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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #105 on: May 07, 2012, 11:51:38 AM »

Looked it over, having a little hard time finding anything really to edit. It's a solid character, no OC or Mary Sue-ness that I can see.
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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #106 on: May 07, 2012, 11:53:36 AM »

What does OC stand for? I always thought it was original character. And thanks!
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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #107 on: May 07, 2012, 11:55:27 AM »

It is. And I'm talking the bad one. Like, just a step down from Mary Sue.
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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #108 on: May 07, 2012, 11:56:50 AM »

Ohhh. Okay :D Should her name by Skylar or Sasha?
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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #109 on: May 07, 2012, 12:00:50 PM »

Skylar. I don't know of any fictional girl named Skylar. And, really, it fits. Sasha's a standard Russian name. Cool, but I don't see of being Russian decent. Skylar, is like Zane; it has a sort of sci-fi feel to it, but it's still an actual name.
And it sounds like "Sylar", which I will simply NOT pass up.
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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #110 on: May 07, 2012, 12:25:18 PM »

Haha! It's also popular in Idaho, I'm told :D
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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #111 on: May 07, 2012, 12:30:00 PM »

Perfect. That's all the reason we need. And, maybe this is just stupid, but I have this vision of my character doing this sort of romantic whisper of it...and "Skylar" already sounds like a whisper as is. "Sasha" would be good too, but it just sounds to smooth to my mind. Skylar has that "Y" in it, so it's smooth but gets broken up. Also, were he to sob it, he could hitch there. Yes, I'm already thinking of pairings. I'm sorry, my head is stuck in romance mode from my date.
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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #112 on: May 07, 2012, 12:39:50 PM »

It's cool :D Plus, I kind of feel like if a fanfic doesn't have romance, no one will read it xD
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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #113 on: May 07, 2012, 12:47:29 PM »

Especially if it's an Uglies fanfic. Or any young adult universe, for that matter. Action, romance, and maybe a little bit of cool universal stuff; those are the ingredients for a good young adult novel.
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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #114 on: May 07, 2012, 08:46:09 PM »

Absolutely. Almost throughout every genre of YA, too.
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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #115 on: May 08, 2012, 12:39:32 AM »

Probably because most YA readers are teens (duh) and romance is on their minds from puberty.
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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #116 on: May 08, 2012, 05:17:59 AM »

Pretty much.
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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #117 on: May 08, 2012, 10:03:38 AM »

On that, got a name for my guy; Asher. Had a friend named Asher, and it's fitting considering what happened to his home (burnt to ash). And, also, that was Zane's original name, apperently. Fitting.
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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #118 on: May 08, 2012, 10:12:52 AM »

Sweet! I added to my chapter a little, and I came up with a list of things that we need to figure out so that our stories match.
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Re: Hmm.. If Uglies was ever a movie...
« Reply #119 on: May 08, 2012, 10:19:24 AM »

Looking at it now. Good stuff.
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