contemplating shipwreck

Jul. 25th, 2017 11:35 pm
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There's a shipwreck.  With my heroine and her companions on the ship.

Now, is it just before the story opens, or does it open the story?
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with a gun in his hand

Jul. 23rd, 2017 09:30 pm
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When opting for stirring up a story with Chandler's rule, I always have to decide what, exactly, is the man coming through the door with a gun in his hand.

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moon time

Jul. 21st, 2017 09:44 pm
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It's a classic of the planetary romance genre, to have a few moons floating about the sky, just so you know it's not Earth.

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vignette challenge

Jul. 21st, 2017 12:06 am
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This week's prompt is:
private

Anyone can join, with a 50-word vignette in the comments. Your vignette does not have to include the prompt term.

My efforts:

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making the join

Jul. 19th, 2017 11:51 pm
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One third of the way through the outline, I estimate.

So, I deduce, the original idea was one third of a story idea.

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the summit of summer

Jul. 17th, 2017 10:28 pm
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Where the pinks and the moss roses were planted, I can clearly see what is the new growth. Even when it's not a more sprightly shade of green, it perks up like nobody's business.

A gray squirrel with a red tail! All right, more of an amber shade, but distinctly ruddy and a sharp contrast.

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writing challenge

Jul. 15th, 2017 11:53 pm
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Another challenge from [personal profile] lindahoyland , details here.

My efforts:

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The Book of Chinese Beliefs

Jul. 15th, 2017 11:13 pm
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The Book of Chinese Beliefs by Frena Bloomfield

A book that includes every day religious practices and like beliefs, and also some information on other everyday practices.
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super little sisters

Jul. 15th, 2017 09:40 pm
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Writing along, realizing that if the little sister knew about what the older sister might be able to do with superpowers, the next thing she would be doing would be bugging her about it.

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vignette challenge

Jul. 13th, 2017 11:47 pm
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This week's prompt is:
perfect

Anyone can join, with a 50-word vignette in the comments. Your vignette does not have to include the prompt term.

My efforts:

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