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  • #110846
    Kendra
    @kendralynne518

    @emberynus-the-dragonslayer

    That’s a cool username. 😉

    just a crazy ENFP/tough cowgirl/obsesses over time travel/middle earth/writer/book dragon/obidala

    #110475
    Kendra
    @kendralynne518

    I’m not currently writing a sci-fi story, but I’m semi-brainstorming a futuristic/dystopian/sci-fi story about a future America. Funny; right now I’m working on a historical fiction, and my next project will be set way, way in the future. XD

    It’s called 2109: Awaken (it’s set in the year 2109), and here’s three sentences to describe it (I hope): Something is rotten in the state of America. It’s been years since the Constitution was eradicated, but things are about to get worse. Kae Peters is a government official, deeply involved in the planning and orchestrating of government plans (or at least that’s what she’s told), but the man she loves has secret designs for becoming the next dictator of the world. Because of a slip in words, Kae is now seen as a threat to those plans; will she give in to the pressure and let him take control of the world, or stand for what is right?

    Whoops; four sentences and it ended up sounding like a blurb, haha. XD

    just a crazy ENFP/tough cowgirl/obsesses over time travel/middle earth/writer/book dragon/obidala

    #110363
    Kendra
    @kendralynne518

    @emberynus-the-dragonslayer

    Yes! I’d love to be your buddy! My username is Kendra Lynne. My writing is going really well, I’ve written 25k and my goal is 30k at the moment. 🙂

    • This reply was modified 1 year, 7 months ago by Kendra.

    just a crazy ENFP/tough cowgirl/obsesses over time travel/middle earth/writer/book dragon/obidala

    #110347
    Kendra
    @kendralynne518

    @the-inkspiller Okay, wow, let me just say that your information is incredibly helpful and insightful. Thank you so much! I know, it’s kind of disappointing that I can’t include the Earps or Doc Holliday in the story… they’re such fascinating people! But then, I don’t know what I’d do with them anyway. 😛

    I’ve gotten quite a bit of writing done, I’ve written 23k so far.

    The story is told (in past-tense) by a young, cocky, and naïve 16-year-old boy named Lawrence who has run away from home. After trying out some different jobs, he finds himself the partner of a Dr. Everett Holm, a British scientist exploring in disguise, looking for a creature that has been sighted near Tombstone: a pterodactyl. When the boy meets and befriends the creature, he realizes he could never help to capture it. He also meets a girl named Ruth, who he wants to help set free from her (literally) imprisoning job at the Birdcage Theater. It all comes down to a choice: to speak up, to stand for freedom, or not.

    That’s the best off-the-top-of-my-head blurb/synopsis thingy I can do. XD

    I’ll definitely consult you if I think of any particular questions! My most recent research was gunshot wounds and the main arteries in the body. 😀

    • This reply was modified 1 year, 7 months ago by Kendra. Reason: missing word

    just a crazy ENFP/tough cowgirl/obsesses over time travel/middle earth/writer/book dragon/obidala

    #109454
    Kendra
    @kendralynne518

    @emberynus-the-dragonslayer

    Hey! Thank you so much! Yes, while I was visiting the Creation Museum with my family last year, I read this article in the section of the place with lots of different stories with dragon-like creatures (dinosaurs), and the story really struck me and ever since I haven’t been able to forget it. It just needs a story. 🙂

    Yep, I’ve been working on that, and I have figured out that the old west towns were not really  the cool places they seem. In reality, they were rather lacking in morality and “good” people. So that’s going to play into my story a little, but I’m not going to dive into some things… especially places like The Birdcage Theater. That place is just shocking. >.<

    Thank you again, Emberynus! I’m glad to find someone else writing an old west story.  🙂

    just a crazy ENFP/tough cowgirl/obsesses over time travel/middle earth/writer/book dragon/obidala

    #109321
    Kendra
    @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/obidala

    #93648
    Kendra
    @kendralynne518

    One thing I will do is list a few emotional scenes that I know are going to happen, and then when I’m in that kind of emotional state (disappointed, angry, sad, ecstatic, etc.) I will write it then, using my emotions to fuel my writing and helping me to feel what my character is feeling.

    For example, I was feeling very frustrated recently and I was a bit stuck in writing my current Camp Nano story, but I used that frustration to help me write a scene I knew was going to happen that needed that kind of energy in it.

    Here’s what I sat down and wrote:

    I ran.

    I ran until my lungs burned within my chest, the air I breathed became fire within me, and my legs, pumping like pistons, just about ready to give up. People parted the way in front of me, staring, and some calling after me, curious.

    But I didn’t stop. I had to try. I had to try to be free, free from the menace that had perched on my shoulder and controlled me my entire life.

    I didn’t stop to think about whether that was possible. All I knew was that I had to try. [excerpt from 2109: Awaken by Kendra Lynne]

    So yeah. That’s my advice. Also once you really know and understand your characters, it can be a lot easier. 🙂

    just a crazy ENFP/tough cowgirl/obsesses over time travel/middle earth/writer/book dragon/obidala

    #91157
    Kendra
    @kendralynne518

    @ericawordsmith *takes a deep breath* I suppose we can have different opinions on Han Solo. I think he’s awesome, and really the best thing about Star Wars 4, 5&6. But that’s just me. 😛 *pats myself on the back for keeping my dragon-fire down*

    Anyway. And yes, I love time-travel. I’m quite the quirky person. 🙂

    It’s nice to meet you!

    just a crazy ENFP/tough cowgirl/obsesses over time travel/middle earth/writer/book dragon/obidala

    #90814
    Kendra
    @kendralynne518

    @middleearthmusician I don’t know. That’s why I asked you. XD

    just a crazy ENFP/tough cowgirl/obsesses over time travel/middle earth/writer/book dragon/obidala

    #90771
    Kendra
    @kendralynne518

    @scribbles First of all, I love the title you chose for your forum thread. It seriously made me smile. Secondly, it is so good to meet another kindred spirit through Story Embers!! One of the best things about this site is all the writing folks. Wait, it’s almost entirely populated by writers because it’s a writers’ site? Crazy… XDD

    Anyway, enough of the bunny trail of thought; even though I’m not an INFP, I am an ENFP so I can definitely relate to INFPs in some things. For instance, we’re the most introverted extroverts, so there’s that.

    While I have not had a home-made mocha recently, they are absolutely amazing and I LOVE them!! 😀

    Notebooks, muffins, stacks of books, and evenings are amazing things as well. I’m a night-owl so evenings are definitely my strong point.

    Ooh, favorite smell?? That is an extremely difficult question because there are many smells that have become favorites; most of them having to do with food. And mostly my mom’s food. Of course. 🙂 I love my horse’s smell, but probably a smell that I really, really like is when I come into the warm house on a snowy day and smell either tomato soup or snickerdoodle cookies baking. YUM! 😀

    just a crazy ENFP/tough cowgirl/obsesses over time travel/middle earth/writer/book dragon/obidala

    #90770
    Kendra
    @kendralynne518

    @middleearthmusician WELCOME MEM! It is so good to have you here. Thank you for tagging me so that I could welcome you properly. *winks several times* Well, since I already am very well acquainted with you (irl and online) there isn’t much for me to ask… except one thing. Why does Beethoven never eat pretzels?

    (oh and by the way, if you ever take over the world I will have no choice but to start a revolution. sorry 😛 )

    just a crazy ENFP/tough cowgirl/obsesses over time travel/middle earth/writer/book dragon/obidala

    #79423
    Kendra
    @kendralynne518

    @fairfay

    Aw, you’re too kind! 🙂 I like to read fantasy, mystery, and historical fiction, and I write fantasy + sci-fi. 🙂

    just a crazy ENFP/tough cowgirl/obsesses over time travel/middle earth/writer/book dragon/obidala

    #79268
    Kendra
    @kendralynne518

    @jenwriter17

    Hi Jenna, I just wanted to say that I have been reading your blog posts, even though I haven’t been able to comment. For some reason when I try to log into WP on there it doesn’t work, but I have been reading… and enjoying. 🙂 I love your Project Inspire idea!! Also, I noticed you’re currently reading a Clinton Anderson book. I love his method!

    just a crazy ENFP/tough cowgirl/obsesses over time travel/middle earth/writer/book dragon/obidala

    #79167
    Kendra
    @kendralynne518

    @fairfay

    Nice to meet you! 🙂

    just a crazy ENFP/tough cowgirl/obsesses over time travel/middle earth/writer/book dragon/obidala

    #66850
    Kendra
    @kendralynne518

    @samantha-pen

    We have The Mystery at Lilac Inn and The Secret of the Old Clock.

    My hobbies aside from reading & writing are horseback-riding/barrel racing, listening to music and singing, studying accents, running… adventuring. 🙂 Yours?

    just a crazy ENFP/tough cowgirl/obsesses over time travel/middle earth/writer/book dragon/obidala

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