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Delusions of Gothic by GrahamSym

To me, this is the kind of artwork that is often neglected for its seeming-simplicity. The concept of a vast structure, or megalith, a ...

Microbe by moppaa
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Now, this is the sort of artwork I really feel drawn to. I'm not a huge sampler of the horror genre in writing - I find it exceedingly ...

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I've figured that the only way to keep the number of characters I do have currently in All's End and actually expect them to be useful is going to be making it exceptionally long.

I don't want to drop the story because this is my second attempt in four years (two years each time) and it's been the source behind a lot of developments for me, but I feel like I'm doing a disservice by relying as much as I do on pre-existing characters.
  • Mood: Hope
  • Listening to: This Will Be The Day - Jeff Williams
  • Reading: The Long War - Terry Pratchet
  • Watching: Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Playing: Bastion


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Check it out guys, that's me.
Wargamer, poet, novelist. Don't like sport, don't like parties, and that's the way I like it.

I'm a writer, plain and simple. At least, I think so. I've had people who love my work, and one who even likened it to Khaled Hosseini's Kite Runner. I'm a go-to guy for that sort of information, and if you want hints or advice for writing in prose, feel free to approach me. I'm happy to talk with anyone as long as you are polite, treat me with an appropriate amount of respect, and please try and use grammar. I don't like reading a continuous stream of writing with absolutely no punctuation to tell me where the sentence - if it indeed does - starts or ends; it hurts. Just...punctuate a little, when you talk to me, just so it sounds like I'm talking to a person, not a computer.

I'm not a friend-o-philic. I don't add you to my watch purely because you added me to yours. It doesn't work like that. I don't give people watches purely because they replied to a comment of mine. If you want me in your Watchers list, you need to have a gallery that mostly has things I want to look at. One piece is not enough to make me want to follow your deviations. I don't mind if you don't release regularly, but unless the art is consistently stuff I want to see, I might favourite the pieces I like, but not watch.

Now, honestly, if you read my stuff and don't like it, don't even bother flaming me for it. If you don't like it, don't read it - it won't affect you in any way whatsoever if you follow this simple piece of advice. If you enjoy my work, feel free to comment with any criticisms or favourite parts, but I won't accept things like "this sucks because it remotely deviates from the original." I want to make things clear: The things I write are for fun, they are often fanfictions or new ideas I have, so do not expect me to be evangelical about it.

Sometimes I come to blows with people about what art really is. I've had people who don't believe literature is a form of art, and some who will believe that anything is art. I believe that art is the soul, written or drawn or painted or whatever you do, into the piece and thus lain out bare. It is a riddle within the darkness and the grey and the light that only those who are true can solve, it is an impossible conundrum, the master paradox. It's truth, the expression of who we are. That is art.

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And can someone please start showing people how to capitalise properly?…

Personal Quote: "Expect no equal resistance - to strike against me is to meet the harshest retaliation. Perhaps I will play a game, but sooner or later my words will slice through your tongue."

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ZsStories Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I swear if you're napping again... White Slate dear Annoyed 
gazzz477 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you for the fave
battlebrothertherix Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
No problem :)
gazzz477 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
thanks for the fave
Mixedfan8643 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
Hi Jethro. :) 

Just out of interest, when it comes to writing, what do you think the most FUN aspect of writing is?
battlebrothertherix Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Seeing the life other characters live and living it alongside them, by far.
Mixedfan8643 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
Very interesting. :)

For me, it's the fun of creating something. Creating a world for yourself to explore and characters for you to meet and you calculate the experiences you have as you meet the characters and explore the world. :D It's awesome and I love it. :D

Is that a good idea of writing being fun?
battlebrothertherix Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
The only point I would disagree on there is that we're not the ones creating it. The characters are creating the world and the story, and the world and story are creating the characters. We're only giving it a way to be shown to other people. We never really create stories...we just give them a voice.
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