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by ink spills
July 30th, 2010, 10:54 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Naming / Numbering -- Help???
Replies: 11
Views: 1474

Re: Naming / Numbering -- Help???

I have a twist on that problem. All of my characters have K's in their name. Some of them have K's in their first AND last names. It's gotten to the point where it is a writing tic. Karinya, Kavnevsky, Karatrovich, etc. (If you can't tell, my WIP is set in Russia.) A random name generator... I shall...
by ink spills
May 6th, 2010, 12:58 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: Funniest book you've read?
Replies: 36
Views: 8930

Re: Funniest book you've read?

My favorite funny book of all time is Catch-22 by Heller. If you haven't read it yet, definitely check it out. hehehee.....
by ink spills
December 17th, 2009, 10:48 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: What works better for you: praise or critique?
Replies: 24
Views: 4325

Re: What works better for you: praise or critique?

When all I get is praise from someone, I get worried about their honesty. Criticism may not be very motivational, but neither is the idea that if there are any flaws with my writing, I have to dig through and find them myself. A dash of each and I'm singing (and editting).
by ink spills
December 9th, 2009, 3:27 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: Post Your Favourites
Replies: 24
Views: 6383

Re: Post Your Favourites

EllenB:
Catch 22. It's just great. Don't make me explain.
I couldn't have said it better myself.
by ink spills
December 7th, 2009, 4:32 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: Post Your Favourites
Replies: 24
Views: 6383

Re: Post Your Favourites

Atlas Shurgged, by Ayn Rand - I think I highlighted half of the (1100 page) book. I was hooked from this scene, where a character recalls an oak tree from his childhood. It had stood there for hundreds of years, and he thought it would always stand there. Its roots clutched the hill like a fist with...