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    paperbackwriter
    Blog: paperbackwriter's blog. By paperbackwriter at 3:19 AM.
    1.He works at a soup kitchen once a week for the homeless but at the same time , completely ignores his "difficult" sibling who lives in the same city. 2. She feels very passionate about refugees being allowed into Australia. And will join in a protest march when asked. Meanwhile she feels no compunction to gossip about , bully and harass some of her work colleagues. 3. His excuse for not...
  • IHaveNoName
    Blog: IHaveNoName's blog. By IHaveNoName at 6:09 AM.
    There have been several threads about magic and tech on this forum, so I thought I'd write a post about it. So you're writing a story, and it's either fantasy or urban fantasy, and magic and tech coexist. Great. The only problem is, you don't know how to make it work. Before I begin, I'll assume that you've got a fair idea how your magic system works. If you don't, you'd better sit down and...
  • IHaveNoName
    Blog: IHaveNoName's blog. By IHaveNoName at 6:05 AM.
    I'm going to backtrack a bit here. Since I started off with fantasy, I didn't really see a need to worry about technology, so I skipped over that part. Some time after doing the basic world development, though, I asked myself that magical phrase "what if?". In this case, it was "what if the world had more advanced tech before the Sundering, akin to Final Fantasy?" (Refer to this post for more...
  • IHaveNoName
    Blog: IHaveNoName's blog. By IHaveNoName at 5:50 AM.
    I'm writing this post so I can link to it as necessary; since it's a long backstory, it's a lot easier this way. This is a very cut-down version; there's a lot more background info, but this should be enough to give a basic of what's going on (besides the plot). I may post more stuff later that expands on various facets of this world, too. Setting My world is called Venosea; there's a map of...
  • paperbackwriter
    Blog: paperbackwriter's blog. By paperbackwriter at 12:54 AM.
    How does a dog stop a video? He presses the PAWS button. (I saw that joke written outside a coffee shop on a blackboard this morning btw) Self esteem and self-renunciation. That's what we need to solve and work on all our lives. If our parent don't guide us with it, we need to take responsibility ourselves. It's about developing confidence and keeping our ego in check at the same time. They...