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Write something one word at a time V.2 by Archie Manderworth - Wed, 10 Jan 2018 04:59:35 EST ID:kB9vcdQ8 No.69747 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Since our last thread was so RUDELY interrupted, I hearby start a new thread in the same vein.

1) one word per post, punctuation, whatever
2) no spunky meddlin'

I shall begin:

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Archie Ginningtat - Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:39:19 EST ID:00Ji8zMV No.70016 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Lillian Pebblelitch - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 14:47:13 EST ID:0jgHCyVM No.70024 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Hamilton Pummerspear - Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:35:04 EST ID:oEOx2hC6 No.70029 Ignore Report Quick Reply

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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Caroline Bonderladge - Tue, 10 Apr 2018 20:30:52 EST ID:YfpxDCjA No.70008 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Ready Player One. Its going to be the next popular thing soon, so I thought Id get a head start. Its turns full fedora on page 17 but I like the world he's built so far. Starting Chapter 3 now.
Walter Dingertudge - Tue, 17 Apr 2018 20:13:13 EST ID:AD7VYWJ/ No.70025 Report Quick Reply
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I thought this would feel like a chore to read, but with the help of the Blumhouse reading guide, it is actually a blast.
Barnaby Wunkinnit - Wed, 18 Apr 2018 05:58:11 EST ID:ylxQEmun No.70026 Ignore Report Quick Reply
that tear looks like an erection
Walter Dingertudge - Wed, 18 Apr 2018 17:55:47 EST ID:AD7VYWJ/ No.70027 Report Quick Reply
I used that pic assuming that was supposed to be the joke, but apparently it's a museum copy of a First Edition once owned by the author himself.
>it is only known for sure that two people owned this book before Boston College: James Joyce and a C. U. Clark. When Clark purchased the book he wrote the following on the epitaph: “C. U. Clark bought from J. A. Joyce British Museum London”. Whether it was Joyce reading his own work that managed to wear out the cover of the book is unknown, but the cover indicates prolonged use, and hopefully enjoyment, by a reader at some point in time.
I suspect Joyce personally carved a dick into his cover before selling to a collector to troll any museum to ever display it
Hugh Driggleture - Thu, 19 Apr 2018 03:44:39 EST ID:7Df882Aq No.70028 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I just read "They Bite" by Anthony Boucher. I found out about it while reading about serial killers on Wikipedia.
Lots of Southwestern small-town flavor, I like it when Weird Horror comes in mundane settings.
The ending was kinda weak, though. It tried a little too hard to be subtle and ended up just being vague.

RED PILL READING LIST by Doris Debberhall - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 19:38:50 EST ID:fb7Anl99 No.70019 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I'm making a redpill reading list, as a joke. It's basically laughably ridiculous pieces that would dupe the pseudo-intellectuals infesting the chans. A mix of fedora, right wing rants, totalitarianism, religious and new age charlatans, and so on. I'm asking for contributions and suggestions.

Here it is so far:
Dr. Jordan B. Peterson, PhD - 12 Rules for Life
Stefan Molyneux, M.A. - Universally Preferable Behavior
Milo Yiannopoulos - Dangerous
Charles Murray - The Bell Curve
Mike Cernovich - Maga Mindset
Jonah Goldberg - Liberal Fascism
Ann Coulter - In Trump We Trust
Scott Lamb - The Faith of Donald Trump
President Donald J. Trump, B.S. - The Art of the Deal
Patrick J. Buchanan - The Death of the West
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Eugene Clopperfack - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 01:31:30 EST ID:TGpNpbNV No.70020 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Frank Dux - The Secret Man
The Protocols of the Elders of Zion
Esther Vilar - The Manipulated Man
Adolf Hitler - My New Order
Varg Vikernes - Vargsmal
Hannah Mabberwell - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 03:17:16 EST ID:B7DQAJvR No.70021 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>multiple kikes on the list
yeah, you're bluepilled
Hedda Brinningchedge - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 10:54:37 EST ID:ylxQEmun No.70022 Ignore Report Quick Reply
What do you mean?
Edward Churringstone - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:09:20 EST ID:oEOx2hC6 No.70023 Ignore Report Quick Reply
OP you are playing with black magic "as a joke", enjoy your curse.

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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Sophie Drusslecheg - Tue, 27 Mar 2018 14:19:06 EST ID:+R3IjBE1 No.69972 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I'm 2500 words away from hitting 60,000. I'll need to revise 4000 of it; stuff that's already written but not quite in the right order if that makes sense. Then it's ready for the beta readers. I'll go through a printout with a red pen reading it aloud to make any other corrections but I'm not really sure what I'll do with my free time after that.
I really enjoy doing this as a habit. Starting another so soon after seems a bit intimidating but what else is there?
Eugene Wivingfoot - Fri, 30 Mar 2018 16:01:55 EST ID:oEOx2hC6 No.69982 Ignore Report Quick Reply

post it here and i will proofread it for you
Beatrice Pavingworth - Fri, 30 Mar 2018 17:04:43 EST ID:D7YfLipj No.69983 Ignore Report Quick Reply
62,400 words and it's finished. I have readers but thank you all the same.
Wesley Braggleforth - Sat, 31 Mar 2018 05:45:21 EST ID:7Df882Aq No.69984 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I've jumped into a big project that I'll be chewing on for the next 5-10 years.

Nothing to post yet, right now I'm just mocking up samples to massage out the plot holes and try to get my style where I want it. I'm going for something with almost no exposition, but I can't quite figure out how I want to handle narration.

I'm torn between a flawed narration that is stained by personality of the main character of the respective passage complete with a supernatural insight into their thought processes, or an objective narration that will focus more on expressing the characters through visual language and dialog. Either way, I will have to then contend with how I want to handle the dialog, and whether I will write it verbatim or gloss over it with description. I believe that I will have to hash out the story in a quick and shitty form so that I can then best match the plot and the feel to one of the four methods, then rewrite it.

Most of my work previously was in poetry and persuasive writing so I'm really having to fight the habits those pursuits encourage. Prose fiction is in some ways a middle ground between the two, but is still its own special form of pain in my ass. This challenge excites me, though.
George Clazzlewell - Mon, 09 Apr 2018 12:02:42 EST ID:FIHs1XuY No.70004 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I've just put together a collection of short weird fiction humour stuff. I figure 420chan posters will enjoy it if anyone does.
It's the sort of thing ideal for reading on the toilet or on your phone while you're pretending to text someone to avoid a real conversation. It's free because I'm trying to get people hyped about my upcoming novel.


Back to basics by Simon Brottingmane - Wed, 28 Mar 2018 05:59:06 EST ID:rotji6Aw No.69975 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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The movie Captain Fantastic inspired me further more to live with my Family in co-existence with nature. Im not interested in society at all.

Movie plot: Ben Cash, his wife Leslie and their six children live in the Washington wilderness. Ben and Leslie are former anarchist activists disillusioned with capitalism and American life, and chose to instill survivalist skills, left wing politics, and philosophy in their children – educating them to think critically, training them to be self-reliant, physically fit and athletic, guiding them without technology, demonstrating the beauty of coexisting with nature.

I explored some works from Erich Fromm and other humanists.
Does one of you know literature with humanism + naturism?
Doris Woblinglock - Wed, 28 Mar 2018 07:37:49 EST ID:ylxQEmun No.69976 Ignore Report Quick Reply
What, like Thoreau?
Simon Brottingmane - Wed, 28 Mar 2018 11:50:46 EST ID:rotji6Aw No.69977 Ignore Report Quick Reply

something like that, yes.
Wesley Braggleforth - Sat, 31 Mar 2018 16:36:57 EST ID:7Df882Aq No.69988 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Are you looking for fiction as well, or just philosophy?
Hanta Yo by Ruth Beebe Hill was an excellent historical fiction novel that might scratch that itch, if you're comfortable with culture shock. The band of Teton Sioux it follows are almost an Anarcho-Primitivist utopian society, and cooperation with nature as a way to find fufillment in life is a major theme. It's more humanist than it sounds, really.
Esther Pittdale - Tue, 03 Apr 2018 07:37:54 EST ID:oEOx2hC6 No.69993 Ignore Report Quick Reply
check out Island of the Blue Dolphins as well as Hatchet

both are written for younger readers but both left a permanent imprint in my mind. another good one is Incident at Hawk's Hill

Short story recommendations by Ntnchamp2 - Sat, 10 Feb 2018 20:30:04 EST ID:TVAVsSOp No.69868 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Short stories are good bite sized wisdom. I collect a lot of the annual best of collections and usually find them interested in sex.

I’m teaching a freethinkers class with Thoreau, Catcher in the Rye, and One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest. I would like to find other short stories, specifically by women, because the class is already heavily male authored and male protagonist.

I am already thinking of The Yellow Wallpaper and Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour.” Any other recommendations of free thinker short stories ? Or poetry?
Angus Finderkot - Sun, 11 Feb 2018 04:28:35 EST ID:JtA15m2E No.69869 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I mostly just know SF and fantasy writers, but I'll give it a burl.

C.L. Moore's "Shambleu" and "Vintage Season", which are respectively about male rape and disaster tourism.
Ursula K. Le Guin, "The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas" and "The Word for World Is Forest".
Shirly Jackson's "The Lottery".
Anne McCaffrey's "Weyr Search" and "Dragonrider".
Joanna Russ' "When It Changed".
C. J. Cherryh's "Cassandra".
Mary Shelley's "Mathilda".
Doris Lessing's "Through the Tunnel".

There's also Poppy Z. Brite and Andre Norton, but I'm not familiar enough with their oeuvre to make individual recommendations.
Esther Blurryhood - Sun, 11 Feb 2018 19:29:43 EST ID:4ZAy8Pkj No.69870 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Young Goodman Brown
The Last Question
To Build a Fire
Fanny Fivingtidge - Wed, 14 Feb 2018 02:13:01 EST ID:YeJF4Xy8 No.69874 Ignore Report Quick Reply

I would really recommend "Bloodchild" by Octavia Butler.

Seconding the person above recommending Le Guin as well.
Walter Clizzleham - Sun, 18 Mar 2018 17:49:46 EST ID:O/eWPvU3 No.69960 Ignore Report Quick Reply
"Lost in the Funhouse" by J Barth is phenomenal. It's a series of short stories that are all somehow tied together. The first story "Night-Sea Journey" is really powerful, would recommend at least popping that open.

recccomendations please. by N7IX4 !!aUW3ymB7 - Tue, 24 Oct 2017 12:48:19 EST ID:S5Rv/Bzy No.69532 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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transgressive, psychedelic horror, post-apocalyptic, nihilistic, and existential literature reccomendations would be muchly appreciated. books or poetry. just need a break from dry research.
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Albert Pockford - Tue, 24 Oct 2017 17:02:07 EST ID:ylxQEmun No.69536 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Shit yeah sorry that's what I meant. I was too distracted trying to remember what the author's name was.
Edward Chinkinfit - Tue, 31 Oct 2017 19:49:34 EST ID:RUCvfwXM No.69566 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The three stigmata of palmer eldritch is pretty spooky shit
Edward Givingkene - Tue, 31 Oct 2017 20:30:47 EST ID:XT+L+WtE No.69567 Report Quick Reply
torrenting Necroscope and Liminal States, if they suck I will be back to yell at you.
Hannah Dengerdodge - Wed, 01 Nov 2017 05:19:02 EST ID:GP0LBYeb No.69568 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Fucking Lightbanks - Sun, 18 Mar 2018 11:46:37 EST ID:B3/jB50w No.69957 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Marabou Stork Nightmares by Irvine Welsh

bible by Alice Findlehall - Fri, 02 Feb 2018 11:07:55 EST ID:HDHCXJ5a No.69850 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Is there a readable version of the bible th
at also is somewhat correct in it's translation?
Shitting Dracklehall - Sat, 03 Feb 2018 09:13:54 EST ID:ylxQEmun No.69851 Ignore Report Quick Reply
What do you mean "readable"? Any version of the bible except the Brick Testament or similarly infantilised equivalent is going to have pages and pages of begats which don't make for interesting reading. People usually say the King James version so try that.
Nicholas Goddlededge - Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:13:01 EST ID:HDHCXJ5a No.69882 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Idk, something that doesn't read like a spoken story.
Archie Chizzlenark - Sat, 17 Feb 2018 14:53:41 EST ID:LTzt5BVQ No.69885 Ignore Report Quick Reply
KJV - da good shit. poetic and pretty, closest english translation to original german manuscript from martin luther

NIV - da common shit among young folk. a lot of the poetic older style english is simplified to modern speak

NLT - for really dumb idiots. all big words are simplified to one or two syllables

those are the top 3 i hear about. i am sure there are dozens others. have you tried this niche website called google?
George Gisslewater - Thu, 08 Mar 2018 06:26:43 EST ID:YMQv6dLY No.69936 Ignore Report Quick Reply
What the hell does this mean?
The King James is full of misreadings — they did their best, but Hebrew philology was only so advanced in the 17th century, and as a result there are some absolute howlers (“The voice of the turtle” is my favorite, also the name of a great John Fahey album). It’s also based on the Textus Receptus, when I think a secular reader is better served by a critical edition with good annotations. Obviously if one’s literary interest is the King James Bible itself, then there’s no substitute.

The NIV is very dire. I actively anti-recommend this one because it’s so ubiquitous. A lot of bad Bibles are uncommon gimmick translations like The Message but the NIV is everywhere, thanks to the global reach of US evangelicalism. The NIV is full of sectarian readings, linguistically unjustified translations, and dishonest attempts to textually minimize embarrassing or infelicitous passages. Here is a thorough, but not comprehensive, list of the problems of the NIV by a Biblical textual critic:

So what are the good English Bibles then? This depends on your purpose in reading, and ultimately comes down to personal discretion. I’m fond of both the Jerusalem Bible and the Revised Standard Version.

Books recomendations by Beatrice Fuckinglock - Sat, 03 Mar 2018 15:58:55 EST ID:un3sx+VQ No.69924 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I'm looking for cyberpunk. Not that cyberpunk with drugs, implants, AI, gunfights and whatever. I need something with a lot of communications via Internet, crafting devices and related things. Closest ones I've read, are "When Sysadmins Ruled the Eart," by Corry Doctorow, and "Cryptonomicon," by Neal Stephenson. The first one presented a lot of communications, and the second one had a lot of cryptographic stuff and devices. It may be not really a sci-fi, but even some kind of slice of life, I guess.
Samuel Huddlesat - Sun, 04 Mar 2018 06:35:36 EST ID:ylxQEmun No.69925 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Sounds like you want to read more Doctorow and also probably some non-fiction. Try 'Makers' by him and Underground by Dreyfus & Assange.

Words dawg, fuckin words by Sophie Drummlesire - Wed, 02 Mar 2016 19:19:58 EST ID:QfrG9TGw No.68189 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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ITT: Things involving language that rustle your jimmies

So really anything from pic related to people who want to axe you a question, and so on
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Henry Foshchodge - Sat, 24 Feb 2018 15:56:55 EST ID:LTzt5BVQ No.69907 Ignore Report Quick Reply

it lies in where you place the pause
Jack Lightdale - Sun, 25 Feb 2018 14:58:30 EST ID:ylxQEmun No.69911 Ignore Report Quick Reply
There isn't a pause it's one word.
Alice Fuckingfuck - Thu, 01 Mar 2018 11:01:47 EST ID:whiEkKmr No.69917 Ignore Report Quick Reply
There is going to be a slight pause because two syllables. Also the s at the end of pains has more of a z sound to it than that at the beginning of staking. Also the whole point of this thread is that we are all right.
Frederick Gizzleworth - Thu, 01 Mar 2018 11:36:22 EST ID:ylxQEmun No.69918 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I'm happy to agree as I've said it over so many times it doesn't sound like a word any more so I have no idea what is or isn't right.
Albert Blytheridge - Sat, 03 Mar 2018 14:38:29 EST ID:O/eWPvU3 No.69922 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Interesting, I never really looked into what that term meant. I'm surprised that people say "painstaking" regularly enough that it's become a source of jimmie-rustling for you.
I get really fatigued by people throwing around words like "spiritual", "blessed", "holistic", and the like, particularly if used to denote one thing or action as "more spiritual" than another. It isn't these words themselves that irritate me but the smug attitude that often seems to surround them.
These conversations also seem to involve a lot of fancy language and references that one doubts the speaker understands to any meaningful degree.
Certainly I'm guilty of this myself, but more often in writing than in daily conversation (as this post is likely evidence of).

Atrocity Exhibition by Caroline Pittbury - Fri, 02 Mar 2018 19:19:32 EST ID:zbsbjabk No.69919 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Is this the greatest novel of the 2st century? I think so.
Archie Buzzman - Sat, 03 Mar 2018 13:00:58 EST ID:LSzbuRvn No.69921 Ignore Report Quick Reply
it's the best Joy Division song at least

Goodreads recommendation thread by Polly Blytheman - Sun, 25 Feb 2018 00:06:30 EST ID:PIrgMXlN No.69909 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Post your Goodreads profile
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Jack Lightdale - Sun, 25 Feb 2018 05:17:48 EST ID:ylxQEmun No.69910 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Why don't you start?
Polly Blytheman - Sun, 25 Feb 2018 16:49:21 EST ID:PIrgMXlN No.69912 Ignore Report Quick Reply
George Blytheman - Mon, 26 Feb 2018 23:53:24 EST ID:zbsbjabk No.69913 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It's new as of this year, but I update a lot and am reviewing everything I've read this year
Rebecca Povingsit - Wed, 28 Feb 2018 07:17:07 EST ID:LSzbuRvn No.69915 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Here's what I've read so far in 2018, 20 books.

I don't write reviews but read about two hundred books annually, here's my list from last year with 200+

My only goodreads friends are 420channers btw, networked through irc

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