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Forum: Tips & Advice 01-26-2012, 02:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 793
Posted By Lillijen
Erowid for when I need to dope my characters up...

Erowid for when I need to dope my characters up on plant-derivative drugs.
Forum: Research Section 01-12-2012, 03:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,450
Posted By Lillijen
Australia, Non-religious background. Some very...

Australia, Non-religious background. Some very vague RE in primary school, a little bit of Sunday school. 27yo


1. Creation of Earth in 7 days YES
2. Adam and Eve YES
3. Cain and Abel...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 01-03-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 16,864
Posted By Lillijen
I agree with Mike C. You make many posts about...

I agree with Mike C. You make many posts about characters, which combined with your above comment, show that you don't have a strong grasp on social interactions, various personalities etc etc. ...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 01-03-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,911
Posted By Lillijen
Also, Hunger Games has a strong lead, which from...

Also, Hunger Games has a strong lead, which from a very vague memory is strong.

Isobel Carmody's Obernewtyn Chronicles have excellent female characters.
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 01-01-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 16,864
Posted By Lillijen
I would say you're writing from a perspective of...

I would say you're writing from a perspective of Good Vs Evil, rather than Person in a Realistic World.


Look at your family, your friends, how many of them are purely good or purely evil? None...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 01-01-2012, 01:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 16,864
Posted By Lillijen
I would identify them as this: One dim...

I would identify them as this:


One dim - In an out of the story, only ever see one small part of their personality. Very minor characters.

Two dim - More to the forefront, or the MC of the...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 12-31-2011, 01:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By Lillijen
Is there a reason he already knows it's Morten? ...

Is there a reason he already knows it's Morten?



It was his keen sense of smell that alerted him to the human's presence. "Morten," he ....
Forum: Tips & Advice 12-30-2011, 04:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,194
Posted By Lillijen
Rote, rote and more rote. After you've found...

Rote, rote and more rote.

After you've found a word you can't spell, through spellchecker, use the good old fashioned Read, cover, Write, Check method of yore. 10 times, 20 times, whatever you...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 12-27-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By Lillijen
You guys are awesome!

You guys are awesome!
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 12-19-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By Lillijen
help please, from church people

There's a particular part of the services thatI remember from the dim recesses of my childhood, where the minister and the congregation do a sort of call and response.

One of my FB friends has...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 12-19-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,707
Posted By Lillijen
I am going to go back and rewrite that chapter as...

I am going to go back and rewrite that chapter as a letter to the MC. Have been dreaming about it, and it just feels right. Wasn't terribly happy with the chapter anyway, so hopefully this will make...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 12-18-2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,059
Posted By Lillijen
I'm with you insofar as I prefer my conflict to...

I'm with you insofar as I prefer my conflict to be realistic. Unless there is severe and reoccuring trauma from something within a relationship, very rarely will the seeing of your girlfriend with...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 12-18-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,707
Posted By Lillijen
Ooohhh, diary entry, I like that. Will keep it...

Ooohhh, diary entry, I like that. Will keep it in mind for the future!
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 12-16-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,707
Posted By Lillijen
YEah, the snippet probably wasn't terribly...

YEah, the snippet probably wasn't terribly helpful. I guess it makes more sense when you *know* that the first 3 chapters are in Audra's voice lol.


What other ways could I go about showing...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 12-14-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,244
Posted By Lillijen
Oh, I think you might wanna reconsider that last...

Oh, I think you might wanna reconsider that last part. See, I married me a powerful ugly creature.

How can you say that? How can you shame me in front of new people?
If I could make you...
Forum: The Library 12-14-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,652
Posted By Lillijen
Feist's Faerie Tale. That book is damnably...

Feist's Faerie Tale. That book is damnably creepy.

Something by Stephen King, I think it was Misery.

1984 and Bester? Huxley? (one of the two)'s The Demolished Man are scary in their own...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 12-14-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,707
Posted By Lillijen
Changing characters

Would this irritate you, or would you find it hard to follow?


The first 3 chapters have been from my main character's POV, in 1st person. Long story short, she's ended up away from the current...
Forum: Fiction 11-21-2011, 12:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,142
Posted By Lillijen
It doesn't seem very 16yo. Unless you're writing...

It doesn't seem very 16yo. Unless you're writing retroactively.

I agree with AndyWhitlock
Forum: Research Section 11-19-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,615
Posted By Lillijen
You could also check out South Africa's apartheid...

You could also check out South Africa's apartheid history. I'm sure there will be made mention of movements from the indigenous population against the Dutch/white population.
Forum: Research Section 11-19-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,418
Posted By Lillijen
Background on me: 5 foot 3 female, small build....

Background on me: 5 foot 3 female, small build. Caucasian. 27.

What does alcohol taste like? Premixed Vodka drinks are often very sweet, as are Baileys and Amarulla. Like alcoholic milkshakes...
Forum: Research Section 11-19-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,826
Posted By Lillijen
You could have her as a work-from-home overflow...

You could have her as a work-from-home overflow dictation typist.

If it's just letters and she has "some" vision, that should be easy enough.
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 11-18-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,995
Posted By Lillijen
I'm bookmarking this page *ninja* ETA: ...

I'm bookmarking this page *ninja*

ETA: Those kittens have made me do 800 words tonight. Win!
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 11-15-2011, 12:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By Lillijen
I've never heard of curb in reference to a...

I've never heard of curb in reference to a circle, and it would seem the internet hasn't either.

Did you mean curve?
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 11-14-2011, 12:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By Lillijen
No idea where it comes from, but my...

No idea where it comes from, but my interpretation is that it is to put a definite edge/limit to one's headlong rush into something.

It's an alternate spelling of kerb, being the definite border...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 11-13-2011, 12:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By Lillijen
I'm picturing a manor style house, with a turning...

I'm picturing a manor style house, with a turning circle type doodad out the front. I would call it a courtyard, though you might want to check if you can have those out the front, or if they're a...
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