February 27, 2020 at 9:03 pm #107502Jessi Rae@jessi-rae
@phoenix I don’t have a full-on synopsis, but I’ve recently begun work on a new fantasy about an 18-year-old girl in search of her purpose in life and true, unconditional love; she feels like a total failure who’s unwanted and unloved, and believes there’s no point to living if no one loves her (she was abandoned as an infant and grew up with a fisherman and his wife who try to take good care of her, but are unable to give her what she craves). At some point (I don’t yet know if it’s before or after the story begins), she discovers a letter and a black pearl her mother left her as a baby, which point her to a gang of pirates and treasure hunters. So Pearl (the MC) joins them hoping they’ll help her find her mother. That’s pretty much all I have right now; I literally just started brainstorming two days ago.
"How did I escape? With difficulty. How did I plan this moment? With pleasure."February 27, 2020 at 9:58 pm #107512The Fledgling Artist@the-fledgling-artist
@phoenix Salutations to you as well. 😀
A good question, though unfortunately, I don’t have a good answer. I’m not actively working on anything currently. Art or writing. I’m in the middle of working through some faith-related struggles, and due to their impact on me, my artistic vision and drive to finish anything is a little out of wack. I’ve kinda come to a creative standstill. I’m still working on a few projects but in a very passive sense. As in, I only work on them when I get the rare inclination or motivation to do so. 😜
What are you working on currently??
"Though I'm not yet who I will be, I'm no longer who I was."February 29, 2020 at 5:05 pm #107695Sarah Inkdragon@sarah-inkdragon
I’m working on a mixture of projects. Currently, my big fantasy project that I recently changed the title to Aeonian, and a Hi-Fi novel set either in Vietnam or Korea(not sure which yet, but probably Vietnam.). The Hi-Fi is still in plotting stages but it’s one of the few projects I’ve ever had that I have a firm idea on what I want out of it so hopefully that will go rather easily. 🙂
"A hard heart is no infallible protection against a soft head."
- C. S. LewisMarch 1, 2020 at 1:06 pm #107788PenSword@pensword
I’m 22, so. Hello.March 9, 2020 at 12:39 pm #108466Michaela@mgtask
I’m 17; my birthday is in April.
"May it be mercy I show for it is mercy I've been shown." - Written to SpeakMarch 9, 2020 at 7:53 pm #108486Eden Anderson@eden-anderson
Heyo! As to my age…hmm…let’s just say that I’m leaving sixteen farther and farther behind and at a most alarming rate. 😛
"But how could you live and have no story to tell?" - Fyodor DostoyevskyMarch 9, 2020 at 8:13 pm #108487Naiya Dyani@naiya-dyani
@eden-anderson *feels ya, except she already left sixteen behind. . .*
Anyway, heya, I’m over 16 too!
Hearts are like matter--they can be beaten down, torn, and burned, but they cannot be destroyed.March 12, 2020 at 6:14 pm #108715Corine@corine
I’m 23 🙂March 23, 2020 at 9:50 am #109298luciusbraun@theswordinthebook
@phoenix 16 here!
ISTP. Check out my art instagram @smudge_viel Fueled by my family, friends, and lots of tea.March 23, 2020 at 5:50 pm #109321Kendra@kendralynne518
I am 16 going on 17. I turn 17 in May. 🙂
just a crazy ENFP/tough cowgirl/obsesses over time travel/middle earth/writer/book dragon/obidalaMarch 27, 2020 at 7:49 am #109472Emberynus The Dragonslayer@emberynus-the-dragonslayer
I’m sixteen 😉
Sleep doesn't help if it's your soul that's tired.March 27, 2020 at 10:28 am #109475Shannon Caeley@shannon
We’ve got an interesting age gap going on here haha. I’m seeing a lot of 16s and a lot of early 20s. Anyway I’m 18, and @jessi-rae, I think I have had the same problem of not including enough conflict in my stories also lol. Your WIP sounds really awesome! Is it going to include realistic HF elements or are you going to try to avoid historical references?
It will be wonderful. And if it isn’t, you will make it so.March 27, 2020 at 12:38 pm #109494Jessi Rae@jessi-rae
@shannon Lol conflict is hard sometimes… 😛 And thanks! 😀 I’m going to try to avoid historical references, as the story takes place on another world. 🙂
"How did I escape? With difficulty. How did I plan this moment? With pleasure."March 28, 2020 at 12:44 am #109545Caseybold@caseybold
@phoenix I’m old! Lol I think I have everyone on this thread beat so far . . . I’m 26. This makes me feel behind. I’m going to try harder to catch up to you guys!
I'm nobody, Who are you? -Emily Dickinson 뜻이 있는 곳에 길이 있다.March 28, 2020 at 10:27 am #109552
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