the entire thread...

Good thing you can have the entire thread deleted. Title included. I get what you're saying, and that's why I recently used the "Fiction" section for a previously published story.

However, I...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-10-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,375
Posted By midwestamp
I don't either. If you want to publish something...

I don't either. If you want to publish something you have posted in Fiction, all you have to do is delete it.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-09-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,375
Posted By midwestamp
This looks like something I would do. If not...

This looks like something I would do. If not outside, at least near an open window. I like numbers, especially statistics. So, I can definitely appreciate what you did here.
Forum: Fiction 03-09-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,426
Posted By midwestamp
I think some of the lingo I've used is a bit...

I think some of the lingo I've used is a bit confusing. It may be due to my working in the industry, or maybe it's a demographic thing. Otherwise, it seems I need to address a few things.
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Forum: Fiction 03-09-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,426
Posted By midwestamp
That's a pretty comprehensive crit, JoeMatt. I'm...

That's a pretty comprehensive crit, JoeMatt. I'm going to have to set aside some time to give it a proper read. Thanks a ton.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-05-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,545
Posted By midwestamp
I detest coconut. In addition to having worked...

I detest coconut. In addition to having worked with one of its many derivatives, and suffering through strict allergy guidelines governed by the DOH, what is it? A fruit? A nut? A drupe? Better...
Forum: Fiction 03-05-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,426
Posted By midwestamp
I doubt that. I read your prologue and had even...

I doubt that. I read your prologue and had even less to contribute. Thanks.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-05-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,545
Posted By midwestamp
If that's the case, I'm pretty sure mine was the...

If that's the case, I'm pretty sure mine was the one that looked like caramel, but turned out to be coconut.
Forum: Fiction 03-05-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,426
Posted By midwestamp
Life Expectancy - 1056 words

I wrote this a couple of years ago and published it with a small online press. Now that I have the rights back, I would like to revamp it to try and get the most out of the story, and hopefully get...
Forum: Contest Central 03-04-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,458
Posted By midwestamp
Tau was pretty clear, and you even thanked the...

Tau was pretty clear, and you even thanked the post. But see ya.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-04-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,645
Posted By midwestamp
I'm sorry, I know this really isn't the point,...

I'm sorry, I know this really isn't the point, but being that I'm from Indiana and also a big basketball fan, I couldn't help myself.
Forum: Contest Central 03-04-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 18,345
Posted By midwestamp
I'm not going to jump threads with this, but felt...

I'm not going to jump threads with this, but felt it necessary to point out.
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