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Old 03-21-2014, 10:15 PM
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Meera the Chimera
Shadow Serenade
Charlie
Everlesequence

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Old 03-21-2014, 10:38 PM
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Well hello there XD
I'll be going away for a week starting Sunday, so we should really start planning fast!
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Old 03-21-2014, 10:41 PM
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Hi guys.
@Meera: I should have plenty of time this weekend so.
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Old 03-22-2014, 11:01 AM
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So how should we do this? Are we each writing one character, or what?

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Old 03-22-2014, 11:25 AM
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The range is 100-5000 words, right? Should we go to the lower or higher end to that range?

If we're going to the lower end, it could/would/should be more of a one-shot, and if it's to the higher end of the word count it c/w/s have a couple chapters/parts, but still, you know, finish an entire storyline.

I think we should figure out how many characters we're going to have before we decide about POV-ing (writing in povs) and stuff. Since it's fantasy/romance, it probably shouldn't just be the two characters that will be 'love interests'. Also, we probably need antagonist(s) of some sort.

Also, the others need to hurry and get here.
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Old 03-22-2014, 01:21 PM
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Hi everyone ! I agree with you, SilverMoon. We should plan out or characters and the central plotline before we start writing. Does anyone have any good ideas?
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Old 03-22-2014, 03:03 PM
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Okay, so now we just need... Charlie? *scrolls up and checks* Yeah, Charlie.

Current Questions:
--Aim for the lower or higher end of the word range? (1)
--One-shot or parts? (2)
--More fantasy than romance, more romance than fantasy, or more of an equal amount of both? (3)
--How many characters should we have? (4)
--Develop plot or characters first? (5)

Okay, so these are the starting q's. Everyone please give their opinions on things so we can get started!

Here are my personal opinions:
(1)(2) I would personally like to do the higher end, with parts.
(3) I don't really know. Maybe we should do about equal? Here's what I do know: with this word limit, we can't really write the entire evolution of the relationship from start to growth to whatever you'd call the love part. So, the characters designated to be love interests should probably already know each other.
(4) Well, there should probably be the two love interests plus friend(s) and antagonist(s)...
(5) I think we should develop like an overall summary, then develop characters and weave the details of the plot.

Also, a few more questions that I thought of for plot stuffs...
Should it be a lighter, more heartwarming tone or a darker and edgier tone? First, there's what the characters' relationship is like, and then there's whether the setting and plot is more idealistic or cynical.
Because the kind of fantasy-romance for these tones can be very different.
Actually, I lied. That was only really one more question.
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Old 03-22-2014, 05:13 PM
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Okay, so now we just need... Charlie? *scrolls up and checks* Yeah, Charlie.

Current Questions:
--Aim for the lower or higher end of the word range? (1)
--One-shot or parts? (2)
--More fantasy than romance, more romance than fantasy, or more of an equal amount of both? (3)
--How many characters should we have? (4)
--Develop plot or characters first? (5)

Okay, so these are the starting q's. Everyone please give their opinions on things so we can get started!

Here are my personal opinions:
(1)(2) I would personally like to do the higher end, with parts.
(3) I don't really know. Maybe we should do about equal? Here's what I do know: with this word limit, we can't really write the entire evolution of the relationship from start to growth to whatever you'd call the love part. So, the characters designated to be love interests should probably already know each other.
(4) Well, there should probably be the two love interests plus friend(s) and antagonist(s)...
(5) I think we should develop like an overall summary, then develop characters and weave the details of the plot.

Also, a few more questions that I thought of for plot stuffs...
Should it be a lighter, more heartwarming tone or a darker and edgier tone? First, there's what the characters' relationship is like, and then there's whether the setting and plot is more idealistic or cynical.
Because the kind of fantasy-romance for these tones can be very different.
Actually, I lied. That was only really one more question.
We should plan out the general idea of what's going to happen before we start making up characters.
Let's try not to do anything too happy and cliche, but at the same time we shouldn't be too dark and depressing... we should try for something in the middle.
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Old 03-22-2014, 05:25 PM
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Okay, so now we just need... Charlie? *scrolls up and checks* Yeah, Charlie.

Current Questions:
--Aim for the lower or higher end of the word range? (1)
--One-shot or parts? (2)
--More fantasy than romance, more romance than fantasy, or more of an equal amount of both? (3)
--How many characters should we have? (4)
--Develop plot or characters first? (5)

Okay, so these are the starting q's. Everyone please give their opinions on things so we can get started!

Here are my personal opinions:
(1)(2) I would personally like to do the higher end, with parts.
(3) I don't really know. Maybe we should do about equal? Here's what I do know: with this word limit, we can't really write the entire evolution of the relationship from start to growth to whatever you'd call the love part. So, the characters designated to be love interests should probably already know each other.
(4) Well, there should probably be the two love interests plus friend(s) and antagonist(s)...
(5) I think we should develop like an overall summary, then develop characters and weave the details of the plot.

Also, a few more questions that I thought of for plot stuffs...
Should it be a lighter, more heartwarming tone or a darker and edgier tone? First, there's what the characters' relationship is like, and then there's whether the setting and plot is more idealistic or cynical.
Because the kind of fantasy-romance for these tones can be very different.
Actually, I lied. That was only really one more question.

(1)I think that we should go for the higher range.
(2) Yes, definitely parts
(3) I think we should lean towards the fantasy and have the relationship as more of a subplot. That way we have a unique plot from the other contestants. I agree with Silvermoon that it would be difficult to have a relationship just forming during the course of our story.
(4) I am thinking about 3 or 4 main characters if we want to have two love interests. Also we'll need a few antagonists.
(5)Yes I agree, we should develop the plot first.

I think that we shouldn't really go with the idealistic because most romance stories are based off of that. I really have no idea on what I want to do with the characters' relationship.



Plot Ideas



-In an orphanage a girl and a boy figure out that they have special powers and learn that the orphanage is keeping them imprisoned. They try to escape then blah.
I don't know just random ideas its ok if you hate them

-A young assassin is sent out to kill a prince. She disguises herself as a princess to get close to him. They fall in love and she decides to refuse her orders to kill him. When her master hears of this news he decides that she will pay for her mistakes.

Eh don't know just giving some ideas. These aren't good so if you have any better ones share them

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Old 03-22-2014, 05:40 PM
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For the ending, do you guys think it should be fairly heartwarming (regardless of the tone of the story, i.e., having to go through a lot of crap but still getting a crowning moment of heartwarming), or more bittersweet/possible together-into-oblivion kind of ending?
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