NiaD 7: Lessons Learned

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Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:17 pm Post

pigfender wrote:Changing the subject slightly...
How do people feel about having expositional elements in their chapter briefs? I’ve tended to write off story ideas that have required any material level of exposition, but maybe I’m too sensitive?


I am not entirely clear on what you are considering here. How is what you are thinking about different from providing "background information"? Or are you refer to a sort of case where part of what the chapter author would be instructed to do is include some expositing of certain story facts?

Prithee enlighten,
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Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:23 pm Post

no no no no no... no lightening... I just got out from under my rock and I don't want to be scared back under there!!!!
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Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:27 pm Post

Jaysen wrote:no no no no no... no lightening... I just got out from under my rock and I don't want to be scared back under there!!!!

Hey numpty! This is Niad country ... not Three word nonsense. Act like a grown up ... ok?
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Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:50 pm Post

gr wrote:Prithee enlighten,
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Nevermind, I’ll find another way/story.

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Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:09 am Post

pigfender wrote:
gr wrote:Prithee enlighten,
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Nevermind, I’ll find another way/story.

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I can see that you are working hard trying to undermine whatever genre bets my wife and I placed -- without even knowing what they are!
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Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:15 pm Post

vic-k wrote:
Jaysen wrote:no no no no no... no lightening... I just got out from under my rock and I don't want to be scared back under there!!!!

Hey numpty! This is Niad country ... not Three word nonsense. Act like a grown up ... ok?

Hey now! there's a lot more then tree words. But if you insist....

cork hickory ash elm oak maple ... syrup... bacon.... piggy ... what's the NiaD plan?

See what happened? we are back to a legit topic. Bad vic-k... bad!
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Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:24 pm Post

Jaysen wrote:Hey now! there's a lot more then tree words. But if you insist....

cork hickory ash elm oak maple ... syrup... bacon.... piggy ... what's the NiaD plan?

See what happened? we are back to a legit topic. Bad vic-k... bad!


tch! tch! Numpty ... be very careful! Pigfender has inherited the ability to move threads about arbitrarily ... cross him again and he’ll dump you, not on Scriv’s bottom deck ... Latte ... but in Scriv’s bilges, or as Billy Shake-y’-spear’s Prince Hambergerlet proffers, “The undiscovered country, from whose bourne no traveller returns, ....” Feck knows what or who you’ll be swimming with in those fetid, putrid waters, while having to endure this, on loop https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hpJ6anurfuw
Be very, very careful numpt. :shock:
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Wed Aug 15, 2018 4:11 pm Post

vic-k wrote:The undiscovered country, from which Bourne returns, ....”

Is this Jason you’re talking about?
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Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:44 pm Post

lunk wrote:
vic-k wrote:The undiscovered country, from which Bourne returns, ....”
Is this Jason you’re talking about?

Very smartarsed ... very droll ... but beware, you've been warned :shock:
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Wed Aug 15, 2018 6:57 pm Post

Well, I do have nine lives, right? :D
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Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:18 pm Post

Doesn't matter how many y've got ... you don't want to spend the rest of them swimming around the bilges cesspit. d' y'? :?
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Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:05 pm Post

I resr my case... 8)
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Sat Aug 18, 2018 5:48 pm Post

lunk wrote:Well, I do have nine lives, right? :D

Are you a cat? Blimey, I always thought you were one of those big fluffy hamster things.
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Sat Aug 18, 2018 5:57 pm Post

[quote="gr”]

I can see that you are working hard trying to undermine whatever genre bets my wife and I placed -- without even knowing what they are![/quote]

If I wanted to do that, I’d hint at revisiting a previous genre.

But that would be both mean and against the rules. If I don’t insist on a new genre each time, I can’t call it quits when we’ve done them all*.

* there must be, like, only three genres left, right?!
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Mon Aug 20, 2018 4:32 am Post

pigfender wrote:
But that would be both mean and against the rules. If I don’t insist on a new genre each time, I can’t call it quits when we’ve done them all.


So sorry. I already have in the wings an extended theory of genre -- your own theory of genre but on steroids.* Code name: "genreRog+" or just 'gRog' for short. Ready to spring that on you at the first sign of danger.

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