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Forum: Poetry 11-04-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By Loz
From the first and last stanza I still can't get...

From the first and last stanza I still can't get it out of my head that this isn't a poem about a soldier who is sleeping with (and murdering) a prostitute before heading back to war. Which makes the...
Forum: Introductions 10-23-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By Loz
Hey Ben, Nice to meet you. So, what's...

Hey Ben,

Nice to meet you.

So, what's your favourite short story? I'm relatively new to reading shorts. My current fave is Ray Bradbury, Dark They Were, And Golden Eyed. Any recommendations for...
Forum: Introductions 10-23-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By Loz
Hi Akira, Welcome! Good luck with your...

Hi Akira,

Welcome!

Good luck with your project, and I hope you get everything out of WB that you're looking for.

Happy writing.
Forum: Introductions 10-23-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By Loz
Hey Harley, Welcome to WB - I am imagining...

Hey Harley,

Welcome to WB - I am imagining your bookshelf right now. Think I could pass a lot of entertained hours in your library!

Well, do come in and make yourself at home.

See you around!
Forum: Introductions 10-22-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By Loz
Hey Rita, Welcome! Watch out for the...

Hey Rita,

Welcome!

Watch out for the guard dog, because she might just much your legs. Other than that, check out the FAQs, drink lots and lots of tea, eat some biscuits, write a little and a...
Forum: Introductions 10-22-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By Loz
Hey Dekenkaru, Don't rush to post your work....

Hey Dekenkaru,

Don't rush to post your work. Take a moment to browse the forum and get a feel for the place. Check out the FAQs at the top of the page, then pop by the cafe for a cuppa. Don't...
Forum: Introductions 10-22-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By Loz
Hey Talkeetna, Welcome to WB! It'll...

Hey Talkeetna,

Welcome to WB!

It'll take a little while to suss your way about the place, but just chill out, grab a cuppa, you'll feel at home soon enough. The FAQs will give you a good feel...
Forum: Introductions 10-22-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By Loz
Hi Elidahle, Nice to meet you! I'm a fan of...

Hi Elidahle,

Nice to meet you! I'm a fan of crime/detective genre too--the Sohpie Hannah / Karen Rose / Tess Gerritsen / Harlen Coben style books are my fave from the genre.

There's plenty to...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 10-21-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,171
Posted By Loz
You can also put extra emphasis on the other...

You can also put extra emphasis on the other characters in your story and describe the images of what's happening rather than solely introspection. I've used Anya's piece as an example to remove the...
Forum: Introductions 10-21-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By Loz
Hey Nerdy, Welcome! *hands Nerd a pair...

Hey Nerdy,

Welcome!

*hands Nerd a pair of wellington boots and some snorkels*

Time to dive in. Don't forget hot cups of tea are available any time at the cafe--in the imgainary sense, of...
Forum: Introductions 10-21-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Me!
Views: 378
Posted By Loz
Welcome to the Beat, Spike! Have a cuppa to zap...

Welcome to the Beat, Spike! Have a cuppa to zap those pesky writing troubles ... :cocoa:I hope you find what you're looking for and feel at home in no time at all.
Forum: Introductions 10-21-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By Loz
Nice to meet you, Gimple! I'd recommend you...

Nice to meet you, Gimple!

I'd recommend you head over to 'Oh How I Hate Editing Posts.' An idea spot for some reflective burts. Alhough, do watch out for the goblin--he'll eat you with cinammon...
Forum: Introductions 10-21-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 320
Posted By Loz
Hey Jordan / Traslogan, Nice to meet you! ...

Hey Jordan / Traslogan,

Nice to meet you!

Do come in and make yourself at home. There's strawberry juice in the cafe, and plenty of places to share your work and critique the work of others....
Forum: Introductions 10-21-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By Loz
Hey Sripriya, Welcome to WB! Pull up a comfy...

Hey Sripriya,

Welcome to WB! Pull up a comfy chair, sit and put your feet up for a while.

So what do you enjoy writing about?
Forum: Introductions 10-20-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 822
Posted By Loz
Hi Mai, Welcome to WB! The best thing...

Hi Mai,

Welcome to WB!

The best thing to do is to check out the FAQs at the top of the page. There are plenty of guidelines for using the site. Then, take the time to offer the best feedback...
Forum: Introductions 10-20-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By Loz
Hey Mackenzie, Welcome to WB. So what's...

Hey Mackenzie,

Welcome to WB.

So what's your favourite quote of all time? Your book of quotes--would it be related to anything / subject in particular?

Well, I look forward to seeing you...
Forum: Introductions 10-19-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By Loz
Welcome to the Beat, Fearless. It's nice to meet...

Welcome to the Beat, Fearless. It's nice to meet you. Have a cuppa :smiley_mornincoffee
Forum: Board Games 10-19-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 13,574
Views: 207,789
Posted By Loz
Zero!

Zero!
Forum: Introductions 10-19-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By Loz
Hey dbellink, Oh, I do like a bit of crime...

Hey dbellink,

Oh, I do like a bit of crime (in books) every now and again.

Welcome to the Beat. Please check out the FAQs at the top of the page. Then put your feet up and make yourself at...
Forum: Introductions 10-18-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By Loz
Welcome to the Beat, Wilt! Do come in and make...

Welcome to the Beat, Wilt! Do come in and make yourself at home. Your universe awaits you ... :)
Forum: Introductions 10-17-2013, 02:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,327
Posted By Loz
To join in and have fun doing what you enjoy...

To join in and have fun doing what you enjoy doing :)
Forum: Fiction 10-16-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 654
Posted By Loz
Here's a possible cut down at the start. It's a...

Here's a possible cut down at the start. It's a lot so don't just cut it out, go through and ask yourself what you really need to push the story forward. And, of course, keep the words you really...
Forum: Fiction 10-15-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 654
Posted By Loz
Hello! Charming story, Elisa. Nice one,...

Hello!

Charming story, Elisa. Nice one, especially for your first attempt at a short.

Cut down on some of the description. For shorts you don't need as much descriptive language as your novel....
Forum: Fiction 10-15-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,920
Posted By Loz
Yes, Risk. Smooth, sleek writing style. I like...

Yes, Risk. Smooth, sleek writing style. I like it. It reads so poetically, and some fab images too -- I do have a happy mind right now.

It would help to up the stakes here. What's on the line for...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 10-14-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By Loz
One of my favorite authors, Sophie Hannah, has a...

One of my favorite authors, Sophie Hannah, has a book series where she alternates between first and third person in chapters. The police detectives all use third person, the main character (who...
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