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by ScarletFury
Mon Feb 01, 2010 8:53 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Jan's Writing Basics #3: Choosing a Tense and Sticking to It
Replies: 81
Views: 53065

Can you share with us why you sometimes choose present tense? Mainly the feel of it. Not a very technical answer--sorry--but it depends on the character I'm writing. If the piece is particularly "emotional" in a sense, the MC struggling through a great trial, the choppy short pacing of something in...
by ScarletFury
Mon Feb 01, 2010 6:03 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Jan's Writing Basics #3: Choosing a Tense and Sticking to It
Replies: 81
Views: 53065

Well, I worked up the nerve to stick my head over here. Tenses are my absolute worst. :oops: The pen was lifeless between my fingers as I stared at the lined pages before me. They were void of emotion and comfort with only the emptiness left. It haunted me. The pen is lifeless in hand, while I stare...
by ScarletFury
Mon Feb 01, 2010 4:13 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Jan's Writing Basics #2: Beware of Adjectives and Adverbs
Replies: 129
Views: 100921

Okay...I snipped. :lol: I mean, edited. :roll: Take two: Exhaustion rewarded Jan’s endless workday as she curled her toes, inching toward the kitchen. Cold. Soda. Maybe. Sugar? Yes! “Ow!” A grimace accompanied her as she investigated the offender. A lego. Swallowing the outburst, Jan retrieved the r...
by ScarletFury
Thu Jan 28, 2010 6:28 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Jan's Writing Basics #2: Beware of Adjectives and Adverbs
Replies: 129
Views: 100921

Oooh, can I try? I like the way you explain this...easy to remember. Don't have to "think" think about it. :roll: Exhaustion rewarded Jan’s endless workday. Twisting her feet out of too-new shoes, she curled her toes while inching toward the kitchen. Ice. Cold. Soda. Maybe. Sugar? Yes! The thoughts ...
by ScarletFury
Mon Jan 19, 2009 12:09 pm
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Page Turner / How much longer?
Replies: 15
Views: 8370

Wow...oh boy. Now I have to really, um...work? *gasp* :roll:
by ScarletFury
Thu Feb 21, 2008 2:18 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: alliteration
Replies: 6
Views: 8516

lovinthearts wrote: Sara,
Sounds like my diary growing up. What are diaries for, right? Only mine didn't sound as beautiful and poetic. You have a gift.
Aww, thanks! :love2
by ScarletFury
Thu Nov 29, 2007 2:34 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winning entries for AT THE PULPIT
Replies: 7
Views: 4713

ALL RIGHT!

That's great writing you guys! Congrats!

:party :party
by ScarletFury
Thu Aug 09, 2007 8:01 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Highest Ranked for SAD
Replies: 6
Views: 3740

Whoo Hoo to all those wonderful names on the list!

Way to go everyone! :mrgreen: :D :mrgreen:
by ScarletFury
Mon Jul 30, 2007 10:34 am
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Highest Ranked Entries for HAPPY
Replies: 5
Views: 4231

Yay! I'm on the list...see me? :mrgreen:

Thanks for the head's up, Chrissy! I was in so much of a whirlwind last week I didn't even check for the list! :shock: :D
by ScarletFury
Fri Jul 20, 2007 10:08 am
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Highest Ranked Entries for CONFIDENT
Replies: 5
Views: 3970

Congrats everyone!

(Way to go, Julie! You were so close!) :D
by ScarletFury
Mon Jul 02, 2007 1:28 pm
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: After a minor crisis, it is IN!!!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 4550

Wow! That's a lot happening...so glad you got it in! :D
by ScarletFury
Mon Jul 02, 2007 1:26 pm
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Entered My Story
Replies: 3
Views: 2820

Yay! So glad you got it in, even though the laptop didn't want to cooperate. :D
by ScarletFury
Mon Jul 02, 2007 1:26 pm
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: I am IN! IN! IN!
Replies: 4
Views: 2991

Awww, thanks!

I feel famous. :mrgreen: :lol:
by ScarletFury
Mon Jul 02, 2007 1:25 pm
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Guess what? I'm done!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 3747

Good going! :mrgreen: Extremely happy that ya got it in. :D
by ScarletFury
Mon Jul 02, 2007 1:24 pm
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: I've submitted!
Replies: 2
Views: 2482

Chrissy! Way to write friend! Congrats, I'm so glad you got in! :wink:

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