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Forum: Writing Help & Issues 10-16-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 628
Posted By glyndwr99
The Long (not quite epic) Poem

Has anyone had success in publishing longer poems, poems which border on epic, but are not a hundred pages long? I'm currently working on a longer, story-like poem, and wonder if there still is a...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 10-11-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,665
Posted By glyndwr99
I like the idea of free-writing... as others have...

I like the idea of free-writing... as others have said, write some dialogue, no matter what. Keep going.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 09-03-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,785
Posted By glyndwr99
Clowns are freaking scary. I mean look: ...

Clowns are freaking scary. I mean look:

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-WCd_1iBHaKY/UgUmeGw1AzI/AAAAAAAAAO8/iBOjfFO7neg/s320/car.jpg
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 08-29-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 615
Posted By glyndwr99
Thanks... I think "across" fits better in this...

Thanks... I think "across" fits better in this sense, but then again the story is such that <i>along</i> works in that sense. I'll go with Across for now and see how that feels.

Thank you :)
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 08-27-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 615
Posted By glyndwr99
Ride Along or Ride Across?

So I'm finishing up a bizarro tale and the subtitle is along the lines of "... a ride along an onion." But wouldn't "... a ride across an onion" be better? I don't like how the latter sounds, but is...
Forum: Poetry 08-13-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By glyndwr99
Ah! I should have seen... ugh, sorry. My bad, so...

Ah! I should have seen... ugh, sorry. My bad, so then it isn't so confusing after all :)

[that'll teach me to pay more attention!]
Forum: Poetry 08-12-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By glyndwr99
Very cool... just to note that it is:...

Very cool... just to note that it is: Inaccessible ...

Abstract... I like it. There are some places where I stumbled (marked/highlighted).
Forum: Poetry 07-11-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By glyndwr99
I like it, but where's the rest?! The subject has...

I like it, but where's the rest?! The subject has a lot more opportunities, I think...



The last line is good, but might need a little tweaking. I like it, but what about the following:
...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-10-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,959
Posted By glyndwr99
I've just plain given up, which means I gave up...

I've just plain given up, which means I gave up giving up, and now I'm looking for Tylenol.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-10-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,959
Posted By glyndwr99
Yes. Knowing (OK, really hoping) that I will be...

Yes. Knowing (OK, really hoping) that I will be famous after I die; it's what keeps me going... and working my 8-5.
Forum: Fiction 06-25-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 460
Posted By glyndwr99
My small contribution. So far so good... let's...

My small contribution. So far so good... let's see what others say.
Forum: Poetry 06-14-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By glyndwr99
raw and wonderful. Love it!

raw and wonderful. Love it!
Forum: Writers' Cafe 05-07-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By glyndwr99
It's interesting how quickly the physical journey...

It's interesting how quickly the physical journey becomes a spiritual one. I remember staying at a youth hostle in Weimar, in '95, thinking "heck, I'll just crash here, go visit Buchenwald, then...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 05-06-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By glyndwr99
Keep sharing... do you think you have enough...

Keep sharing... do you think you have enough stories for a book, or at least a long short story? I enjoy tales of travel and adventure; real stories of real people out there.
Forum: Poetry 04-23-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By glyndwr99
Love it, and it describes my own feelings during...

Love it, and it describes my own feelings during our cold spring. I wonder, though (not being picky), would you want to say "replaced by" instead of "replaced as..."?
Forum: Writers' Cafe 04-17-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,684
Posted By glyndwr99
Got the Miranda/Amanda thing wrong too... brought...

Got the Miranda/Amanda thing wrong too... brought back some terrible memories. 58%
Forum: Board Games 04-17-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,711
Posted By glyndwr99
Somehow you find it offensive that I enjoy...

Somehow you find it offensive that I enjoy unicorn-horn-powder on my Maypo in the morning.
Forum: Poetry 04-09-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 950
Posted By glyndwr99
"This poem is written in binary code. ...

"This poem is written in binary code.
Therefore, I am a software poet."

Very cool. Now... can you write on in Octal? :)
Forum: Fiction 02-19-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By glyndwr99
Very good. A great hook, and would keep me...

Very good. A great hook, and would keep me reading... any plans on expanding it into something longer? (wink, wink, nod, nod)
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 02-19-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By glyndwr99
My simple-minded warrior says "great grinding...

My simple-minded warrior says "great grinding goats!" and is often chastised for his off-the-wall and silly exclamations.

"Holy capetee!" -- My dad used to say that. Not sure if that's even how...
Forum: Previous Contests 02-18-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,492
Posted By glyndwr99
~ Giving Piers Anthony a Wink ~

Long fingers, twisted and arthritic, reached up and pulled the skein from its rack. Black, tenebrous eyes strained to see in the deep gloom of the cellar, but his eyes failed him. With a curse, he...
Forum: Previous Contests 02-13-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,286
Posted By glyndwr99
Upon the Water

Upon the Water

Oh, how she sails the roughest sea,
no wave does harm her tender hull;
the squalls do best to avoid her bow.
No gale or ill wind touches us; onward we press.
My ship and I, we...
Forum: Tips & Advice 12-05-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,630
Posted By glyndwr99
One must always construct complete sentences....

One must always construct complete sentences. Mostly.

Rules are made to be broken. Sometimes gently, and some times with force, and sometimes with multiple "ands" separated by needless commas.
Forum: Tips & Advice 12-05-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,630
Posted By glyndwr99
And I said, "He said, 'That one dude said, that,...

And I said, "He said, 'That one dude said, that, "if it isn't broke, don't fix it, because Holmes said, 'Amen.'"'"

I need: :smiley_drinkcoffee:
Forum: Poetry 12-04-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By glyndwr99
I do like this piece. That last line is a little...

I do like this piece. That last line is a little long, still...

"The end will judge us, not against our wishes,
or thoughts;
soley by our actions will we be measured."
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