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by Matthew Graybosch
Wed Jan 23, 2008 8:54 pm
Forum: Writer's Block
Topic: Writing without the head
Replies: 78
Views: 12969

Re: Writing without the head

Has any of you tried to write without the head interfering. To block off all planning and judging and just put one sentence after the other down. In other words block of the left brain for any lenght of time. The last time I tried that, the output resembled a script for a Uwe Boll movie. I learned ...
by Matthew Graybosch
Wed Jan 23, 2008 6:51 pm
Forum: All About Authors
Topic: ****HELPP!!! THE ILLIAD!****
Replies: 3
Views: 1612

Re: ****HELPP!!! THE ILLIAD!****

Andromache's plea to Hektor to remain with her and her child is one of the most poignant in all literature. What would you have done in Hektor's place? would you have stayed with her or gone to battle? Explain. I would have stayed. Better yet, I would have taken the wife and kid and gotten the Hade...
by Matthew Graybosch
Wed Jan 23, 2008 6:35 pm
Forum: Writer's Block
Topic: OK so I confess I am stuck...
Replies: 42
Views: 7208

Re: OK so I confess I am stuck...

Now to the problem; I want to come back but I have always had this black hole about plots. I think I may have been influenced by David Eddings a bit too much as a youngster, as I envisaged this plot as a journey taken by my protagonists, who increase in number as they travel, before finally arrivin...
by Matthew Graybosch
Wed Jan 23, 2008 3:39 pm
Forum: Writer's Block
Topic: Fantasy names and naming characters in general
Replies: 37
Views: 10067

Re: Fantasy names and naming characters in general

So how do people cope with character naming? I'm not sure I can help you, since I do urban fantasy with a heavy dose of sci-fi. Almost all of my character names are relatively normal. The ones that aren't tend to come from heavy metal albums. For example, I have a villain named 'Ahura Imaginos' (bu...