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    skip.knox replied to the thread Seriously struggling on writing my fantasy story about body snatchers that steal thrones, send help.

    I see multiple issues here. One of the things that can really stymie a first-time writer (defined as anyone who has not finished a book,...

    Apr 19, 2021 at 3:15 PM
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    skip.knox replied to the thread Grimdark and me.

    FTR, and because this thread is really all about me <grin>, I don't actually object to bleak reading. House of Mirth is devastating. The...

    Apr 16, 2021 at 3:43 PM
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    skip.knox replied to the thread So my story is too offensive :(.

    The worst story is the one that never gets written. Right now, your story offends no one because it doesn't exist. If I were to write...

    Apr 16, 2021 at 3:19 PM
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    skip.knox replied to the thread How should I create a Dancing language (Danguage).

    You are also going to have to figure out how to render such things into words. For example, try describing any three of those hand...

    Apr 16, 2021 at 3:10 PM
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    skip.knox replied to the thread School Additions.

    I would craft the story first. By "craft" I mean to cover everything from writing an outline to jotting plot points to an actual first...

    Apr 16, 2021 at 3:05 PM
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    skip.knox replied to the thread Grimdark and me.

    We can all differ; in fact, we do. I was merely reporting why I have yet to like any grimdark story I've read, and suggested one...

    Apr 16, 2021 at 2:36 PM
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    skip.knox replied to the thread Grimdark and me.

    I don't like definitions. They tend to distract us into arguments rather than into discussions. If that's your argument (nowhere close...

    Apr 15, 2021 at 6:31 PM