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by tinsoldier
September 4th, 2010, 9:29 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Teenage Writers?
Replies: 47
Views: 12321

Re: Teenage Writers?

Not really a teenager any more (yay 20!!!), but....horrible habit to promote, but I used to write when we were supposed to be taking notes, heh. Brainstormed some of my best ideas during world cultures lectures. :) The teacher would start talking and I would think "Oooh, that's cool, what if THIS ha...
by tinsoldier
September 4th, 2010, 9:09 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: How dark is TOO dark?
Replies: 11
Views: 1551

Re: How dark is TOO dark?

So basically my inner critic is just being too paranoid on this particular point. :) Thanks for all the advise guys, I really appreciate it.

And polymath, you're awesome. Your post just gave me a brilliant kick out of a patch of writer's block.
by tinsoldier
September 4th, 2010, 12:59 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: How dark is TOO dark?
Replies: 11
Views: 1551

Re: How dark is TOO dark?

Margo wrote:I like the idea, but then again I like dark, especially in fantasy.
I enjoy reading dark fantasy as well, which leads me to wonder- Is an idea I find fascinating going to potentially be too squicky (Not a real word but I still love it. ;) ) for potential readers? Should that be a major concern?
by tinsoldier
September 3rd, 2010, 10:42 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: How dark is TOO dark?
Replies: 11
Views: 1551

How dark is TOO dark?

Okay, so I have this world in my head that I've been playing with/writing stories in since high school (three years ago, give or take) and I finally found an MC that I'm particularly fond of. I want her to be this duty bound/do what she's told even is she doesn't particularly like it type (I like to...