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craykay090
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Major writer's Block

Okay so my story is about 15 year old Cilla goes to camp, with her "cousins" she later finds out there just really close family friends. She meets a bunch of people and shes going to be best friend with a girl from Australia right now their playing dodgeball but I cant write anything, please help, need ideas badly.

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give a little more info and maybe i can help. Hmm... What kind of story do you want it to be? Comedy? Drama? So on...?
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I was thinking of a comedy, Cilla usally does everything for everyone and in the end i want her to learn that she should think about herself too. Thank you so much for helping!
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um.. idk how to help but wen eva u do find sum 2 write remember to be descripted and no confusion .... n 4 d comedy try stuff that r not 2 clique
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maybe you can post a little bit of your story so i can get an idea of your writing. & i'll try to help you out
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is the house of night books really good do they have cussing in them and is there any gore in them and im religious does the books say anything bad about religion
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shygirlTB wrote:
is the house of night books really good do they have cussing in them and is there any gore in them and im religious does the books say anything bad about religion

 

I'm really liking them. I just went out to buy Chosen and Untamed today. Since I've only read the first two so far, I can't say that they're morally good or bad yet ... but there is some groping so far. And one of the characters do talk about Christianity in a bad way but that was it so far.
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shygirlTB wrote:
is the house of night books really good do they have cussing in them and is there any gore in them and im religious does the books say anything bad about religion

 

I've read the series and well.... It does contain some inappropriate stuff and yes there is cussing. But they are still good.
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thank you for your answers  i will definetlly get the  house of night books right now im reading the summoning by kelley armstong its a really good book is the vampire academy books really good because they sound really good to read
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i just want to ask a few more questions about  house of night books  what kind of inappropiate stuff is in the books  and is there any gore inthe books i am definetly getting the books

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Well, there's cussing and the authors tend to get into detail about heavy groping but so far they left detail out of any sexual scenes. There is some gore but I don't find it to be all that bad. It doesn't happen that often either.
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ive read 4 so far, it took me to read the second one to get into it, but you get addicted to them realliy fast, the only thing off puting is the slang they use which just sounds really dumb at times, and as you go through the book, there are more sexual scenes i think theres a sex scene in the third or fouth but its still a good series ans the scene isnt like really detailed so give it a go and see what you think
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:smileyhappy:i just wanted to ask another question about the house of night books how many times in the books do they talk about religion bad.i havent got the books yet but i will do they have them at walmart so i can get all of them
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Well ... it's not so bad but at the end of the series they don't talk bad about it anymore. Something happens that changes opinions about religion.

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in the house of night books they dont talk about religion bad through the whole house of night series 

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what i meant was in the house of night books do they talk about religion bad  in the house of night marked book and the rest of the series

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I am facing the same problems with a book I am writing. I get going really good for a while, then I hit a brick wall, so to speak. What I do is take a few days and just brainstorm. NO WRITING. I just think about where the characters are going, who the characters are, what would THEY do in certain situations. Let them make their own decisions.

 

Maybe make an outline; a play by play of what you want to happen throughout the book. Feelings emotions. It might also help to write out chapters in pieces. You don't necessarily have to go in order with your book. You can write the ending first, then the beginning. Or just random chapters here and then, then once you've got the meat of what you really want, go back and feel in to flush out and make everything tie together.

 

Hope that helps.

 

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