Post by ScienceGirl on Jul 11, 2021 22:00:54 GMT -6
I think maybe (but this might be one of those Abraham Lincoln quotes the Internet moments) this goes back to a Freudian quote we studied in college.
A cigar is just a cigar…
Which if memory serves me has some kind of falsely written article about a deep connection to existence but is more an urban legend that some things are just what they are with no existential meaning.
So as far as story goes, I think it’s those times when people try to analyze the life out of a piece to find symbolism that’s not there, or maybe when an author tries too hard with it (think The Scarlet Letter)
I’ve heard it said to use patterns and symbols like salt—sparingly.
HDSimplicityy: Recommendations for an affordable writers messenger bag? Leather or nylon, structured, big enough for a 15.6 inch laptop, notebooks, writing tools and snacks?
Oct 21, 2021 22:21:07 GMT -6
HDSimplicityy: Mostly finding high end ones that suit that criteria, or small affordable ones that are fabric or square shaped
Oct 21, 2021 22:21:55 GMT -6
pelwrath: What type of protection are you looking for? Weather, physical, both?
Oct 21, 2021 22:30:06 GMT -6
Alatariel: Price range?
Oct 22, 2021 13:15:55 GMT -6
Mazulla: Goof grief, had a critique I was working on and accidentally used the same tab to search for something. Clicked the back button and it was gone. *sigh*
Oct 22, 2021 18:53:15 GMT -6
HDSimplicityy: Physical. Id saayyy....um...$40 to like $70
Oct 22, 2021 19:50:38 GMT -6
Alatariel: I always get my laptops bags at either TJMaxx or Ross, they have good deals on good bags often.
Oct 22, 2021 20:01:13 GMT -6
HDSimplicityy: i suppose your using messenger bag interchangably with laptop bag. Laptop bags are just big enough for a laptop, power supply, and another cord.
Oct 22, 2021 21:39:04 GMT -6
HDSimplicityy: I saw a friend of my roommate's writer messenger bag several weeks ago. Super nice.
Oct 22, 2021 21:39:44 GMT -6
pelwrath: Would an atache case or briefcase type?
Oct 23, 2021 0:26:49 GMT -6
Alatariel: ONE WEEK LEFT TO VOTE IN THE HALLOWEEN CONTEST
Oct 23, 2021 12:21:00 GMT -6
pelwrath: Daughter on her way to Orlando to meet bf. Now wife and I have 5 days to remodel her room.
Oct 24, 2021 7:22:52 GMT -6
Alatariel: Pelwrath, is the remodel a surprise?
Oct 24, 2021 18:03:58 GMT -6
FoxxGlove: Looks like these Halloween entries are going to be sooooooo close.
Oct 25, 2021 16:20:30 GMT -6
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HDSimplicityy: Tonight I learned that critiquing other peoples' critiques is not a custom in some groups. Is that even true? I did it in school and I think we do that here.
Oct 25, 2021 20:02:22 GMT -6
HDSimplicityy: Im not sure they will enjoy reading chapters of my novel every several weeks with the content.
Oct 25, 2021 20:05:42 GMT -6