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    Sarah vdH
    @sarah-vdh

    Good points, @taylorclogston. Thanks! I think I’ll start investigating slang then. 😛

    It's a dangerous business, going out your door... who knows where you'll end up.

    #75345
    Sarah vdH
    @sarah-vdh

    That’s such a sweet story, @evelyn! I really enjoyed reading it. The pacing was good and the voice was consistent. There were a few small wording errors I noticed (like two or three), such as “rainy” when I think you meant “rain”, but it kinda works anyway, so.. *shrugs* 🙂 I liked it though! I wish I can be a Miss Daisey when I grow up.
    (It also made me hungry for pie T^T XD)

    It's a dangerous business, going out your door... who knows where you'll end up.

    #74548
    Sarah vdH
    @sarah-vdh

    What I read: reading Kon-Tiki(Thor Heyerdahl) and Mortal Engines(Philip Reeve)

    What I wrote: I haven’t had a chance yet due to the buying and furnishing of a new computer.

    What I learned: I can be easily influenced by the writing style of whatever I am currently reading if I don’t take breaks or focus on the voice I am currently using in my story.

    It's a dangerous business, going out your door... who knows where you'll end up.

    #57617
    Sarah vdH
    @sarah-vdh

    @cassie-hartfinh, I like the sound of this! I closed my eyes and saw our dragons flying through a steampunk world!

    It's a dangerous business, going out your door... who knows where you'll end up.

    #53799
    Sarah vdH
    @sarah-vdh

    @e-jo3 Sorry, I just read this.

    This is cool! I love the twist at the end! The narrator’s voice is highly amusing and the characters have a ton of potential. As far as grammar and spelling go, I can’t help you much XD  but the story line is fascinating.

    My only thought: I think you need to flush out the actual goal of the whole process more clearly. Other than that?  It’s not half bad. Points for bravely showing us this!

    It's a dangerous business, going out your door... who knows where you'll end up.

    #35132
    Sarah vdH
    @sarah-vdh

    @jenwriter17

    That’s cool! I love taking pictures of plants too 🙂

    I must admit that I do not have a favorite. I’m currently reading The Sign of Four though and am enjoying it immensely! What’s your favorite?

    It's a dangerous business, going out your door... who knows where you'll end up.

    #34824
    Sarah vdH
    @sarah-vdh

    Generally I stick with fiction– fantasy and historical fiction being at the top. I like the freedom of other worlds and the lesser need of getting all the facts right. I was also a highly imaginative child (HA. I still am.) and tended to play in other worlds or with magical beasts and beings in this one.

    I’ve always loved reading about other worlds and making them part of mine, but I was always limited to what was available and appropriate. And there wasn’t– I should say, isn’t– that much around. I think I agree with many of the previous posts when I say I want to write things I wish I’d been able to read back then.

    It's a dangerous business, going out your door... who knows where you'll end up.

    #34821
    Sarah vdH
    @sarah-vdh

    Hello @naomijackson

    I have to agree with you about the forums 🙂 Yet here I am!

    Anyway.. It’s so cool that you have a book published! I once got a tongue twister published in Highlights, but that is the extent of my writing ‘career’ so far.

    It's a dangerous business, going out your door... who knows where you'll end up.

    #34819
    Sarah vdH
    @sarah-vdh

    @jenwriter17

    Yes I am home schooled! (Does it show?? XD ) You do art and pictures? That’s awesome! What kinds of things do you like photographing? As for some of my favorite books and authors? Whew! The list is practically endless.. I love C.S. Lewis and Jane Austen; To Kill a Mocking bird and The Eagle of the Ninth are high on my list of classic favorites right now; The Mysterious Benedict Society and The Lunar Chronicles are some of my more modern favorites; I also enjoy a Sherlock Holmes mystery or a book of fairy tales.

     


    @ajaj2000

    Hmm… a map. Not a bad idea! 😉 I’d love to let you read my story, but I’m not sure how to get it to you. All this technology has me stumped when it comes to things like that. Give me the open sea and a good ship any day!

     

    @ariel-ashira

    Thanks!

    I don’t have a specific area of drawing that I enjoy more, but generally I stick to people or copying from real life. I don’t particularly like drawing horses though… never can get those legs to look quite right.

    It's a dangerous business, going out your door... who knows where you'll end up.

    #34320
    Sarah vdH
    @sarah-vdh

    Ahoy, @ajaj2000! It is very nice to make your acquaintance.

    The sea has been calm of late, but there is word of a treasure hunt in the northern waters!

    I love story generators! And those inspirational pictures and quotes and stuff 🙂

    My Snow White story is set in ancient, mythical, China. It’s about the royal princess, Min, a cursed dragon prince, seven powerful mages, and an evil sorceress.

    To answer your last question, I am 17-years-old. I wont be 18 for another 4ish months 😀

    It's a dangerous business, going out your door... who knows where you'll end up.

    #34214
    Sarah vdH
    @sarah-vdh

    @theresa-play, my fellow infp-ish person! 😀

    Normally I don’t give much in the way of tips, it’s easier to teach it in person, but I can tell you this: *Drum roll* remember, the map is the lock and the compass is the key.

    I write mostly fiction with a heavy lean of the fantasy side. I love writing adventure stories and things involving a quest or journey of some sort. Kinda like the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings 😉

    It's a dangerous business, going out your door... who knows where you'll end up.

    #34193
    Sarah vdH
    @sarah-vdh

    You know you’re an artist when you have no blank spots in your math book and geometry becomes a world building challenge.

    You know you’re a writer when you have a Pintrest board dedicated to poisonous plants and how to use them.

    And another one for identifying wounds.

    And when you are depressed for a month because you just spent a week killing every character in your story for the sake of character development.

    It's a dangerous business, going out your door... who knows where you'll end up.

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