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Blackmailman

Date Joined: Feb. 19, 2008
Last Login: June 12, 2014

13 Comments by Blackmailman

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1 Blackmailman 3 years, 7 months ago Context

Why thank you!


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1 Blackmailman 3 years, 9 months ago Context

You're fired


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1 Blackmailman 4 years, 5 months ago Context

Let this small town rage.


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1 Blackmailman 4 years, 5 months ago Context

I have the same dilemma, writing groups are good, it's all about making it a habit, forcing yourself to sit down and write everyday. That, "secret to writing, is writing" motto.

What kind of stuff you like writing?


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1 Blackmailman 4 years, 5 months ago Context

I wouldn't get too caught up in the proper usage of words, just think of how you perceive the two. 'Amongst' to me, has a little more proper or uptight ring to it, while among has a more casual, colloquial sound. Word choice like this is going to give your story it's voice. How would you like your story to be read?


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1 Blackmailman 4 years, 5 months ago Context

Reading through really old stuff I've written, observing things I normally overlook, and my own dreams seem to spark my favorite writing. I listen to music, but for the most part I try to avoid being unintentionally influenced. It's so easy to have the mood of a song influence how you're writing.


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1 Blackmailman 4 years, 5 months ago Context

I just can't decide which one of your contributions is better.


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1 Blackmailman 5 years, 7 months ago Context

I dig the humor man. But it through me off in the first line where you spelled Martin as Martian (like Marvin). lol


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1 Blackmailman 5 years, 7 months ago Context

ROFL. Well, I got to say thank you for the thoughtful feedback. Yes, I wrote this about 5 years ago and didn't really pick through it with a fine tooth comb before I posted. Unfortunately the "access" cannot be fixed due to Storymash's policy of no edits once published.

On the other hand reading back on some of my old random stories I find the grammatical errors add to the humor. For me at least.

As for the suitor's daughter, I was reading a lot of Jane Austen type stories for school.

But anyhow, this kind of story wasn't intended to be dwelt on, every line analyzed as some rich concise contrived novel. This is a speed read, fastfood, shallow, meaningless. It's meant to snowball a laugh. Arch back to reread and the experience crumbles.

And of course this isn't for everyone, but thank you for reading.


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2 Blackmailman 5 years, 7 months ago Context

lol about the hidden comment and thank you.


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