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Servant/Employer Relationship

I’m having trouble striking the right tone with a relationship between a young princess and her lady’s maid, and I was hoping someone could offer some advice. For context, the book is set in the 18th century and is told from the...

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Do’s and Dont’s of YA writing.

Jak of Hearts said: ↑ So I finished my first book and self-published here recently. I’m wanting to start a new project and I am wanting to write it for a YA market. (I don’t know why I didn’t make my first book YA, since...

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Mamacita

Coke-bottle figures are motivationto get close to youI arrive to Spain clinging MolotovCocktails(it’s not Spanish but at least it’ll do)to see blossoming cocktail dresses. I pivot kneecaps to Barcelona, Medellin,Buenos Aires, Santiago, ...

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Looking for examples in fiction writing

Not in a book, but in movies. One of them that I can recall right now is called Safe. In that movie, Jason Statham had to convince his then-friends-now-enemies (who are more like a secondary antagonists) to help him pull a heist camouflaged...

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Does this analogy about computers work?

NomDeGuerre said: ↑ So the metaphor is just plain confusing? That’s all I really want to know. I don’t want to go into all the “nerd” stuff. I do that all later. And it’s not the purpose of this post to get i...

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A demand for professional time-travel?

I’m looking for some logical ideas as to why a futuristic system would send professional time-travelers back in time to carry out jobs. In 12 Monkeys James Cole is sent back to try and find and prevent the release of a virus that wipe...

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Building a Culture

Oh ho ho ho! You came to the right place my friend! I’ll leave a small essay here, but feel free to PM me: I love creating this kind of stuff. Step one: location. Where do they live? This will effect nearly everything about the cultur...

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Your Warning Label

CoyoteKing said: ↑ Where’s @honey hatter? Hers would be “Don’t feed the animals.” Click to expand… @CoyoteKing *warning may be hazardous to you health. You won’t survive past the first date. Stay away from dark alleys....

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illustrating your stories as you write

Hello After a few disasters with lost files on my old cranky laptop… many hours of work reduced to random symbols on a broken word document. [weeps] I have been doing some writing in notebooks recently, as well as investing in a new l...

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What’s the most recent word you realized you were mispronouncing or misreading?

I just realized I’ve been misreading “respite” the whole time. I think I used the word for the first time recently, and I was corrected by my sister. I pronounced it “ree-spite,” when it’s pronounced R...

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