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Re: Writer Discussion Table
« Reply #1890 on: May 08, 2020, 02:24:02 PM »
Ah, sorta like that movie from a few years ago where the ISS gets taken over by space fungus. Yeah no that's pretty f*cking terrifying as far as horror monsters go. It's like the xenomorphs. With ghosts and werewolves, they're certainly scary concepts, but there's a shared humanity thing going on. When you move on to something completely foreign to the planet itself, then you're tossing in fear of the unknown in there constantly.

I think it was Del Toro who said it though, something like "the best monster is one you can imagine in repose"? I think it's why some of the worst (best) movie "monsters" are just people a lot of the time. It's a lot scarier to imagine that the guy you're watching ax a waitress to death was just doing his grocery shopping in an earlier scene. Makes you look at the guy you're chatting with at the deli counter a little differently next time.  :attack:

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« Reply #1891 on: May 20, 2020, 10:25:48 AM »
wHELP, I've officially gone full freshman year of college levels of stir crazy from the isolation. How do I know this? Why am I posting this here? Because last night I started plotting out huge rewrites to CS because I had a good idea trying to fall asleep last night. So huge that I had to open my document of changes to detail out said new idea, and even added a note to the current last page of Arc 3 in order to remind myself of it when I'm finally free enough of War Arc to start working on CS again.

Long story short: I apologize to long time readers when you see the next CS chapter, only for me to make a reference to something that has never come up before, but will have once I get around to writing the second draft of all these books.



God I miss bars....

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« Reply #1892 on: May 26, 2020, 07:38:58 AM »
Stir craziness stirs up inspiration sometimes.

I too miss bars though. I'll get to them next week because they're already slowly opening my side.

More than anything I'm just super frustrated with not finishing my larger writing projects. At least I'm plugging away at the writing

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« Reply #1893 on: May 26, 2020, 07:10:25 PM »
Yeah, I was getting back into the groove these last few weeks, but I failed to write over the holiday weekend (I was, simply put, way too God damned hungover)

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« Reply #1894 on: May 26, 2020, 07:33:43 PM »
Ah, I did get some legendary hangovers last weekend. Slavik beer. Huge bottles. Little motivation though

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« Reply #1895 on: May 27, 2020, 01:42:58 PM »
Oh I had the motivation, which is what makes it so annoying. I just couldn't think straight.

The worst downside or aging is the day long hangovers I tell you. They say they'll grow to two days in your 30s as well. What fun. Can't wait to lose whole weekends and not just Sunday.

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