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Forum: Writing Help & Issues 08-30-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,213
Posted By Floyd
If you want to make someone darker, other than as...

If you want to make someone darker, other than as Seedy suggested to show through brief flashes of darkness or, in certain cases, thought, you could change the way he interacts with other characters?...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-29-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,792
Posted By Floyd
Well, for one, that title. Baddest. Surely,...

Well, for one, that title.
Baddest.
Surely, it would be worst sayings ^_^

On a serious note, things like 'you can be whatever you want to be' and 'age is just a number'
Forum: Tips & Advice 08-27-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,877
Posted By Floyd
I was wondering the same thing...

I was wondering the same thing...
Forum: Board Games 08-27-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 9,469
Views: 188,140
Posted By Floyd
combine harvester's rear

combine harvester's rear
Forum: Fiction 08-27-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 544
Posted By Floyd
Even within the first line, you have problems...

Even within the first line, you have problems with tense:
'After being alone for most of the afternoon and the only visits are from a nurse or doctor, I had a few booklets in front of me. While I am...
Forum: Board Games 08-27-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 12,429
Views: 224,169
Posted By Floyd
Pizza

Pizza
Forum: The Notice Board 08-26-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 30,554
Posted By Floyd
I'm glad to see that you are considering a...

I'm glad to see that you are considering a discussion forum, hopefully, as you said, more based on writing, as a writing forum should be.
As I said, I was simply wondering. Clearly the admin and...
Forum: Board Games 08-26-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 32,071
Posted By Floyd
Time- Pink Floyd (got you on that one :D ) ...

Time- Pink Floyd (got you on that one :D )

What's the answer to the Ultimate Question, of life, the Universe, and everything?
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 08-25-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 797
Posted By Floyd
Double verses single speech marks?

I suppose this may be a stupid question, but I have never really known the difference between single and double quotation marks, especially for speech? Is there actually any specific difference? I...
Forum: The Notice Board 08-25-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 30,554
Posted By Floyd
I am sorry to bring back an old post, but I have...

I am sorry to bring back an old post, but I have been away from the Beat for several months (circumstances I could not avoid). I was new anyway, but in the month or so I was here, the Intellectual...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-25-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,317
Posted By Floyd
One of the saddest things I've heard...

One of the saddest things I've heard...
Forum: Publishing 08-24-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,203
Posted By Floyd
Was that intentionally grammatically incorrect?...

Was that intentionally grammatically incorrect? :D
Surely it would be 'I would be outraged if I didn't receive a response.' (Subjunctive, I think?)

Hey, what do I know. I don't have a degree in...
Forum: Board Games 08-24-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 12,150
Views: 233,946
Posted By Floyd
i am grammatically correct

i am grammatically correct
Forum: Board Games 08-24-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 32,071
Posted By Floyd
My Life- Billy Joel (I know, I know?) Are...

My Life- Billy Joel (I know, I know?)

Are there really any sane writers?
Forum: Board Games 08-24-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 43,694
Posted By Floyd
Flyingtart is funny.

Flyingtart is funny.
Forum: Board Games 08-24-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 18,404
Posted By Floyd
intelligent homophobe

intelligent homophobe
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 08-24-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 811
Posted By Floyd
I always use italics. And unless you're JRR...

I always use italics.

And unless you're JRR Tolkien, almost everyone else uses italics, instead of quotation marks, too.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-24-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,021
Posted By Floyd
Having spent a large chunk of my summer...

Having spent a large chunk of my summer discovering YA (I've spent most my teens hating YA on principle- I always thought it was like the Hunger Games and its ilk so avoided it), I can tell you that...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 08-24-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 976
Posted By Floyd
I always just go through names, perhaps...

I always just go through names, perhaps linguistical in nature (if there's a race around Germanic people, I'd experiment with German sounding name, and 'old' race or one beyond humna understanding...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 08-24-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By Floyd
I hate writing entirely good characters. They're...

I hate writing entirely good characters. They're boring and uninteresting, so if I do add a character like that I add moral questionability into their past, their thoughts or their actions.
...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-24-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 9,084
Views: 248,992
Posted By Floyd
Not two artists I'd put together...

Not two artists I'd put together...
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 08-22-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,536
Posted By Floyd
I didn't even know that it was possible to write...

I didn't even know that it was possible to write 17,000 words in two days...

Normally it takes anywhere between a few months (often for first draft) to a year/year and a half. I'd expect a sequel,...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-22-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 899
Posted By Floyd
Do you use a saddle?

Do you use a saddle?
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 08-22-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,242
Posted By Floyd
Then again, I used to think like this, with my...

Then again, I used to think like this, with my current novel (which at its biggest was 140k). Then i left it for a few months, came back to it, and realised I could easily cut 30-40k just from...
Forum: Tips & Advice 08-22-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,291
Posted By Floyd
What genre are you writing in? If it's fantasy or...

What genre are you writing in? If it's fantasy or sci-fi, then I don't think a duology would be that popular.

Then again there's always room for new ideas. There's been so many trilogies of late,...
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