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Forum: The Notice Board 11-21-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,442
Posted By Elyzabeth
How can we access past issues?

I thought the quarterly was great and I made a couple of contributions

( flash fiction and "Vassily" The hit man)Please let me know.

Thank-you,

Elyzabeth
Forum: Previous Contests 06-25-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,359
Posted By Elyzabeth
The Failure Vasily was walking down Fifth...

The Failure

Vasily was walking down Fifth Avenue in New York City, it had been a drizzly day, night was beginning, the streets were almost deserted.
He just learned that he failed all of his...
Forum: Fiction 05-13-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By Elyzabeth
A little feedback: Dialogue is very stiff,...

A little feedback:

Dialogue is very stiff, and seems to be quite "preachy" and moralising...
making it difficult to read.


Draw your readers in more.
Forum: Members' Feedback 05-13-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 8,834
Posted By Elyzabeth
I've never met a writer that found reading to be...

I've never met a writer that found reading to be so distasteful...?

It seems to me that you want attention, but feel that others are not good enough to merit the same type of attention you want....
Forum: Previous Contests 05-10-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,335
Posted By Elyzabeth
Would like to know What happened to the Word...

Would like to know What happened to the Word Vault Contest?

Thank-you,
Elyzabeth
Forum: Previous Contests 05-05-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,981
Posted By Elyzabeth
When will next WBQ (37?)

Be Published?
Forum: Writers' Cafe 04-25-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,425
Posted By Elyzabeth
EXCUSE ME ? Where have I said ANYTHING LIKE...

EXCUSE ME ?
Where have I said ANYTHING LIKE THAT?

I believe I spoke about betrayal and creeps
that manipulate people who trust in them.

As a writer, you might find it helpful to read what's...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 04-25-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,425
Posted By Elyzabeth
NOT interested in either being identified with,...

NOT interested in either being identified with, or forgiving those guilty of gross
betrayal to people who believed in, and trusted them.


THEY ARE CREEPS, of the first order!
Forum: Writers' Cafe 04-19-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,130
Posted By Elyzabeth
How about the spoiled young people who think they...

How about the spoiled young people who think they know everything,
who have no gratitude for the many things they have given...
and constantly bitch about everything???

It's not a matter...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 04-19-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By Elyzabeth
If you want to read the BEST book on writing, go...

If you want to read the BEST book on writing, go to:

SOL STEIN:

"SOLUTIONS FOR WRITERS"

OR "SOLUTIONS FOR NOVELISTS"
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-29-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,745
Posted By Elyzabeth
Excuse me, but that is a personal, and rude...

Excuse me, but that is a personal, and rude question.

I would never ask anyone their age, and I tend not to respond to rude people.

The question here was to estimate/guess, what the average...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-27-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By Elyzabeth
Less is always more for a truly menacing,...

Less is always more for a truly menacing, sinister character.
The unsaid. unseen... but hinted at...

What people are given the chance to imagine, can be the best tool for the development of an...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-27-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,745
Posted By Elyzabeth
I very much doubt that most of us are our "actual...

I very much doubt that most of us are our "actual ages",
as we have so many people within ourselves.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-17-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 534
Posted By Elyzabeth
You can get his book from the Library ...

You can get his book from the Library

"Dress your Family in Corduroy and Denim"

Truly the funniest, as well as one most insightful books ever!

Glad you enjoyed him on the radio, a bit...
Forum: The Notice Board 03-14-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 24,758
Posted By Elyzabeth
We NEED the ability to edit our work, in order...

We NEED the ability to edit our work, in order for it to be critiqued and changed accordingly.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-12-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,745
Posted By Elyzabeth
Guess the age...

What is the average age of the people on Writers Beat?

I'm still pretty new here, so not sure, but my guess would be most people on here are under 23 years old.

I have no idea if I'm correct...
Forum: The Notice Board 03-07-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 24,758
Posted By Elyzabeth
This is a terrific thread, and I'm glad that...

This is a terrific thread, and I'm glad that you're trying to keep it that way...


THANK-YOU !!!


P.S. Where is that ignore button?
I haven't noticed it... a good idea
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-06-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 534
Posted By Elyzabeth
Happiness can't buy money...

Humour in good writing

Where is it ?

I just discovered someone wonderful :
David Sedaris

"Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim"
Brilliant AND excellent, insightful writing
Forum: Introductions 03-06-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By Elyzabeth
Welcome ! You sound very interesting... ...

Welcome !

You sound very interesting...

Always a good start for a writer.

Read : "Solutions for Novelists"

Its not only about writing novels, he is brilliant !
Forum: Previous Contests 02-27-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,475
Posted By Elyzabeth
Under The Bridge, By Elyzabeth

Under the Bridge



Luigi and June had been married for two years now; but it was hard for them to find a place to stay, them being homeless and all.

They were kind of “snow birds” people...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 02-14-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,134
Posted By Elyzabeth
Thank-you all ! I shall proceed to tell my...

Thank-you all !

I shall proceed to tell my story with the DREADED omniscient presence POV
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 02-13-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,134
Posted By Elyzabeth
The type of story telling i have in mind is:

"Uncle Remus, Ber Rabbit. "
Style only, not meant to be written for children

Big question is, we all know SHOW DON'T TELL
( and though Sol Stein is my idol....)

Can this older method of...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 02-11-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,134
Posted By Elyzabeth
Can the "Old Fashioned"way of telling a story, still work?

Never tried it until today, I'm telling story about a homeless couple I knew that were almost washed away while living underneath a bridge.

I have characters, background, plot and...
Forum: Previous Contests 02-10-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,516
Posted By Elyzabeth
The package

THE PACKAGE


Vasily was enjoying his walk on a fine sunny day. He was an average looking guy, medium build, small scar on his left cheek and blonde spiky hair.

As he glanced down one of New...
Forum: Board Games 02-08-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 9,469
Views: 190,056
Posted By Elyzabeth
for a living ...

for a living ...
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