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  1. Valder

    Valder New Member

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    'Quel amrun.

    I'm not even sure that's the right phrase. :confused:
    Anyways, I'm Valder. I'm mainly here because I have writer's block and it is preventing me from sleeping and driving me up the wall. Seeing as its a fantasy novel I'm writing that has me all befuddled I thought I'd look for a fantasy forum and say, "Hello."
     
  2. JNK

    JNK King of tards

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    Hi and welcome!
     
  3. Valder

    Valder New Member

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    Hello. And thank you.
     
  4. Firiath

    Firiath Halfling barbarian

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    Hello there! Is that the first novel your writing? What do you write about? (And don't say 'fantasy'!) :p
     
  5. Valder

    Valder New Member

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    It is one of the many I am writing. This one is about a wood elf, or Whooden as they are called in the book, named Valder and how he's framed for the death of a King.
    At the moment though, I'm working on the history of the world. I think I've made it past the writer's block, but now I need to go to work in a few hours so I'm chugging coffee to keep myself up.
     
  6. Taliesyn

    Taliesyn It's a feral reality out there, kids.

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    Welcome, Valder. May ye find the inspiration ye seek here on TFF... or at the very least some much needed procrastination. :D
     
  7. Valder

    Valder New Member

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    Thanks :D
    I did find the inspiration I needed, well at least the inspiration to complete the background history.
     
  8. AlphaAlex

    AlphaAlex Official Forum Nuisance

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    Welcome to the Abyss....
     
  9. Valder

    Valder New Member

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    Why "the Abyss?"
     
  10. AlphaAlex

    AlphaAlex Official Forum Nuisance

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    Because this place is a void in space and time in which there is no escape. Your body may leave but your sanity will forever be lost here.
     
  11. Valder

    Valder New Member

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    Livin' it up at the Hotel California?
     
  12. JNK

    JNK King of tards

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    as if AA had any sanity to start with ;)
     
  13. S.J. Faerlind

    S.J. Faerlind Flashlight Shadowhunter

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    hahahaha... good analogy AA :D

    Mae govannen Valder!
    Welcome to TFF :)
     
  14. Druid of Lûhn

    Druid of Lûhn The Little Lamb.

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    Welcome to TFF Valder! Don't feed the wolves and beware the beer monster (who you just met, what an abysmal person :D) heh

    Wi wont moar orfers! ;) haha Nice to have you here.



    By the way, this is just some random link in my mind (that knows too many useless and bizarre facts) but Death + Valder + Spanish pronunciation gives me “The Death of Balder”, Norse god of beauty, killed by Lóki.
     
  15. Valder

    Valder New Member

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    Yeah, that's where he got his name. Was playing Baldur's Gate and reading an unpopular fantasy novel I enjoyed and inspired me to write. Then, because I didn't want to use Baldur I changed a few letters. Luckily for me Valder is ye olde English for "One who lives in the trees"
     
  16. Narayan

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    Hi Valder, funny I joined this forum for more or less the same reason... I'm also writing a fantasy novel.
     
  17. DMeredith

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    Isn't everyone? Just keep in mind that writing is a process and a skill not a talent. The more you do it and the better you take constructive critisism from people you trust and who know what they're talking about, the better you get. The trick is to enjoy it and keep writing. I know I began writing 7 different novels only completing 4 of them over about 15-20 years before I got one to where I thought it was good enough to publish. It was actually just put up on Amazon in the Kindle Store for sale this month (Oct. 2013). The other three finished, but as of yet unpublished, novels are still being shopped around (they are a series). I've been working on those since December of 2004.

    Anyway, good luck to you in your own authorial journey!
     
  18. Black Tattoo

    Black Tattoo The Corruptor

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    Hello! *waves* Welcome to TFF! :devilbat: