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Re: [Mar 2017] - Through the Beast's Eye - Discussion Thread
« Reply #105 on: April 06, 2017, 01:45:31 AM »
In retrospect, that might be a little overly dark for this crowd....

A mother "voodooing" her son to kill the father? I want to read that now!
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Re: [Mar 2017] - Through the Beast's Eye - Discussion Thread
« Reply #106 on: April 06, 2017, 01:52:06 AM »

I need to learn to write 1500 words without killing half the characters....

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Re: [Mar 2017] - Through the Beast's Eye - Discussion Thread
« Reply #107 on: April 06, 2017, 01:53:28 AM »
In retrospect, that might be a little overly dark for this crowd....

A mother "voodooing" her son to kill the father? I want to read that now!

ooohhhh that's perfect!  love potions and voodoo-- it should be set in early 1900s New Orleans!

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Re: [Mar 2017] - Through the Beast's Eye - Discussion Thread
« Reply #108 on: April 06, 2017, 01:53:59 AM »

I need to learn to write 1500 words without killing half the characters....

Imagine when you write 150.000  ::) GRRM would blush.

On the other hand, April's theme should allow your characters to... make a plan to survive? Or actually the plan to survive is what kills them?  ::)
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Re: [Mar 2017] - Through the Beast's Eye - Discussion Thread
« Reply #109 on: April 06, 2017, 01:58:30 AM »
In retrospect, that might be a little overly dark for this crowd....

A mother "voodooing" her son to kill the father? I want to read that now!

You shouldn't have shared that already, wipe it, expand and enter it. Great idea and agree definitely NOLA
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Re: [Mar 2017] - Through the Beast's Eye - Discussion Thread
« Reply #110 on: April 06, 2017, 02:13:21 AM »
In retrospect, that might be a little overly dark for this crowd....

A mother "voodooing" her son to kill the father? I want to read that now!

You shouldn't have shared that already, wipe it, expand and enter it. Great idea and agree definitely NOLA

Aweee Lady Ty-- if only I hadn't thought of it 5 days after the contest closed :)


I need to learn to write 1500 words without killing half the characters....


Imagine when you write 150.000  ::) GRRM would blush.


Yeah, about that.... that's why my 100k word WIP has such a large cast of characters... I need some to survive to the end!!

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Re: [Mar 2017] - Through the Beast's Eye - Discussion Thread
« Reply #111 on: April 06, 2017, 02:15:35 AM »

I need to learn to write 1500 words without killing half the characters....

Why?  ;) ;D
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Re: [Mar 2017] - Through the Beast's Eye - Discussion Thread
« Reply #112 on: April 06, 2017, 02:37:48 AM »
In retrospect, that might be a little overly dark for this crowd....

A mother "voodooing" her son to kill the father? I want to read that now!

You shouldn't have shared that already, wipe it, expand and enter it. Great idea and agree definitely NOLA

Aweee Lady Ty-- if only I hadn't thought of it 5 days after the contest closed :)


Missed that minor detail  :-[ :-[
“This is the problem with even lesser demons. They come to your doorstep in velvet coats and polished shoes. They tip their hats and smile and demonstrate good table manners. They never show you their tails.” 
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