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Re: [Oct 2016] - Corpses - Discussion Thread
« Reply #15 on: September 30, 2016, 08:22:07 PM »
Thank you sir!
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Re: [Oct 2016] - Corpses - Discussion Thread
« Reply #16 on: September 30, 2016, 09:53:08 PM »
Now I think I need to write a poem for this month.
Though no threat promise it'll be over 500 words.
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Re: [Oct 2016] - Corpses - Discussion Thread
« Reply #17 on: September 30, 2016, 10:16:04 PM »
we should have a poem-only month.

i keep wanting to write one, but always come up with a more fun story instead.

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Re: [Oct 2016] - Corpses - Discussion Thread
« Reply #18 on: September 30, 2016, 10:32:23 PM »
we should have a poem-only month.

i keep wanting to write one, but always come up with a more fun story instead.
Given the gloom & doom of similar discussions, such an idea would be disastrous and could do irreparable harm. Pretty sure every time you type "we should..." somewhere a goldfish jumps out of its bowl, a puppy dies, and a kitten falls into a washing machine.
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Re: [Oct 2016] - Corpses - Discussion Thread
« Reply #19 on: September 30, 2016, 10:36:00 PM »
we should have a poem-only month.

i keep wanting to write one, but always come up with a more fun story instead.
Given the gloom & doom of similar discussions, such an idea would be disastrous and could do irreparable harm. Pretty sure every time you type "we should..." somewhere a goldfish jumps out of its bowl, a puppy dies, and a kitten falls into a washing machine.


Hahaha. The goldfish, though. Hahahha

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Re: [Oct 2016] - Corpses - Discussion Thread
« Reply #20 on: September 30, 2016, 10:48:34 PM »
we should have a poem-only month.

i keep wanting to write one, but always come up with a more fun story instead.
Given the gloom & doom of similar discussions, such an idea would be disastrous and could do irreparable harm. Pretty sure every time you type "we should..." somewhere a goldfish jumps out of its bowl, a puppy dies, and a kitten falls into a washing machine.


Hahaha. The goldfish, though. Hahahha

i now know the exact corpse i'm writing about this month!

Spoiler for Hiden:

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Re: [Oct 2016] - Corpses - Discussion Thread
« Reply #21 on: October 01, 2016, 11:34:31 AM »
Hey, how do you submit your work through a personal message

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Re: [Oct 2016] - Corpses - Discussion Thread
« Reply #22 on: October 01, 2016, 11:41:40 AM »
Also, I have never been able to my submit my previous work into the monthly writing contests. If you can't submit your work as a file attachment, then how do you submit it?

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Re: [Oct 2016] - Corpses - Discussion Thread
« Reply #23 on: October 01, 2016, 12:09:06 PM »
Also, I have never been able to my submit my previous work into the monthly writing contests. If you can't submit your work as a file attachment, then how do you submit it?
Hey, how do you submit your work through a personal message

OK  @Osahon here goes
To submit a story in a normal month write it in Word in as near perfection as you can with word count and edits done.  Select All then Copy

Open the Submission thread, click Reply, Paste your story and put it in spoilers by selecting all then clicking on  the SP icon above.

Add your comment and title at the beginning above the Spoiler, and Post it. From now on you can still go in  to do minor edits ( Modify) etc until the thread closes but remember many people read as the stories appear and  may not re read again.


This month with Anonymous Go to My Messages at top Menu here,  and send your story as a message in exactly the same way as described above when sending to the Submission thread. Where it gives you the To box put in Anonymous .  It will probablymay or may not give you a red Anonymus with an X below the box. That is fine and it will work.When you have completed the message Post it and it will be transferred to the main thread in due course by the moderator in this case Xiagan probably. Hope that makes sense . Good luck.

ETA Sorry forgot to mention that paragraph double spacing and effects like italics or bold will not come over from Word so once you have got your story safely posted go back in straight away with Modify and edit for those things.
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Re: [Oct 2016] - Corpses - Discussion Thread
« Reply #24 on: October 01, 2016, 07:30:44 PM »
Dead, and delicious.

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Re: [Oct 2016] - Corpses - Discussion Thread
« Reply #25 on: October 03, 2016, 02:13:22 AM »
Dead, and delicious.


What We Do In The Shadows is awesome. However I'm unsure whether vampires quite count as corpses? Do they? Depends on the lore, but I'd not dare to go down that way.

Here's a great show for another type of inspiration!

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Re: [Oct 2016] - Corpses - Discussion Thread
« Reply #26 on: October 03, 2016, 11:33:55 AM »
I'm sure this will be a fun one, not grave at all. But as I've got myself a new WIP I'm going to committ to that instead. I'll swing by and vote still, but with limited time I really want to knuckle down to the long form for a while..

(unless I have a sudden moment of frustration and then I'll knock out a flash fiction stylee thing... but no promises)

knock 'em dead people...

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Re: [Oct 2016] - Corpses - Discussion Thread
« Reply #27 on: October 03, 2016, 03:52:17 PM »
srsly.  in this thread, apparently we need a rimshot button.

like this:
http://instantrimshot.com/classic/?sound=rimshot

maybe raptori can help me figure out how to embed one in the page . . .

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Re: [Oct 2016] - Corpses - Discussion Thread
« Reply #28 on: October 03, 2016, 06:26:23 PM »
Yo...I'm back. I haven't been replying because I was tired of "I'll do this!" then not doing squat. However...for this, I already wrote 626 words. I just need to figure out the ending, and I have a whole months. I just started today and am already 1/2 to 1/3 through it, depending on final length that's a whole month I have for revision.

I'm so proud of myself. I'll have something this time!!! Should I finish. But I should. And it's looking really good so far. :)
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Re: [Oct 2016] - Corpses - Discussion Thread
« Reply #29 on: October 03, 2016, 08:33:12 PM »
What We Do In The Shadows is awesome. However I'm unsure whether vampires quite count as corpses? Do they? Depends on the lore, but I'd not dare to go down that way.
Yea I tried to find a gif of the zombie in that film dancing but couldn't get one. :(