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If you wanted to use a name other than your own no one is stopping you love. that is completely your choice. you could use a pseudonym just like many other authors have done

Books | Answered on Sep 29, 2017

Of course. A good story depends on content and quality. Not the age of the writer.

Books | Answered on Sep 29, 2017

not at all! that's pretty much the point of a prompt. just make sure you aren't stealing an idea off of someone who claims they want to use an original prompt they made or has a work published. Basically, don't plagiarize and you're fine

Books | Answered on Sep 29, 2017

You can do anything you want. Dwarves do often mine. as long as you don't plagiarize the idea works great.

Books | Answered on Sep 29, 2017

  • Andrea
  • Stephanie
  • Gina
  • Ashley
  • Madison
  • Ava
  • Juliet
  • Juliana
  • Bethany
  • Victoria
  • Whitney
  • Lexi
  • Tiffany
  • Colleen
  • Brooklyn
  • Alexis
  • Lindsay
  • Jenna
  • Blair
  • Vanessa
  • Ivy
  • Gianna
  • Courtney
hopefully these helped

Books | Answered on Sep 29, 2017

A bit of constructive criticism:

it is a good start to use fictional places in stories that are fiction (when it comes to places such as Canoga Park)

the way you are writing is all in the speakers pov you haven't really switched. so it's fine to keep this format

I would suggest not saying things like "come join me on the flashback..." as its unprofessional and makes the story feel less real and less immersive.

Overall it seems like an interesting read

Books | Answered on Sep 29, 2017

it depends on the website youre using. most will have options on the top or bottom of where youre typing similar to a word document. there should also be settings or customer support for most websites

Books | Answered on Sep 29, 2017

*insert your name* was the girl of *insert love interest*'s dreams. Her mocha colored hair curled into waves that the ocean would envy. She was smarter than any person he had ever met before. Every day he tried to wok up the courage to talk to the girl but he saw the way her beautiful grey eyes light up when she talked to her friends. He was intimidated. His friend group was small. what if he wasn't cool enough? still.. he longed to talk to her. short and petite, she was only 4'8 while he was almost 6 ft tall. she reminded him of a girl you'd see in fairytales.

Books | Answered on Sep 29, 2017

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Books | Answered on Sep 25, 2017

The Last Unicorn - Peter S Beagle
Hear me out. I know this one sounds childish, but the way Beagle describes the settings and atmosphere in this book is honestly what makes it my favorite. It's almost like Tolkien decided to write a kid's book, or C.S. Lewis wanted to try something a bit different. The detail in each paragraph lends to great worldbuilding and characters. The plot can seem weak at times, but there's always a subtle wisdom that shines through.

Anthem - Ayn Rand
A young man invents electricity in a world where creativity and individualism is banned. Not to mention, the only Ayn Rand novel I can stomach.
The entire a-side of my favorite Rush album, 2112, is loosely based on this book.

Dracula - Bram Stoker
The vampire one, I don't think I even need to introduce it.
Be warned, the best action sequences of this one are in the first few chapters, it tends to slow down for a bit in the middle, but it picks itself up when it needs it.

The Lunar Chronicles - Marissa Meyer
I kind of cheated because this is a series, but imagine Cinderella, Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, and Snow White in the world of Star Wars. It sounded ridiculous to me until I gave it a shot, and it was well worth it. Fun characters, great action and pacing, well worth a read.

Ready Player One - Ernest Cline
The best way I can describe this one is a post-apocalyptic, Will Wonka-based love letter to the 80's. Really fun book if you're into anything 80's or video gaming.

Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
A clever delve into classism and protocols of Edwardian England, with a romantic-based plot that I honestly get really into. I actually couldn't read past the first page of this when I was a kid, but now that I can actually understand the language of the time, it holds up great. That said, I can admit it's a bit more of a feminine book.

Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief - Rick Riordan
Greek mythology meets Harry Potter and it's pretty incredible. I'll openly admit that I'm including this one on the list out of pure nostalgia, but I find myself re-reading it pretty often.

Holes - Louis Sachar
Stanley Yelnats gets framed for stealing a famous basketball player's shoes, and goes to a reformatory camp for juvenile delinquents. The plot kicks off from there, and the subplot keeps up with it every step of the way. Not to mention, this has one of the closest book-to-movie adaptations I've ever seen (but I've got a soft spot for Sigourney Weaver).

Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea - Barbara Demick
This is definitely the darkest book on this list, seeing how it's a non-fiction book about North Korean defectors. I had to read this one for a history class, but about two chapters in, I was reading ahead of the class in my spare time. Imagine, if you will, reading Orwell's 1984, but knowing every word in it takes place in your reality. It's borderline horror, but an eye-opener all the same. Not for kids in the very least.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
A hilarious space opera/buddy cop story, delightfully quirky. I'll admit, I've only read the first in the series, but I've got every intention to finish said series someday. The movie adaptation starring Martin Freeman also happens to be one of my favorite comedies.

Books | Answered on Sep 19, 2017

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Books | Answered on Sep 11, 2017

As one can understand the different incarnations for different millenniums by referring to Vedic works of literature, one can similarly understand who actually is the Incarnation of Godhead in this age of Kali. In this way, the Lord especially stressed reference to authoritative scriptures. In other words, one should not whimsically accept a person as an incarnation but should try to understand the characteristics of an incarnation by referring to scriptures. An incarnation of the Supreme Lord never declares Himself to be an incarnation, but His followers must ascertain who is an incarnation and who is a pretender by referring to authoritative scriptures.

Books | Answered on Sep 06, 2017

You sound like a young person so I will just tell you how my life went. When I was young, I wanted to be an astronaut. Going into space was so new and exciting when I was young. Over the years, my opinion changed multiple times. I started off at university to get a degree in accounting and ended up with multiple degrees in Electrical Engineering.
Enjoy being young. Investigate all possible things to do as an adult. You will find something that will be your passion. You will know when you find it.
Good luck.
Semper Fi,

Books | Answered on Aug 31, 2017

If you want your book to be lengthy, I'd recommend the computer. Writer's cramps and carpal tunnel syndrome are a definite risk when writing things on physical paper. However, if you do end up writing by hand, I'd suggest doing light wrist exercises before and after writing.

Personally, I write my best work in Microsoft Word or Google Docs. It's easier to save, and gets rid of the possibility of losing any physical papers. That being said, be sure to back up your files frequently in case your computer crashes.

Books | Answered on Aug 06, 2017

A good rule of thumb for any story is to try and avoid overly simple characters. Rich backstories and good character interactions make for a much better plot.

If there is a female character, I'd recommend staying away from the "fainting princess/damsel in distress" approach. It's been done to *****. In recent years, more independant female characters have become increasingly popular with audiences/readers.

That being said, also try and avoid overly-heroic male characters. You know, the kinds that have no personality outside of being incredibly strong and princess-saving. Each character should have their own strengths, but it's also their weaknesses that make them relatable to readers.

Remember to develop your villains just as much as your heroes. Why are they the "bad guy"? Do they think they're the hero in their own mind, or do they just enjoy doing evil for the fun of it? Readers want to know what makes the baddies are so bad.

But if there's one thing that you should remember, it's this:
Readers/audiences appreciate a character more for their efforts than their successes. If a hero succeeds every time, it gets boring fast. What makes a hero a hero is the fact that they're willing to stand up to evil, win or lose. Losses are lessons to learn and grow from, use that to your advantage.

Books | Answered on Aug 06, 2017

Re-read it over and over again. Promote it. Relax.

Books | Answered on Aug 04, 2017

Go to your local Jr college or high school an contact the arts teacher. Tell her what you want an the student that co Es up with the idea you are looking for will get $100 or whatever you decide. Plenty of poor school students an starving artis.good luck

Books | Answered on Jul 19, 2017

Long hard work that pays off

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