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Forum: Writing Help & Issues 11-01-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,173
Posted By Motley Crew
The important point when starting a story is to...

The important point when starting a story is to keep it interesting and compelling. As K.S. Crooks suggested starting before the main event can be good. But not unless there are hints of what's to...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 11-01-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,145
Posted By Motley Crew
Now I remember! The hacker! Yes. You got some...

Now I remember! The hacker! Yes. You got some feedback there. Including mine. I think if people told you that "nothing happened" in the hacker introduction it means that the introduction is too...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 11-01-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,145
Posted By Motley Crew
Coming off sabbatical on an extremely temporary...

Coming off sabbatical on an extremely temporary basis the term "nothing happened" is very interpretable. In a Wrinkle In Time as the OP mentioned I personally think didn't have a single page where...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 10-25-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,302
Posted By Motley Crew
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Forum: Introductions 10-18-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By Motley Crew
Welcome to the site. Look forward to some of the...

Welcome to the site. Look forward to some of the work someone's scooped out of the garbage can telling you not to give up on the idea. And here's the rules you may not find intuitive.
Sarcasm. Easy....
Forum: Writers' Cafe 10-18-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,695
Posted By Motley Crew
I think the first two sentences in my signature...

I think the first two sentences in my signature say it best. I write because I learned from personal experience that entertainment is the most powerful teacher that exists. I learned much more from...
Forum: Fiction 10-11-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 911
Posted By Motley Crew
Followed your link. Read the first sentence and...

Followed your link. Read the first sentence and left. Not my cup of tea!
Forum: Fiction 10-11-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 747
Posted By Motley Crew
Also. The * is improper grammar in English it...

Also. The * is improper grammar in English it belongs nowhere in a sentence in English.
Forum: Fiction 10-11-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 747
Posted By Motley Crew
I started reading in chapter two. I can't tell...

I started reading in chapter two. I can't tell what country this is supposed to be in. The names don't sound European certainly not American. Being an American. And I'm confused about the characters....
Forum: Writers' Cafe 10-11-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By Motley Crew
I had similar issues. Nick's right though. If we...

I had similar issues. Nick's right though. If we know what the problems are we can address them better.

Lieutenant Commander Elkienda. USS Excalibur. Ship's Counselor.
Forum: Fiction 10-11-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,539
Posted By Motley Crew
I'm not sure what the point is you're trying to...

I'm not sure what the point is you're trying to make. If you're trying to point out similarities between our own society and the real way the lion society works I think perhaps you should use an...
Forum: Introductions 10-11-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 782
Posted By Motley Crew
Your welcome. Looking forward to your...

Your welcome. Looking forward to your contributions.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 10-10-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By Motley Crew
It depends. Writers have more power over society...

It depends. Writers have more power over society than governments as entertainment normalizes behavior and the term "seeing is believing" applies strongly to this axiom. Therefore I am strongly pro...
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-10-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,242
Posted By Motley Crew
I liked it, like most of your stories. It serves...

I liked it, like most of your stories. It serves to me as a reminder that the world of total responsibility I am in the process of entering as I strive to get my chosen career off the ground that...
Forum: Fiction 10-10-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By Motley Crew
Hope it's soon the title caught my eye. I...

Hope it's soon the title caught my eye.

I would've read The Noted Altruist for the same reason, but never had time to hunt for the beginning.

Professor Ensign Luon Carlson. SS Intrepid.
...
Forum: Introductions 10-10-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 690
Posted By Motley Crew
A welcome to Wraith.

Wraith, welcome to Writer's Beat. Not much is going on right now that I'm interested in so I welcome new members when I'm board.

The site people are pretty average for a random group of people who...
Forum: Fiction 10-09-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 911
Posted By Motley Crew
I liked it. A new style of writing for you, but...

I liked it. A new style of writing for you, but good, nonetheless.

Louis Le'Soul;ship's cook. SS Intrepid.
Forum: Free Writing 10-08-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By Motley Crew
Sorry to hear about your fall. Hope you recover....

Sorry to hear about your fall. Hope you recover. I'd recommend you come here to sick-ward. But then this station's a target. You could get injured worse! Good luck. My prayers are with you.

Health...
Forum: Introductions 10-07-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,208
Posted By Motley Crew
Welcome to the site! As deas said you need 5...

Welcome to the site! As deas said you need 5 posts to post a story, 10 posts to use someone's signature link, and 15 to send PMs to non-staff-members.

As for posting tips. Members Only does the...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 10-05-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,236
Posted By Motley Crew
I don't understand why magnetism, män. Cause it...

I don't understand why magnetism, män. Cause it only impacts iron, män. I don't understand how creating electromagnetic fields is a good thing, either män.
Can you explain that män? In a little more...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 10-05-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,275
Posted By Motley Crew
Each story has it's own feeling. To get the...

Each story has it's own feeling. To get the reader thinking critically is the primary goal of my works. An entertaining mental exercise complete with lessons learned. I suppose a feeling of...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 10-05-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,275
Posted By Motley Crew
The best way to end a book is with the beginning...

The best way to end a book is with the beginning of the next installment. Not a cliffhanger. Just the possibility of more to come. Back to the Future did it splendidly, with Doc Brown in the train...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 10-05-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,358
Posted By Motley Crew
From the perspective of the villain, it depends...

From the perspective of the villain, it depends upon his ethics. If the villain is not opposed to murder the villain would be most likely to take the "easy" road and kill Cop A. It depends on what...
Forum: The Library 10-05-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,885
Posted By Motley Crew
Read the clasdics, Binx B.

Read the clasdics, Binx B.
Forum: The Library 10-05-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,885
Posted By Motley Crew
Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows. It flew in...

Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows. It flew in the face of the rest of the series and used Harry Potter characters in a non-Harry Potter story.

Star Trek Viyager Endgame also flew in the face of...
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