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Author of primarily fantasy and sci-fi short stories and novels. I want to connect and share ideas with other writers. E’lir. Currently: editing book three

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Thanks! I’m super happy with how it came out. @neilhimself got this back from the framer today. Can’t wait to hang it in my writing room / office https://t.co/IwptqG1qeF @markstay Very beautiful!
10/20
2020
Hey #WritingCommunity, anyone interested in a scrivner sticker? Got these made because I like the logo and wanted t… https://t.co/uc65GSc6Hy
10/19
2020
@ScrivenerApp ended up making my own to sticker bomb my city 😁 https://t.co/Yr70SXGA75 @QueenofCastoria Heart shaped box
10/17
2020
@Jacob__Bush Happens to me when I’ve deleted something in an edit, but the word processor didn’t delete the space a… https://t.co/rYxjdvnhiq @CaseyKimberly This seems a little absurd to me. For an animal would will gladly eat your face when your dead @CaseyKimberly https://t.co/bwi9LgIEwJ @shawnjain Yep
10/15
2020
@author_elle PWA has many more useful tools and reports to pinpoint specific issues with writing. It’s a little dau… https://t.co/8znsOL9TW3 @TorieJeanWrites Married 68 years. @TorieJeanWrites Grandparents grew up less than five miles apart in Indiana. Both families moved to Los Angeles and… https://t.co/zhHMddT6gl @The_Drew1505 @AnnaJKlassen Oh man yes! Or the scenes in the repair shop where the dude takes apart the blender. Th… https://t.co/HO3NuW6uKc
10/13
2020
@author_elle Complete guess, but either these are shorter works, or the books are not getting the needed editing. U… https://t.co/xEVvoqAhaN @CaseyKimberly I appreciate the inventive use of conjunctions. However, scammers should really seek some contract… https://t.co/FAs1mfMmC2 @AddyBrossWrites One would have to question where we are at in society where they have to indicate this "intended f… https://t.co/RUOMID3dm8"Mark Twain, saddled with a cast of characters selected by Henry James, would be quick to maneuver them all into we… https://t.co/Q9nPoPckjE @DelilahSDawson First off, thank you for the continued writing advice. I find it so helpful and supportive. Side qu… https://t.co/sIiBSIA3Uk
10/12
2020
@soniarosawrites Weekends are when I get a lot of my writing/editing done. As far as breaks are concerned, when I'm… https://t.co/xZufd38CA7So in this way, when I watch or read something that doesn't click for me. I'm trying to remember that there is some… https://t.co/avSh3wMTGzThere is art I can admit is cheesy or campy and I forgive it. What is this called? Love is the word that comes to m… https://t.co/sgEcyB8FK1I am at the place where I am not going to defend my liking of something to anyone. My enjoyment of a movie or book… https://t.co/VlHPxbd77u
10/11
2020
@er_mercer I feel like I had the opposite experience. We chunked through Anna Karenina, Les Miserables, crime and p… https://t.co/fC4ZTTj6ga @theherocomplex Impressive!
10/10
2020
@AuthorJuliaW https://t.co/DURN1auMg6 This is the one. Audio quality could be better at times but oh well @AuthorJuliaW Brandon Sanderson has a recorded lecture on writing fighting scenes I found very informative. It’s on… https://t.co/LMiwPf9hVc
10/9
2020
@JennCaffeinated @author_elle Youtube videos do help, but they are somewhat scattered.
10/8
2020
@ScrivenerApp are we ever going to be a scrivener logo sticker? I feel like I need one for my car 😁 @author_elle Also I just recently leaned it saves all your edits for each section so if you accidentally delete som… https://t.co/mFp1Knxn08 @author_elle Pretty much all the comments here sum up my experience. I switched about three years ago and yes, ther… https://t.co/WELz3bQSTR
10/7
2020
@Charleywriting Because if magic users can't do something that a Super-Powered person can, what is stopping them? W… https://t.co/qbZ6xQNSqz @Charleywriting to be learned and used in combination with other skills. So at the end of all of that, I think they… https://t.co/Ewy3ROumMa @Charleywriting In the LoTR style, magicians are basically superheros right? No everyone can weild magic, it is thu… https://t.co/ZHMuwu0Sl8 @Charleywriting Magic on the other hand tends to function in two kinds of worlds, one where there are people born/i… https://t.co/xE5Y0F2At1 @Charleywriting I'm in the camp that Superhero 'powers' and magic are in essence the same thing. The difference bei… https://t.co/luhr5Cjqsi @laurenspieller Pretty much sums up 2020 @alextweeting πŸ₯°you will still and forever be the longest first date in my life.Twitter sometimes feels like the longest first date ever...#truth https://t.co/R5dGKrtCvLThere is an audience for (almost) everything. It just depends on how big it is. Also, there is no perfect book or p… https://t.co/I282NCjIMi @laurcunn No one book or piece of advice is going to be the difference between success and failure. There’s good st… https://t.co/1kQtwRSjJq
10/6
2020
@CaseyKimberly @AlexWoodroe All valid points. I think this is a generally over looked part of the omnishamble of US… https://t.co/cDUYedqyuL
10/5
2020
@CaseyKimberly Yep, I’m the same with music. But yeah anything nature is awesomeThe answer to this would be nothing, we're all good here https://t.co/usny37nALO @CaseyKimberly Earplugs + noise-canceling headphones + a rain app turned up. That can block enough to not focus on… https://t.co/GXpGldmL8B
10/4
2020
@theherocomplex Algorithm β€œsuggestions” are proof we have yet to move into dangerous AI territory. Once they actual… https://t.co/7sUw8rCVBI @patrickhwillems Plus the original movie holds up.Today 2020 won
10/2
2020
@writes_jo Damn dude!! Nice @shawnjain I https://t.co/SB37GW2VB8
10/1
2020
One of my favorites! Have an entire novel planned based on this image. https://t.co/CxVCNMTo3v @kdanielsstories Congratulations to you and J @mtmalik I know the company would be better ☺️.Peril comes in the night when least expected. GANDALF. #LOTR #Tolkien
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9/30
2020
@DrunkScribe Agreed. Though I was surprised in places how it has a contemporary vibe and the prose pick up. And the… https://t.co/9xHWfgejJL @DrunkScribe What a coincidence I’m reading that as well. How you liking it?
9/28
2020
@writes_jo @DrunkScribe That’s how you end up with five socks and no underwear @DrunkScribe I’m right there with you, my wife does the same thing. Raises my blood pressure. @writes_jo Your wife is awesome!Damn https://t.co/rVmSNH4KFL
9/26
2020
Sorry, but these overly specific, scrabble style words for VSS are not my jam. Often the best words are the ones w… https://t.co/TaUll5NkGm
9/25
2020
@CaseyKimberly Just admit it’s really the image of me in a D&G tracksuit @RobertBHayek Yes, variation is appreciated.Air froze skin the wind gnashing like a rapid dog to pierce the tattered D&G tracksuit. She couldn’t stop shaking n… https://t.co/g1W64up0QuFLASH GORDON x ARABELLA OF MARS Living under alien occupation in 1929, Myra dreams of flying. When the aliens arres… https://t.co/CW8g6SVS2B
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9/24
2020
@soniarosawrites The more I dive into the creative process I’m convinced there are few β€œtrue pantsers.” Maybe for s… https://t.co/U9EoP9k2D6 @patrickhwillems At the end of the day I’d like to see R rated films based on fresh ideas or new concepts. Huge CGI… https://t.co/tLZUJVVNmX @patrickhwillems One of the reasons I don’t think I ever got into comic as much as I would expect was due to the ve… https://t.co/yKT9RP2sHp @patrickhwillems He makes good points and I agree that the β€œmain audience” for comics should be MG focused on boys… https://t.co/5Fn8QE6JTcPandemic burnout is real. I can't do much to help you, but I can offer a FREE dark fairy tale, based on horrifying… https://t.co/Np9gMt1CvU
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9/23
2020
@dustinhitz Same.
9/21
2020
@MetalShayne2000 You win, hands down.
9/20
2020
'Hypocrite' comes from the Greek word 'hypokrites,' meaning "an actor." https://t.co/25lATMzl9O
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9/19
2020
@TheWayfarerSoul I mean that’s the great thing you can really change it up. But I’m partial to mission style with g… https://t.co/HTN2V3vszB @TheWayfarerSoul Burrito @keiralanebooks Exactly! Also, kudos for all the water related words in the last two sentences. It didn’t go unnoticed.Also now reading this I mentioned climax and shower in the same set of tweets. But fuck it, I'm pumped on my WIPBut in all seriousness, I just solved most of my act three issues in one shower. Yeah, I got rid of a whole charact… https://t.co/VcQPQZnnlQNever underestimate the creative power of a shower! #WritingCommunity #amwriting
9/18
2020
Not completely done, but the stock cards have been monumental in working out the issues with the midway point in my… https://t.co/wxK5ZnALB2So i heard you had a princess in need of saving (smile twinkle). https://t.co/6GuCt41B0U
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9/17
2020
@writes_jo I’m walking daily now. Best hour all day because I get to think plot and story the whole time. Would run… https://t.co/mMz6e6zvKf @patrickhwillems But let’s not make it like Marvel where you ask why they even wear costumes anymore. @em_llojo It’s actually a documented phenomenon that are brain synapses shift when we know something is final which… https://t.co/hKeBBGRp3o
9/15
2020
@SugithVarughese @KimsConvenience You are my favorite character from that show!
9/11
2020
@theherocomplex Right?! Let’s see some other stories not just rehashes of rehashes
9/10
2020
@shawnjain Honestly this was at least a reminder to me that he’s still alive because if you told me he died three y… https://t.co/VKEDwvTVMu @shawnjain What does it even matter anymore.
9/9
2020

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