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  1. matthiasmouse

    matthiasmouse training for alchemist

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    oo, i hope to maybe get some writing in over the break, and maybe that might be good for you too possibly
     
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    yeah I have basically no plans over the break so I can get away from everything school or robot related...unless I write about a robot XD. but I am probably going to write some fantasy
     
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    matthiasmouse training for alchemist

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    :ufo:how bout some robot fantasy?
     
  4. Kai

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    Ya I am on break from school at least too. Maybe we could set goals and make sure we all try to get some of them done, like a buddy system or something. It may sound lame, but it will work to some extent.
     
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    matthiasmouse training for alchemist

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    oo, that actually sounds like a good idea. that way it creates motivation and then you can have people check it over =)
     
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    yeah that it could work but I want to kind of keep my options open and not feel pressed to do work on vacation,even if it is something I like XD. I will definitally be doing some writing though and I would like it critiqued ^^
     
  7. matthiasmouse

    matthiasmouse training for alchemist

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    yay! do you have any current brief ideas in mind for a story as of right now rar? cuz kai's got his
     
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    eh I am sort of making my d&d character go out of the village he has called home his whole life to see the world. Sort of just a short story,but I think of a short story as 100 pages or so lol. He might find some companions along the way or not I haven't exactly decided yet XD
     
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    Kai Dark Jedi Warrior

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    I understand about the pressure, and trying to get a breather on break. But my goal is to finish my chapter 4. not too bad I don't think. Still gives me plenty of time to do other stuff.
     
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    cool I hope you get your goal done before Winter breaks over ^^
     
  11. matthiasmouse

    matthiasmouse training for alchemist

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    u've already done 3 chapters?
     
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    lol he started five years ago XD
     
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    Kai Dark Jedi Warrior

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    Yes and a prologue. But I have been working on this along time, all that is left is the chapters.
     
  14. matthiasmouse

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    ooo. a lot of editting i presume?
     
  15. Kai

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    Oh ya, tons I been editting for those 5 years, creating a whole world from scratch, studying and researching. I don't think most people realize how much non-writing work goes into being a writer.
     
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    yeah if you start completely from scratch I can imagine you trying to paint the picture in your head,then going back because you thought of another thing XD or just to make it fit the story better
     
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    yea true. when i was a little kid, i used to read these books called "The Secrets of Droon" (i really liked them), but anywayy i recently emailed the author about writing, and he said that a good way to draw inspiration/ideas is to look at a picture. any picture and just ask questions about it. like "why is the elephant running" "what if the elephant was running in snow" "whos it running from". stuff like that
     
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    yea i know wat u mean bro
     
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    I always like the belt of Deltora books when I was younger
     
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    ooo yea, i think i read a few of those ones too :)