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Forum: Writing Help & Issues 12-05-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,145
Posted By hymanwallace
You don't need the 'meet', drop the kids, and...

You don't need the 'meet', drop the kids, and Ginny's smart enough I figure to trick Brian (jumble of Brain - get it? snort) into the dumpster so she can shoot him with an elephant gun imported from...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 12-05-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,145
Posted By hymanwallace
One kind of title you must avoid or I will hate...

One kind of title you must avoid or I will hate your title and that's a title that's a poem all to itself. There's way too many of these. Please don't have a beautiful title like :

The Riffling...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 12-05-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,861
Posted By hymanwallace
Somebody said you have to have written ten bad...

Somebody said you have to have written ten bad things before you can write anything worth writing so it's a good idea to get those ten things those ten awful dreadful embarrassing things written and...
Forum: Research Section 12-05-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,762
Posted By hymanwallace
fireplace poker whammed into head -

Monica swings a hooked fireplace poker into Tim's head so that the hook pierces his temple and pokes out his eye. The iron is stuck there with an eyeball swinging off it. She throws up. He passes...
Forum: The Library 06-13-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3,718
Views: 287,077
Posted By hymanwallace
In reverse chrono from the last few months: The...

In reverse chrono from the last few months:
The Grey and Guilty Sea by Scott Carter
- abandoned b/c the narrator is an insensitive and grumpy. I find there are too many arrogant protagonists these...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 12-23-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,756
Posted By hymanwallace
Hey Max, you might try an external keyboard on...

Hey Max, you might try an external keyboard on one of those old laps in the house. You can also plug in an external monitor.
Just a thought.

I like a desktop too, but do most of my writing on a...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 12-22-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,756
Posted By hymanwallace
Nix the Mac. If all you want to do is write and...

Nix the Mac. If all you want to do is write and you've been working on a windows machine with Word, you do not NOT want to suffer the Mac. I've had six laptops and the worst was the MacBook Pro. If...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 11-22-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 773
Posted By hymanwallace
re-writing

This has been asked before, probably, but ...

I have this long awful story that I want to re-write. I've pulled all its pieces into a single file and am wondering.

I want to re-write it. I...
Forum: Free Writing 03-30-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,068
Posted By hymanwallace
How does the story end? How do the...

How does the story end?

How do the struggles before him shape the story to that end?

In any meaningful story involving super powers there will come a scene where the hero faces the burden of...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 03-30-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,331
Posted By hymanwallace
Right. We're in agreement. One problem that...

Right. We're in agreement.

One problem that comes up down that road is that nothing is ever finished until you let it go. When you accept that accepting 'good enough' is going to give you a...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 03-30-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,331
Posted By hymanwallace
I haven't finished anything in twenty years. Lots...

I haven't finished anything in twenty years. Lots of story starts, a couple of first draft novels that were so bad I couldn't see anyway of making them worth reading.

Two years ago I decided I...
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