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Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-24-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,081
Posted By Atrelegis
I write with my keyboard. Sometimes I look up at...

I write with my keyboard. Sometimes I look up at the screen and re read what I've just written.

I don't always like what I see.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-17-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 907
Posted By Atrelegis
Two fairy tales, one horror piece concerning...

Two fairy tales, one horror piece concerning cannibalism, a fantasy piece that borders on scifi and another horror story about a horrible person...
Forum: Publishing 07-14-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,157
Posted By Atrelegis
My very first e-book!

So anyway, I just published my very first book today (in English, no less!) and I wanted to share this excellent bit of news with this forum, which has helped me immensely so far.

So from an...
Forum: Non-Fiction 07-02-2012, 02:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 623
Posted By Atrelegis
Just nod, dude. You don't want to be pissing off...

Just nod, dude. You don't want to be pissing off the machines, just yet. Singularity may be reached any day now.
Forum: Classifieds 06-28-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,338
Posted By Atrelegis
Nice! Good job and I hope you get another one...

Nice! Good job and I hope you get another one published soon!
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 06-28-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,174
Posted By Atrelegis
The power to switch bodies, but has a hard time...

The power to switch bodies, but has a hard time getting back!
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-28-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,285
Posted By Atrelegis
I also love stories that create a perfect circle....

I also love stories that create a perfect circle. For example, when the ending is actually the beginning. Most of this kind of stories I've read are awesome.
Forum: Board Games 06-28-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,410
Posted By Atrelegis
Just submitted a piece to another anthology,...

Just submitted a piece to another anthology, finished a submission for Avatar Press and I'm working on submitting an original comic book script for Dark Horse, though I'm trying not to get my hopes...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 06-22-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,174
Posted By Atrelegis
I think Hulk powers would fit her best. It would...

I think Hulk powers would fit her best. It would also make for a damn funny story.
Forum: Board Games 06-19-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,857
Posted By Atrelegis
'Meh'. You think. 'What the hell' Grabbing...

'Meh'. You think. 'What the hell'

Grabbing her in your arms, you embrace her and make sweet monkey love to her and surprisingly discover she's really good at this. She wants to cuddle afterwards,...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-14-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,546
Posted By Atrelegis
It's become one, because most people use it as an...

It's become one, because most people use it as an end-all-be-all explanation behind everything and let's be honest, you don't very much have to explain anything when the answer is it's magic.

It...
Forum: The Library 06-11-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,176
Posted By Atrelegis
Because at 500 pages, you have already pushed the...

Because at 500 pages, you have already pushed the reader to his limit and you've ran out of excuses to drag out the story. In War and Peace's case, for example, each character has his own run, then...
Forum: Fiction 06-11-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,396
Posted By Atrelegis
More! More!

More! More!
Forum: The Library 06-11-2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,176
Posted By Atrelegis
Haaa! I see what you did there! War & Peace...

Haaa! I see what you did there!

War & Peace is the exception to the rule. Also, it does resolve each character's story and despite it being an epic, it focuses on everyone in turn and does tell...
Forum: Tips & Advice 06-10-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,108
Posted By Atrelegis
I like this article.

I like this article.
Forum: The Library 06-10-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,176
Posted By Atrelegis
What is it exactly you can't fit in 500 pages?...

What is it exactly you can't fit in 500 pages? How many characters, points and ideas are you going to develop and how consistent is your narrative going to be past that point?

How will you exopect...
Forum: The Library 06-09-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,176
Posted By Atrelegis
A book shouldn't be too damn short or...

A book shouldn't be too damn short or excessivlely long. I never pick up books that look like bricks made of printed paper myself, with a few notable exceptions.

In my opinion, if you can't write...
Forum: Tips & Advice 06-08-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 718
Posted By Atrelegis
Thanks I was just curious about this...

Thanks I was just curious about this...
Forum: Tips & Advice 06-08-2012, 03:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 718
Posted By Atrelegis
Handling reprints

A few months ago, I worked on a short science fiction story which I posted on my blog and have since found that I'd like to send it over to an anthology. The anthology does accept reprints, however...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-07-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,285
Posted By Atrelegis
I remember my reaction to the end for Sirens of...

I remember my reaction to the end for Sirens of Titan, which went kinda like this:

:biggrin: Yay!

:(Oh, wait...

:biggrin: But when you think about it, this is good because...

:( Oh...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-07-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,285
Posted By Atrelegis
The way every piece of evidence in the narrative...

The way every piece of evidence in the narrative points to i.e., if it presents the protagonist as being essentially doomed, then follow it up and don't give me a dumbass happy ending.

On the...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-06-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By Atrelegis
True that. That was probbly the worst news I...

True that. That was probbly the worst news I heard today.

Rest in peace, Mr. Bradbury.
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 05-29-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,285
Posted By Atrelegis
Mine started as a means for me to publish my...

Mine started as a means for me to publish my writing instead of having it stew in some random folder in my computer, then turned into a review site and will soon host a webcomic.
Forum: Publishing 05-29-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,138
Posted By Atrelegis
What's your novel about? Who are the main...

What's your novel about?

Who are the main characters?

Who's the antagonists?

What goes on?

What genre is it?
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-29-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,535
Posted By Atrelegis
tl;dr: Read a lot, then write a lot. Repeat...

tl;dr:

Read a lot, then write a lot. Repeat until satisfactory results and/or publication.
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