I think my first experience would be with that old children's series Magic Tree House.
Best series evarrr.
I was raised Roman Catholic and gathered a pretty hefty understanding of the faith before my departure. Keep in mind that Catholicism is separate...
None of us can tell you how to write your story, only give you a direction that you may choose to follow.
Both are ideas, to be honest, sound...
I use OO for all my writing.
Very simplistic and easy to use, no complaints on my end.
I use OpenOffice. Very straight-forward freeware.
I tend to prefer the sound of American Dad or various Anime playing in the background opposed to music.
But when I do choose music, it's screamo...
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