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Forum: Fiction 09-11-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By Horse
There are parts of this piece that I like, and...

There are parts of this piece that I like, and there are parts that I don't like. Mostly, though, I like it.

Some of the wording is off, such as I had to [beleive](sp) in them. Them who were not...
Forum: Fiction 09-11-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By Horse
This is true. Nor do I ever expect to be standing...

This is true. Nor do I ever expect to be standing beside someone looking at my book in a bookstore. (I'm not looking to be published, I'm just trying to tell a story.) I take your thoughts kindly,...
Forum: Fiction 09-11-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By Horse
I appear to have unintentionally insulted you,...

I appear to have unintentionally insulted you, which I had hoped I would not. Of course these are your opinions and I appreciate them. I may not agree with some of it, but that's my prerogative....
Forum: Fiction 09-11-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By Horse
Thank you for taking the time to read and...

Thank you for taking the time to read and comment! I probably should not do this, and I hope you don't mind, but I feel compelled to get more clarification on your thoughts.



You may hate me...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 09-10-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 10,451
Posted By Horse
A clock is tick for tock, an argument is tit for...

A clock is tick for tock, an argument is tit for tat – both go on until all the energy is drained from them.

I'm beginning to think that this argument runs on the energy of a fusion reactor -...
Forum: Fiction 09-10-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By Horse
RS McCoy, Thank you for reading and...

RS McCoy,

Thank you for reading and commenting!

I also agree that there is a bit too much information in the first few paragraphs. This is partially due to me responding to critiques that felt...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 09-09-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 10,451
Posted By Horse
Oh, you will likely hate me for this, but I'm...

Oh, you will likely hate me for this, but I'm still trying to figure out how this thread is useful in any way other than a whinge fest. Who started this storm in a thimble anyway?
Forum: Fiction 09-09-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By Horse
Although most of your comments are largely...

Although most of your comments are largely irrelevant and subjective, I truly appreciate the bits of gold scattered here and there. Thank you for taking the time to read and comment at length.
Forum: Fiction 09-08-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By Horse
Chicken, eh? Here's a section of Miranda and the Ancient Boy.

Edit: ~1500 words. The story is about Miranda who had an imaginary friend. Her imaginary friend was real. It is set in 19th century America, and on the world of Gakesh. She sees Calen for seven...
Forum: Fiction 09-08-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By Horse
I shall remove your liver and bake it with butter...

I shall remove your liver and bake it with butter and rosemary.
Forum: Fiction 09-08-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By Horse
Ah! Forgot that I left this here. I decided to...

Ah! Forgot that I left this here. I decided to move over to a forum that caters to fantasy writing. The story is my first young adult fantasy, so I'm a bit skittish about posting it here. No insult...
Forum: Free Writing 09-07-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,189
Posted By Horse
TKIMITKIY I didn't read all of the...

TKIMITKIY

I didn't read all of the subsequent posts, only your story. (I want to critique but am short on time. Will later.)

So, TKIMITKIY means The Killer In Me Is The Killer In You?

If...
Forum: Introductions 09-07-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 480
Posted By Horse
Hello, Tallus! A pleasure to meet you.

Hello, Tallus! A pleasure to meet you.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 09-07-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,237
Posted By Horse
I knew when I was nine. My parents hired an older...

I knew when I was nine. My parents hired an older woman to be my babysitter, and I would tell her stories. (Her name was Mrs Ringo, a name I LOVE.) She'd tell me that she loved my stories and I...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-29-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,089
Posted By Horse
Just here at my desk. I have a fairly good...

Just here at my desk. I have a fairly good memory, so if I walk or get an idea somewhere that isn't just here, I recall it when I get home. Old habit.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-29-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 10,451
Posted By Horse
He probably watched it for Kat's rather...

He probably watched it for Kat's rather significant upper body attributes.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-29-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 37,669
Posted By Horse
Apparently Crump has committed suicide.

Apparently Crump has committed suicide.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-29-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 826
Posted By Horse
Bertram W. Butts - Attorney at Large Annie...

Bertram W. Butts - Attorney at Large
Annie McWhyde's Travel Emporium
Thicke's Motor Works
Fanny Flower Shop
Forum: Free Writing 08-29-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,725
Posted By Horse
Structure the story, free-form write the fiddly...

Structure the story, free-form write the fiddly bits.
Forum: Fiction 08-28-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By Horse
Temporarily Unavailable. The actress wanted more...

Temporarily Unavailable. The actress wanted more money so I'm looking for another one.

Ok, just kidding. I pulled it to do more work.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-28-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 5,924
Views: 403,368
Posted By Horse
I think the point is temporal and circumstantial....

I think the point is temporal and circumstantial. If we think on it too much we won't do anything at all. What would be the point?

Also, I have a similar abstract painting hanging in my dining...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-27-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5,924
Views: 403,368
Posted By Horse
I should probably mention that the Church of the...

I should probably mention that the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster is satire. In this case it appears to be satire for the purpose of ridicule, and only tangential related to ideology. Or so...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-27-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 37,669
Posted By Horse
You'd be surprised how thick Ross can be. But he...

You'd be surprised how thick Ross can be. But he can be funny sometimes.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-27-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 37,669
Posted By Horse
Well, shucks. I forgot to quote the post. It was...

Well, shucks. I forgot to quote the post. It was related to the incursion of English words into German language. Now I can't find it. Colour me dimwitted.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-27-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 37,669
Posted By Horse
Hmm. I'll defer to the lovely Stephen Fry for a...

Hmm. I'll defer to the lovely Stephen Fry for a relevant point of view. Plus, he gets to virtual slap Jonathan Ross to boot.

Stephen Fry schools Jonathan Ross on the subject of changes to modern...
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