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Is anyone interested in collaborating on a story?

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  • #115068
    Arindown
    @arindown

      @winter_rose Thanks for all the ideas…you had some really good ones. I’m not sure about magic, I was thinking more technology, and I totally love the idea of having “higher” and “lower” societies in the different countries.


      @writergirl101
      Everything sounds great so far. I love the name you chose. For M.L., you don’t have to put the periods in, so it could just be ML (which also stands for megalitres or something😝).

      Yeah, Indair will be my country, and Ecury2 is my planet (a bit futuristic, I know…). How do you want me to introduce my character and everything? Do you still want to each do two?

      Live doing what you love. Die doing what you love. Do what you love for the Master.

      #115070
      Ella
      @writergirl101

        @arindown, @winter_rose

        I was thinking futuristic for planets, so yay, that worked out.  I still need a name for my planet…  But for my world, there are three cultures (as I mentioned earlier) so I’m not quite sure what to do for the countries.  I was thinking Sabaria for the Roman one, Antaea for the Greek one, and maybe Gamberet (like Green Beret, sort of) for the African one.  But they’re not really based of off real cultures.  I’ll keep thinking though.

        For the intro, maybe you could start with depicting his culture (e.g. maybe if it’s poor, a character would be stealing something–it would draw the reader’s attention and help with portraying the culture.)  I don’t know how we should make the selection happen or whatever, for the competition.

        Maybe we could each do a rough outline of what we want to happen and take a picture of it or something.  Then we could compromise.

        When something goes wrong in your life, just yell, "Plot twist!" and keep going. 😎🍰

        #115072
        Arindown
        @arindown

          @writergirl101 This is great!

          I’m going to do if from First Person, if that’s okay. And I thought the selection process would be by other, smaller games. So the top winners of the whole nation of Indair would get to go to the Council Games. Does that sound okay?

          I guess I’ll do two characters, and the second will be a girl from an modern American-ish society. Does that sound okay? I feel like mine are more stereotype than yours.😄

          I don’t know what my rough outline would look like…could you do yours first, and give me some ideas? Thanks.😊

          Live doing what you love. Die doing what you love. Do what you love for the Master.

          #115082
          Ella
          @writergirl101

            Name options lists:

            1) Africa

            -Afirica

            -Africaya

            -Afrikan

            -Afrikahn

            2) Rome

            -Romaea

            -Reoman

            -Romainis or Romanis

            -Romatas

            3) Greece or Athens

            -Athenas or Athetas

            -Geresa

            4) Planet

            -Satirna4

            -Veniseras3

            -VenseraZ

            When something goes wrong in your life, just yell, "Plot twist!" and keep going. 😎🍰

            #115083
            Ella
            @writergirl101

              @arindown

              Sure, yeah, I’ll do my outline first.  If you’re more of a pantser, that’s fine. 😉

              Ok, sounds good.  No, Indiar definitely isn’t stereotypical! 😄  I think if you make the female character have a different perspective than Divergent (feeling kinda bored and dissatisfied) and The Hunger Games (pure survival-mode; almost unfeeling), then you’ll be good.

              What do you think I should do for the names I submitted?  I like Satirna4 and Athenas.  I can’t decide on the others…🤔

              I guess I can do another character, too, to make the girl-boy ratio more even. 😜  I’ll make him be from Athenas.

              When something goes wrong in your life, just yell, "Plot twist!" and keep going. 😎🍰

              #115084
              Ella
              @writergirl101

                @arindown

                Oh, and yes, your selection process idea thingy sounds good. 👍

                I prefer 1st person, too. 😊

                When something goes wrong in your life, just yell, "Plot twist!" and keep going. 😎🍰

                #115085
                Arindown
                @arindown

                  @writergirl101

                  Yeahhh…I’m kinda a panster.😉 Thanks for understanding.

                  Good advice. I’ll try to make my character unique. I have kinda two ideas, but I can’t decide which I want for the boy, and which for the girl. I can hardly wait to introduce them!

                  The names…you should choose, but Romatas stood out to me. For my American society, I was thinking of maybe naming it after a different part of Amerigo Vespucci’s name.🤔 Any ideas?

                  I don’t know if you draw…but we could sketch our characters sometime, to make them feel more “real,” ya know?

                  One other idea was to put the character’s name above their part, as if it were the chapter title. And then each character’s part would be a chapter, no matter now short it was.

                  Live doing what you love. Die doing what you love. Do what you love for the Master.

                  #115098
                  Ella
                  @writergirl101

                    @arindown

                    Start writing, girl! 😁

                    Ummm… let’s see.

                    -Amerigona or Amerigana

                    -Americ

                    -Amerives

                    -Ameriga

                    -Ameria

                    You can mess around with those and change them up if you don’t like any of them.  That one’s hard! 😅

                    Yes, I do draw.  I love making my characters.  Definitely.

                    Yes, again.  That’s a great idea for the chapters. 👍

                    Oh, and if you don’t have a name for your girl MC yet, you can get some ideas from this:

                    https://www.fantasynamegenerators.com/futuristic-names.php

                    From now on, you can just use fantasynamegenerators for everything! 😆  But really, I love that site.

                    When something goes wrong in your life, just yell, "Plot twist!" and keep going. 😎🍰

                    #115099
                    Ella
                    @writergirl101

                      @arindown

                      Quick question, what statuses are your characters in?  Mine are high-born because I was thinking that the first-born could be chosen as the competitor. (we need a name for them, like tribute from hunger games, btw)

                      Idk, would that go against your original idea?  It’s completely fine if that doesn’t work.

                      When something goes wrong in your life, just yell, "Plot twist!" and keep going. 😎🍰

                      #115101
                      winter_rose
                      @winter_rose

                        @writergirl101, @arindown

                        Just some thoughts and questions:

                        Maybe there could be something like high judges for the competition? And each gets to grant a player of his choice an excuse from elimination once over the whole course of the games.  One of the judges could possibly be the villain from earlier.

                        I think that it could be interesting if the arena that all the games take place in is like, transformable? Like it can shift metal parts and become whatever the players need to pass, like a maze, or an obstacle course, or game stadium. It can be programmed, and the villian tells the programmer to make it hard form some and easier for others.

                        Also, what will the age range be for the players? I was thinking maybe like 14 or 16 to 52 or something. The older ones probably have experience fighting and also working on the council, and some of the younger ones are more energetic in a fight.

                        What will be the levels of the games? I mentioned a maze, obstacle course, and some sort of sports game, above and maybe a sword fight, archery contest, a free-for-all choose-your-weapon fight (or build your own weapon), or some sort of battle against a creature or robot. Any of those might work…

                        Should we base the countries off real or past countries? Because you mentioned that yours weren’t based on real cultures even though they shared a name…did you mean on cultures that don’t exist anymore?

                        Do the games have a name yet? If not Interplanetary Travails or Trails or something might work…. Or Gladitorium and the contestants Gladiators if the Roman culture is predominant.

                        I’ll mention the name options I like in a separate post, this one’s getting kinda long.

                        #115102
                        winter_rose
                        @winter_rose

                          @writergirl101

                          Oh, those are hard…

                          I like Afrikahn and Romanis, but most of them sound good… you should probably chose the ones with easy type-ability and readability.

                          #115103
                          Ella
                          @writergirl101

                            @winter_rose

                            Whoa. 😄

                            Ok, let’s see.

                            Maybe there could be something like high judges for the competition? And each gets to grant a player of his choice an excuse from elimination once over the whole course of the games.  One of the judges could possibly be the villain from earlier.

                            I like the judges idea.  I sorta like the grant idea.  Gracie, what do you think?

                            Yes, that transforming idea thing sounds great!

                            Well, I was thinking that the age range would be from 16-up.  Idk.

                             

                            I’ll keep thinking about the levels. 😉

                             

                            I think it’s a mix.  Mines like a futuristic Roman culture.

                             

                            Yes, I like the Gladiator idea.

                            When something goes wrong in your life, just yell, "Plot twist!" and keep going. 😎🍰

                            #115104
                            Ella
                            @writergirl101

                              @winter_rose

                              Quick question:  who is your character and what is your culture?

                              When something goes wrong in your life, just yell, "Plot twist!" and keep going. 😎🍰

                              #115105
                              Ella
                              @writergirl101

                                @winter_rose, @arindown

                                Btw, I have two friends that might join this project–they’re in the process of registering.  Just so you know.

                                When something goes wrong in your life, just yell, "Plot twist!" and keep going. 😎🍰

                                #115107
                                winter_rose
                                @winter_rose

                                  @writergirl101

                                  Umm, she’s still a bit of a WIP, but I’m thinking that she’ll be in some sort of Native American culture in a large nature reserve, and surrounded by big cities. She wants to win the games so she can restore her people to their former glory.

                                  I might work on adapting a a few other cultures (Ancient Egypt and China), maybe for a little more flavor and variety, and because those two sound fun to do.

                                  It’s great that your friends are joining! Looking forward to meeting them!

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