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by storysinger
Mon May 14, 2018 2:50 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 35
Replies: 389
Views: 14646

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 35

Congrats on winning Sataris. I can't wait to read your story.
by storysinger
Mon May 14, 2018 2:47 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 35
Replies: 389
Views: 14646

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 35

Congratulations on finally winning Preston. wotf010 I knew you had been posting on the forum for a while but I didn't know your background story. Your success is one more inspiring event to help me get back to writing. Lately I had become caught up with rejectomancy to the point of completely neglec...
by storysinger
Thu May 03, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4954
Views: 947893

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

May the Fourth be with you. wotf011
by storysinger
Wed May 02, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Discussion: Q3 Volume 35
Replies: 21
Views: 834

Re: Discussion: Q3 Volume 35

Watching the gala in LA was a breath of fresh air. I have a renewed interest in writing a story to submit for this quarter.
by storysinger
Tue May 01, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4954
Views: 947893

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Cinco de Mayo approaches.
by storysinger
Mon Apr 30, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Reject Rejectomancy!
Replies: 12
Views: 411

Re: Reject Rejectomancy!

About a year and a-half ago I submitted what I thought was the best story I'd ever written. I thought it had everything it needed; the five senses, strong character interaction, strong plot, an emotional ending. Until the very end I thought it would definitely be accepted. Alas, it was a rejection t...
by storysinger
Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:03 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4954
Views: 947893

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Happy Thanksgiving everyone. Here's to hoping all of you have an awesome day with plenty of bounty.
by storysinger
Sat Nov 18, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4954
Views: 947893

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Hope you get well soon Martin. Some time in the near future 29 will surpass 5000 wotf003 .

Stating the obvious.
by storysinger
Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:16 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4954
Views: 947893

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Wulf Moon wrote:Ribbit.


A new sentence to work with.

The sound the frog lodged in the throat of the dying wolf made.
by storysinger
Thu Nov 09, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4954
Views: 947893

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

99 to go.
by storysinger
Wed Oct 25, 2017 4:46 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Go for the novel? Or stick with the short story?
Replies: 13
Views: 803

Re: Go for the novel? Or stick with the short story?

Why not try doing NaNoWriMo in November? I started doing that 3 years ago and look forward to writing my fourth novel this year. Write for joy. On the first day of November I will sit at my laptop and begin a story. I thought about creating an outline to follow but I really like experiencing the jo...
by storysinger
Fri Sep 29, 2017 3:19 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4954
Views: 947893

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

868813 views. Even though this page is crawling towards 5000 no one talks about how many people stop by to see the current level of insanity that the participants are practicing. Won't be long before this page hits 1,000,000. wotf015
by storysinger
Fri Sep 29, 2017 3:13 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Four in Thirty-Five (4 in 35!)
Replies: 114
Views: 5593

Re: Four in Thirty-Five (4 in 35!)

It's been awhile since I submitted a story. I think committing to this endeavor is a splendid idea. wotf010

Count me in.
by storysinger
Fri Aug 25, 2017 3:30 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4954
Views: 947893

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

hazlett wrote:Ineffectual intellectual Eddy lectured from a holographic helicopter on Hornblower's head


Interstellar Intellectual Eddy lectured from a holographic helicopter on Hornblower's head.
by storysinger
Thu Aug 10, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4954
Views: 947893

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Jeremyteg wrote:
amoskalik wrote:
Fearless intellectual Eddy lectured to the spooky snake under our bed.


Fearless intellectual Eddy lectured to the spooky snake on our bed.


Fearless intellectual Eddy lectured to the holographic snake on our bed.
by storysinger
Sat Aug 05, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4954
Views: 947893

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Jeremyteg wrote:
disgruntledpeony wrote:
Ishmael wrote:
Even flabby birds balked at the speckled donut under our woodshed
wotf008


Even flabby birds balked at the speckled snake under our woodshed.


Even flabby birds balked at the spooky snake under our woodshed.


Even flabby birds squawked at the spooky snake under our woodshed.
by storysinger
Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:39 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4954
Views: 947893

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

MattDovey wrote:
Rebecca Birch wrote:A tabby cat slapped at the speckled donut on the dock.


A flabby cat slapped at the speckled donut on the dock.


The flabby cat slapped at the speckled donut on the dock.
by storysinger
Thu Jun 22, 2017 4:02 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4954
Views: 947893

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

I wonder how many different writer's have posted on ol' 29? wotf017
by storysinger
Thu Jun 22, 2017 4:00 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q3 - Volume 34
Replies: 312
Views: 25411

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q3 - Volume 34

I have a story almost ready. A little more editing and I'll submit.
by storysinger
Thu Jun 22, 2017 3:53 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2439
Views: 451209

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Welcome to the forum Carolyn. Best of luck with your entry. wotf010
by storysinger
Fri Jun 16, 2017 4:07 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2439
Views: 451209

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Welcome to the forum Michael
by storysinger
Thu Jun 01, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 34
Replies: 353
Views: 33210

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - Volume 34

Ysocks wrote:so, it's official, I was a finalist.

That's pretty exciting.


Congratulations on finalist. Seems like you're on the right track. wotf010. You'll get'em next time.
by storysinger
Tue May 16, 2017 2:28 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2439
Views: 451209

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Welcome Wayward and Llalah.
by storysinger
Tue Apr 11, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4954
Views: 947893

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

I can see it now, Mr. or Mrs., or miss, or, you all know what I mean. To go down in history as THE ONE, the 5000th poster. wotf013

Seeing the word thread reminds me of Anne McCaffrey's Pern novels.

How about it newbies, here's your chance to contribute to the thread that won't die. wotf015
by storysinger
Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4954
Views: 947893

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

Especially if some of the new forumites find this thread and bombard it with posts. wotf003
by storysinger
Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:50 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4954
Views: 947893

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

from Isto. What happens when this thread reaches 5000? We're not that far off. Something HAS to happen. Maybe a reunion of sorts?[/quote] We're getting so close now I keep expecting to log in one day and find that a group of posts were made overnight and I didn't get to have a chance to make post #5...
by storysinger
Thu Apr 06, 2017 4:37 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2439
Views: 451209

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Welcome to the forum Zan and congrats on the SHM. wotf010
by storysinger
Sat Apr 01, 2017 4:37 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 2439
Views: 451209

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

So many new forumites. I had heard there was a problem with joining the forum but I had no idea this many people were lurking and waiting to get here. Welcome to all of you. wotf008
by storysinger
Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:33 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Using historical figures in a story
Replies: 5
Views: 807

Using historical figures in a story

I am working on a novel and realized I could have my characters occasionally interact with historical figures.
Is this okay?

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