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Arlet

  • Arlet replied to the topic My WIP Romance in the forum Romance Writers 4 months ago

    I think @zee and @arindown made good points here. I read this thread a long time ago, and been trying to figure out how to help. Okay, here I go~

    • I don’t know what country you’re from or your age, but do you happen to be a minor when it comes to crimes of a sexual locus (i.e., rape, assault, etc.)? If so, then in my opinion, it may be…

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  • Okay, I’m really confused by some things in this thread (and sub-forum in general). ^^;; I’m past adolescence and writing romance, so I guess part of my confusion is coming from this angle.

    What on earth do you all mean by “weird stuff” and “kissing,” or am I clueless? By “kissing,” are you talking graphic description of one of the many ways a…[Read more]

  • Arlet replied to the topic Hi Everyone in the forum Introduce Yourself 6 months, 1 week ago

    Hi! I haven’t been on this forum in a little while, and am pleased to meet another Christian romance writer. 😀

    The only familiar name I see on your list is Melanie Dickerson. I read four or five of her fairytale retellings before I couldn’t keep myself interested. She writes historical romance and YA as far as I recall. What do you enjoy about…[Read more]

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  • Arlet replied to the topic Hiya; hi & hello! in the forum Introduce Yourself 1 year ago

    Whoa, that’s a lot of potential for conflict within this one family, Ella! Plus the Race going on… whoo, boy. I can just imagine that the stakes (and tension) are about to rise up from the stewing. 😀

  • Arlet joined the group Romance Writers 1 year ago

  • Arlet replied to the topic Character Building Game in the forum Characters 1 year ago

    Oooh, oooh! I want to play, too! 😀

    This is Miss Katrine M. Lialry speaking~

    1. What’s something you really resent paying for?

    A tutor of hell housemate’s stash of icecream sandwiches that me and my cousin regularly steal from his freezer. Zenith refuses to pay his share, so it’s my purse that has to soothe Laurence’s territorial sweet t…[Read more]

  • Arlet replied to the topic A Different Ethnicity in the forum Themes 1 year ago

    I think great points were brought up here, and thought I’d put in a couple cents.

    I’d rather see so-called minority/diverse characters be individuals. This may come from being a mixed-ethnic (not biracial) woman, but I really. Don’t. Care. For. Race. I want to read about people, not groups. From what I noticed growing up, individuals often behave…[Read more]

  • Hi Hope Ann, I liked the way you addressed this in the newsletter. I don’t have much that I’d want to add to that. I guess for your question, how I would handle this, hm. Well, I can give an example by the speculative romance my fiancé and I are working through. As a young boy he admired bits of the world-building behind the Sailor Moon 90s…[Read more]

  • Arlet replied to the topic Hiya; hi & hello! in the forum Introduce Yourself 1 year ago

    @sarahfi — Oh, yay, glad to hear you think my idea sounds fun! Ah, if I knew what my strengths were, I’d like to offer help as well. Actually, if there’s something I could do for you, please let me know! Thanks for your kindness. <3

    @kimlikesart — Eh? I had to look up what you were referring to by name… and then I saw that my forename is…[Read more]

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  • Arlet started the topic Hiya; hi & hello! in the forum Introduce Yourself 1 year ago

    …because saying “hello” once isn’t enough. ;P

    My name’s Kariel, delving back into writing after denial since secondary school. Ex-theology grad student, psych background. I play with dolls to work out character ideas, and sing as prayer. I can discuss things in all seriousness, but have a mischievous streak. For you MBTI nerds, here be…[Read more]

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