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Re: [Mar 2016] - Nightmares - Discussion Thread
« Reply #105 on: March 30, 2016, 05:42:34 AM »
Good enough for me. Posted.  8)

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Re: [Mar 2016] - Nightmares - Discussion Thread
« Reply #106 on: March 30, 2016, 06:42:14 AM »
Doesn't matter, it's fiction. Look at mine, it's a lot like inception, but with Dream and Nightmare being drugs you inject yourself with. It would not be on Fantasy shelves but pure speculative fiction, next to some Murakami novel or whatnot!  :D
Come on, post it, better than nothing!

The story I wrote is most likely evidence for an insanity plea. There's no harm in throwing something in for fun.  :)

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Re: [Mar 2016] - Nightmares - Discussion Thread
« Reply #107 on: March 30, 2016, 06:58:17 AM »
Come on everyone, two days left! Such a great topic with so much room for craziness!

To be honest this topic doesn't interest me this month sounds too horror and dark for my taste  but I try my best to read all the entries
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Re: [Mar 2016] - Nightmares - Discussion Thread
« Reply #108 on: March 30, 2016, 07:36:02 AM »
I've read most of them and didn't find much horror in them, you should be alright Eclipse.
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Re: [Mar 2016] - Nightmares - Discussion Thread
« Reply #109 on: March 30, 2016, 01:20:45 PM »
Somehow I will submit a story this month, even if it's unedited garbage.
Somehow.
Not sure how.
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Re: [Mar 2016] - Nightmares - Discussion Thread
« Reply #110 on: March 30, 2016, 01:57:15 PM »
Somehow I will submit a story this month, even if it's unedited garbage.
Somehow.
Not sure how.

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Re: [Mar 2016] - Nightmares - Discussion Thread
« Reply #111 on: March 30, 2016, 01:59:37 PM »
Doesn't matter, it's fiction. Look at mine, it's a lot like inception, but with Dream and Nightmare being drugs you inject yourself with. It would not be on Fantasy shelves but pure speculative fiction, next to some Murakami novel or whatnot!  :D
Come on, post it, better than nothing!

dude!  spoilers!!  some of us don't start reading 'til the end of the month!

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Re: [Mar 2016] - Nightmares - Discussion Thread
« Reply #112 on: March 30, 2016, 02:25:50 PM »
Doesn't matter, it's fiction. Look at mine, it's a lot like inception, but with Dream and Nightmare being drugs you inject yourself with. It would not be on Fantasy shelves but pure speculative fiction, next to some Murakami novel or whatnot!  :D
Come on, post it, better than nothing!

dude!  spoilers!!  some of us don't start reading 'til the end of the month!

It ain't no spoilers, it's not something that is revealed, it's just how my world works, the story is within it, you're alright, half the trailers these days are more spoilery than this!
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Re: [Mar 2016] - Nightmares - Discussion Thread
« Reply #113 on: March 30, 2016, 04:57:57 PM »
Somehow I will submit a story this month, even if it's unedited garbage.
Somehow.
Not sure how.

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(But in all likelihood I won't have the time. :( )
Everything I wrote above is pure conjecture. I don't know what I'm talking about.

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Re: [Mar 2016] - Nightmares - Discussion Thread
« Reply #114 on: March 31, 2016, 08:35:42 AM »
Hey, all of you last minute writers, I plan to lock the submission thread tomorrow about lunchtime (UK time).
If you then really *really* need another couple of hours, just let me know and I'll think about it ;)

We have only 10 entries this time... The last time we had 10 or less was just over 1 year ago (Feb 15).
Let spring inspire you ;D
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Re: [Mar 2016] - Nightmares - Discussion Thread
« Reply #115 on: March 31, 2016, 11:28:46 AM »
Hey, all of you last minute writers, I plan to lock the submission thread tomorrow about lunchtime (UK time).
If you then really *really* need another couple of hours, just let me know and I'll think about it ;)

We have only 10 entries this time... The last time we had 10 or less was just over 1 year ago (Feb 15).
Let spring inspire you ;D

My creative mind has been stirring since last night.
I still have no idea how this story ends...
Change, when it comes, will step lightly before it kicks like thunder. (GRMatthews)
You are being naive if you think that any sweet and light theme cannot be strangled and force fed it's own flesh. (Nora)
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Re: [Mar 2016] - Nightmares - Discussion Thread
« Reply #116 on: March 31, 2016, 11:56:48 AM »
Hey, all of you last minute writers, I plan to lock the submission thread tomorrow about lunchtime (UK time).
If you then really *really* need another couple of hours, just let me know and I'll think about it ;)

We have only 10 entries this time... The last time we had 10 or less was just over 1 year ago (Feb 15).
Let spring inspire you ;D

My creative mind has been stirring since last night.
I still have no idea how this story ends...

Toss a coin.
Open a poll.
The villain wins, the hero dies in his sleep.
It was all just a dream.
"She will need coffee soon, or molecular degeneration will set in. Her French phrasing will take over even more strongly, and soon she will dissolve into a puddle of alienation and Kierkegaardian despair."  ~ Jmack

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Re: [Mar 2016] - Nightmares - Discussion Thread
« Reply #117 on: March 31, 2016, 02:40:39 PM »
OK I'm in.  Still feels like the story needs something but I've been sitting on it for awhile and haven't been able figure out what that something may be.  Also, naming a story is hard.

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Re: [Mar 2016] - Nightmares - Discussion Thread
« Reply #118 on: March 31, 2016, 02:48:35 PM »
OK I'm in.  Still feels like the story needs something but I've been sitting on it for awhile and haven't been able figure out what that something may be.  Also, naming a story is hard.

I'm gonna read it now, just in case you forgot the main character.  :P
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Re: [Mar 2016] - Nightmares - Discussion Thread
« Reply #119 on: March 31, 2016, 03:09:29 PM »
I really want to take part this month but am suffering from some serious writer's block recently. Hope it passes soon  :o