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Going all out on breaking RYFW is a key part of what earns you the Oscar of flouncing. Break it hard, break it LOUD.
References to the members: if female, they must be referred to as either frustrated housewives, brainless teenagers or "menopausing". Menopausing gets Big Points.
Male members (snerk) are referred to as frustrated, jerks, know-it-alls, know-nothings, arrogant, teenagers, or out-of-touch.
You can, of course, pick 'n' mix from the above to apply to any member.
For optional crossing-the-line points, imply sexual inadequacy, lack of sexual knowledge, and deviancy. Paint a mental image of your target member sniffing the glue in the binding of their hardcover while posting one-handed. State that that hardcover is Twilight, 50 Shades of Grey or any Dan Brown novel for an extra tiresomeness point.
and don't forget the stress errors on the keys--ss
The blog, which may not be updated regularly enough. -- I'm linking to other AW blogs here. -- There's some nonsense here when I can be bothered.
Don't hold your breath...
The British Comics Database is growing. Or mutating. I'm not quite sure which, yet.
I want to flounce. I am actually looking for a way to delete my account here. Can someone point me in the right direction?
Not something easily undone, but there is a sewing technique to make a flounce. It has nothing to do with getting in a snit and stomping out of a room. But... the process of creating a perfect flounce may cause one to seriously consider it.
I saw an interesting one the other day. --:"you people make Jesus cry!" the topic was politics! --s6
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Can someone please forward me the issue of the newsletter where this week was declared "Convince Chris P He's a Lousy Writer Week"? All the agents, editors, and customers seem to have gotten theirs. Thanks all.
Join any time! Take the 2017 AW Reading Challenge. Pick 12 books from a list of topics and read/discuss with us throughout the year.
My favourite is still 'This place is more hostile than Afghanistan!'
Wondering what it says about me that I always smile when I see this thread pop up.
I want to be a nice person.
War of the Wizard (Book 1): undergoing editing
The Wizard's Curse (Book 2): 60% complete
"The Dark Ages: Life With a Bipolar (WIP-narrative nonfiction of my experiences with my bipolar dad, and how to deal with the bp dis.'s turbulence.
The creative writing process is a lot like emotional binge and purge cycles.
Can you find the Pitbull?
WIP ~ The Black Dog Dialogues: At the raw, dark fringes of exhaustion, there is The Black Dog
"Fade to Black is a dynamic and original introduction to a world and character that promise further exciting stories". British Fantasy Society
The series has grown in complexity since the beginning, reaches a profoundly moving conclusion that is both unexpected and entirely satisfying - Publisher's Weekly
You should be hearing Sammy Davis, Jr Jr, man. He's the coolest cat around, man. He can rhyme Afghanistan with man, man and angst with thankst. The COOLEST.
*waves cigarette around spewing ash all over the baby blue leisure suit before flouncing out of the thread*
I hate slammed door flounces. I always think the person is standing just outside the door, feeling sad.
I have always thought of flouncing out as an art form. It takes talent, it takes caps, and it takes a lot of glitter to just let it all hang out before being shown the door.
On another training forum I frequent, being banned is a sign of honor for some. Usually it's by posting a number of inappropriate .gifs, or goat porn--don't ask--or pictures of Winnie the Pooh.
One moderator there banned a fairly well-respected poster for putting up a picture of Winnie with the caption "Have a blustery day" on it. I simply didn't get it, but the guy got banned for a month before being allowed back on the forum.
Be blustery. Bluster, fluster, and flounce your way to immortality. I'll have to keep that as my motto if the day ever comes.
I've been seeing some weak flounces recently. I am beginning to think the golden age of flouncing is over. I mean, 5/10 is the highest I've gone for years.
Yeah--I witnessed a disappointingly flat one just this week. I did enjoy the "Don't let the e-door slam you in the e-ass" speeches after the fact--s6