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Forum: Fiction 06-09-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By TheRunoff
Cuervo

“¡Puta!”—whore—her brother called, laughing, from the incandescent doorway against the sunset as his house in Taxco, Mexico came into her view. Miriam and Juan had come from Huejutla in a bus called...
Forum: Fiction 06-09-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By TheRunoff
Scott, thank you so much! Great feedback and I...

Scott, thank you so much! Great feedback and I agree with your observations. I'll edit the piece to reflect your suggestions.
Forum: Fiction 06-07-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,090
Posted By TheRunoff
Nice job! Tight and skillful writing.

Nice job! Tight and skillful writing.
Forum: Fiction 06-07-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By TheRunoff
A Corner Close to Heaven

El Pollo and his daughter, Juliana, pull a blue rust truck up to his famous chicken shop in San Juan Popoca, Mexico. Avila and I climb in. My knee knocks the stick and Avila perches on a wood block...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 06-19-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,208
Posted By TheRunoff
I prefer specific words or colorful, evocative...

I prefer specific words or colorful, evocative words. When I use unfamiliar words, I try (and often fail, I think) to provide enough context to make it understandable.

I prefer short, harsh...
Forum: The Library 05-22-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,906
Posted By TheRunoff
Agreed, Springsteen is phenomenal.

Agreed, Springsteen is phenomenal.
Forum: The Library 05-21-2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,906
Posted By TheRunoff
Ah lyrics, my favorite!!! I started writing (and...

Ah lyrics, my favorite!!! I started writing (and reading) by desperately writing lyrics.

Some quick thoughts on this:

Van Morrison, something mystical about his songs - they match the music so...
Forum: The Library 05-14-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3,722
Views: 295,585
Posted By TheRunoff
I've read several of his short stories in Spanish...

I've read several of his short stories in Spanish and half of 100 years, but it's so dense with detail, I understand 100 years better in English.
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 05-14-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,692
Posted By TheRunoff
I write mostly on my iPhone. It's always there.

I write mostly on my iPhone. It's always there.
Forum: Previous Contests 05-02-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,293
Posted By TheRunoff
Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead

"They opened the Altar of the Kings below the cathedral."
"Kings of Mexico, ¿eh?"
Varela laughed. "Bishops, but there is an emperor buried under Mexico City's cathedral. There...
Forum: Poetry 03-09-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By TheRunoff
Hmm. Okay, instead let's talk about what the...

Hmm. Okay, instead let's talk about what the sound is of one hand clapping.
Forum: Poetry 03-08-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By TheRunoff
Inspired catch courtney_autumn! I looked that up...

Inspired catch courtney_autumn! I looked that up too. I had never heard of it (I never knew there was a name for this) & it's fascinating.
Forum: Poetry 03-08-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By TheRunoff
Beautiful! Nice job.

Beautiful! Nice job.
Forum: Members' Choice 03-03-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,294
Posted By TheRunoff
I'd like to nominate Winston Cruises the...

I'd like to nominate Winston Cruises the Hollywood Queen (http://www.writersbeat.com/showthread.php?t=36372) by Hadian Gripp.

http://www.writersbeat.com/showthread.php?t=36372
Forum: Non-Fiction 03-03-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,893
Posted By TheRunoff
HAHAHA! That cracked me up.

HAHAHA! That cracked me up.
Forum: Non-Fiction 03-01-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,893
Posted By TheRunoff
I disagree with this. I don't think you can...

I disagree with this. I don't think you can write great literature and be incapable of love.

Impotence and ability to love are unrelated.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 02-28-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,095
Posted By TheRunoff
Florida

Florida
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 02-17-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,393
Posted By TheRunoff
I agree with David_Jerome. I think it would make...

I agree with David_Jerome. I think it would make a lovely story as is and change the ending for a longer work that requires more investment in the characters from the reader.

It's entirely...
Forum: Free Writing 02-17-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 629
Posted By TheRunoff
Interesting! I liked this a lot. One's own...

Interesting! I liked this a lot.

One's own perspective - one's own conscious experience - is, for better or worse, the center of the perceived universe, for that person. Of course, it doesn't...
Forum: Board Games 01-12-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9,470
Views: 208,986
Posted By TheRunoff
(Clearly I did not understand this before.) ...

(Clearly I did not understand this before.)

see that they
Forum: Research Section 01-10-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,268
Posted By TheRunoff
The US is also becoming more secular, still not...

The US is also becoming more secular, still not like Europe, of course, but it's getting there, especially in the internet age. I think a lot of younger people (25 and below) may not be as familiar...
Forum: Research Section 01-10-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,537
Posted By TheRunoff
Glad you found your info. My wife is from...

Glad you found your info. My wife is from Copenhagen and it's a very lovely, beautiful (and cold!) place. We live in Florida, haha.
Forum: The Library 01-10-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,855
Posted By TheRunoff
Hi Courtney, William Blake, Dylan Thomas,...

Hi Courtney,

William Blake, Dylan Thomas, Poe, a weird collection of others too I suppose. Keats & Lord Byron sometimes. Shelley, not for me. It's been a long time since I've read any poetry. ...
Forum: Previous Contests 01-02-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,601
Posted By TheRunoff
Thank you Mondragon! :)

Thank you Mondragon! :)
Forum: Non-Fiction 12-18-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,893
Posted By TheRunoff
courtney_autumn,* I want to address some of...

courtney_autumn,*

I want to address some of the things in your earlier post, because they're very interesting and I got distracted earlier. *Some crazy thoughts follow haha.

First off, I think...
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