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Discussion in 'Social Discussion' started by Jaded, Sep 1, 2016.

  1. themildone

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    I only saw like 5 posts? with your birthday post being the first. But your twitter is super amusing :)
     
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    I think there's a more posts button somewhere on that theme, but all my posts are pretty much the same format. Vague updates, rambling sentences because I've lost my train of thought. You know, basically how I act here :p

    And thanks, that's where I've been trying to funnel my nonsense lately.
     
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    I'm dumb, I had to click 'more posts'. lol. Do you care if I read your site/twitter, or is that something you wanted to keep...not private but separate from people here? lol. I hope that isn't a dumb question.
     
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    Oh, no, that's fine! I keep all my private stuff on my personal facebook, everything else is free to read. :)

    And it wasn't a dumb question, I'd've asked it as well!
     
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    I could totally see that happening and I loved it! :D
     
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    I couldn't figure out how to follow your Facebook page from my own writer Facebook page, so I followed from my personal one, because I really don't care anyway.. People can always find me wherever and I don't post hate things, so whatever! I suck at posting anything anywhere. I was already following your Wordpress blog.
     
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    I didn't realize that you followed my facebook page or my blog :eek: :eek: That's cool!

    Or I forgot, which is always a possibility and i think I just deleted a paragraph that I didn't mean to delete while typing this. Dangit.
     
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    I've been trying to come up with an idea for a cheesy romance since the other day and I think I figured out what I want to do. Keep in mind that it's kind of my intention to make this super cliched just so I can get over my fear of this-sucks-so-why-bother-writing, but uh...what do y'all think? Princess is the main character, I don't have any names picked out yet.
    Princess has been told her entire life she'll be the queen, so she's expected to know how to be regal but isn't given any real responsibility. She's betrothed to a man she gets along with, but doesn't love. She is, however, falling in love with one of her personal guards. The engagement is rushed ahead because the king's health is poor, and only days before Princess's wedding, her fiance confesses that he's gay, and had decided he couldn't live with himself if he didn't give her a chance to back out of the marriage. She agrees to go through with it to save face for everyone, knowing that she can keep her real love close to her. Only a few months after her new husband is named king, he is murdered. No one is able to figure out who. Suitors start vying for Princess's hand so they can become king, and Princess is trying to figure out which one of them could have been the murderer. She knows that if she marries her true love before finding the murderer, he'll just be killed too. In the mean time, she’s governing the kingdom and discovering that she is more than a pretty, simpering lady.

    So...I know some of that is pretty outlandish, like that she would be ruling the kingdom instead of the king's right hand guy or whatever, and that the murdered king would take the chance of coming out to her. But what do you guys think?
     
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    I tihnk for the her ruling part you could go either way, she takes over or she fumes about the right hand man taking over. Either could be story points. I think it's a start and could go places :D
     
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    good places or bad places? :grimace: lol
     
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    Well, that depends on what you write but I think it could go interesting places. :D I know I would end up taking some convoluted murder plot route that somehow involves magic and betrayal but that's because I'm more dark fantasy than I am romance and i don't know the romance genre well.
     
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    I don't either :ROFL: this is 100% new to me
     
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    Fuck yes. Pasting this fucking everywhere. Changed the quote cause it feels spoilery.
    When I get excited I use 'fuck' a lot.
     
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    :celebrate2::celebrate2::celebrate2:
     
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    Oh, that looks interesting. Def gonna bookmark that to look at in the future
     
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    I've been entertaining the idea of writing a book on a former railroad line here in Central Kentucky... I didn't mind writing back when I was in school but I only ever did it when required (English class). I've been finding and saving newspaper articles online that I find, thinking that I might take what I can and write/type up something. My biggest issue/concern is finding enough human interest stories and not a bunch of statistics that would bore nearly everyone. There's stuff out there, but I wish I knew someone that worked the line that I could draw stories from. Also have/had a short article for a train magazine whose editor asked me last year if I could do something..I didn't have a set deadline, but I think I was so close to reaching the necessary word count for it. I really oughta finish that.
     
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    Are there any type of employee records? Even if it's not as extensive as anything would be today. Maybe you could find someone who wanted to ramble?
     
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    This really cracked me up. And not gonna lie, I enjoyed the story's narration and style quite a lot :love:
     
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