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by Spiraledpen
Thu Dec 27, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Helpful Writing Links
Replies: 34
Views: 13273

Re: Helpful Writing Links

Nice! Thanks for the info! It does take a lot to find good information for writing. Some of us who are...shall we say overwhelmed by life’s circumstances are really grateful for any sources that cut back on having to scrabble around for them. Sometimes It can be very frustrating to hunt for this typ...
by Spiraledpen
Mon Nov 05, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Topic: New comic set
Replies: 2
Views: 4720

Re: New comic set

I’d like to do my own ... forgot what they call them now... hmmm. Bigger styled comic. I’ll remember eventually. I’ve got a great premise, but I would need a good illustrator/comic artist to create the ... graphic novel! That’s it! Whew! Didn’t think i’d remember it. I’m an artist myself, but I’m no...
by Spiraledpen
Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Writing: Craft, Talent, Technique
Topic: Reading vs writing
Replies: 13
Views: 5200

Reading vs writing

To all- I Looked around the forum and didn’t see anything that came close to this curious question, how much time do you spend reading and how much time writing? The time I have available is very short and I’ve wondered how much time do you devote to each? Which one appears to use more time? Every n...
by Spiraledpen
Wed Oct 17, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Topic: Defiance
Replies: 9
Views: 6817

Re: Defiance

I thought it had huge potential. However the show felt ‘forced’ to me. It started out really rough or perhaps choppy. The story concept was intriguing, but some of the story lines a little too of base from the world they were in. I would watch it again mostly because of the ‘what if’ potentials that...
by Spiraledpen
Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 3074
Views: 730038

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Yo Joe, Pam, and Yvette!

Welcome!

Spiraledpen
by Spiraledpen
Sun Oct 14, 2018 5:35 am
Forum: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Topic: Researching SF&F Fans
Replies: 5
Views: 4159

Re: Researching SF&F Fans

Tailoring was a tempting idea, but ultimately I put it aside. However , knowing the general market thirst can help you start with a direction to write if you're not sure where to begin. Keep in mind that the market can shift at anytime though. That is why I write first (if I already have an idea), t...
by Spiraledpen
Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 3074
Views: 730038

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Ideas - easy. Stories - not too hard... but fleshing them out into good literature? For me it’s like using sandpaper for Kleenex.

Thanks for the welcome!


Spiraledpen


wotf027
by Spiraledpen
Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: The Contest - Quarterly Topics, and Other Items
Topic: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!
Replies: 3074
Views: 730038

Re: NEW USERS! INTRODUCE YOURSELVES!

Hello? Perhaps salutations? Spiraledpen here, A noob in the realm of forums. Especially delving into the deep waters of skillful writing. The feelings of a new high school pop into my mind as all heads turn to stare at the new “who in the world is that?” kid. A bearded one at that! I always wanted t...

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