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by xouba
May 13th, 2010, 2:07 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: You Know You're a Writer When...
Replies: 26
Views: 4975

Re: You Know You're a Writer When...

(I know this is old, but I hope it gets read anyway) You tell yourself you're going to quit writing ... you've had it, that's it, the final straw! Then you sit down the next day and calmly return to writing, as if you'd never had a single thought about quitting. That's me a few months ago. I thought...
by xouba
May 13th, 2010, 2:15 am
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: How old are you?
Replies: 113
Views: 22494

Re: How old are you?

I'm turning 34 this august. And feeling the weight of every year. Beware, you under the age of thirty! Beyond that frontier there are uncounted perils and silvering heads! When I was 12 or 13 I wrote bawdy compositions in class. They were about my class mates in different situations, exaggerating th...
by xouba
May 13th, 2010, 1:21 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Does your setting own you?
Replies: 9
Views: 1691

Does your setting own you?

I sent this to Nathan because I thought it'd make for a good "You tell me", but he suggested I posted it here instead. So, without further ado, the question: does your setting own you? A lot of times, I start a new project with an idea. A character or a situation, most often. Before start writing th...
by xouba
May 13th, 2010, 1:06 am
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: The Introduction Thread
Replies: 616
Views: 192238

Re: The Introduction Thread

Hi there! I'm a spanish guy that likes to believe he'll write something one day. By now I've only written a couple of short stories; anything more than that takes me a lot, mostly because of lack of time and an excess of procrastination. I like realistic looking fantasy, which means "American Gods" ...