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by the_anomaly
February 19th, 2010, 6:28 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Share your opening sentence!
Replies: 236
Views: 41214

Re: Share your opening sentence!

Opening lines are the hardest to come up with! I've tried being unusual, throwing something out there to catch the reader's eye, but for me, the opening line always wants to end up being something simple and straightforward. Anyway, here's mine:

"The sky is blue," he gasped.
by the_anomaly
December 15th, 2009, 2:51 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: When Google steals your word...
Replies: 10
Views: 1767

When Google steals your word...

In the story I'm currently working on, I went through a series of names for a company called the Nexus Corporation. There's a legitimate reason for the name as well (i.e. it's not random). But then Google just does what it always does and vomits its yummy goodness out into the world with their new p...
by the_anomaly
December 15th, 2009, 2:41 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Naming Characters
Replies: 14
Views: 3901

Re: Naming Characters

This is my absolute favorite website for names: http://www.20000-names.com/ You can search by nationality, but there are also special categories for names like dragon names or blood names or dark names or moon names. It's not the most comprehensive list you can find, but it does a stellar job regard...