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Julia The Bookworm

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Re: I am going to write a book
« Reply #165 on: August 02, 2014, 04:22:45 AM »

or you could go with  the classic trickster character, someone who isn't necessarily good or bad, just does whatever they want no matter what.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/TheTrickster?from=Main.TricksterArchetype
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Re: I am going to write a book
« Reply #166 on: August 02, 2014, 06:26:47 AM »

I'd recommend not just making characters but setting up the world they are in before you start writing the story. It's easier once you have written down and conceptualized the "universe" your characters live in. What is it they do? Where do they live? What is it like? Who lives there? What is the culture? Society? things like that...
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Re: I am going to write a book
« Reply #167 on: August 02, 2014, 07:28:03 AM »

Yeah, believe it or not, but I've already covered most of that, culture's giving me a bit of trouble though. Ooh! Tv tropes! I think I should most probs maybe sort of compile a list of the ones in ma bewk.
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Re: I am going to write a book
« Reply #168 on: August 02, 2014, 01:17:42 PM »

sounds like you're well on your way to writing this thing.
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Re: I am going to write a book
« Reply #169 on: August 05, 2014, 06:54:17 AM »

Better than not right?
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Re: I am going to write a book
« Reply #170 on: August 05, 2014, 06:57:40 AM »

Definitely. Writing is the best part. Editing sucks.  :P
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Re: I am going to write a book
« Reply #171 on: August 09, 2014, 11:20:20 AM »

Definitely. Writing is the best part. Editing sucks.  :P
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Re: I am going to write a book
« Reply #172 on: August 09, 2014, 11:37:23 AM »

Editing is physically painful for me... I was once 2000 words over a 3000 word limit for an assignment... No. Just no. Cutting out jokes and good pieces of writing because they're not essential to the plotline was horrid.
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Re: I am going to write a book
« Reply #173 on: August 13, 2014, 04:48:28 AM »

Editing is physically painful for me... I was once 2000 words over a 3000 word limit for an assignment... No. Just no. Cutting out jokes and good pieces of writing because they're not essential to the plotline was horrid.

agreed.
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Re: I am going to write a book
« Reply #174 on: September 10, 2014, 05:51:24 PM »

Progress has been halted because malware.
On an unrelated note I just realized that my fantasy/post apocalyptic/pre-apocalyptic/alternate history/speculative fiction/adaptation now also features a weaponised personality quiz, I think I need to rethink things....
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Re: I am going to write a book
« Reply #175 on: September 20, 2014, 08:46:55 PM »

Just realized how badly things need to be reworked [from the ground up. Complete redo]. Plus side? I think it might actually turn out awesome. Like, genuinely good.
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Re: I am going to write a book
« Reply #176 on: October 20, 2014, 08:22:58 PM »

OKAY. NEED HELP NAO.

I NEED GENDER NEUTRAL NAMES THAT END IN "I".

FORUM POWERS ACTIVATE.
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Re: I am going to write a book
« Reply #177 on: October 21, 2014, 12:47:25 AM »

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Re: I am going to write a book
« Reply #178 on: October 21, 2014, 12:53:15 AM »

I've got some name websites too if you need them.
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Re: I am going to write a book
« Reply #179 on: October 21, 2014, 12:53:48 AM »

Panzer.

Julia.

That is indescribably useful of you.

Keep that S*** up.

Seriously. *Gives Nobel Awesome prize*
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