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Forum: Fiction 02-04-2017, 02:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,507
Posted By PeteMalicki
The Story Of Darling Brown

(c) Pete Malicki

Hey there. So, my name is Darling. Darling Brown. As in, thatís my actual name. As in, two grown adults had the choice of calling me Darling or any other name in the world, and...
Forum: Publishing 09-14-2016, 04:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,731
Posted By PeteMalicki
Hi WRC, Thanks heaps for the response. ...

Hi WRC,

Thanks heaps for the response.

Yeah, I hear you! Surreal is a good word for it. The problem is, it's not clear what the way they want footnotes to be is.

In the end, after years of...
Forum: Publishing 09-13-2016, 04:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,731
Posted By PeteMalicki
SmashWords - footnote HELL

Heya brothers and sisters,

So I have one of those problems. It's a small problem that's grown to the point where I will either: solve it this week, or; commit human rights atrocities.

The...
Forum: Fiction 07-19-2016, 05:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,321
Posted By PeteMalicki
I see. That doesn't work for this piece -...

I see.

That doesn't work for this piece - it's written as a theatrical monologue and hence more reflective of natural speech. No doubt there's a lot of words that could be cut but the style's...
Forum: Fiction 07-19-2016, 04:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,321
Posted By PeteMalicki
Hi Daes, thanks for the kind words. If you...

Hi Daes, thanks for the kind words.

If you could give me an example - perhaps pick out a passage - where you would remove determiners/pronouns, I'd be grateful to see what you're thinking.
...
Forum: Fiction 07-19-2016, 01:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,321
Posted By PeteMalicki
Thanks Coniglio for the comment. It's almost a...

Thanks Coniglio for the comment. It's almost a review!

Glad you like it, and yes, I've been around here for a while.
Pete
Forum: Fiction 07-13-2016, 12:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,321
Posted By PeteMalicki
Hi Jasmin, Many thanks for your kind words -...

Hi Jasmin,

Many thanks for your kind words - really glad you liked the piece!

It's actually written as a performable 10 minute theatrical monologue. I specialise in writing these and have...
Forum: Fiction 07-10-2016, 04:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,321
Posted By PeteMalicki
Thanks mate!

Thanks mate!
Forum: Fiction 07-10-2016, 03:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,321
Posted By PeteMalicki
Apocalypse Soon

Apocalypse Soon
(c) Pete Malicki

I canít find the milk. Iíve been up and down each aisle five times but thereís no milk anywhere. Thereís no one in here which I should probably find strange but I...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 12-23-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,107
Posted By PeteMalicki
*raises roof* ... *with heavy munitions*

*raises roof*

...

*with heavy munitions*
Forum: Writers' Cafe 12-19-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,107
Posted By PeteMalicki
METALLICA!!!! Is that appropriate for this...

METALLICA!!!!

Is that appropriate for this thread?
Forum: Fiction 10-30-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 901
Posted By PeteMalicki
G'day Risk and davevito. Thanks for the...

G'day Risk and davevito.

Thanks for the feedback and kind words. I'm glad you enjoyed the read. Like a lot of what I write these days, this is actually a performable one-person monologue. It's...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 10-26-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,302
Posted By PeteMalicki
Hey, I don't think this style of...

Hey,

I don't think this style of communication is really going to win you any favours. It makes you look bitter and bitchy and isn't doing anything for you.

I've been rejected by people with...
Forum: Fiction 10-23-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 901
Posted By PeteMalicki
Hi BluebellCharm, Thanks so much for the...

Hi BluebellCharm,

Thanks so much for the feedback. That's helpful indeed. Hadn't noticed the inconsistency with Amy's observational skills.

His remarks about Amy are as much founded in delusion...
Forum: Fiction 10-20-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 901
Posted By PeteMalicki
The Key

The Key
(c) Pete Malicki 2015

Note: there's a fair bit of Australiana in this one. Deal wid it yo.
Note: strong language warning.

I have the biggest surprise lined up for Amy. She is going to...
Forum: Board Games 04-21-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 63,381
Posted By PeteMalicki
I don't really have an answer. Have you ever...

I don't really have an answer.

Have you ever invented or created something completely unique and original? If so, what?
Forum: Board Games 02-17-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 63,381
Posted By PeteMalicki
Yes Have you ever hallucinated?

Yes

Have you ever hallucinated?
Forum: Classifieds 01-18-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,819
Posted By PeteMalicki
Book scout - non-fiction titles wanted

Hi Beaters,

My company, Editors Australia, has recently opened up services as a Book Scout, connecting non-fiction writers with publishers.

We also offer proofreading and editing services.
...
Forum: Members' Feedback 12-30-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,343
Posted By PeteMalicki
Irony?

Irony?
Forum: Classifieds 12-11-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 761
Posted By PeteMalicki
Editors Australia

Editors Australia are specialist fiction, non-fiction and play editors. Our Principal, Pete Malicki, is a published author and internationally successful playwright, with over 20 of his own works...
Forum: Board Games 11-29-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 63,381
Posted By PeteMalicki
Not particularly. Have you ever lied to a...

Not particularly.

Have you ever lied to a priest?
Forum: Fiction 10-21-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 444
Posted By PeteMalicki
Hi MLP, Interesting interpretation! Paul...

Hi MLP,

Interesting interpretation! Paul isn't gay. He's just undercover, baiting a known criminal. If you read it again with this in mind, you'll notice that nothing he says or does is actually...
Forum: Fiction 10-20-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 444
Posted By PeteMalicki
The Long Game

The Long Game
© Pete Malicki 2014



I wouldnít say Iím boring. Forty, married, two kids, accounts receivable at an investment firm. Like to watch the cricket. Fond of mustards and chutneys....
Forum: Scripts 10-01-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,245
Posted By PeteMalicki
Naw, thanks buddy. Yeah, it is. Not sure how...

Naw, thanks buddy.

Yeah, it is. Not sure how many of them kill their husbands because they don't want to hurt their feelings, but there sure are some crazy mofos floating around.

Cheers,
Pete
Forum: Scripts 09-30-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,245
Posted By PeteMalicki
The Happiest Day Of My Life

My latest monologue. I'm leaving it in script format rather than converting to short fiction. Happy to hear any feedback.

For any visiting theatre folk, my monologues are available here:...
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