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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #30 on: January 03, 2016, 02:48:44 AM »
Hmm. This will be good.

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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #31 on: January 03, 2016, 04:49:26 PM »
I have an awesome idea. Not only is it fourth-wall breaking it's got two layers of fourth-wall, and it is as fantasy as ale and breast armour. I think...
I worry it's too big for 1500 words though.

I hope no one else has thought of the same concept *glances at @Nora nervously*

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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #32 on: January 03, 2016, 10:30:20 PM »
Why worry about me? I've got an idea so far but it's nothing fantastic yet.
Even if we have the same idea, the treatment would differ anyway right?
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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #33 on: January 03, 2016, 11:33:20 PM »
Yea true, and yours would be much better anyway ;)

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« Reply #34 on: January 04, 2016, 08:55:41 PM »
I'm interested to see how everyone approached things this month, expecting a really varied bunch of entries
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« Reply #35 on: January 04, 2016, 09:21:28 PM »
was originally going to do a zombie story, but today on my run a dragon story reached out and grabbed me by the chin.  it won't let go.

fourth-wall dragons, here we come!

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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #36 on: January 04, 2016, 10:34:53 PM »
Yea true, and yours would be much better anyway ;)

Bah, that's far from a given! For the moment I have no plot idea, and I'm not even sure if I'll enter this month. I kind of want to focus on my WIP and my writing group.
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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #37 on: January 06, 2016, 02:13:50 PM »
Nothing substantial for ages then first in.
I've always prided my self on my inconsistency. That way I don't have to keep apologising about it.

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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #38 on: January 06, 2016, 02:58:56 PM »
Nothing substantial for ages then first in.
I've always prided my self on my inconsistency. That way I don't have to keep apologising about it.
Even if you didn't like it, you wouldn't have to apologise :) this is supposed to be fun, not a chore hehe
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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #39 on: January 06, 2016, 04:23:16 PM »
Nothing substantial for ages then first in.
I've always prided my self on my inconsistency. That way I don't have to keep apologising about it.

Nice story, @wakarimasen! I dig it.

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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #40 on: January 06, 2016, 04:58:45 PM »
Nothing substantial for ages then first in.
I've always prided my self on my inconsistency. That way I don't have to keep apologising about it.

Nice story, @wakarimasen! I dig it.
Hey, no spoilers!  ;) ;D


I have two ideas for this and no good way of choosing between them.  :-\
If I have time, I will write them both. But then I probably won't be able to decide which one to post.  ::)
Everything I wrote above is pure conjecture. I don't know what I'm talking about.

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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #41 on: January 06, 2016, 07:04:03 PM »
Lack of confidence means I haven't started yet...

Plot: Check!  :D
Concept: Check!  :D
Written story: nope   :-\

I also miss my traditional 6 January cake with a bean  :P

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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #42 on: January 06, 2016, 07:07:09 PM »
I also miss my traditional 6 January cake with a bean  :P
Oh, you can still have that? Apparently due to 'health and safety' the traditional portuguese cake can't have the bean anymore (choking hazzard ::))
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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #43 on: January 06, 2016, 07:18:51 PM »
I also miss my traditional 6 January cake with a bean  :P
Oh, you can still have that? Apparently due to 'health and safety' the traditional portuguese cake can't have the bean anymore (choking hazzard ::))
That sounds silly, it's a bean  :o

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Re: [Jan 2016] - Breaking the fourth wall - Discussion Thread
« Reply #44 on: January 07, 2016, 12:55:51 AM »
I also miss my traditional 6 January cake with a bean  :P
Oh, you can still have that? Apparently due to 'health and safety' the traditional portuguese cake can't have the bean anymore (choking hazzard ::))
Pretty much all health and safety stories are made up by the press. Not saying it definitely is in this case, but I suspect so.