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by storysinger
Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:03 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4934
Views: 897692

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: 4934
Views: 897692

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: 4934
Views: 897692

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: 4934
Views: 897692

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: 12
Views: 382

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: 4934
Views: 897692

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: 74
Views: 1769

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: 4934
Views: 897692

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: 4934
Views: 897692

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: 4934
Views: 897692

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: 4934
Views: 897692

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: 4934
Views: 897692

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: 16770

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: 2372
Views: 417708

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: 2372
Views: 417708

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: 23977

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: 2372
Views: 417708

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: 4934
Views: 897692

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: 4934
Views: 897692

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: 4934
Views: 897692

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: 2372
Views: 417708

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: 2372
Views: 417708

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: 497

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?
by storysinger
Thu Mar 16, 2017 4:54 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Pain, Depression, Failure...Don't Look Away
Replies: 3
Views: 578

Re: Pain, Depression, Failure...Don't Look Away

Ever since I read about how Nancy dealt with Ronnie's decline the idea for this poem has been with me. You didn't forget me this time You simply didn't know me I held your arm to keep you close But it was temporary Recognition is rare most days Tears sometimes come with a sigh You struggle when thou...
by storysinger
Fri Mar 10, 2017 8:11 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4934
Views: 897692

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

ThomasKCarpenter wrote:This is the best thread. EVER.


wotf009 wotf010
by storysinger
Mon Feb 27, 2017 5:31 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29
Replies: 4934
Views: 897692

Re: Jibber Jabber - Q1 - 29

What would happen if this thread actually reached 5000? wotf017
by storysinger
Sat Feb 25, 2017 5:51 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: New Orleans-The Gulf
Replies: 8
Views: 658

Re: New Orleans-The Gulf

http://media-cache-ec0.pinimg.com/736x/ ... 30751e.jpg
I was a little skeptical about a lighthouse in NO so I googled it. Turns out there's more than one. Good luck with your story.
by storysinger
Thu Feb 23, 2017 5:43 am
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: New Orleans-The Gulf
Replies: 8
Views: 658

Re: New Orleans-The Gulf

Choppers were used for the remote rigs. For shorter journeys we rode in thunder boats, they were loud and fast. Once you approach the dock on a rig you swing on a rope to move from the boat to the lower platform. The rougher the seas the more hazardous the transfer. I let go of the rope once as the ...
by storysinger
Tue Feb 21, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: New Orleans-The Gulf
Replies: 8
Views: 658

Re: New Orleans-The Gulf

Your character would need deep pockets to get to an oil rig. We were evacuated anytime a hurricane entered the gulf. I'm not familiar with the bay by NO. I spent most of my time south of there.

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