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Re: The Writer's Lounge

Postby Thy Obsessive Freak » Mon Oct 28, 2013 7:48 pm

Thanks for the helping out guys and it is the Game of throne fashion I'm meaning.
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Re: The Writer's Lounge

Postby Blood Lord » Mon Oct 28, 2013 8:20 pm

Thy_Obsessive_Freak wrote:Is there anyone here whose got good knowledge on changing the perspectives? As in Game of thrones sort of idea? How often can you change perspectives, between who, like can it only be between the main characters (Or ones you've been changing between so far) or can it be between others for the purposes of convenience. Anyone able to help me out?

Hmm. My epic guide didn't have anything on it.

I'm not aware of and I can't find anything that says there is a limit or that it can only occur with main characters. In Halo: the Fall of Reach, there is a chapter told from the point of view of a Sargent or something, and then he is briefly referred to once later on and that's it.

I guess its just really a matter of opinion on doing it. I think its a useful technique to give the reader a larger understanding of what is going on, but I also think that you can abuse it and drag your story down. you can change the perspective as much as you want, but the more you do it, the greater the chance you have of loosing your readers.
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Re: The Writer's Lounge

Postby Blood Lord » Tue Nov 05, 2013 1:08 am

Please excuse the double post. I wanted everyone to see this

Someone just told me November was National Novel Writing Month or NaNoWrMo. So, I laughed, thought it was cool, and wanted to post this. Perhaps even get some goal setting for the month on our literature works.
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Re: The Writer's Lounge - Happy NaNoWrMo!!!

Postby Tuor » Tue Nov 05, 2013 1:24 am

I've wanted to do this for two years, but I always find myself really busy in November
"Suddenly Frodo noticed that a strange-looking weather-beaten man, sitting in the shadows near the wall, was also listening intently to the hobbit-talk. He had a tall tankard in front of him, and was smoking a long-stemmed pipe curiously carved. His legs were stretched out before him, showing high boots of supple leather that fitted him well, but had seen much wear and were now caked with mud. A travel-stained cloak of heavy dark-green cloth was drawn close about him, and in spite of the heat of the room he wore a hood that overshadowed his face; but the gleam of his eyes could be seen as he watched the hobbits."
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Re: The Writer's Lounge - Happy NaNoWrMo!!!

Postby Sigment » Tue Nov 05, 2013 1:29 am

Guess I've got a reason to try to push KC forward a little faster for a while.
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Re: The Writer's Lounge - Happy NaNoWrMo!!!

Postby Blood Lord » Tue Nov 05, 2013 12:02 pm

I've made three writing goals for myself; update Legions, and get two new stories posted.
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Re: The Writer's Lounge - Happy NaNoWrMo!!!

Postby Birdofterror » Tue Nov 05, 2013 1:47 pm

You got a time limit on that, or are you gonna hold out for a year again before posting?
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Re: The Writer's Lounge - Happy NaNoWrMo!!!

Postby Asinerta » Tue Nov 05, 2013 3:18 pm

Yay, someone's talking about NaNo! I'm participating this year, it's my first time :)
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Re: The Writer's Lounge - Happy NaNoWrMo!!!

Postby Blood Lord » Tue Nov 05, 2013 4:14 pm

Birdofterror wrote:You got a time limit on that, or are you gonna hold out for a year again before posting?

Blood Lord wrote:Perhaps even get some goal setting for the month on our literature works.

As in, the month of November, these goals will be complete. They are goals for the month of November.
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Re: The Writer's Lounge - Happy NaNoWrMo!!!

Postby Tenshi Nova » Tue Nov 05, 2013 5:49 pm

I'll attempt, but I have 3 papers that need to be done before I move to my extremely backed up writing schedule >.>
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Re: The Writer's Lounge - Happy NaNoWrMo!!!

Postby Tuor » Tue Nov 05, 2013 7:00 pm

Haaa, writing schedule. I guess that's something I should maybe try. Forcing yourself to write is supposed to be good, right? I usually just tend to write when the mood hits me, whenever that happens to be. Sometimes there's a long interval
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Re: The Writer's Lounge - Happy NaNoWrMo!!!

Postby Tenshi Nova » Tue Nov 05, 2013 7:15 pm

I usually try to get a minimal amount, whether it be recreational or mandatory.
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Re: The Writer's Lounge - Happy NaNoWrMo!!!

Postby Birdofterror » Wed Nov 06, 2013 3:43 pm

When I was forced to write within certain parameters, not so much with a binding time limit, I did have to try a few new things with my writing. Whether or not it turned out good is kinda of beside the point I'm trying to make. I now have experience with the word limits and themes, so I think putting ANY challenges on yourself is good practice, experience is a great thing to have.

I say go for whatever limits you set yourself to. :grin:
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Re: The Writer's Lounge - Happy NaNoWrMo!!!

Postby Tenshi Nova » Wed Nov 06, 2013 4:14 pm

I wonder what Tuor is spending his winnings on o.o
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Re: The Writer's Lounge - Happy NaNoWrMo!!!

Postby Sigment » Wed Nov 06, 2013 4:23 pm

Dinner for two?
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Re: The Writer's Lounge - Happy NaNoWrMo!!!

Postby Tuor » Wed Nov 06, 2013 5:49 pm

Booze. Nahh. Actually maybe
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Re: The Writer's Lounge - Happy NaNoWrMo!!!

Postby Thy Obsessive Freak » Wed Nov 06, 2013 6:37 pm

Tenshi Nova wrote:I wonder what Tuor is spending his winnings on o.o


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Re: The Writer's Lounge - Happy NaNoWrMo!!!

Postby Tuor » Wed Nov 06, 2013 6:40 pm

Mmm french toast
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Re: The Writer's Lounge - Happy NaNoWrMo!!!

Postby Sigment » Sun Nov 10, 2013 3:35 am

Given the occasion, I'm gonna try to move a bit faster this month. Hopefully I'll have something this weekend.
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Re: The Writer's Lounge - Happy NaNoWrMo!!!

Postby Birdofterror » Sun Nov 10, 2013 6:08 pm

Hmm. You're right, November is that month. I've been really sluggish because the tournament took a lot of physical stamina out of me so I've only submitted 2 parts this month. I think I can increase that by 500%. (Edit: As soon as the writer's block clears that is.)

Anyone else doing any hard writing this month?
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Re: The Writer's Lounge - Happy NaNoWrMo!!!

Postby Tenshi Nova » Wed Nov 13, 2013 9:15 pm

Term paper due this Friday. After that, I'm going to try and write for 3 different projects, totaling 5 updates. I'll either be sad I didn't make it, or sleep deprived.

The Snafu forums started to make me think more when I read :3
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Re: The Writer's Lounge - Happy NaNoWrMo!!!

Postby Tuor » Wed Nov 13, 2013 9:17 pm

Tenshi Nova wrote:The Snafu forums started to make me think more when I read :3

Hmm, that's interesting
"Suddenly Frodo noticed that a strange-looking weather-beaten man, sitting in the shadows near the wall, was also listening intently to the hobbit-talk. He had a tall tankard in front of him, and was smoking a long-stemmed pipe curiously carved. His legs were stretched out before him, showing high boots of supple leather that fitted him well, but had seen much wear and were now caked with mud. A travel-stained cloak of heavy dark-green cloth was drawn close about him, and in spite of the heat of the room he wore a hood that overshadowed his face; but the gleam of his eyes could be seen as he watched the hobbits."
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Re: The Writer's Lounge - Happy NaNoWrMo!!!

Postby Tenshi Nova » Wed Nov 13, 2013 9:23 pm

I wasn't used to people being well informed enough to debate on opposing sides. :p
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Re: The Writer's Lounge - Happy NaNoWrMo!!!

Postby Tuor » Wed Nov 13, 2013 9:24 pm

Aw, that's kinda sad
"Suddenly Frodo noticed that a strange-looking weather-beaten man, sitting in the shadows near the wall, was also listening intently to the hobbit-talk. He had a tall tankard in front of him, and was smoking a long-stemmed pipe curiously carved. His legs were stretched out before him, showing high boots of supple leather that fitted him well, but had seen much wear and were now caked with mud. A travel-stained cloak of heavy dark-green cloth was drawn close about him, and in spite of the heat of the room he wore a hood that overshadowed his face; but the gleam of his eyes could be seen as he watched the hobbits."
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Re: The Writer's Lounge - Happy NaNoWrMo!!!

Postby Birdofterror » Thu Nov 14, 2013 12:10 am

Tenshi Nova wrote:I wasn't used to people being well informed enough to debate on opposing sides. :p
For the most part anyways.
Don't let this place spoil you to the rest of the internet.

Anywhere and Everywhere, there are people who love nothing more than to have high and mighty opinions about things they know nothing about, and of course the louder they are the more other likeminded uninformed people flock to them and begin to parrot.

While I have learned a LOT of lessons from this site, none of them have been about winning internet arguments.
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