Post by doublejay9 on Oct 16, 2020 13:53:44 GMT -6
@longhand.hearted: You know what's even more fun than plotting backwards? Starting your plot in the middle and working out to both ends. My brain does that to me sometimes. It's sooo fun!
I heartily agree on horror and erotica. Even romance falls into that category for me. I don't like getting scared, and romance (especially the steamier stuff) isn't my cup of tea. I think the author needs to enjoy the genre themselves if they're going to write a decent story in it.
Last Edit: Oct 16, 2020 13:53:59 GMT -6 by doublejay9
* Murder MYSTERIES. Love reading them, cannot figure out how they're plotted without giving the whole thing away on page 1.
I can answer that qusetion. They're not plotted . I write them and let the story develop, and then insert all the clues later.
I cannot do erotica or romance. Always comes off far too cheesy, and I'm always tempted to let the characters do something really stupid to spoil the mood... Also, children's literature. It's so much harder than writing for adults.
Caulder Melhaire: Click the link in the description or top by the announcements forum for more details
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pelwrath: Ben Franklin had me in mind when he defined insanity.
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RAVENEYE: LOL, and what precisely was his definition of insanity?
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pelwrath: “Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.”. This is attributed to Ben Franklin.
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RAVENEYE: Oh, hell yes. That totally defines me too. So I guess we're similar kinds of crazy, Pel. I'll take it.
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pelwrath: I received a new rating/review last night on Twitter, originally posted on GR. I posted it in the boasting thread. I think it’s a pretty darn good review.
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Caulder Melhaire: ALSO: The February contest is still looking for entrants! We need at least two more brave souls to dip their toes in and make things interesting
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RAVENEYE: Caulder Melhaire - Foxxglove needs to be added to the registration. I think her post got missed. So we need one more! *wink wink* Looking at you, Caulder. If you and Foxxglove team up, the rest of us are doomed.
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