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  1. jannert replied to the thread Am I the only one who kind of loathes the 'It's nothing' Trope?.

    You want to know the other side of that coin? I have a friend who, nearly every time I meet her face to face, asks me, "What's wrong?"...

    Jul 25, 2021 at 12:19 PM
  2. jannert liked Iain Aschendale's post in the thread The Clean Hands Rule (yet another reminder).

    It's like looking for the Red October. You can see the signs of the mod team's passing by looking for the holes in the water.

    Jul 25, 2021 at 11:45 AM
  3. jannert liked Steve Rivers's post in the thread Discussing morality in a novel and making characters with morals. Please help with my characters..

    The key to having interesting characters is to give them differing views and personality traits. After all, if every character feels the...

    Jul 24, 2021 at 7:11 PM
  4. jannert liked Steve Rivers's post in the thread How to spell "Ghoul"?.

    Please use Goolie, Adam. Pretty please? It's British slang for someone's testicles!:superlaugh:

    Jul 24, 2021 at 6:42 PM
  5. jannert liked TWErvin2's post in the thread Sad author here.

    Hello Daichan, As Naonasa298 indicated, it's hard work. Urban Fantasy is a very competitive genre. Just putting your books out there,...

    Jul 23, 2021 at 4:44 PM
  6. jannert replied to the thread How do you come up with names for you character.

    I think if you're writing stories set in actual historical or contemporary settings, your names need to fit the time period or locale....

    Jul 23, 2021 at 3:38 PM
  7. jannert replied to the thread The Clean Hands Rule (yet another reminder).

    sigh ...the more things change, the more they stay the same....

    Jul 23, 2021 at 11:46 AM
  8. jannert liked big soft moose's post in the thread The Clean Hands Rule (yet another reminder).

    It's that time again, which seems to come round every year or so when this needs to be said. If someone breaks the rules on a thread,...

    Jul 23, 2021 at 11:44 AM
  9. jannert replied to the thread What Makes You Inexplicably Scared?.

    So if they fall on the ground, they can't get moving very well again? I didn't know that.

    Jul 22, 2021 at 11:53 AM
  10. jannert liked Earp's post in the thread What Makes You Inexplicably Scared?.

    Part of their strangeness comes from the fact that bats can't fly from the ground like birds. They have to crawl to something they can...

    Jul 22, 2021 at 11:52 AM
  11. jannert replied to the thread What Makes You Inexplicably Scared?.

    In fact, I was happily sitting out on my porch last evening, watching a bunch of bats swooping through the air above my head, catching...

    Jul 22, 2021 at 6:47 AM
  12. jannert liked Earp's post in the thread What Makes You Inexplicably Scared?.

    Bats. Never had a negative encounter with one, but they scare the crap out of me. I'd rather have a tiger loose in the house than a bat.

    Jul 22, 2021 at 6:27 AM
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