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Friida Original Art [19:04] (@friida): jinkies [19:04] (@friida): so anyone here for a spot? [19:05] (@friida): what's the matter, class, writer's block? [19:05] (@friida): you're just not in the mood to write, and you don't know when you WILL be in the mood. [19:05] (@friida): what are you going to do? [19:06] (@Victora): i am serving muffins, with warm butter, some milk, and picture of OJ and pulling over lick her cart [19:06] (@friida): if you don't deal with it quickly it festers and becomes endemic, you just never write anymore, so here are some quick solutions that may help... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2019 at Murder Mysteries and Scifi
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Photo courtesy Friida Loan 04//16/19 6;06 pm (@Victora): changed logo to a whitish one. Trying to figure out how to make it look nice, but really only friida can do that, but she didn't have time to adjust it to the white font in teal. Which is for now our... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2019 at Resources
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Photo contributed by Friida [19:02] (@Victora): Oh its time [19:02] (@Victora): Let me remember what i was gonna do [19:04] (@Victora): Victora- The Emotional Plot / Emotional Openings - Donald Maass / Paraphrased and Restructured. [19:05] * friida brings snacks for everyone, nice, loud, crunchy snacks [19:06] (@friida): the live cicadas in caramel are the noisiest [19:07] (@Victora): Writers have a fair idea of their plot when starting a story. One way is: She saw the cutting board and knew it weighed about 12 pounds and could swing it on his filthy dirty ugly head she loathed and once and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2019 at Murder Mysteries and Scifi
source scripts/XoY.tcl source scripts/wiki.tcl source scripts/alltools.tcl source scripts/action.fix.tcl source scripts/userinfo.tcl source scripts/greetings.tcl source scripts/incith-dictionary.tcl source scripts/json1.3.3.tcl source scripts/BlackMeteo.tcl source scripts/facts.tcl source scripts/youtube.tcl source scripts/mailbot.tcl source scripts/afthes-2.1.tcl source scripts/slapjack.tcl Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2019 at Resources
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[18:57] * Victora with barkeep towel over shoulder wipes off coffee table, and plaices 2 doilies on table. [18:58] * Victora heads to kitchen and returns with a picture of southern sweet tea, and pltteer of hot wings. [19:01] * Victora returns from kitchen again with chilled bottle of ranch dressing, roll of paper towels and bowl of lemon iced water for hand rinsing. places on table. Puts out bucket of ice, and pulls over whiskey cart., [19:03] (+friida): all right youse slobs, stop slouchin' there's some lurnin' about to happen [19:03] * friida smiles serenely [19:04] (+friida): ok, the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2019 at Murder Mysteries and Scifi
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04//05/19 6;58 pm * friida sets out some not candies 04//05/19 6;58 pm * friida holds a seltzer spritzer, 04//05/19 6;58 pm (@friida): anyone need a spritz? 04//05/19 6;59 pm (@Victora): I have a pretty good subject and think its a little different take on some material we are touching on in writing occasionally 04//05/19 6;59 pm (@Victora): Me! 04//05/19 7;00 pm (@friida): touch a touche touch me! 04//05/19 7;00 pm * Victora takes spritzer and pushes aside about 16 empty wrappers of soft peppermint puffs. 04//05/19 7;00 pm (@Victora): and clears a spot for it 04//05/19 7;02 pm *... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2019 at Murder Mysteries and Scifi
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@Victora): places lemonade, bagels w. lochs and cream cheese out. [19:01] (@Victora): pulls alcohol table over, with its glasses [19:02] * friida drinks some alcohol and passes out [19:02] (@Victora): takes seat, waiting for some learning [19:03] * friida unconsciously burps [19:04] (@friida): ok, i'm continuing working the haola majori storyline, some storyboarding, some other stuff [19:05] (@friida): so here are my thoughts on some of the background to the story, [19:05] (@friida): and some of the possible integration of this world into some other stories i'm working on [19:06] (@friida): notably one short story called "Tanger" [19:06] (@friida): i'm... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2019 at Murder Mysteries and Scifi
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I skip several years. I am now living under the floorboards of the kitchen at 24 Cheyne Row. The bipedal occupants of this house are a grumpy old Scotsman (who sometimes tries to pretend that he is English) and his Scots wife and their maid. Every evening Grumpy Scotsman smokes... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2019 at MemberStories
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submittable.com is a site where people post requests for writing work that they need to be done, they offer a payment (but request can also be with no payment) .... .writers pick that up there, do the job, submit it to the site ... get paid Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2019 at Resources
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[Atm. teacher C feels that reviewing 3 writings every 2 weeks is a more logical approach in MS Word via Google Docs which she is familiar with. For now we would use Victora to be the google docs place she reviews at.] 03//26/19 7;02 pm (@friida): any fish here tonight get automatic A's 03//26/19 7;02 pm (@friida): so i'm gonna continue what i was doing with the last lesson, 03//26/19 7;02 pm * Victora slips on flippers 03//26/19 7;02 pm (@friida): paste what i wrote, examine the notes, add stuff as i think of it 03//26/19 7;03 pm (@friida): Haola... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2019 at Murder Mysteries and Scifi
03//26/19 5;51 pm (@friida): Gilbers and sullivan wrote the Pirates of Penzance. In their writings they could use many ideas and characters, with a lot of action, including a gondola on the water, ghosts, to scare people, love potions to induce romance. Many things were available to their peers. (paragraph)... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2019 at MemberStories
22:51] (@friida): yes, not so much these days, but going from usa to mexico it like that [22:51] (@Victora): yeah lots of places like that chipmonk [22:51] (@chipmonk): cause they wanted to see what the back of their eyeballs looked like? [22:51] (Fixion): one of my "wierd reasons - [22:51] (Fixion): it could be something as simple as trying to shut the window to the soul? (maybe some big bad draws peoples souls out through their eyes - without eyes, soul stays put - theoretically... [22:51] (Fixion): chipmonk how would removing your eyes accomplish that? [22:51] (@friida): Fixion, they needed... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2019 at Murder Mysteries and Scifi
I skip several years. I am now living under the floorboards of the kitchen at 24 Cheyne Row. The bipedal occupants of this house are a grumpy old Scotsman (who sometimes tries to pretend that he is English) and his Scots wife and their maid. Every evening Grumpy Scotsman smokes... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2019 at MemberStories
Mikado Topic for list at left: Penzance Guilbert and Sullivan Fairies List: A Gondola Ghosts Peers Love Potion Court Usher Jester Sword Osborne Topic for list at left: Isle of wight Queen Victoria India List: B Scottish Highlands Great Exhibition Workhouse Typhoid Nine Photography Music Hall Mind the Gap Topic... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2019 at Resources
[19:32] (@friida): i put out juices and biscuits 30 minutes ago [19:32] (@friida): perhaps i should refresh [19:32] (@Victora): nods [19:32] * friida busies herself bring out fresh stuff [19:34] *** friida is now known as fridjiit [19:35] (@Victora): Victora- The Emotional World, The story beneath the Surface. Portions Paraphrased from Donald Maass [19:36] (@Victora): Life is a whole jumble of emotions. [19:36] (@Victora): Dive from the high platform. [19:36] (@Victora): Walk the country lane. [19:36] (@Victora): Watch your computer freeze. [19:37] (@Victora): cross the finish line [19:37] (@Victora): Listen to the morning alarm go off. [19:37] (@Victora): Look for... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2019 at Murder Mysteries and Scifi
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SCRUFFY I've got a pussy cat And although he may look fat I's deceiving cos it's really only fur He's got a lovely nature And he'd play with you for ever And when he's in the mood, You get a purr His colouring is charming But at first it was... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2019 at MemberStories
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I really am convinced a decent, viable attempt at a sustaining of life, on at least the moon, could be a possibility of high chances in that there you get a smaller controlled garden going in a as large a bio-dome as you can get away with. Get people to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2019 at Longer Member Writings
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[19:08] (+friida): so, what's up tonight? :D [19:08] (@Victora): You are. [19:08] (+friida): Whaaaaaaaaaaaa? [19:08] (+friida): moi???? [19:08] * friida lewks to the left [19:08] * friida lewks to the right [19:09] * friida blinks then smiles [19:09] (+friida): Hello [19:09] (@Victora): turns onspot lights. [19:09] (+friida): last week i began, with some assistance from the riffraff, writing a story, [19:09] (+friida): it was short, it was bad, it was incomplete [19:10] (+friida): but [19:10] (+friida): there was some stuff in it that could be [19:10] (+friida): developed [19:10] (+friida): so, i am taking last weeks lesson, and sort of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2019 at Murder Mysteries and Scifi
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Strawberry Shortcake Epicurious 03//15/19 7;01 pm (@Victora): Legend 03//15/19 7;01 pm (@Victora): z is y and vice versa 03//15/19 7;01 pm (@Victora): question mark is underscore 03//15/19 7;03 pm (@Victora): and new kezs are developping interesting behavior bz the hour as a result of a cup of coffee occupzing same space as kb at same time this morning 03//15/19 7;04 pm (@Victora): friida suggested if i wore shorts and blouse with mz california flip flops it wud all be okaz 03//15/19 7;05 pm (@friida): awww 03//15/19 7;05 pm (@Victora): I had another topic planned but reviewing mz notes i think... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2019 at Murder Mysteries and Scifi
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[19:00] (@friida): ok, i'm gonna come up with some characters [19:01] (@friida): hero, i am going to use the name i plan to use for the nemesis in another story, but in this one, she will be the hero, Haola Majorie [19:02] (@friida): i currently have no character development or plot ideas, but as the story elements are called out to me in order (first paragraph, introduce character, first plot point etc) i shall come up with it right here, right now [19:03] * friida waiting for first part of story structure to be called out to her [19:03] (@friida):... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2019 at Murder Mysteries and Scifi
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Mikhaila's unicorn was a bit of a vampire, trying to draw blood by goring her friends through the neck, then sniffing for the red fluid with a disappointed scowl cuz there never was any. Unfortunately for the unicorn, there never was any because the unicorn himself wasn't quite there. Dragons,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2019 at MemberStories
She was so glad to be deboarding and heading home to her family and husband, and heart struck her thoat to see an ambulance outside her neighbors home. She didn’t know if to go inside or go next door and check on her neighbor. As she opnned the door she... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2019 at MemberStories
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Photo by Friida 03//08/19 7;00 pm (@Fictora): strands of gold 03//08/19 7;01 pm (@Fictora): Victora - Discusses the Author Platform 2.0 and finishes giving some of the objections you may see in negative letters of query, and perhaps what they are saying. 03//08/19 7;04 pm * friida hides 03//08/19 7;04 pm (@Fictora): So we dont dive right back into those laborious letter responses, I thought I would talk a little about the second way authors are working to get published currently. Establshing their own web sites, becoming active in social media, networking in local events. 03//08/19 7;05 pm (@Fictora): Tricky... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2019 at Murder Mysteries and Scifi
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03//05/19 6;59 pm (@friida): where are the eager throngs? 03//05/19 7;00 pm (@friida): if i can't get eager throngs, i must start wearing thongs 03//05/19 7;00 pm (@friida): right? 03//05/19 7;01 pm * Victora looks around. I wonder if friida is here. 03//05/19 7;02 pm (@Victora): I dont have a stitch on. but i could put several colors types on 03//05/19 7;02 pm *** friida sets mode: -o friida 03//05/19 7;03 pm (+friida): ‘Take my camel, dear,’ said my Aunt Dot, as she climbed down from this animal on her return from High Mass.” — Rose Macaulay, The Towers of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2019 at Murder Mysteries and Scifi
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This isn't a spot lesson its simply a link to Susan Vowel, a simply breathtaking author to read. https://youtu.be/Uus_rWUDmsQ That's an exert of how Hawaii was stolen from the natives who lived there. What Susan Vowel Wikipedia reference photo looks like. She is an Oklahoma girl friida. And lastly I wanted to share what a cv of a writer would look like once you write a while. Just the wiki entry. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Vowell And lastly, a beautiful Island. What do you think this island looks like? A little different entry. Listen to her speak, Susan Vowel that is. Isn't she simply... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2019 at Murder Mysteries and Scifi