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  • Evelyn replied to the topic Farewells in the forum Announcements 3 years, 11 months ago

    @writerforever
    @joseph-kolapudi
    @aysia-serene

    Bye! I’m sorry to see you go, but may the love of the Lord ever shine around you! 🙂

  • J.A.Penrose replied to the topic Farewells in the forum Announcements 3 years, 11 months ago

    Another namarie!

    Goodbye to,
    @writerforever
    @joseph-kolapudi
    @aysia-serene

    Sad to see you…[Read more]

  • Hello all Parimis!

    Apparently I got confused at some point and your guildmaster…has not returned yet (she’ll probably be back tomorrow), so I thought I’d whip up a quick lesson for this week in her stead. (Actually, I’m cheating and I’m reusing a lesson I’ve used in my own guild–Meraki–because it also fits with your theme of pacing and…[Read more]

  • THE RESULTS ARE IN. Rillumen came out at the top with 39,179

    A huuuge congratulations to them, because they did AMAZINGLY. And give yourselves a clap to. You guys threw yourself into it…[Read more]

  • Hello hello Parimis!

    This is your stand-in guildmaster, and I’m here to call you to arms! War has been declared once again, and we must come out with full force.

    Because J.A. Penrose is away for the week, I was already half guildmastering you for this war, but since she was gone, I volunteered her (I’m her cousin, so I’m allowed to do things…[Read more]

  • It feels like we only just finished a guild war and now we’ve got ANOTHER ONE coming along. This one is completely different though. *flails cos these are so fun*

     

    Between the dates of September 24, 12:00 am, and September 30, 11:59 pm, WRITE LIKE YOU’RE ON FIRE.

    Over the week, keep track of how many words you write, and then at the end, we’…[Read more]

  • Today, we are looking at the info from last lesson, and turning it into something.

    Two paragraphs to be precise.

    In which you are going to foreshadow your plot twist.

    This shouldn’t be too time consuming or anything like that. You can use your own WIP, or just make up something for the purpose. The aim is to make sure that the readers get a…[Read more]

  • J.A.Penrose replied to the topic Guild War 4 in the forum Announcements 4 years ago

    THE WINNER HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED.

    And it was nearly us. 😛 As it is…

    CONGRATS TO THE MERAKI MEERKATS!!! *cheers for them*

     

    Oh hey… You beat me to it E.S.Johnson. *shrugs* Okay then. SO AWESOME JOB GUYS! IT WAS NEARLY US! (P.S How did you get that link?? It’s not meant to be out yet… Oh well. :P)

    @julia Yes. The Meerkats did well. *pats…[Read more]

  • J.A.Penrose replied to the topic Guild War 4 in the forum Announcements 4 years ago

    THE WINNER HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED.

    And it was nearly us. 😛 As it is…

    CONGRATS TO THE MERAKI MEERKATS!!! *cheers for them*

     

    Oh hey… You beat me to it E.S.Johnson. *shrugs* Okay then. SO AWESOME JOB GUYS! IT WAS NEARLY US! (P.S How did you get that link?? It’s not meant to be out yet… Oh well. :P)

    @julia Yes. The Meerkats did well. *pats…[Read more]

  • J.A.Penrose replied to the topic Guild War 4 in the forum Announcements 4 years ago

    Can I just say guys, that that was brilliant. *flails* You all worked really hard, and ended up writing a really cool story. It was also a really hard sort of task because ‘prose’ is so broad. But whatever the result, you guys did a stellar job! *applause* I’ve turned it in now, so we just have to wait and…[Read more]

  • J.A.Penrose started the topic Lesson 16 : Hint Dropping in the forum 4 years ago

    Often it is thought that there are two ways to approach writing: Character driven, or plot driven. However, with well written writing, this does not need to be the case. In fact, it shouldn’t be the case. The two aspects should be interwoven and inseparable.

    This also ends up being vital in mastering your suspense. Because, particularly in our m…[Read more]

  • So, Parimis, it has come to my attention, that having a space to put up tricks that help people know when to use certain words, pieces of grammar, etc, could be helpful. That will save having to hunt through all of the critues and things to find that one gem that someone had.

    So, if you have any helpful little tit-bits, feel free to share!

    A…[Read more]

  • J.A.Penrose replied to the topic Guild War 4 in the forum Announcements 4 years ago

    Okay Parimis!

    I’ve spent most of today tackling our entry, and have added a lot more character voice. That’s made the prose stronger, but to be honest, ‘unique’ is a rather cryptic phrase. However, we need to cut down a few words. So, cutting back is appreciated!

    Once again, here is the…[Read more]

  • J.A.Penrose replied to the topic Guild War 4 in the forum Announcements 4 years ago

    STELLAR WORK PARIMIS!!!!!

    (Yes, I’m tagging you all cos I really will get confused with all of the scrolling and hunting for what different people have said. :P)

    PROSE: Haha, Shakespeare is probably not an ideal thing to be weaving in. Doesn’t fit allllll that well. However, in general, we will need to be working on making the prose really…[Read more]

  • J.A.Penrose started the topic Lesson 15 : Another Check Up in the forum 4 years ago

    Hi Parimis!

     

    As you may have gathered, I’m not exactly well at the moment, hence I haven’t even looked at what you’ve done last week. Sorry about that. D:

    As it is, seeing that, a) I’m currently a mess, and b) there’s a guild war going on, that you can just give some feedback on how you reckon the annual theme topic is going.

    Have you been…[Read more]

  • J.A.Penrose started the topic Ever Ill Guildmaster in the forum 4 years ago

    Hello Parimis!

     

    If you hadn’t gathered already, you may well have drawn the short straw with this guild. *grimaces* I’m sick again, and hopefully will be diagnosed later today, but prayers are always appreciated. (with any luck I won’t be hospitalised) But yes, prayers for health are always appreciated as I seem to end up with some weird…[Read more]

  • J.A.Penrose replied to the topic Guild War 4 in the forum Announcements 4 years ago

    Okay, sorry that I’ve been kinda chaotic and sporadic and stuff lately guys, but things have kinda been blegh and yeah. Anyways. I am here now and hopefully can make some suggestions.

     

    BASICALLY, what @ariella-newheart summarised is what we are going with.

    I really enjoy the ideas that are being thrown around, and my one concern is that we do…[Read more]

  • J.A.Penrose replied to the topic Guild War 4 in the forum Announcements 4 years ago

    Okay, all of this sounds absolutely stellar. Like, really guys. Good job. I’m impressed.

    NOTE: @steward-of-the-pen is close, there is a 2500 word limit. Jane only has so much time to go through all of them.

    *sits back to think*

    1. Plotline sounds brilliant, unique, and generally awesome.
    2. The character sounds stellar.
    3. The resulting c…

    [Read more]

  • J.A.Penrose started the topic Guild War 4 in the forum Announcements 4 years ago

    “Write any story you choose with the most original and creative prose that you can.”

    THE TIME HAS COME PARIMIS.

    War has been declared among the guild’s of Story Embers, and Parimi Alca is in terrible danger.

    The competition will be tough. Avensbeck has won all of the prompt wars so far, and if we aren’t careful, they will dominate again. Also, t…[Read more]

  • This question was raised as an aside by @consciousdreamer a few days back, and I figured it could be good to spend one of our Monday lessons on it.

    All too often, you can be reading a book and then have to put it down and rub your eyes because the writer just had their entire cast described down to every freckle in one chapter. You have all of…[Read more]

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