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on: 08:15:56 AM 11/07/13
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Meh, it's easy to post quickly and thus overlook such things :) no big.
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on: 11:50:52 PM 11/09/13
Excuse me for not checking the tiny timestamps on this forum.

While your writing is good, Slimebeast, my general critique of all your stories is that the voice sounds the same among them. Almost all of them told from a human's point of view sound like they were written by the same person, a guy who's in the late years of or just out of college. Maybe for a change of pace you should try writing something from a woman's point of view (that doesn't trick us like Romance Comics).

The most notable exception is Red Sky at Night.



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on: 12:27:42 AM 11/10/13
Most of the Narrators are basically placeholders, as often happens with these sorts of things. It's a necessary evil, sometimes.

If you want some stories that MIGHT not sound like that, try...

Ex
The Counting Song
Stockpiled (though it's riddled with typos)
Mold
Eyeful (from a woman's perspective*)
Or Else What (from a woman's perspective*)
Faces in the Trees
Toys on Fire (Maybe?)
When You Are Dead
Quotes
Robber

...

Then of course there are the stories with no narrative 'voice' like A Few Suggestions.

Really, I think I have a pretty diverse group of narrators... but of course a lot of it is going to generally sound like me since I'm not a chameleon like some of the greats. Poe comes to mind as a fellow who has the same (really cool) voice in some of his best-known works.

Not saying I'm Poe - just saying sometimes a narrator is just the author relating a tale.


*Some stories may be from a female narrator, but it isn't expressly stated. Really, gender is usually an assumption. For example, the narrator in "App" is female, same for "Big Green Tree", plus others, but I can't say it doesn't sound like the same or similar voice, etc.
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on: 07:53:01 PM 12/19/13
Ok, I believe I just encountered a gorb in Hell Rising within Serling's sewer system... 0_o

(Oh, and the first 4 questions to make sure I wasn't a bot were all about snow!)



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on: 11:43:48 AM 04/30/14
Less scary horror movie? Really now? What the fuck was wrong with that guy?
I've long suspected that studios don't want movies that will actually scare people. They want movies that teenaged boys will take girls to so they can make out with them and occasionally glance at the screen and shout "cool!"