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Gaston Bachelard by Charlie of the Chans !!kWjRhGF5 - Mon, 19 Sep 2016 03:52:25 EST ID:2nzGWha6 No.68685 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Does anyone here read him, or his (late) Jungian student, James Hillman? He goes pretty deep!

Note to The Fool ~ I've got your three pieces and am in process of reading them.
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Charlie of the Chans !!kWjRhGF5 - Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:14:00 EST ID:2nzGWha6 No.68705 Ignore Report Quick Reply
On Poetic Imagination and Reverie [Excerpts]

Gaston Bachelard trans. Colette Gaudin

The image-producing forces of our mind develop along two very different lines.

The first take wing when confronted by the new; they take pleasure in the picturesque, in variety, in the unexpected event. The imagination to which they give life always finds a springtime to describe. In nature, far removed from us, they produce already living flowers.

The other forces which produce images plumb the depths of being; there they seek at once the primitive and eternal. They rise above seasons and history. In nature, within ourselves and without, they produce seeds, seeds in which form is buried in a substance, in which form is internal.

To speak immediately in philosophical terms, one might distinguish two imaginations: that which gives live to the formal cause, and that which gives life to the material cause - or, more concisely, formal imagination and material imagination. These latter concepts, expressed in abridged form, seem indeed indispensable to a complete philosophic study of poetic creation. A sentimental cause, a cause of the heart, must become formal before it can assume verbal variety, before it can become as changeable as light in its many colorations. But in addition to the images of form so often used by psychologists of the imagination, there are - as I shall show - images of matter, direct images of matter. Vision names them, kneads them, makes them lighter. One dreams these images of matter substantially, intimately, rejecting forms - and vain images, and the becoming of surfaces. They have weight, they are a heart.

There are, of course, works in which the two image-producing forces cooperate; indeed, it is impossible to separate them completely. The most mobile, the most changing reverie, the one entirely given over to forms, nonetheless keeps a ballast, a density, a slowness, a germination. On the other hand, any poetic work which descends deeply enough into the germ of being to find the solid constancy and fine monotony of matter, any poetic work which derives its force from the vigilant action of a substantial cause, must still flower, must adorn itself. For the initial seduction of the reader, it must embrace the exuberance of formal beauty.

As a result of this need to seduce, the imagination most often operates where joy goes - or at least where a joy goes! - in the direction of form and colors, of varieties and metamorphoses, of the probable shapes of future surfaces. It deserts depth, intimacy with the substance, volume.
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Molly Hullyped - Sat, 01 Oct 2016 05:01:55 EST ID:JRgk/hWz No.68730 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68705
>observation of Jacques Basquet: "An image costs as much labor to humanity as a new characteristic to a plant."
WHO THE FUCK IS HE
I'd rather read him than Gaston. I prefer his style. Drives the point much better with much more ease. It's got top-notch poetic imagery.
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Charlie of the Chans !!kWjRhGF5 - Fri, 07 Oct 2016 04:34:00 EST ID:2nzGWha6 No.68750 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>68730
Haven't gotten that far (Basquet) but thanks. A little side factoid, Bachelard and Sartre knew each other. You might find Hillman's work more accessible.
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Isabella Dummlepork - Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:36:41 EST ID:/Z0qBoay No.69065 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68685
>Does anyone here read him
Yep, I do.
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Walter Clittingheck - Sat, 25 Feb 2017 04:54:44 EST ID:2nzGWha6 No.69068 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>68750
Sartre took mescaline in 1938 and for a year after, thought that a giant lobster that lived in the ancient sewers under Paris was going to eat him.


I love Warhammer 40k and now want to get into real gothic horror /gothic science fiction by Lillian Fugglehed - Tue, 23 Aug 2016 00:34:09 EST ID:9WT30SLH No.68611 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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what would be some recommendations? I have read the basics, Dracula and Frankenstein, but I want to get more deeply into the genre and the dark aspects of it, I also real liked BloodBorne if that means anything
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Killian - Mon, 12 Dec 2016 20:06:10 EST ID:1MyyRYnt No.68929 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>68917

I was reading some of the first comic pdf... it looks interesting. Awesome suggestion.
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Hamilton Naddlebury - Mon, 12 Dec 2016 22:02:30 EST ID:C0njyYo1 No.68930 Ignore Report Quick Reply
For the gothic and gothic horror, you should consider everything by Lovecraft, and probably a lot by Edgar Allan Poe (I haven't read much of Poe myself). They write quintessential gothic.It's as gothic as it gets.
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Doris Wubberhet - Wed, 08 Feb 2017 23:12:52 EST ID:IpqaMlaT No.69017 Ignore Report Quick Reply
maybe a little Lord Dunsany?
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Isabella Dummlepork - Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:34:45 EST ID:/Z0qBoay No.69064 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68611
Read the Deus Ex books
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Basil Suttingbanks - Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:03:15 EST ID:UMsgPp0v No.69067 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Gothic sci fi this ones hard to pinpoint for me. Would cyberpunk fit into this? There's certainly some gothic and atmospheric elements. So perhaps I'm streching a bit. But I'd still like to recommend this as an easy way to into cyberpunk.


Pick a name any name [from this pic related] by Nathaniel Buzzwill - Sat, 31 Dec 2016 15:16:05 EST ID:NkZiLXS3 No.68968 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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>share a piece of their literature you like
>tell me what form of thought or philosophical contribution they made to your own / the general evolution of understanding mind in any way
>and one quote that just makes you ponder by the bastard

Ex. (Easymode just for example)
>shakespeare
>The course of true love never did run smooth.
>romeo and juliet (not quoted)
>wrote some deep shit way way way way way back

Go
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Edwin Deckledale - Thu, 16 Feb 2017 01:27:49 EST ID:VjqbzBjw No.69029 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You Who Never Arrived, by Rainer Maria Rilke

You who never arrived
in my arms, Beloved, who were lost
from the start,
I don't even know what songs
would please you. I have given up trying
to recognize you in the surging wave of
the next moment. All the immense
images in me -- the far-off, deeply-felt landscape,
cities, towers, and bridges, and un-
suspected turns in the path,
and those powerful lands that were once
pulsing with the life of the gods--
all rise within me to mean
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Isabella Dummlepork - Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:38:27 EST ID:/Z0qBoay No.69066 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Shakspeare only knows how to kill all the characters


Weird Fiction/Decadent Movement by Whitey Turveygold - Mon, 08 Feb 2016 02:33:43 EST ID:Pzjg6R/p No.68120 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I've been trying my best to marathon all I can in order to try to emulate the spirit of the genre through my own stories... Can we get a discussion/recommendation going? I'll contrib00t more when I'm not so xannied out... So far I've got a pile of books conisting of:
-H.P. Lovecraft- The one and only
-Lord Dunsany
-Clark Ashton Smith
-Arthur Machen
-Robert W. Chambers (with the King in Yellow)
-Edgar Allan Poe (of course)
-Thomas Ligotti- My personal favorite so far; can't get enough of this guy's shit
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Basil Wuvingfit - Tue, 09 Feb 2016 07:17:19 EST ID:taTKC37o No.68125 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68120
Try some Ray Bradbury, even if it is more speculative than weird, I think his writing style is more fluid. All those old horror writers were so antisocial that they had no real grasp of how actual humans interact and, while the stories were great terrors, the prose and dialogue could often feel clunky and unnatural. In stories where the characters die at the end, you need to make the audience actually care about the person and see them in something other than a miserable light.
This is the last short story I completed. I knew the ending would be very unsettling and wanted it to freak the audience out, but realized that it wouldn;t work if I spent the entire story trying to build a creepy atmosphere, so I gave it a light Bradbury tone for the first half of it, and then let it slowly slide into horror territory. I wanted people to genuinely fall in love with the doomed heroine of this tale, and Bradbury's style will make the audience love a character much more effectively than some morose Lovecraftian loner ever could. http://textuploader.com/52sit

Bradbury wrote plenty of disturbing short stories that maintained a glib tone the whole way, yet still made the killing blow at the end completely devastating.
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Hedda Cucklewell - Thu, 18 Feb 2016 10:40:48 EST ID:VkKRYWvb No.68152 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Robert Aickman, especially "Cold Hand in Mine", but almost all of his stories are good.

Algernon Blackwood's "The Willows", though you have probably heard of it already.

Some of M.R. James' stories.

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu.

Michael Cisco, a modern "fantasy" author that you might enjoy.

William S. Burroughs definitely has elements in his fiction derived from Lovecraft, if you don't mind reading about violent, frightening gay sex in every other chapter. Try the Cut-Up Trilogy or his last three books, especially the Western Lands.

Brian Evenson's short stories may appeal to you.

Lafcadio Hearn's collection of Kwaidan, and Pu Songling's Strange Tales from a Chinese Studio.
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Isabella Blackdale - Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:30:59 EST ID:gzTaKzPW No.69063 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68120
H.P. Lovecraft- The one and only is a good one


children's books...aka all ages by Phoebe Grandspear - Sun, 19 Feb 2017 22:31:35 EST ID:3gLiaHu/ No.69035 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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i like the way youth geared books can drive a message though the simplest means. intellectualism and elaboration on complex ideas are nice but theres something about the directness and emotional appeal of an easy read.

any suggestions of titles i should keep my eye out for?

'Johnathan Livingston Seagull' is my absolute favorite and i hope everyone gets the chance to read it. obligatory second is 'the little prince'


Johnatan li
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Isabella Blackdale - Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:30:00 EST ID:gzTaKzPW No.69062 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69035
50 shades of grey


Audiobooks pls by Buttlovin Audiobooks - Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:45:48 EST ID:HAnYOpbN No.69031 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I just finished Hero Of Ages audiobook, the third book in the Mistborn series. Dunno what to listen to next. I am just listening to young adult fantasy and sci-fi that I missed out when I was younger but if anyone has any recommendations on a good audio book in any genre but preferably fan & sci-fi then pls pls pls gimme gimme gimme. I was thinking about Brave New World or The Wheel of Time (but it seems too long and meant to get real bad towards book 8 & 9) but I'm not sure.
Currently physically reading The Prince Of Nothing by R. Scott Bakker And Wilful Child: Wrath of Betty by Steven Erikson. Loving it
So far I've read/listened to:

The Malazan Book of The Fallen (and the other books)
A Song of Ice and Fire
The Gentlemen Bastards
The Road
No Country For Old Men
The Martian
Harry Potter
I, Robot, Foundation trilogy
World War Z
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Lydia Cridgekot - Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:35:23 EST ID:y8XjthGV No.69032 Report Quick Reply
The Three Body Problem (sci-fi trilogy, mind melting stuff in books 2 and 3)
Ready Player One (soft sci-fi, dystopian)
There's also a bunch more Mistborn books to read.
Fuck Wheel Of Time, too high of a Shit to Gold ratio for 14 books.
The Dark Tower (7 book fantasy series, a lot of trippy vibes)
Reckoners (trilogy of YA superhero novels from Brandon Sanderson)
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Buttlovin Audiobooks - Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:59:42 EST ID:HAnYOpbN No.69033 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69032

Thanks brah, forgot about Ready Player One. I think I was reading about the author of "The Three Boy Problem" a while ago. Also I have to add American Gods to my list, I dunno why your reply made me think of that.
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Ntnchamp2 - Sat, 18 Feb 2017 19:34:13 EST ID:TVAVsSOp No.69034 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Heir to the Empire by Timothy Zahn and any of the Thrawn trilogy books. It's the best Star Wars expanded universe book series.

Major LOLz to the Wookiee voices in the audiobook. Shit is ridiculous.
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Sidney Surringfuck - Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:01:48 EST ID:y8XjthGV No.69036 Report Quick Reply
>>69034
I just read the Thrawn trilogy and found the ending anti-climactic as fuck. Thrawn went down like such a bitch.
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Isabella Blackdale - Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:29:34 EST ID:gzTaKzPW No.69061 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69034
cool!


OC poetry thread stopped bumping after 3 years... time for a new one. by The Fool !oj3475yHBQ - Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:08:24 EST ID:FUcwYk7C No.68718 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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A sailor came from over seas, and asked his lover this.

Do you resent my love, my love? Do you resent my kiss? Do you resent my love, my love? For long have you been missed.

I see the furrow of your brow; exasperated sighs. I see the way you look aloft when my ship passes by.

Does anger beget scorn of me, or something other hid, or ignorance to be pronounced of something that I did?

Do you resent my love, my love? Do you resent my kiss? Do you resent my love, my love? For long have you been missed.

My love, she said, forgive me please, my hate is void of spite. As I resent my love, my love, from bitterness of sight.

I see in every passing wake your love reflected true; the sea mirroring my own love, alas scorns me for you.

So I resent my love, my love. Yet not resent your kiss. So I resent my love, my love, and how long you have been missed.
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The Fool !oj3475yHBQ - Thu, 09 Feb 2017 15:34:23 EST ID:3wtssQcY No.69019 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Repression:

Yearning forced upon the surface,
striving for expression found,
trying to convert emotion;
Body remains tied and bound.

Hoping for release unfounded,
Seeing all that people want,
Never knowing sweetest taste;
enduring lack and crooked font.

Fawning over star-crossed lovers,
setting tables in the sky,
dinner bell as been left waiting;
to get to heaven one must die...
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The Fool !oj3475yHBQ - Thu, 09 Feb 2017 15:40:16 EST ID:3wtssQcY No.69020 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Denial:

Never spoken softly said,
I towards my mistress dear.

Never stolen kisses wept
but for the temperament of fear,

denied throughout a mind well kept,
softly singing nevermore

of sweet nothings nonetheless,
left lying on the kitchen floor.

Forever lost amidst the things,
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Hedda Gemblemog - Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:55:01 EST ID:0yf20Rzi No.69025 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Embrace of Portraiture

primitive asymmetry of her body
edges defined in thick pencil
delicate intricacies of some jagged, ancient rug
hips like still, lead crystal

arches, painful--knotted
(hands on her inner thigh)
her hair, unwashed, smells like menthol and cinnamon
(she pushes herself into me)
using a stone to grind fennel and mint

a peidmont in august; a ripe delta
taiga during the thaw
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Jarvis Grandforth - Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15:23:31 EST ID:7D9J2HIr No.69027 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68718
Diphenhydramine diphenhydramine
my kingdom for a spider
inositol hexanicotinate
there are shadows on the lights here
wahh wahh wahh
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Isabella Blackdale - Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:29:09 EST ID:gzTaKzPW No.69060 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68718
ok


Bump While Reading by Ebenezer Brookham - Fri, 04 Mar 2016 09:04:46 EST ID:bq5scg8g No.68199 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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What are you guys reading right now?

Brandon Sanderson just released the third and final book of his Reckoners trilogy, and it was fantastic. Where are all the Sanderson fans in here? It was this board that told me to read his shit, and now that I do, nobody ever will talk about them with me lol

Now starting Altered Carbon. Netflix is making a show based on it, and I like reading books that have adaptions impending so I can compare them later.
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Clara Murdfield - Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:10:47 EST ID:aqwYhZTk No.69024 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69023
my favourite's Cat's Cradle. Has the pacing of a good thriller and definitely doesn't overstay any particular point for too long.
I found Slaughterhouse Five to be too preachy yeah, the bokonoism thing is preachy but whatever.... and the meta parts to be uninteresting and kinda distracting.
Sirens of Titan was pretty good, but i had a tough time enjoying it because i was comparing it to cat's cradle the whole way through. Both have a similar tone, but it's probably that i found the ice-9, spy stuff, midgets, dictators plot points to be more interesting than 'vengeful' time-travelling 'ghost', mars invading earth, bird aliens, space cave worms, and fate stuff, but i'll admit i appreciate the variation.
Also Breakfast for Champions...maybe i'll have to read it (audiobooked it first) but i remember it having a pretty unsatisfying ending.
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David Bliddlesack - Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:24:27 EST ID:HxknaKbq No.69028 Report Quick Reply
>>69024
I don't recall Breakfast Of Champions having much in the way of plot, so not having much of an ending wasn;t a shock IMO. Vonnegut admits the book is very self-indulgent and it is more for his hardcore fans rather than newbies.
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Lydia Breckleville - Wed, 22 Feb 2017 22:51:04 EST ID:QwKOT86j No.69039 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>69021 me again. Since the last post I read Reflections In A Golden Eye by McCullers and was slightly disappointed. The consensus seems to be that it was her 2nd and therefore "mature" novel and although it seemed more revised than some of her early work it also lacked the feeling of a town-wide scope that she used in books like Clock Without Hands or The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter. Some pros: amazingly prescient of "suburban" malaise--I didn't realize military bases had such suburban housing but the fact that those communities exist all over the US today kind of spooks me. Also the passage that the title comes from (that says "reflections in a golden eye" or whatever) was the closest thing to a DPH trip I've ever seen in a novel. Another gay 'fairy' character appears in this one; I had mixed feelings about him but he was complex enough to be interesting even if he was a caricature.

For school I'm currently rereading The Neon Bible by John Kennedy Toole and The Member Of The Wedding by McCullers and also reading The Genealogy of Morals (not all the same class). If I have any free time I'll hopefully be reading The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone by Tennessee Williams.
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Ernest Papperdale - Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:56:45 EST ID:oECPBdR6 No.69047 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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you guys are wrong everyone knows mother night is the best vonnegut book
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Isabella Blackdale - Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:28:19 EST ID:gzTaKzPW No.69059 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68199
I'm reading the witcher


Writers thread by Edward Hacklestock - Wed, 17 Feb 2016 20:22:13 EST ID:2cqnyO9u No.68150 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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How is your writing going /lit/? Anyone here working on something or have any work they want to share? Not poetry, we have the OC Poems thread for that.

I am 2 acts done with a 3 act novel. I have written short stories before, and this is my first long endeavor. I had always lacked confidence, but one day, I suddenly stumbled upon the perfect horror novel just sitting in my mind. Like, it is literally the greatest horror story if this generation. It will go down as The Wire of horror stories for it's brutal look at reality at the bottom of the barrel. But it will also be like Trailer Park Boys and have a cast of lovable losers, who are down and out, living where every day feels like the end of the world, and having that corner of the ghetto become the backdrop for what will be the end of the world for real, with the local stoners and crackheads the last line of defense before an ancient evil reclaims the planet it once ruled a millennia ago. It is not a horror comedy like John Dies At The End, it is straight horror with some comedic moments the way an action movie can have good comedy. I know it will be an insta-classic and probably get a film adaption. As a long time 420channer, I will find some way to get it to you all for free after I find a publisher, since I know this site thrives on piracy, even if I have to pay them for digital downloads for all 3-5 regulars here. Drugs and the apocalypse, it should be right up most of /lit/s alley.
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Shit Cundlegold - Sun, 11 Dec 2016 08:00:37 EST ID:slhPKeQH No.68924 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>68661
>>68832
>>68834
>>68835
In all fairness I did ask to be roasted. Thank you for the harsh criticisms, in all honesty I was just venting, which is what I'll do now.
God why do I keep posting my writing while I'm high? At least it can't get any worse.
hey did Yojimbo die?
hey do spoilers even work on this board


""I played three shows today. I think that just maybe this may-be what Iā€™d like to devote my time to. I touched upon something truly interesting during the third performance.
Yet my purple prose knows I steal my flows and [blank] my clothes.

I am enthralled to the timbre.
My lungs are enslaved to every trill.
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Alice Bummerway - Mon, 12 Dec 2016 18:57:23 EST ID:km0ecDjO No.68928 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68924
Yojimbo is dead as fuck.
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Caroline Pollerkidge - Thu, 15 Dec 2016 10:41:16 EST ID:bq5scg8g No.68940 Ignore Report Quick Reply
OP here, I'm hard at work writing the sequel to my first novel. I had started a different book but got sucked back into my first novel and inspired to write what happens next. I'm about 1/2 done with the first draft, it'd be nice if I could finish the draft before 2016 ends and get back to my other book in January. I write horror, so often the first 1/2 of a book is a little boring to write, but now I'm at the point where I'm done character building and every scene is just nuts. I have an end scenario planned out but not which characters need to be alive for it to happen, so my main characters could all get it at any time. I'm flying without an outline and Stephen King says to kill your darlings, so I need to start thinning the herd. In my first book, only 6 out of 22 characters survived. The 6 survivors of book 1 are back in the sequel and I need to kill some of them and not just the new characters. I'm trying to let the story flow as if events were actually occurring rather than writing what I think is cool. I set up cool characters in a fucked up situation and now am letting nature take its course rather than steer them in any direction. It might sound like a dumb writers cliche, but I like letting the characters come to life and have them direct the story.
Anyways, I'm off to orchestrate my bloodbath.

Also, what substances do you guys do your writing on? Coffee + weed here every time.
Sometimes I do a little writing when drinking but I can only get one good hour of amazing inebriated prose before I become too drunk to keep the ideas coming. Here's a chapter I wrote last time I was drunk, my villain is a drunk and I thought the booze would help me get in is head. Boy did it ever, I channeled the fuck out of him and now he's the weirdest character I've ever written about. https://justpaste.it/11daw
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Esther Blarrydock - Tue, 27 Dec 2016 10:17:17 EST ID:b3o+PfkK No.68960 Ignore Report Quick Reply
OP here, I have given myself schizophrenia from too many writing projects. For a time this month, I was working on three different novels at once in a massive fit if ADD or something. I finally managed to focus on just one book and I finished my second novel. It was the sequel to my first novel, while the other two books I am writing are not sequels to anything but original content. If I maintain momentum, I will have 4 novels under my belt before my job comes back in march/april. The book I just finished was so tightly outlined that the writing poured out of me. The next books aren;t as tightly outlined and have a lot of parts I need to make up as I go, so it could take longer from here on out. But I have so many characters across multiple projects being developed that my mind is spinning out of control trying to keep them all straight. Anyways, I just poured coffee and had a wake-n-bake, I'm going back down the writing rabbit hole for the day, I'll be back in 12 hours.

Any other writers here have a weird writing process? I basically inundate myself with weed + caffeine until I lose grip on reality and can fully lose myself within the world of my book. Eventually I run out of steam and find myself back in my room, unable to re-submerge myself in the world of my book without getting some sleep.
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Hedda Clusslebanks - Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:29:35 EST ID:y8XjthGV No.69038 Ignore Report Quick Reply
As I began reading the short story, just the opening line was enough to let me know it would be like nothing I had read before. Of course, I instantly identified with the main character (they say everybody does!).
I've been here for days, minutes, years. I miss food, yet I can still recall the taste of the last good meal I ate, as if frozen indelibly in my taste-buds.
I've been trying to find the words for the way I had been feeling leading up to that day where I sat down to read the short story. You ever have those kinds of feelings that seem so strange yet familiar that it seems the English language is a massive conspiracy to cover up the existence of this feeling, having assigned a word/name to literally everything in God's universe down to the genetic makeup of its atomic structure, yet somehow they managed to not give a name to this, this feeling, a thing so concrete to you that it seems it must have a name, god damn it! how is there no name for it?
I've been lost for a while now.
The more of that short story that I read, the less it felt like a story. It began to feel like a direct assault against my sanity. More than that, attacking my very existence.
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Have you ever watched a movie that seemed so realistic, you stopped to question if your life may not similarly be a movie? One where you were given your acting role in the beginning by the director, but then he said ACTION and you have been playing the part for so long now that you forgot it was ever a part to begin with, but now have the sinking feeling that someday you will remember it is all just a film when the director abruptly reminds you of his presence, suddenly yelling CUT!
I finally know the universal truths! I know that
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Oh, hello. What was I just talking about? Nevermind, I'm sure it wasn't important.
I wish I could find my way out of here.
Row row row your boat, gently down the stream. Merrily merrily merrily merrily, life is but a... Who wrote this song, anyways? And what secret knowledge did they have? How did they know about the Stream?
OD OH GOD PLEASE MAKE THEM STOP PLEA
Have you ever heard the urban legend of the painting that could eat people? It was a painting of the very Gallery that wound up displaying it. In the painting, the gallery was quite busy, everyone crowding around one painting in particular. And after viewings of the painting, in which crowds always gathered around this painting the longest, eventually everyone would realize that one among their gathering had vanished. Guests looked everywhere for the missing attendant, not realizing they just had to look where they already had been looking, at the painting, for there they could find the image of the now-absent guest permanently captured in paint, looking terrified, unsure how they got there or how to break free, faces permanently portrayed in terror.
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Wrote a short Story by Walter Nannerfield - Mon, 13 Feb 2017 11:53:30 EST ID:1qIPOamG No.69026 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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https://www.pdf-archive.com/2017/02/13/the-sun-still-shines/
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Doris Dallytit - Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:04:25 EST ID:ylxQEmun No.69030 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You're still 12 years old.


Burgomeister's Books by Doris Wubberhet - Thu, 09 Feb 2017 00:03:20 EST ID:IpqaMlaT No.69018 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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First time posting in years. I haven't been to this guy's site in a long time and it looks like it was shut down. I was wondering if you guys knew of a site mirror or archive? He used to sell discs with copies of everything, any way to find those?


Give us a review of your book! by Thomas Droblingseg - Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:57:15 EST ID:CV4gZNBP No.68896 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Tell us about the book you're reading and tell us how you're finding it so far? bit of a bore? bit of a breeze? "just one more chapter" 3 chapters ago?
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Phyllis Haffingwock - Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:06:27 EST ID:4NhWCFnK No.68992 Report Quick Reply
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Infinite Jest was pushed real hard last year, there was an internet movement called Infinite Summer where the whole web was pretty much an Infinite Jest bookclub. I missed it but am the guy reading it currently, I'm right in the middle. It's fucking long but worth it since it feels like a bad acid trip. Every other chapter is like something from Requiem For A Dream with horrible scenes of people on drugs doing despicable things.
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Phyllis Goodman - Fri, 27 Jan 2017 13:06:27 EST ID:CudoB9ff No.69004 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68992
Last year? Infinite Summer atarted in 2009
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Ernest Memmerfet - Sun, 29 Jan 2017 01:08:17 EST ID:iwDYYELn No.69006 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>68984

He achieved the extraordinary by never having to fight any Eastern Europeans due to the Cold War. Ali was way too small to go up against Slavic beastmen.
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Betsy Pockcocke - Thu, 02 Feb 2017 17:14:35 EST ID:8rp8A23H No.69009 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I finished the first two books of the Hyperion Cantos. A grand adventure and a big universe to play in.
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Sophie Clellermed - Wed, 08 Feb 2017 03:56:12 EST ID:c+8yEdP3 No.69016 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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What a silly person you are


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