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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #60 on: August 22, 2017, 09:53:40 AM »
I haven't read it yet... I'd forgotten all about your issue, hehe
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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #61 on: August 22, 2017, 07:02:24 PM »
I haven't read it yet... I'd forgotten all about your issue, hehe

You make it sound like an STD...

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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #62 on: August 24, 2017, 10:34:17 AM »
Can we have the septembre month early? I have time on my hands but am trapped in such limbo waiting for septembre to come!!! Please?
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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #63 on: August 24, 2017, 10:58:16 AM »
Can we have the septembre month early? I have time on my hands but am trapped in such limbo waiting for septembre to come!!! Please?

Why do you hate the story generator so much Nora?  There's so many possibilities... it's not like it's fanfic month.

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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #64 on: August 24, 2017, 11:32:53 AM »
I don't want to write about a pirate or a girlfriend. I don't like having my hand forced on so many aspects. I had a story for this originally, that forcefully twisted the whole thing, but I don't want a villain. In that story there was no vilain. The drama came from the MC's decision. I often don't install a villain, for them to be satisfying they needn't to be developed with care. I dot like any of the weapons offered... and the more I twist away from the dice I cast, the less likely I am to get votes. Also the extension destroyed the deadline that was motivating me a month ago. I shelved it and now I really don't like what I wrote nor want to pick it up.
I'm so I'm here, most stories from the dice unappealing to me, not wanting to force myself into something I don't have a groove for. I like some limits but those are too much. If I had maybe 2 or 3 criterions and then the run of my fancy I'd be better off.

I don't ask for the septembre early because I hate this topic but because I know I won't write it, and we've had this weird, unusual absence of a month.
I'd be happy with a 1k word 2weeks contest even. Just something really.
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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #65 on: August 24, 2017, 01:18:59 PM »
You're in luck. I had already planned to start the September contest this eve. :)

On the other hand, the theme will be pirate girlfriends, so...
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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #66 on: August 24, 2017, 06:23:15 PM »
Yeah but just pirate girlfriend is cool, so long as it doesn't have to happen in a church, with a talking sword against explosions and evil step mothers.  :P
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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #67 on: August 31, 2017, 01:12:25 AM »
I started my story and maybe will submit it in time.
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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #68 on: August 31, 2017, 03:26:07 AM »
I started my story and maybe will submit it in time.
You made me laugh out loud ;D
2 months! 2 whole months and you start writing on the last day! You must be a gem for deadlines ;)
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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #69 on: August 31, 2017, 03:49:28 AM »
I started my story and maybe will submit it in time.
You made laugh out loud ;D
2 months! 2 whole months and you start writing on the last day! You must be a gem for deadlines ;)

Have to keep the forum's tradition  ;)

And I KNEW you would say that!
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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #70 on: August 31, 2017, 12:11:41 PM »
I wrote mine in about two hours while watching TV.
It shows.  :P ;D
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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #71 on: September 01, 2017, 02:54:45 AM »
I wrote mine in about two hours while watching TV.
It shows.  :P ;D

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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #72 on: September 01, 2017, 03:22:57 PM »
@Lanko... I'm waiting ;D
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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #73 on: September 01, 2017, 04:34:59 PM »
@Lanko... I'm waiting ;D

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Re: [Jul/Aug 2017] - Story Generator - Discussion Thread
« Reply #74 on: September 01, 2017, 06:02:22 PM »
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