Mon Aug 29, 2016 2:23 am Post
Mon Aug 29, 2016 10:07 am Post
Ok young Aengus, calm down, take a deep breath, count t' 100 oops! ... sorry! I meant 10, then breathe out slowly. Done? Good. Now foot the kettle in to the embers of the peat fire, and make a brew.Jonglin wrote:I have just now joined because I am absolutely spitting chips - tearing my hair out - fit to be tied and generally very fed up! I'll be 80 years old in a couple of weeks and....
..... I would be happy to share ideas, thoughts, etc.
Mon Aug 29, 2016 9:36 pm Post
Jonglin wrote:Is maith go lór atá sé - this has long been my party piece - except that I sing it.
Tue Aug 30, 2016 2:13 am Post
Thu Sep 01, 2016 2:22 am Post
Thu Sep 01, 2016 3:18 am Post
Jonglin wrote:Wow! I've had 50 views! I don't blog or twit or use social media at all much, but I am intrigued by the possibilities of this site. However, for those who read my initial post - all is now well. My problem was that I could not access esellerate from this country and therefor all attempts to register Scrivener failed. I finally sent my registration details to my brother in England who accessed sellerate with no difficulty and retreived the necessary activation code.
I am not going to continue this topic. I want to start a new one. I'll call it Short Short Story Anyone? I am not interested in all the technical stuff that so many posts are concerned with - I just want to write - so I'd love to read posts and share with others who just like to write. My first post will be a short short story of no more than 300 words. Is this a good idea?
Thu Sep 01, 2016 3:58 pm Post
Sanguinius wrote:My first post will be a short short story of no more than 300 words. Is this a good idea?
Thu Sep 01, 2016 4:13 pm Post
vic-k wrote:Sanguinius wrote:My first post will be a short short story of no more than 300 words. Is this a good idea?
Jon, I'd second everything that Sanguinius says about short stories. However, I wouldn't limit myself to 300 words. Obviously, if you can tell your tale in 300, and tell it well and make it entertaining, do so, but if it takes another 300+ words to meet the tell it well and make it entertaining criteria, it ain't no sin ... run with it!!
Thu Sep 01, 2016 9:31 pm Post
Sanguinius wrote:just that they are fun (if sometimes more challenging) to write.
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