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Forum: The Intellectual Table 11-13-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,490
Posted By Enrigo
Personally, I feel the only sane thing to do is...

Personally, I feel the only sane thing to do is to adopt the Carlin approach and find contentment in being the spectator to the freak show.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLt2ZJ-MTaY...
Forum: Tips & Advice 01-10-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,758
Posted By Enrigo
I can’t help much with the 8 year old other than...

I can’t help much with the 8 year old other than to say that they tend to lean towards play, fun, imagination and the here and now. Everything else is secondary. Overall I think Daes is correct....
Forum: Writers' Cafe 12-04-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,114
Posted By Enrigo
What the OP is describing is a battle that took...

What the OP is describing is a battle that took place in an MMO called Eve Online but his facts are not totally correct. The battle took place between 2 separate coalitions of player but if he is...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-29-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 960
Posted By Enrigo
K.S.: Sorry for the long delay on a reply. I am...

K.S.: Sorry for the long delay on a reply. I am not a teacher so anything I say is strictly from observation and life experience. I can pretty much agree with everything you said with one technical...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-22-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 960
Posted By Enrigo
Aptitude and Education

Over the years I have come to believe that there are 3 basic aptitudes that contribute to our lives, mechanical, analytical, and artistic. If one were to assign a single question to each of these...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 02-28-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 16,645
Posted By Enrigo
Was that an attempt at sarcasm? If not then you...

Was that an attempt at sarcasm? If not then you may want to revisit the last line in my post.


I didn’t realize that this conversation was about me but since you seem to want to move it in that...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 02-27-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 16,645
Posted By Enrigo
And therein lies part of the problem. What most...

And therein lies part of the problem. What most of the newer members fail to understand is that if they want their work to improve they need to look at other peoples work along with the critiques...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 01-05-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,773
Posted By Enrigo
No time period was ever mentioned by the OP. If...

No time period was ever mentioned by the OP. If the story takes place in modern times I don't think your suggestion would be appropriate. Not even sure it would be appropriate even if it did take...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 01-03-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,773
Posted By Enrigo
Quite honestly I think you would be better served...

Quite honestly I think you would be better served by just saying it. The problem is that they can look very similar to Caucasians, Hispanics, or Orientals. There really is no Native American look...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 12-23-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,191
Posted By Enrigo
History is full of revolutionary speeches. You...

History is full of revolutionary speeches. You just have to do some serious searching to find ones similar to what you want. You could look into the writings of people like Che Guevera, Leon Trotsky,...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 10-04-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,252
Posted By Enrigo
Probably the best method for learning to write...

Probably the best method for learning to write biography is to read a few good ones and make notes on the structure and outline. I should warn you that it takes a lot of research and time though. You...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-30-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,279
Posted By Enrigo
Grey Sky

Grey Sky
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 08-18-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,568
Posted By Enrigo
You might try writing it in a scripted format....

You might try writing it in a scripted format. There is some free software that makes it easy and since you would be mainly experimenting you don't have to worry so much about perfectly crafting it....
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 07-21-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,888
Posted By Enrigo
What others have said is pretty much true. Action...

What others have said is pretty much true. Action is fast short bursts. The setup and breaks in the action should be drawn out a little to create suspense or to bring in emotion but that is dependent...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-14-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By Enrigo
It doesn't show up in the public domain listing...

It doesn't show up in the public domain listing on the following website but that may not mean anything. Not sure where else to look.

http://www.pdinfo.com/Public-Domain-Music-List.php
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 04-26-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,547
Posted By Enrigo
If you’re looking for the effect of slipping in...

If you’re looking for the effect of slipping in and out of reality then you might want to research people’s experiences while taking hallucinogens such as LSD or Psilocybin. My own experience with...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 04-26-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,547
Posted By Enrigo
Is the viewpoint 1st person or 3rd? If it is 1st...

Is the viewpoint 1st person or 3rd? If it is 1st then it may be that the character doesn't even realize they are mad.
Forum: Character Clinics 04-25-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,887
Posted By Enrigo
So it was a fairly typical childhood for a young...

So it was a fairly typical childhood for a young girl in those parts. It does sound like you had just a touch of tomboy in you but only a touch. Probably has something to do with having so many...
Forum: Tips & Advice 04-23-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,060
Posted By Enrigo
By grabbing another blank page, one that isn’t...

By grabbing another blank page, one that isn’t going to be used in the story, and then visualize the scene. Once the basic scene is visualized I start writing any cliché or ridiculous movie scene...
Forum: Character Clinics 04-23-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,887
Posted By Enrigo
Your world is becoming much clearer now. Think...

Your world is becoming much clearer now. Think back to before the rape. Try to remember what kind of child you were. Were there other kids around your age that you use to run with or was it mainly...
Forum: Character Clinics 04-21-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,887
Posted By Enrigo
So let's see if we got this right. From your...

So let's see if we got this right. From your viewpoint you are now 22 years old and the year is 1982. The story you are wanting to tell covers your life during the 60's and 70's and how it was...
Forum: Character Clinics 04-20-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,887
Posted By Enrigo
Well Rebecca, so far you haven't really told us...

Well Rebecca, so far you haven't really told us much about yourself so let's cover the basics some.
What time period are you from? I am assuming it is modern day but one can never be sure.
What...
Forum: The SPaG Workshop 04-19-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,764
Posted By Enrigo
Added the comma. Thanks again Night, for both the...

Added the comma. Thanks again Night, for both the lessons and the encouragement.
Enrigo
Forum: The SPaG Workshop 04-19-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,764
Posted By Enrigo
Revision He touched the brim of his hat as...

Revision

He touched the brim of his hat as he said hello. She nodded, her eyes never leaving his. Sensing mistrust, Jess decided it would be better if he remained in his saddle.

"You knew these...
Forum: The SPaG Workshop 04-19-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,764
Posted By Enrigo
Thank you so much for the direction Night. This...

Thank you so much for the direction Night. This is precisely what I needed. I have read all of those “Reference Room pieces” written by Devon but that was shortly after I joined. It’s one of those...
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