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  Topic: Has a book ever scared you?
Oliverbritten

Replies: 15
Views: 8593

PostForum: Reading Suggestions   Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2009 2:53 pm   Subject: Has a book ever scared you?
Dracula, when I was 15 or so.

Oh yeah I read that in my 10th grade Lit class. Really enjoyed it, but then I watched the Francis Ford Coppola film and Keanu Reave's awful accent, and Winona Ryder ki ...
  Topic: Has a book ever scared you?
Oliverbritten

Replies: 15
Views: 8593

PostForum: Reading Suggestions   Posted: Thu Oct 08, 2009 4:28 pm   Subject: Has a book ever scared you?
Not many have for me, the only one I can remember is Pet Semetary by Stephen King. That book is just depressing in a good way, nothing nice happens in it. I guess that is the point though. Also I just ...
  Topic: Bizarro fiction?
Oliverbritten

Replies: 10
Views: 7655

PostForum: Reading Suggestions   Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2009 5:20 pm   Subject: Bizarro fiction?
Thanks for the plug Wonko!

I've read some good Bizarro and some bad Bizarro. I did like The Mensturating Mall. Smile

Oh yeah that one was pretty good. Carlton Mellick's books can be hit and miss ...
  Topic: Bizarro fiction?
Oliverbritten

Replies: 10
Views: 7655

PostForum: Reading Suggestions   Posted: Thu Sep 17, 2009 6:17 pm   Subject: Bizarro fiction?
Ya think? Wow, that's a bit too "bizarro" for my mind!

Yeah, it was weird to read at times and I wouldnt even say it was great. I did enjoy it though despite that.
  Topic: Bizarro fiction?
Oliverbritten

Replies: 10
Views: 7655

PostForum: Reading Suggestions   Posted: Thu Sep 17, 2009 3:39 am   Subject: Bizarro fiction?
Have you read

Haven't heard of that one, sounds interesting though. I don't know if this counts as bizarro, but I really enjoyed Help! a bear is eating me by Mykle Hansen. Short, but very funny. P ...
  Topic: Bizarro fiction?
Oliverbritten

Replies: 10
Views: 7655

PostForum: Reading Suggestions   Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2009 3:17 am   Subject: Bizarro fiction?
I just recently tried to get into these kinds of books and so far its pretty tough. Carlton Mellick III is one of the most popular in the genre, and his stuff is already really out there. Its more tha ...
  Topic: How important is the setting?
Oliverbritten

Replies: 4
Views: 4057

PostForum: So You Wanna Be a Writer?   Posted: Tue Sep 01, 2009 8:59 pm   Subject: How important is the setting?
I think it depends on the book, a big part of books like the adventures of huckleberry finn and the adventures of tom sawyer was the mississippi setting and the river in huck finns case. I dont think ...
  Topic: Chris' island fortress? Really a fortress or just an island?
Oliverbritten

Replies: 24
Views: 11481

PostForum: So You Wanna Be a Writer?   Posted: Sun Jul 05, 2009 7:49 am   Subject: Chris' island fortress? Really a fortress or just an island?


Hells yeah, I am an island! Very Happy


I am a Rock.

I am the eggman.
  Topic: Why do you write?
Oliverbritten

Replies: 9
Views: 5483

PostForum: So You Wanna Be a Writer?   Posted: Fri May 08, 2009 12:40 am   Subject: Why do you write?
While doing some writing today at school i suddenly wondered why I was writing to begin with. I realize that I write because I have way too many ideas in my head and writing them down helps regulate t ...
  Topic: Some ideas and such!
Oliverbritten

Replies: 14
Views: 7155

PostForum: So You Wanna Be a Writer?   Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2009 1:06 am   Subject: Some ideas and such!
This doesn't have anything to do with romance, but I was in the middle of writing today when I thought of a character who could be really interesting. Usually vampires get blood by biting people who t ...
  Topic: Some ideas and such!
Oliverbritten

Replies: 14
Views: 7155

PostForum: So You Wanna Be a Writer?   Posted: Wed Apr 08, 2009 12:31 pm   Subject: Some ideas and such!
As the characters grow and reveal themselves to you (at least that's how it is when I write), the relationship will become more clear to you. If I were in your place I would leave the option open for ...
  Topic: Some ideas and such!
Oliverbritten

Replies: 14
Views: 7155

PostForum: So You Wanna Be a Writer?   Posted: Wed Apr 08, 2009 12:27 pm   Subject: Some ideas and such!
Strangely enough, romance adds tension. I only read the first Harry Potter book, but I remember immediately wondering whether Hermoine (sp?) and Harry or Ron would "like" each other. Same th ...
  Topic: Some ideas and such!
Oliverbritten

Replies: 14
Views: 7155

PostForum: So You Wanna Be a Writer?   Posted: Wed Apr 08, 2009 11:27 am   Subject: Some ideas and such!
Strangely enough, romance adds tension. I only read the first Harry Potter book, but I remember immediately wondering whether Hermoine (sp?) and Harry or Ron would "like" each other. Same th ...
  Topic: Some ideas and such!
Oliverbritten

Replies: 14
Views: 7155

PostForum: So You Wanna Be a Writer?   Posted: Wed Apr 08, 2009 7:58 am   Subject: Some ideas and such!
Strangely enough, romance adds tension. I only read the first Harry Potter book, but I remember immediately wondering whether Hermoine (sp?) and Harry or Ron would "like" each other. Same th ...
  Topic: Some ideas and such!
Oliverbritten

Replies: 14
Views: 7155

PostForum: So You Wanna Be a Writer?   Posted: Wed Apr 08, 2009 12:16 am   Subject: Some ideas and such!
I am writing a story and I have most of the plot worked out, but I am wondering whether it would not been beneficial to have a romance or relationship of some sort. Firstly this is a vampire story, an ...
 
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