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August 15th, 2011


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01:15 am

If I made Cinderella, the audience would immediately be looking for a body in the coach.
— Alfred Hitchcock


When I write a story, what do you immediately look for?

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From:rain_sleet_snow
Date:August 15th, 2011 09:00 am (UTC)
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tentacles
humanity and inhumanity, sometimes in the same character
'lyrical, tangible prose' is as close as I can come, but it doesn't encapsulate the signature quality I've only ever found in your writing and can't seem to articulate.
From:rubynye
Date:August 15th, 2011 12:20 pm (UTC)
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The coach might be sentient and might well have tentacles.
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From:irisbleufic
Date:August 15th, 2011 03:04 pm (UTC)
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War in all her scary, perfect glory.
From:boosette
Date:August 15th, 2011 03:13 pm (UTC)
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Emotional resonance and prose I want to roll around in.
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From:kayliemalinza
Date:August 15th, 2011 04:20 pm (UTC)
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the artfullest pilfering. >P
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From:quigonejinn
Date:August 16th, 2011 02:14 am (UTC)
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Dense, thorny, and thoroughly awesome phrasing.

Also, ladies being AWESOME.

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