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I need some advice

Postby Bibliophile_Sk8erGal » Fri Jul 28, 2006 10:36 am

Okay I need some advice before writing this. Do you think it's a good idea:

Jeff Ress has special abilities so therefore people think he is weird. Day in and day out he is teased with no end. And then one day something happened that changed his life forever. This is a fantasy/adventure story.
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Postby TheMudge » Fri Jul 28, 2006 10:45 am

Pretty standard story stuff. I would say go for it, but try to make whatever happens to him be both good AND bad . . . so he has to choose.
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Postby pengwenn » Fri Jul 28, 2006 10:56 am

I say go ahead and write it. There seems to be a big market right now for stories about teenager as superheros or with special abilities. Make it uniquely yours and see what you can do with it.
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Postby Bibliophile_Sk8erGal » Fri Jul 28, 2006 11:01 am

um I didn't mean to make it sound standard I was too disracted
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Postby pengwenn » Fri Jul 28, 2006 11:17 am

I wouldn't call it standard. You just pared it down to the bare bones of the story. What you do with it will make it special. There's a book out that says there are only 20 master plots in the world yet there are thousands of books published each year. It's all about what you do with it.
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Postby Hyker » Fri Jul 28, 2006 3:11 pm

I agree with Pengwenn, just work on originality for your story. To be honest, I am already intrigued with the basic concept because I am one of those who loves a "Super-powers_ kind of character....or some supernatural abilities.

Let us read some of what you've written please. I'd love to read it. :)
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Postby Bibliophile_Sk8erGal » Fri Jul 28, 2006 4:04 pm

Okay thanx
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Postby Delaney » Fri Jul 28, 2006 4:14 pm

I'm kind of writing a story along those lines. It's fun to write. i have no idea how it's going to come out, but writing it is a blast, so i reccomend you totally go with it. And have fun :-)
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Postby Bibliophile_Sk8erGal » Sat Jul 29, 2006 5:47 am

Thanx I'll start writing right away
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