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by JustSarah
September 22nd, 2012, 12:19 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: I've been working on my synopsis and,
Replies: 8
Views: 1791

I've been working on my synopsis and,

I wondered, how do you get from synopsis to full length novella? As it is, I always start out with a brief summary and a leading question to stimulate my thought processes to write the first three chapters. However I often get stuck at around 2000 to 5000 words because of a research or knowledge iss...
by JustSarah
October 28th, 2010, 10:00 am
Forum: Synopses and Plot Outlines
Topic: Anna's Nuclear Winter - Alternate History/Apocalypse Now
Replies: 4
Views: 4318

Re: Synopses: Distortions Of A Changed Planet

Alright, I updated my outline a bit, so it would be less confusing. I'll critique others when I get them chance to enhance my own grammar.^^
by JustSarah
October 16th, 2010, 7:05 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Can you write anywhere?
Replies: 19
Views: 3054

Re: Can you write anywhere?

The only sound I can here is the sound of my electric water container, and the Laptop fan. So I adapted to that.
by JustSarah
October 16th, 2010, 5:52 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Do you listen to music? What motivates your muse?
Replies: 14
Views: 2133

Re: Do you listen to music? What motivates your muse?

Since none of the music I listen to on the radio fits the moods of my stories (Horror, True Crime, Sci Fi, Some Fantasy), I generally write my own music.
by JustSarah
October 16th, 2010, 4:47 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Share your opening sentence!
Replies: 236
Views: 41342

Re: Share your opening sentence!

So like this?

"It has been two hours since I crashed on this strange planet, and I could feel the desert blow my hair across my face, as I reflected on what happened before the crash."
by JustSarah
October 15th, 2010, 10:46 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Share your opening sentence!
Replies: 236
Views: 41342

Re: Share your opening sentence!

My First Sentence:

"It has been two hours since I crashed on this strange planet, and I could feel the desert blow my long black hair across my face, as I reflected on what happened before the crash."
by JustSarah
October 15th, 2010, 1:17 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: About Controversialness for 8-12 readers.
Replies: 7
Views: 1981

About Controversialness for 8-12 readers.

Is it generally to controversial have a childrens book series that starts out as innocent as the harry potter series, but eventually the hero becomes the worlds worst serial killer? Generally the trilogy with increase in age rating. The first book I plan might be centered to 8-12, then 13-17, then o...
by JustSarah
October 15th, 2010, 1:00 pm
Forum: Synopses and Plot Outlines
Topic: Anna's Nuclear Winter - Alternate History/Apocalypse Now
Replies: 4
Views: 4318

Re: Synopses: Distortions Of A Changed Planet

Updated main post with corrections.
by JustSarah
October 14th, 2010, 8:31 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Symbolism
Replies: 6
Views: 840

Re: Symbolism

I use symbolism in my work all the time. Though there more like dream symbols. For example, hooks and fog represent deception. Say a nurse represents healing, than what would a nurse holding a hook in her left hand represent? That sort of thing.
by JustSarah
October 14th, 2010, 7:54 pm
Forum: Synopses and Plot Outlines
Topic: Anna's Nuclear Winter - Alternate History/Apocalypse Now
Replies: 4
Views: 4318

Anna's Nuclear Winter - Alternate History/Apocalypse Now

Anna's Nuclear Winter 1. Anna lived in relative comfort in her fathers independently founded village, after protecting her from the eyes of the paramilitary police, a paramilitary who toppled Americom (American Communist), when her father escaped into the nuclear winter wasteland. 2. Anna sees death...
by JustSarah
October 14th, 2010, 6:23 pm
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: The Introduction Thread
Replies: 618
Views: 193669

Re: The Introduction Thread

Hello, my name is Sarah, and I'm working on a post modern psychological thriller trilogy. I look forward to reading some of your synopsis-es. However the only criticism I can give is to point out plot inconsistencies.:C Anyway, look forward to getting to know you guys more.^^