Gracie

  • @rusted-knight @christlover

    In my book someone gains Teagen’s trust, and eventual love (as one should a brother mind). But at this moment I have little idea how this could/would happen. Would you mind, terribly, trying to get Teagen to, I don’t know, to like/trust/care about one of your character’s fate…?

    Not for any of our character’s gain[Read more]

  • @christlover

    1. If he feels that Vrahe is dangerous, would he take preemptive action to remove Vrahe from the scene.

    No. He would remove himself from Vrahe. That, or depending on the situation, get close as possible to Vrahe…letting the man think he trusted him and was loyal.

    Teagen can be a good acter when he wants to. Though flashes of…[Read more]

  • Gracie replied to the topic Character Castle in the forum Fantasy Writers 1 day, 5 hours ago

    Questions for @christlover upon his return.

    1. What color is Vrahe’s hair at the moment? I assume black (since he’s not on a job) but would like to make sure.

    2. Does he say philosophical things? Like ‘Everyone is a murderer in their own way.’? Because, uh, he sort of did…

    3. You said he was a good leader…What about a team player?

    4. How…[Read more]

  • Teagen blinked a few times, then nodded with a closed lipped smile, “Cool…What’s an Ermordung?”

    “It means murder.” Franz’s voice was stern, face taut.

    Teagen’s eyes widened a bit, lowering his chin he looked Ermordung over, Okay… A chuckle died in Teagen’s chest, and his smile, though perplexed and wary now, stayed in tact.

    What to do? What…[Read more]

  • Gracie posted a new activity comment 1 day, 6 hours ago

    Ok, I sent it.

  • Gracie posted a new activity comment 1 day, 6 hours ago

    No! I still would like to critique! I sent an email to you, it just didn’t go through. I will be trying again as soon as I’m done with this post.

  • Gracie posted a new activity comment 1 day, 8 hours ago

    Thank you.

    I can just imagine Eitan, (the one reading it for historical accuracy), giving me a knowing look, /Haven’t heard //that// before, have you?/ Ahh well, need to work on that…

    I emailed you…though my email was having trouble a few weeks ago. I’d like to check to make sure it went through? I’d love to read your next chapter!

  • Gracie replied to the topic Character Building Game in the forum Characters 1 day, 15 hours ago

    For Lucky:

    1. Several. He’s a womanizer. He abandoned his wife and child. He drinks…but doesn’t really get drunk…usually. He’s a coward (usually). He doesn’t like kids anymore, they remind him of his Julia… (He pictures the girl still as a three-year-old with little blonde curls. It would be a big shock if he saw her now. Grown up with two…[Read more]

  • Gracie replied to the topic Character Building Game in the forum Characters 1 day, 16 hours ago

    For Lucky:

    1. How old are you?

    ” ’bout sixty-three.”

    2. Who in your family are you closest to?

    *uncomfortable squirming inside…* “Well,” *Shakes head, and clears his throat, then meets questioner’s eyes, “No one, to tell the truth. Mi ma’s dead, been that way for years… And I don’t know where mi little girl and woman are…” Shakes his…[Read more]

  • Gracie posted a new activity comment 1 day, 17 hours ago

    (:

  • @melodyjoy

    I’m so glad you liked it!

    I didn’t really pick up on that it sounds like you want people to be content to be stuck in their homes…

    That’s good. Thank you for reading it!

    Alexander G. Bell was an amazing man. Did you know he wanted to be known for helping deaf children, not creating the telephone? I admire him quite a bit. (:

  • Hi. I am going to read/share this at church on Monday, and I’d like to know what you all think. (:

    I’m having trouble though. I want the point to be to rely on God’s will. And to trust Him when he takes you away from your old life…of sin. But it sounds like I’m telling people to be content and accept that they’re to be locked in their homes?

    I…[Read more]

  • Gracie replied to the topic Talk room in the forum Fantasy Writers 2 days, 4 hours ago

    @kylie-wingfeather

    Irish Dancing! Yes!! So fun! (:

    @rusted-knight

    I’m sorry about your chest. I will be praying for it to go well. Can you tag me after it’s over?

    I’m glad you’ll still get to join the Marines some day.

    @wingiby-iggiby

    Ancient Roman surgeons were trained to block out the screams of human pain.

    Was surprisingly helpful. Thanks.

  • Gracie replied to the topic Character Castle in the forum Fantasy Writers 2 days, 6 hours ago

    @rusted-knight

    I just posted on the ‘Chronicle’. (:

  • But that was short-lived as Franz turned to face the demon. Teagen stepped over a carcass, forehead wrinkling, then several more until he stood behind Franz’s right shoulder. Waiting, hand still clutching his weapon.

    As the stranger’s gaze glanced over Teagen, the twenty-five-year-old’s ire went up. The short calm vanished without a trace and a…[Read more]

  • Gracie replied to the topic Character Castle in the forum Fantasy Writers 2 days, 7 hours ago

    @christlover

    You’re good. Teagen did seem a bit too bold in his speech, but I can go with it. (I mean, he just had his second life or death situation) almost anything wouldn’t be that much of a stretch.

    Oh, and if Teagen could speak he would thank you for the compliment (though uncomfortable with the thanks, and likely whispering. ‘Courage’ wow.…[Read more]

  • Where I am not building a world, I have been building a culture.

    As Christians, we should explain historical events in two ways – the ”Lower Why” – the technical reasons for an event to occur – and the ”Higher Why” – the spiritual reasons.

    That’s a very good point. Thanks!

    we can create imaginary false religions, and show in our worldbuilding t…

    [Read more]

  • @zee

    Yes, I’d love to help!

     The more eyes, the better!

    Indeed mam.

    I will do the same for you.

    “you could give as much or as little critique as you felt in the mood for”

    Thank you for offering to read my book.

  • @zee
    <p style=”text-align: left;”>no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end</p>
    <p style=”text-align: left;”>I</p>
    <p style=”text-align: left;”>She was only six, and yet her world was about to crumble.</p>
    <p style=”text-align: left;”>The child’s chest steadily rose and fell, her coarse sheets just barely b…[Read more]

    • Thanks for sharing the beginning of your story, Gracie! You’ve certainly got a dramatic opening and a lot of vivid, in the moment description. Well done. The one thing I’d watch for is to be sure you stay in Chena’s POV throughout the scene. That doesn’t mean you have to keep it for the entire story, or even the entire chapter, but the current…[Read more]

      • Thank you.

        I can just imagine Eitan, (the one reading it for historical accuracy), giving me a knowing look, /Haven’t heard //that// before, have you?/ Ahh well, need to work on that…

        I emailed you…though my email was having trouble a few weeks ago. I’d like to check to make sure it went through? I’d love to read your next chapter!

  • Gracie posted a new activity comment 2 days, 14 hours ago

    Thanks!

    • I actually haven’t received an email from you yet. If you’ve changed your mind about critiquing for me, that’s fine, but I just wanted to let you know in case you thought I’d received it.

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