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Forum: Fiction 08-26-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,564
Posted By ShadowsofDakaro
This is an amazing story, full of hidden...

This is an amazing story, full of hidden heartbreak and such world-weariness. I almost cried when I finally got to the end. There are some typos, instances of wrong tenses being used, but I looked...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 08-07-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,631
Posted By ShadowsofDakaro
Usually people with extensive vocabularies don't...

Usually people with extensive vocabularies don't speak with with it unless they're trying to be pretentious. The easiest way to build up a vocabulary, as Cloverish said, is just to keep exposing...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 08-07-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 747
Posted By ShadowsofDakaro
"It begins with a character, usually, and once he...

"It begins with a character, usually, and once he stands up on his feet and begins to move, all I can do is trot along behind him with a paper and pencil trying to keep up long enough to put down...
Forum: Fiction 08-07-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By ShadowsofDakaro
That is exactly what I'm looking for, Elisa/win....

That is exactly what I'm looking for, Elisa/win. Thank you so much for your suggestions and critiques. You're right, most of what I had was unnecessary. There are times when I just can't back up...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 08-06-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 747
Posted By ShadowsofDakaro
I've found time and again that I have an idea for...

I've found time and again that I have an idea for a character and write a few notes about them to give myself a writing start with a projected end...and they have taken on a life of their own by the...
Forum: Research Section 08-06-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,658
Posted By ShadowsofDakaro
When the mother was a young girl she was attacked...

When the mother was a young girl she was attacked by a werewolf, but nobody believed her, thinking it was just an attack by wild dogs or something. She grows up not only becoming increasingly...
Forum: Fiction 08-06-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By ShadowsofDakaro
Short Story - Grinm

The rider nonchalantly approaches the abandoned town on its mount. Although the sun is igniting vegetation within a ten mile radius, the rider is wrapped in an enormous jet-black cloak that covers...
Forum: Tips & Advice 08-06-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,454
Posted By ShadowsofDakaro
In the past I always used MS Word, but lately...

In the past I always used MS Word, but lately I've converted over to Google Docs and save each chapter into a separate file. It's actually easier than word, plus I have access to my files wherever I...
Forum: Tips & Advice 08-06-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 25,967
Posted By ShadowsofDakaro
Amazing resources. I haven't even heard of many...

Amazing resources. I haven't even heard of many of these blogs, but I will be subscribing immediately. Thank you for this list...I will be buying a couple of these books with my next paycheck.
Forum: Tips & Advice 08-06-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,442
Posted By ShadowsofDakaro
I would agree. The best writing I've come across...

I would agree. The best writing I've come across will challenge the reader to think differently. It's understandable if you do veer outside what the reader expects as long as you set the rules...
Forum: Introductions 08-06-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By ShadowsofDakaro
Thank you for the welcome! I was going to go...

Thank you for the welcome! I was going to go check out the FAQs to make sure I'm following the rules, spoken and unspoken. I would love to check out some similar stories for inspiration.
Forum: Introductions 08-05-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By ShadowsofDakaro
Exactly what I was looking for

I have been writing for quite some time (I think I started my first story in 6th grade), and have been on and off dipping into the writing game. I've mostly done short stories, with a poem here and...
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