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[Jul 2016] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« on: July 01, 2016, 09:37:08 PM »
we proudly present:




This month's theme has many fathers and mothers. @Lady_Ty who posted the Shakespeare Adaptation Generator in the Ideas Topic, @Raptori who modified it (we kept some of your choices!), @ClintACK who provided the online dice roller you will use below and at least @ScarletBea and yours truly who put it together. We hope you have lots of fun with it! :)

Rules:

1. This must be prose or poetry.
2. Go here: http://roll-dice-online.com/ Number of sides: 5; number of dice to roll: 7; number of rolls: as much as you need to find your perfect theme. ;)
3. Prose must be 500-1500 words long.
4. Poetry must be 100-500 words long.
5. One story per person or writing team (not per account).
6. You will be disqualified if you exceed the limits, full stop. That's why they're called limits.
7. Your entry can't be published somewhere else before.
8. This is a writing contest, not a "I have written something like this ten years ago" contest. So if you happen to have a story that fits one of the themes, I'd like it to have a mayor overhaul/edit. Work for it. ;)
9. Please add your story's word count and, if you have, your twitter handle.
10. Please put your story in [ spoiler ] tags to make the thread easier to handle. :) You can find them above the smileys next to the 'youtube' symbol.

Entry will close Jule 31th/August 1st, 2016 and voting will begin somewhere around the same time too.

All members are eligible to join. If you are not a member you can join here. Sign up is free and all are welcome! :)

The winner will have their piece displayed on the main Fantasy Faction website sometime in the next months.

Please post your entry here.

Note: This thread is only for questions or discussing this month's writing contest. Good luck!
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Re: [Jul 2016] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2016, 09:47:28 PM »
 ;D

I particularly love your avatars in the corners of the image. Awesome.
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Re: [Jul 2016] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2016, 09:50:15 PM »
Bwahaha this is great. I vowed to take the first roll I got (no backsies!) since I found I really enjoyed the challenge of the random Wikipedia story contest. And here's where I ended up. :0


Paranormal Romance
Royal Heir
Church
Wand
Too Trusting
Evil Wizard/Witch

AND...

DINOSAURS



First, I've never written romance, and consider myself terrible at it.

Second, while I have some ideas on the first six rolls, I have NO IDEA how I'm going to work in the 7th.

I can't think of an element that is LESS appropriate to the other six than ****ing dinosaurs! That's amazing. Should be a fun story to write. :)

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Re: [Jul 2016] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2016, 09:51:10 PM »
Thanks. :)

Interesting. When I made the topic it wasn't visible to you, so your names aren't red and you got no notification. I wonder if @Arry would have been if I had mentioned her too...
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Re: [Jul 2016] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #4 on: July 01, 2016, 09:51:57 PM »
This is so funny ;D
I tried rolling a few times and imagining the story that would come out with those prompts, and I just keep laughing so much!!!
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Re: [Jul 2016] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #5 on: July 01, 2016, 09:53:16 PM »
Interesting, though I'm not sure I should trust my brain. As I looked over the chart I saw stingy and misunderstood it. Instead of stingy as in cheap or miserly, I got stingy like a bee stinger. Now I'm just getting images of mutant bee protagonists in my head.

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Re: [Jul 2016] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #6 on: July 01, 2016, 09:53:43 PM »
Yes...yes...YES!!! My time for writing weird parody stories that I never try but think of in droves has come!!!!
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Re: [Jul 2016] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #7 on: July 01, 2016, 09:54:30 PM »
Omg @tebakutis that sounds awesome!  ;D
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Re: [Jul 2016] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #8 on: July 01, 2016, 10:00:44 PM »
Genre: comic
Class: Wizard/witch
Location: Lake
Object: Talking sword
Weakness: Vain
Villain: Mother
Extra: Dinosaurs.

Yes. Perfect. I already have the opener planned out:

"I just wanted to be a dentist. That's all, but of course I had to be pushed into the family business of shooting fireballs and protecting brainless warriors. To top it off, I got saddled with a snarky weapon. Oh, and now I'm going to drown because of a wingless dragon...and my mother. FML. I blame my halfwit brother."

YES!
« Last Edit: July 01, 2016, 10:24:53 PM by shadowkat678 »
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Re: [Jul 2016] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #9 on: July 01, 2016, 10:03:02 PM »
Genre: Paranormal romance
Character: Wizard/Witch
Location: Tavern
Magical Object: Golden Goose
Character Flaw: Vain
Nemesis: Leprechaun
Random....................................... Goat cheese!

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Re: [Jul 2016] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #10 on: July 01, 2016, 10:06:02 PM »
OMG I'M SO EXCITED FOR THIS I LOVE GENERATORS!!!

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Re: [Jul 2016] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #11 on: July 01, 2016, 10:07:52 PM »
Can I ask what 'Stingy' means?

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Re: [Jul 2016] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #12 on: July 01, 2016, 10:08:15 PM »
I READ IT AGAIN!!!  JUST BECAUSE!!!

SO SERIOUS!!! I AM SO STUPIDLY EXCITED!!!

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Re: [Jul 2016] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #13 on: July 01, 2016, 10:09:52 PM »
Can I ask what 'Stingy' means?
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Re: [Jul 2016] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #14 on: July 01, 2016, 10:10:52 PM »
Damn, I forgot to ask @Arry for likes on time...
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