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The Valley of The Dolls.

dragonsandthree replied...
May 6, 2013 at 8:11 am

Lexus, I had an idea for Adelle's last name: Aetos. It's Greek for 'eagle'. What do you think?

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LexusMarieThis 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...
May 6, 2013 at 9:56 am

Yeah! I like that, it sounds nice together.

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dragonsandthree replied...
May 6, 2013 at 4:16 pm

Good! I'm glad.

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LexusMarieThis 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...
May 6, 2013 at 6:18 pm

Yeah, so for Leo's last name how about Thais? Which is greek for beloved, since he is a bit of a hopeless romantic, I thought that would be good. And how is the story coming along?

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dragonsandthree replied...
May 6, 2013 at 6:24 pm

It;s coming along good. I haven't been able to work on it much today, however. I homeschool, and I go to a cooprative all day Mondays. It should be up soon. Also, a great surname for Leo!

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LexusMarieThis 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...
May 6, 2013 at 7:16 pm

No big deal, take your time!

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dragonsandthree replied...
May 6, 2013 at 9:47 pm

Lexus, I have two quick thingd to say: the first is that I have decided to change the story very slightly from what I had said a few posts ago by making Adelle's chapter chapter one. The second is thank you SO much for writing those poems. They have really helped me create Adelle and Leo, because I had something to base them off of! Normally my characters seem sort of random, but these sem much better. Thanks!

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LexusMarieThis 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...
May 6, 2013 at 9:53 pm

Alright, that is totally okay! And you're welcome, I tried very hard to make them relatable to what you asked for and I am so glad that they are helping you! I am excited to write more for the story when the time comes. And I have a new poem pending that I think you are going to really like when it's posted on my page.

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dragonsandthree replied...
May 6, 2013 at 10:20 pm

Okay! What's it called?

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dragonsandthree replied...
May 6, 2013 at 10:24 pm

Lexus, you saw the video for Avalanches, right? How would you describe the blanket/cloak thing that she had around her shoulders?

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LexusMarieThis 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...
May 6, 2013 at 11:08 pm

The name of the poem is 'Wolves Among Sheep'. And I believe they are actually called cloth ponchos!

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dragonsandthree replied...
May 7, 2013 at 8:04 am

Okay, thank you!

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dragonsandthree replied...
May 7, 2013 at 6:14 pm

Lexus, I've got two quick things: the first is thatI may have trouble talking to you on here because the TeenInk forums are messed up, at least on my computer. Also, I was reading Leo's poem again and saw the lines 'I wonder how it feels to look in someone's eyes/To sing them sweet little lullabies.', and I was wondering if you could consider writing a short lullaby or two for the book.

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LexusMarieThis 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...
May 7, 2013 at 7:12 pm

Yes, the forums are messed up on my computer also. I think that TeenInk may be making some changes. And I will try my best, I have never written a lullaby! I will do a bit of research on them and try to figure it out.

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LexusMarieThis 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...
May 7, 2013 at 7:18 pm

Alright, so lullabies are basically short, sweet little songs consisting of about eight lines. What would you like the two lullabies to be about?

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dragonsandthree replied...
May 7, 2013 at 9:22 pm

Ummmmmmm..... anything really. Maybe one that Leo will sing to Adelle to comfort her and one that Adelle would hum to herself? Also, I don't know if you saw the comment that I left on the Valley of the Dolls poem, because I can't look at those, but do you know the Greek word for 'caring'?

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dragonsandthree replied...
May 7, 2013 at 9:23 pm

Also, Lexus, do you ever read any short stories on here?

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LexusMarieThis 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...
May 7, 2013 at 9:59 pm

Okay, I will start working on those after I eat dinner. Let's see, I have looked at a lot of websites and from what I can tell 'merimnao' is Greek and translated to 'to care' in English. And yes, I do read short stories!

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dragonsandthree replied...
May 7, 2013 at 10:31 pm

Okay,  thanks!

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LexusMarieThis 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...
May 7, 2013 at 10:33 pm

I am going to wipe these tears and calm your cry,
oh little bird this is your lullaby.
Lay down your head and close your eyes
when you wake you'll see a brighter sky.
Please let all of your troubles lay,
because I will never leave you astray.
When you're with me you must have faith,
for don't you worry I will keep you safe.
Now little bird you get to fly
because you know I will be here to help you try.
 
 
 
Okay, that is the lullaby that Leo sings Adelle to comfort her. Do you like it? Is there anything you want changed?
 

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