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All Dystopian book lovers come here!!(especially Figment users)
« on: September 08, 2012, 12:58:44 PM »

I have a new short story and would appreciate any and everyone to read it and heart please if you have an account, if you don't have an account than think of getting one please. Thanks guys!
http://figment.com/books/425024-The-Five-Imms-in-Mica
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Re: All Dystopian book lovers come here!!(especially Figment users)
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2012, 01:14:21 PM »

Sweet work...
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« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2012, 01:16:21 PM »

Thanks, please heart if you can. There are already people with 80 some hearts and I need to get in the top ten.
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Re: All Dystopian book lovers come here!!(especially Figment users)
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2012, 06:39:46 AM »

I don`t have time to read the whole thing right now. From what I saw, I`d try to not info dump as much? Typically you should start with action right away in a story to keep people into it, a nd telling us exactly how the world works doesn`t really do that. Instead, you could have a character freaking out and explain some of the info through that? I don`t konw. It`s just a giant wall of stuff that you want to avoid.
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« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2012, 09:35:48 AM »

Yep, I hate to info dump too, but with a 1200 word limit I can't really get all the info in so it's best to just establish my world. The authors that judge usually look for the story with the best established world, that's the reason I was only runner up and not winner in another contest because I focused on the character more than the world.
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Re: All Dystopian book lovers come here!!(especially Figment users)
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2012, 10:44:31 AM »

I loved it.  :)
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