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by AintTellin
March 21st, 2011, 12:10 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Writing out of order or not?
Replies: 20
Views: 3759

Re: Writing out of order or not?

I write in order straight from start to finish. The first draft I only right action and dialogue, which gets me to about 45k. After that I go back and add the background information and more discription. Its my first WIP, but it seems to be working pretty well. Makes is very easy to control the pace...
by AintTellin
September 7th, 2010, 12:28 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Plot or Character - Which Comes First?
Replies: 35
Views: 9012

Re: Plot or Character - Which Comes First?

I am a setting first person as well. I choose an exciting location that I find interesting. Then choose a character by asking who it would be interesting to see there. Inciting incident usually is how they arrived. Plot then evolves from the interaction of the characters with the setting. Then again...
by AintTellin
August 25th, 2010, 11:50 am
Forum: Books
Topic: Change that Book Review Cliche
Replies: 0
Views: 839

Change that Book Review Cliche

We spend a lot of time trying to keep cliches out of our writing, and trying to create something original. When I am reading a book review I tend to get annoyed when they apply a cliched term to a novel. So pick some Book Review Cliches that bug you and provide a healthier alternative for all the re...
by AintTellin
August 23rd, 2010, 1:49 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: The care and feeding of an introvert
Replies: 24
Views: 9197

Re: The care and feeding of an introvert

I came out INTJ, and have had the same result when I took the full test a few years back. Glad to see someone else got a T though, we can't all be feelers.
by AintTellin
August 22nd, 2010, 12:17 pm
Forum: Writing
Replies: 27
Views: 7682


As I have just started my first novel, and it is moving forward rather slow, I am hoping to finish the first 30 pages by the end of labor day weekend. I am also going to stop lurking around the forums, and actually start participating in hopes that it will keep me motivated.