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Forum: Free Writing 05-31-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,715
Posted By Lingard
Only from his last wife.

Only from his last wife.
Forum: Free Writing 05-21-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 965
Posted By Lingard
When I was a kid and sitting in a classroom with...

When I was a kid and sitting in a classroom with twenty other kids, I didn't know that it was temporary or that there was a whole bigger world out there waiting for me. I thought the classroom was...
Forum: Fiction 05-21-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By Lingard
Thanks, Mohican. I did work it out, though. I'm...

Thanks, Mohican. I did work it out, though. I'm very old school, and I still indent my paragraphs (rather than spacing them). Of course, indented paragraphs don't come out indented when you post them...
Forum: Introductions 05-21-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,254
Posted By Lingard
Thank you, Goblin. I am honoured to receive your...

Thank you, Goblin. I am honoured to receive your official welcome. I am wondering, though, what you are trying to tell me. Do you feel that the forum is not what it used to be? I wouldn't know. But I...
Forum: Fiction 05-16-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By Lingard
Thanks for reading, and commenting, Ian. This...

Thanks for reading, and commenting, Ian. This piece is really just an idea - for a short story, probably. If I ever do expand it, I'll definitely use your comments (and others). I want to show how...
Forum: Free Writing 05-16-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By Lingard
Probably safer to keep it in your cheek where it...

Probably safer to keep it in your cheek where it can't do any harm.
Forum: Fiction 05-15-2018, 02:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By Lingard
Thank you, Jesse. I really appreciate this...

Thank you, Jesse. I really appreciate this feedback; it's very helpful. This isn't a story; just an idea for one. Just a vignette. But maybe I could turn it into a story. I might give it a go, now.
Forum: Fiction 05-14-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By Lingard
I don't know the movie. Thanks for reading - and...

I don't know the movie. Thanks for reading - and commenting.
Forum: Free Writing 05-12-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By Lingard
Would have thought a French Horn would be better...

Would have thought a French Horn would be better for that.
Forum: Free Writing 05-12-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By Lingard
Ah! Flutes. Yes. Right. Now I understand (?).

Ah! Flutes. Yes. Right. Now I understand (?).
Forum: Free Writing 05-12-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By Lingard
I don't know what Shakuhachis are; so both.

I don't know what Shakuhachis are; so both.
Forum: Free Writing 05-12-2018, 03:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By Lingard
What?

What?
Forum: Free Writing 05-10-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By Lingard
Four Guitars

Four Guitars:

The Stratocaster is straightforward. You get what you get. Boring? No, precise. Predictable? No, stable. Versatile? Certainly. You can play almost anything on a Strat. Precisely....
Forum: Fiction 05-10-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,528
Posted By Lingard
Thanks for posting this piece, Luciaphile. And...

Thanks for posting this piece, Luciaphile. And thanks to all the other posters. It's a remarkably informative thread - talking about styles, voices, in particular. I got a lot out of it. I can apply...
Forum: Fiction 05-10-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By Lingard
You are a bloody good writer, mate. I really like...

You are a bloody good writer, mate. I really like your style. All the imagery is perfect. Love it. My only suggestion is about construction also. See, you've got this bloke sitting by the window,...
Forum: Fiction 05-10-2018, 03:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,004
Posted By Lingard
Okay. I get that. Also, maybe there's some...

Okay. I get that. Also, maybe there's some implied malevolence in the word 'good'. That would make sense, too.
Forum: Fiction 05-09-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By Lingard
Amen

AMEN
The Master stood in the forecourt and looked up at the sun-sparkled windows of the skyscraper. The shrine of his existence. The temple of the Pure Truth. His black, skin-tight sport suit and...
Forum: Free Writing 05-09-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 965
Posted By Lingard
The Bhagavad Gita implies that the soul is...

The Bhagavad Gita implies that the soul is sub-atomic in size and resides in the heart region. I tend to like that idea. But the whole point of the piece was nothing at all to do with the soul,...
Forum: Fiction 05-09-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,004
Posted By Lingard
No idea. Just thought it sounded stronger than...

No idea. Just thought it sounded stronger than 'good'. Maybe, "thank Buddha"? Or maybe: "Thank Fuck he didn't see me 'cause I'm so shit scared and I'm on a knife edge here and if he sees me I'm dead...
Forum: Fiction 05-09-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By Lingard
Okay, I get what you mean. Thanks, mate.

Okay, I get what you mean. Thanks, mate.
Forum: Fiction 05-08-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By Lingard
Thanks, mate. Appreciate that. Done. And I agree...

Thanks, mate. Appreciate that. Done. And I agree with you (too many he's).
Forum: Free Writing 05-08-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 965
Posted By Lingard
Does the Soul Exist?

Does the Soul exist?

The soul is generally thought of as being separate from the body. Residing in the body, but not part of the body, as it were. There are people who believe the soul and the...
Forum: Free Writing 05-08-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By Lingard
Blaxwell had his first lobotomy in 1976. He liked...

Blaxwell had his first lobotomy in 1976. He liked it so much he had another one in 1980. Large sections of his brain were swept aside in favour of a more minimalist approach.
There’s a lot of...
Forum: Free Writing 05-08-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,185
Posted By Lingard
Then you're clearly no spring chicken.

Then you're clearly no spring chicken.
Forum: Fiction 05-08-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,004
Posted By Lingard
Hi, a really cool piece of suspenseful drama with...

Hi, a really cool piece of suspenseful drama with a social commentary. I like it. Could I respectfully offer the following suggestions?

1. I'd like to leave out the 'animal voice' of the jungle....
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