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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: Forum
« Reply #140 on: December 22, 2015, 03:10:05 AM »
Now, FD, we never really did discuss financial terms.
I figure we could be partners and split everything right down the middle 30/70.
The extra for me is because it was my idea, and there are certain fees that must be covered.

Like writers' fees.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: Forum
« Reply #141 on: December 22, 2015, 04:37:30 AM »
Here's another review of "Where Have All The Heroes Gone" series.

"(Laughing out loud) you're a pretty good writer PA."  --Forum Poster.

Sorry Aggy, I promised to stop misquoting people.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: Forum
« Reply #142 on: December 22, 2015, 07:16:19 AM »
 30 a day? I cant eat that many Nuclear Orange Cheese Donuts! 3 a day will be fine. I am cheap but not free :p
 I am off strike now, thanks Avenger, it's nice to be appreciated, huggles :)

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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: Forum
« Reply #143 on: December 23, 2015, 01:06:52 AM »
Three donuts a day, you're going to bankrupt me.
I was thinking 30 a year.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: Forum
« Reply #144 on: December 28, 2015, 03:31:11 AM »
Fattinator:  Yo, Super Fire Dragon.
SFD:  What is it Fats?
Fattinator:   I was reading PA's story about the attempt to buy City of Heroes.
SFD:  Yeah.  I had a talk with PA about putting me in that story.
Fattinator:    Well it must have worked, you're in like Flynn.
SFD:  Flynn who?
Fattinator:    I don't know, but you're in like him.
SFD:  Really?
Fattinator:    Yup, read the latest entry.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: Forum
« Reply #145 on: December 30, 2015, 03:01:39 AM »
Ooopsy!
I forgot that I was headquartering ParagonSoft in "The THeM Story" in Vietnam.
Since, I had Dum Luk use a Korean word and had Ms. Liberty send Super Fire Dragon to Seoul, it had to be Korea.

This writing stuff is harder than it looks.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: Forum
« Reply #146 on: January 08, 2016, 04:09:44 AM »
Kolissa has been naughty, yup, nothing but coal in her stockings.

Tommy B. is planning, planning and planning.

Warp met a girl, young love.

Super Fire Dragon is everywhere.

And I'm still a noob.

Life is grand.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: Forum
« Reply #147 on: January 13, 2016, 04:17:20 AM »
"I don't know, you know.  With PA, his writing makes me giggle and remember the fun I had playing City of."
    --Unknown poster,  (PA wearing a wig, fake glasses, fake nose and mustache.)

"I enjoy reading the 'Where Have All The Heroes gone' series.  Thank You PA."
    --PA using a falsetto voice.

"Yaeh, PA, is that is name? anyway, good stories."
   --PA using a low manly voice.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: Forum
« Reply #148 on: January 15, 2016, 05:00:18 AM »
The question was raised, what advice would a writer give a newbie writer.
Writing is easy.
First, write a story.
Second, proofread until you hate every single word you wrote.
Third, repeat.
Easy!
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: Forum
« Reply #149 on: January 20, 2016, 03:27:28 AM »
No, writing is fun.
Well, you do have to follow strict rules and guidelines.
And sometines you want to write X, but first you need to write T, U and V even.
And then there's writing an interesting thing about a character, but then you realize that it won't work with this other thing.
For example, SFD has the afflection of not understanding human numbers.  More than once, I had wished I didn't do that.  If I tried to take it back now, we are talking tons of re-write.  So be careful what afflections you hoist onto your characters.

Also, there is the good-line syndrome, I call it that, just now.
You're writing along and bang, I great line occurs to you.  The problem is that the perfect character to say that line, just spoke the set-up for that line.  Either re-write, or have the character realize the set-up, or easier still, give it to another character that it sort of fits.  Maybe as a get even kind of deal.

Then there's the description, I usually ignore.  I figure that this is CoX, you know what Atlas Park looks like, geez.
For other things, you can get trapped in too much or too little description.  Readers want to read action or story, but they need description too.

One last thing, I started writing this fan fiction crud about a year ago, and that makes me an expert.
Well, I do have a BA degree, so that counts too.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: Forum
« Reply #150 on: January 23, 2016, 04:15:39 AM »
Yeah, writing's a blast.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: Forum
« Reply #151 on: January 23, 2016, 05:42:57 AM »
Ok, here's the deal, Number 6 and Seoul overlap a little.  The THeM story mentions Seoul, but erronously credits Mercedes Blake.  Unless I think of something else, number 6 will be the last of the "Where Have All the Heroes Gone" series.  Hey, stop cheering.

Eastgate is just hitting its stride.
--we introduced Cheerleader
--there might be romance

Seoul, is just beginning.
--number 6 is setting it up
--Kolissa and the Dragon need to get back together.



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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: Forum
« Reply #152 on: January 29, 2016, 03:22:22 AM »
Ms. Liberty is being ruthless.
What could this mean?
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: Forum
« Reply #153 on: February 02, 2016, 05:01:16 AM »
Ms. Liberty reads Mercedes Lackey.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: Forum
« Reply #154 on: February 06, 2016, 03:46:51 AM »
I told VV about Ms. Liberty reading her work.

Well if you are in the world of CoH, Victoria Victrix is a romance novelist there.  It's been in my character bio since I5.

So I figured that I had to write her in.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: Forum
« Reply #155 on: February 07, 2016, 07:44:07 AM »
VV storms into Nate's, I mean Tommy B.'s office.  That's funny.
"The THeM Story" cast
BrassFox played by IronWolf
Tommy B. played by Nate of City of Titans
Mercedes Blake played by Mercedes Lackey

But in no way is any character of that story actually the real life person, I don't know them well enough.  Should that be "THeM well enough"?  Yeah, any resemblance of a character to an actual person living or dead is purely coinsidential.  So don't take it to heart.  And don't sue for liable.

My lawyer will call your lawyer, they'll do lunch.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: Forum
« Reply #156 on: February 17, 2016, 01:33:41 AM »
Felicity Device, or whatever her name was, was suppose to help me write "The Eastgate Affair" that I stole from that other guy.

"Where Have All The Heroes Gone: 6" can't finish until "Super Fire Dragon Gets Some Seoul" is finished.
And "SFD Gets Some Seoul" can't finish until #6 Blue Side is finished.
I guess I kind of messed that up.

"The THeM Story" has no place to go.

This isn't writer's block, this is writer's gridlock.
Stay cool, I'll figure it out.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: Forum
« Reply #157 on: February 22, 2016, 04:45:06 AM »
Ok, I figured it out.

I ended #6 and sent Kolissa to SFD's apartment.
It's perfect.

Advanced plot planning, reading it is optional at this point.
 
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I'm thinking of somebody dying.  I know who I have in mind, but I don't want to spoil it for you.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: Forum
« Reply #158 on: March 15, 2016, 04:12:50 AM »
After reading today's installment, I think our dragon could have been a travel agent.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: Forum
« Reply #159 on: April 05, 2016, 01:48:18 AM »
Wow, I suppose that I had better get back to writing this junk.
Can't leave the readers hanging.
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