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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #150 on: January 31, 2016, 10:28:59 PM »
So glad a little more time just noticed I had a " writer in the attached" ::)
darn phone using its ownwords. Managed to tidy up but word count may not be spot on. Thanks  @m3mnoch phone charging in car good idea but not driving in thunderstorm.Power came back last night but just gone again .Tree branches often fall off gum trees on lines becos we still have mostly overhead cables not underground.Will be back as soon as I can. ;D
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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #151 on: January 31, 2016, 10:33:51 PM »
Anyone working on a story and hoping to submit at the last minute?
@Raptori? others?
(we already got AAV, he usually turns the lights out ;) )

Let me know, or I'll lock the entries tomorrow morning (UK time).
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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #152 on: January 31, 2016, 10:37:00 PM »
So glad a little more time just noticed I had a " writer in the attached" ::)
darn phone using its ownwords. Managed to tidy up but word count may not be spot on. Thanks  @m3mnoch phone charging in car good idea but not driving in thunderstorm.Power came back last night but just gone again .Tree branches often fall off gum trees on lines becos we still have mostly overhead cables not underground.Will be back as soon as I can. ;D

Glad you still managed to put a sub in! Good luck with the storms, we'll see you soon!  ;D
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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #153 on: February 01, 2016, 01:12:53 AM »
Finally sorted, if anyone read mine earlier it has been edited many times and hope it makes you smile. Doing phone corrections was crazy mad and some very odd things crept in but I think I found them all. Whoever wrote a whole story on phone deserves special hardship commendations though think that was in this month's Young Love.
That was fun and glad there are plenty of entries.  Now I can settle down and read them .  Good luck everyone ;D

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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #154 on: February 01, 2016, 09:53:19 AM »
Ok, submission now locked - I'll do the voting thread in my lunch break in a couple of hours.
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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #155 on: February 01, 2016, 03:10:58 PM »
i still haven't had time (other than, like, a quick 10 minutes to see if it was easy -- it's not) to fix my ebook generator after jmack obliterated it with his story this month.  everyone else's story looks great.  his comes out as a jumbled pile.

i suppose that's what he gets tho.  writing something different, cool, and fabulous.  *shakes fist*

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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #156 on: February 01, 2016, 03:19:19 PM »
He is gonna make Amazon reinvent the Kindle! Look at the bright side!
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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #157 on: February 02, 2016, 06:56:46 PM »
Just voted but it was so hard so many good entries this month loved the variance that some of them were really silly whilsts others were serious, was a fun read  :)

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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #158 on: March 02, 2016, 06:47:15 AM »
Now that the voting's over can someone explain how Dr chill entry broke the forth wall? I enjoyed it but I think it went over my head.
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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #159 on: March 05, 2016, 11:48:35 PM »
Now that the voting's over can someone explain how Dr chill entry broke the forth wall? I enjoyed it but I think it went over my head.

Only once as far as I could see and it was

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That was said primarily to ease your worries, though, dear listener.

I presumed that was meant for the readers in general, as listeners to the story.But at the end it seemed as if directed to the client at the bar.
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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #160 on: March 06, 2016, 04:38:33 PM »
Now that the voting's over can someone explain how Dr chill entry broke the forth wall? I enjoyed it but I think it went over my head.

Only once as far as I could see and it was

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That was said primarily to ease your worries, though, dear listener.

I presumed that was meant for the readers in general, as listeners to the story.But at the end it seemed as if directed to the client at the bar.

Yeah, I think it broke a 4th wall that was actually inside the 4th wall. That is, it was a story in a story, but you didn;t know it until the end. Was that a true breaking of the wall? mmmm, nah, I think. But I did enjoy it.
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