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Story Starter Challenge!!

a.singlenote replied...
Jul. 10, 2012 at 9:02 pm

Weaknesses: long-windedness, forgetting where I am in the story, occasionally inconsistencies in symbolism and such.

Strengths: description, character development, attempting to not be cliche

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a.singlenote replied...
Jul. 10, 2012 at 9:03 pm

Oh man I like this! :)

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An-eloquent-leafThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Jul. 10, 2012 at 10:40 pm

That's really funny, I had no idea – what a coincidence XD. Anyway, I'm good, thank you, though - I'm out of my writer's block/apathy now ^_^

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WSwilliams replied...
Jul. 11, 2012 at 8:40 am

I don't have any writer's block problems, but i would like to join anyway.

Strengths: Plot structure, character developement, imagery, originality, shortening word count

Weaknesses: Tenses (past or present) ,

 

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WSwilliams replied...
Jul. 11, 2012 at 8:44 am

Oh yeah xD i'm also good at description, so I have a lot of strenghts i guess.

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Matt C. This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Jul. 14, 2012 at 9:49 am

my father was a King. He was a legend , A hero , A lover, a warrior, and well, a father. I was always standing in his shadow yet expected to become his legay! Expectations! Epectaions! Expectations!                                                                                                                         Never did anybod expect me to become what I am today A killer, a phsycopath , an animal, A barbarian. But,I had my reasons! There was something that drove me ovr the edge. Now I am banished from my own throne and its kingdom

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Matt C. This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Jul. 14, 2012 at 9:52 am

That was to a singlenote  

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Matt C. This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Jul. 14, 2012 at 10:47 am

To  WSwilliams:                                                                                                                                                                         Lights flashed and the macine in front of me began to shake and tremble. I had to change what I had done last night and this was the only way how.  i made a silent prayer and pulled out my pistol a s my vision spun familiarly. . ..

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a.singlenote replied...
Jul. 18, 2012 at 4:50 pm

Hey! this is what I have so far, I'll write more when inspiration strikes :) He had strode quietly into the room, boots shuffling over the tiled stone floor and arms crossed. A petulant look crossed his face when he saw the man sitting in the throne.

“You know you are too young, son.”

“I don’t care. I want to do it! Send me to war! I will fight, father."

“You won’t! Your mother... Would not have wanted... No matter. You are not riding to battle.”

“But father-”

“No.” The hall filled with the king’s displeasure.

“You cannot keep me locked here to suffer with you and your mournful breakfasts and your crying every night and the fact that she will always haunt you!”

The stone room echoed and the king’s eyes had gone wide, then closed. He bowed his head quietly. His shoulders shook, and the crown slipped from his hair to clang loudly on the ground.

The younger man stalked toward his father, hissing, “You’re weak. You cannot run a kingdom with all this... this useless sentiment. Forget her. She is gone, you old fool, stop trying to keep her ghost here!”

His feet reached the crown on the floor. He kicked it away, and it clattered across the room. His hands gripped the sides of the throne that his father, in all his resplendent clothing sat hunched over, tears on his wrinkled cheeks.

“You are weak,” he whispered. “Too weak to lead your people. Too weak to ride to battle.”

He stepped back, spine utterly straight and rigid, hands clenched into tight fists.

“Too weak to keep me here.”

And his boots scuffed the ground as he started out of the room again.

“And you are too angry, Ben. All the time.” it was not more than a cracked whisper, but it made the man kick the crown to the wall, hard, so it dented and clanged louder than ever.

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Matt C. This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Jul. 20, 2012 at 10:02 am

WoW!!! That was amazing! I can't wait for the finished outcome.

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missyeve replied...
Jul. 20, 2012 at 5:35 pm

im up for it.

weaknesses- i have trouble staying on task to end the story and write a whole story

strengths- conversations

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Matt C. This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Jul. 21, 2012 at 1:42 pm

OK! Are you specific to any genre?

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Lindsey31This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Jul. 22, 2012 at 9:50 pm

This is a super cool idea, by the way! Okay...

Weaknesses: beginnings, coming up with enough "hooks," horror/graphic sort of stories, etc.

Strengths: character backgrounds, descriptions & detail, mystery and romance/drama sort of stories, etc.

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KateyKatThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Jul. 22, 2012 at 11:36 pm

Weaknesses: Writing anything involving romance. First kisses, that BIG step, describing how a person feels when they're dumped or cheated on. All stemming from my lack of commitment to any relationship. I'm good at flirting and getting their attention, but then once I'm asked out I'm clueless because things seem so akward. Needless to say I don't have much expierience in this area. Strengths: I really enjoy writing all types of fiction, espeacially historical, because I love reading about the past and researching. Something about going back in time to learn anout our history.

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Sparrowhawk replied...
Jul. 23, 2012 at 7:21 pm

Could I have a prompt without having a word limit/having to post it? Hehe . . . I don't do well with limits. DX

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nables replied...
Jul. 23, 2012 at 9:33 pm

Weaknesses: Staying committed to a story for long periods of time, over-editing while writing. Strengths: Character development, conflict, type of language

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Matt C. This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Jul. 23, 2012 at 10:59 pm

To Lindsey:

Thanks!!! I findi it ironic that your weaknesses are my strengths. . .

They will find you! They are always searching for us! They will never stop! Never!Never!Ever!

 

   Suddenly you awake from your strange dream slapping the snooze button on you alarm clock its ringing still buzzing in your ear. . .

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Matt C. This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Jul. 24, 2012 at 11:26 pm

Sure! But I still would like your strengths and weaknesses

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Matt C. This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Jul. 24, 2012 at 11:39 pm

To Kateykat:  "Mortor!!!" the man in front of me yelled as he ducked for cover. He was too slow. He was gone in a flash of smoke and an earblowing explosion.  I reloaded my musket as I continued my march. The enemy soon was in range and I fought every urge to aim and fire. I continued my march waiting for orders that would never come. . . .

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Matt C. This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Jul. 28, 2012 at 8:49 pm

Stealth. That was what he was. Not his name but his actions, the man made no mistakes taking them out one by one. . .

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