Madness Personified

Fellow writers! I need your opinion (which I’m sure you have plenty of!). I am debating on putting my current draft of my novel (aprox 40k) up on fictionpress.com. My characters are becoming insistent that I finish this novel so I can write the rest of their story. However, I need some feedback about plot and character development and while I’ve had a few friends read what I’ve done so far, I’m not getting the type of feedback I need. My question is, is putting something up on fictionpress worth it? Will people actually read it and give good feedback or will I just be throwing my story to the ether? Or/And should I start posting it here as well?

thatfrenchhelper:

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When creating a character, there’s a lot of questions you ask yourself. Whether it’s an original character or one you’ve been playing for a long time, using a character sheet to get to know your character better can always be a nice idea. With its help, you’ll be able…

writingbox:

Sometimes you want to write, but you have no plot ideas. Perhaps your fingers are itchy to write, you want to meet a submissions deadline, a character is bugging you to tell their story, or a single image, phrase, or scene is sitting heavy in your head. But you still can’t find…

Some Writing Prompt Generators

imagineyourotp:

Imagine person A of your OTP has been in a previous relationship that ended badly, and they have closed their heart off to love. But then, person B of your OTP comes along and breaks down person A’s barriers easily.

terribleminds:

From “25 Ways To Be A Happy Writer,” at terribleminds.

terribleminds:

From “25 Ways To Be A Happy Writer,” at terribleminds.

sheg0:

Me: I have an IDEA!
*opens word document*
Me: Shit, where did it go?
Sleep

So, I just finished another play through of Mass Effect and this time decided to romance Garrus. I’m so glad I did. I love Kaidan, but Garrus is just as awesome of a LI. And my latest Shepard has inspired a lot of ideas. This is just one of the short fics that are part of her and Garrus’s story. This one is post ME3.

Details about Kaie Shepard: Earthborn, sole survivor, and vanguard. 

Inspired by one of my favorite poets.

The woods are lovely, dark, and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep.
And miles to go before I sleep.
-Robert Frost “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”



    Shepard was suddenly aware of a thick darkness that surrounded her.  She couldn’t remember what happened. Voices whispered her name. Some familiar, some unknown to her. A woman’s voice called out, “I love you my little one.” Was that her mother? Only a vague face with indistinct features came to mind. Another voice called out, “You saved me.” Her mind latched onto that small voice. A voice she had not heard in many ages. A voice from her past.

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So this is what happens when insomnia hits…Flynn actually finishes a fic that she started a couple weeks ago.

Just a random stray thought that had happened through my mind as I was playing through ME3 again.

And as usual can be found here as well!

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Overhead the stars rushed by the skylight above her bed. Shepard laid sprawled out on her bed. Her long red hair, loosed from it’s braid, curled around her face and across her pillow. She didn’t have to look at the clock on the bedside table to know it was late or early depending on how you looked at it.

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