Short Story Contest #3: Pictures on my mind!

Discussion in 'Original Works' started by Turambar, Aug 23, 2013.

  1. S.J. Faerlind

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    rofl....:D
     
  2. Emerlas

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    Emerlas nods, "The east it is"
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  3. S.J. Faerlind

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    Only a week to go.....
    How's everybody doing?
     
  4. Lord Yuan

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    Finally finished my first draft, had 1 proofread, and then I'm going to jump back in to fix things and add more detail to the good elements. If anything came from this where I stand it is a few good ideas as comedic sub elements.
     
  5. Druid of Lûhn

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    Erm... first draft of the introduction/opening part (800 words for now). It's not easy to find the time having just arrived in Uni (so much to do!).
     
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    I've made as much progress as I expected to.
     
  7. Turambar

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    Working on iiit!

    To be honest, I've spent wayyy to much time looking for research and inspiration. This one is going to be pretty labored, I am afraid. For some reason, I've really got some difficulty getting into a writing mindset that fits the story. Mostly, I have to resorts to some secret weapons. Like Callas.

    I've got it though. I know where I want to take my story. 1800 words down in two sessions, I think I need some 2500 more to finish it. And the weekend for proofreading and revisions. I'm getting there :)
     
  8. S.J. Faerlind

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    I've been fighting with this one too Tur. The first draft needed a lot of work but it's coming together better now.
    The problem is once I get an idea for a story based on the pictures I can't leave it behind and use a different idea without starting over with new pics. That kinda sucks if the story doesn't turn out good.
    No comedy in mine this time though...it's all drama!
     
  9. Turambar

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    lol - the pics are all pretty serious I suppose. Nothing for it but to dish out the drama....
     
  10. S.J. Faerlind

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    ohhhhhh the drama! :D
     
  11. Beldaran

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    sorry!! i have been really busy in RL nursing my mom after her operation and keeping up with study, so yeah :D. but uhm... I'll pm you haha :D
     
  12. Druid of Lûhn

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    Uhm, I do not have the time to finish my story (we started this a bit late for me) but if the judges need help judging and if there's no problem with that, then I would love to help!

    I will post what I have written, as well as the general concept and material for it.
     
  13. Lord Yuan

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    I'm going to cut it close, classes have been hitting me hard lately. I still think that I can get it on time though I just need to revise my draft and add some still.
     
  14. Turambar

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    awesome you posted, Yuan! I'll have to read this tomorrow :)

    ... and that goes for SJ's as well :)
     
  15. S.J. Faerlind

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    :)

    It's great that you managed to get your story posted LY. I lmao over the chicken bone! :D
     
  16. Lord Yuan

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    I still have to read your stuff SJ, I probably will right now actually though to take a break from school and other jazz.
     
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    I understand, fair enough....I'm been drowning in study lately, hope your mum is okay :)

    I'm okay with you helping Druid, be great having another judge if it is okay with Bel and Tur
     
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    yeahhh that'd be nice druid! I'll pm you as well
     
  19. bloodfiredeath

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    I am a bit slow due to trying to complete house reno's and various other things. I have half finished my effort and can submit that. Or if you can give me 48 hours I will finish it off quick smart. Sorry for the lackluster effort.....
     
  20. S.J. Faerlind

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    I'm OK with anybody needing an extension but this is Tur's show so we'll have to see what he says.