NiaD 8: Live and Let NiaD

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Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:13 am Post

pigfender wrote:
Luscinia Evan wrote:the genre this time is absolutely lovely, quick question, do we write in present or past tense?

I would write in the past tense.


I had wanted to ask the same question. Thanks!
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Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:25 am Post

I confess I totally missed the first person proviso in the packet until I got wind of it from others. I whisked by the introductory stuff registering it as familiar from previous years. Big oops!

Fortunately most of what I have so far is draft dialog which doesn't need changing.

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Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:26 am Post

pigfender wrote:
pacifika wrote:In my chapter brief it says two bestselling novels. But in the character sheet there's three. Want us to stick with three I'm guessing?

He's written all three by your chapter, but the third is only just coming out and isn't a bestseller (yet). Sorry I guess that wasn't clear.

Whew. Awesome. :D thank you! :D
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Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:28 am Post

Jaysen wrote:
pacifika wrote:Do you want to borrow my cat? She'll probably just like whatever story option involves tuna and naps.

Cats are simultaneously too picky and not picky enough. That duality is really what Schrödinger was contemplating but he realized that he could not mention his struggles with felines so he made up the bit about quantum states and such.

A wise decision as quantum physics is easier to understand than cats.
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Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:30 am Post

pacifika wrote:
Jaysen wrote:
pacifika wrote:Do you want to borrow my cat? She'll probably just like whatever story option involves tuna and naps.

Cats are simultaneously too picky and not picky enough. That duality is really what Schrödinger was contemplating but he realized that he could not mention his struggles with felines so he made up the bit about quantum states and such.

A wise decision as quantum physics is easier to understand than cats.

But less useful
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Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:43 am Post

Jaysen wrote:
pacifika wrote:
Jaysen wrote:Cats are simultaneously too picky and not picky enough. That duality is really what Schrödinger was contemplating but he realized that he could not mention his struggles with felines so he made up the bit about quantum states and such.

A wise decision as quantum physics is easier to understand than cats.

But less useful

Now I just see the Hadron Collider as a circle/ping pong ball cat toy
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Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:56 am Post

Jaysen wrote:Nom, I need a dog to talk too.


Talk to the avatar...
Complete and utter NOMsense.
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Sat Jan 26, 2019 5:17 am Post

Are Alison’s eyes blue?
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Sat Jan 26, 2019 5:25 am Post

pete340 wrote:Are Alison’s eyes blue?

if you like!
"Some dice only have sixes." nom, 19 Oct 2013
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Sat Jan 26, 2019 5:48 am Post

You guys know that moment when you're writing where you read your stuff and think Damn. I am GOOD.
I'm there right now. LOL But I know when I look at in 10 hours, I'm going to question my calling and go back to something simple like cat training or quantum physics. ;)
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Sat Jan 26, 2019 6:01 am Post

pacifika wrote:You guys know that moment when you're writing where you read your stuff and think Damn. I am GOOD.

No, sadly not.
pacifika wrote:when I look at in 10 hours, I'm going to question my calling and go back to something simple like cat training or quantum physics. ;)

Now, THAT one I know!
"Some dice only have sixes." nom, 19 Oct 2013
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Sat Jan 26, 2019 6:06 am Post

pigfender wrote:
pacifika wrote:You guys know that moment when you're writing where you read your stuff and think Damn. I am GOOD.

No, sadly not.
pacifika wrote:when I look at in 10 hours, I'm going to question my calling and go back to something simple like cat training or quantum physics. ;)

Now, THAT one I know!

LOL I'm laughing, but sad for you. All writers should have that opportunity for some giddy, euphoric, manic delusion. :D Perhaps I got your share too? :/ I'll try to pass some back to you. :D
Although I think I may also have gotten someone else's share of the OMG I am CRAP as well. I'm pretty sure I have crises every couple of months.
I'm off to get some sleep. I hope it looks as okay or perhaps better in the morning. :D
NiaD on!
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Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:19 am Post

Ok. I’ve not heard anything from you lot for a little while so I’m going to sneak off and get a couple of hours sleep. See you in half a dream!
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Sat Jan 26, 2019 8:51 am Post

Can anyone tell me if Matthew & Lucy actually meet Alison in 1995? I have a chapter where they find her, but I'm not clear if it is just "finding" her or actually meeting her?
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Sat Jan 26, 2019 9:06 am Post

Can we confirm the Genre
"The question is," said Alice, "whether you can make words mean so many different things."

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