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Re: Ever write anything? (book/short story)
« Reply #20 on: April 16, 2010, 06:56:11 PM »
I liked them both, but I especially appreciated the Joan of Arc one, of course.
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Re: Ever write anything? (book/short story)
« Reply #21 on: April 16, 2010, 07:04:33 PM »
I liked them both, but I especially appreciated the Joan of Arc one, of course.

Yes, your command was the inspiration.

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Re: Ever write anything? (book/short story)
« Reply #22 on: April 17, 2010, 09:33:28 AM »
Ever think about having a writing group here?  We've got some marvelous writers, and I'd feel safer to share stuff with some of the folks here than most people I know.  Perhaps there's safety in the semi-anonymity.  It could be anything, not necessarily movie or non-movie related.  What do folks think?  Or is there something already and I didn't know?

I really want to do this now. anybody else?
I actually consider a lot of movies to be life-changing! I take them to my heart and they melt into my personality.

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Re: Ever write anything? (book/short story)
« Reply #23 on: April 17, 2010, 09:35:44 AM »
Ever think about having a writing group here?  We've got some marvelous writers, and I'd feel safer to share stuff with some of the folks here than most people I know.  Perhaps there's safety in the semi-anonymity.  It could be anything, not necessarily movie or non-movie related.  What do folks think?  Or is there something already and I didn't know?

I really want to do this now. anybody else?

I'd be in if it weren't an extreme commitment (not that it would be).

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Re: Ever write anything? (book/short story)
« Reply #24 on: April 24, 2010, 06:41:23 PM »
Ever think about having a writing group here?  We've got some marvelous writers, and I'd feel safer to share stuff with some of the folks here than most people I know.  Perhaps there's safety in the semi-anonymity.  It could be anything, not necessarily movie or non-movie related.  What do folks think?  Or is there something already and I didn't know?
There is something like this. A girl in my writers group used it for her stories, but I never got the name of it. Let me do a little research and post the link.

Edit:

www.critiquecircle.com

Haven't checked it out, but my friend likes it.
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Re: Ever write anything? (book/short story)
« Reply #25 on: April 28, 2010, 06:45:57 PM »
Ever think about having a writing group here?  We've got some marvelous writers, and I'd feel safer to share stuff with some of the folks here than most people I know.  Perhaps there's safety in the semi-anonymity.  It could be anything, not necessarily movie or non-movie related.  What do folks think?  Or is there something already and I didn't know?

I really want to do this now. anybody else?

I'd be in if it weren't an extreme commitment (not that it would be).

Part of the good thing about us doing it, is that we already know we won't trash each others' stuff.  I'm a bit nervous about showing my writing to complete strangers.  But I really appreciate this group.  Do we want to begin a thread this way?  Short writing can go on the thread, and longer writing-- not TOO long-- could be blogged and linked.

FLY, you interested?
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Re: Ever write anything? (book/short story)
« Reply #26 on: April 30, 2010, 12:17:03 PM »
Yeah sure, though as I attempt to start up Poem a Day again in the summer, I will likely link my posts anyway.

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Re: Ever write anything? (book/short story)
« Reply #27 on: April 30, 2010, 12:24:46 PM »
I'd be willing to be a part of this. I haven't seriously tried to write anything in a few years, but I have the itch to give it a go once again.
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Re: Ever write anything? (book/short story)
« Reply #28 on: April 30, 2010, 05:37:13 PM »
Ferocactus wislizeni

Follow me through my needles, beyond the drained brown exterior,
Under the falling leaves of my premature buds through my soil
Toward the plastic bottom shielded from the hanging sun.
Seated on a sill I wither one day at a time.
Thousands of miles to the west traces of ancestry still exist
Where winds outweigh the rains,
Where days burn and nights turn frigid as these new winters,
Where I was not possessed and displayed, forgotten,
Sustained barely by weeks old waters.
Before I was packed in tightly to this plastic pot,
Flown across the country and placed by the window,
Before I was nameless, labeled only as exotic,
Before transportation,
Before transplantation,
Before the harvest.

That's one of the portions (one of the 5 portions!) of my Lit 499 final. We had an option to either design a course or write something creatively that applies to the class. I took the creative writing thing. The class deals with Eco-Criticism and general environmental relationships in literature.

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Re: Ever write anything? (book/short story)
« Reply #29 on: April 30, 2010, 06:01:21 PM »
I've got a discussion page for a writer's club posted under "books".  If we get enough interest we might convince a moderator to make it a child board.

Please read over my suggestions, and make any comments if you're interested.
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