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  • #61
    unquiet
    hunter/hunted
    foreign bodies

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    • #62
      Never mind! just found the poll and voted

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      • #63
        Where is the poll to vote??

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        • #64
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          • #65
            ^^^ Aww thank you

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            • #66
              Just got an idea from Erebus Dirge over in the song inspired horror thread:

              Crossroads: Someone has or tries to sell their soul to the devil or some other evil entity. Do they regret it, are they happy, do they try to get out of the contract or otherwise fight for their lives? Or maybe the story is from the bad guy's point of view, trying to make the sale or keep the contract from being broken?

              Might be kind of limited, at least in scope. But it's also a somewhat rare story, tho not unfamiliar, as horror stories go. Might be fun to see a bunch of different takes and/or outside the box concepts people could come up with.

              We'll have to see what people think of it now and next year as we approach the theme based write-off next Spring.
              Last edited by Willowfang; 03-27-2012, 02:39 PM.
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              • #67
                Originally posted by Willowfang View Post
                Just got an idea from Erebus Dirge over in the song inspired horror thread:

                Crossroads: Someone has or tries to sell their soul to the devil or some other evil entity. Do they regret it, are they happen, do they try to get out of the contract or otherwise fight for their lives? Or maybe the story is from the bad guy's point of view, trying to make they sale or keep the contract from being broken?

                Might be kind of limited, at least in scope. But it's also a somewhat rare story, tho not unfamiliar, as horror stories go. Might be fun to see a bunch of different takes and/or outside the box concepts people could come up with.

                We'll have to see what people think of it now and next year as we approach the theme based write-off next Spring.
                I kind of started writing something like that, a while back never finished it called The Vig of Frankie Faust. Then that changed into an idea for a novella called A Pound of Soul using the same demonic debt collector Catch Barghetti aka Barghettit The Barghest ( the first chapter is in the DEMENTIONS thread) never really finished that either. Was playing with all sorts of future archs and rundowns , one was going to be called Symphony for The Devil, that had Ludvig Van Beethoven breaking out from Hell intent on making the world hear his magnum opus which was all hell's torment put to music, whoever heared it was driven psychotic and mass murder/mayhem ensued etc.
                Obviously it was Catch had to chase him down and get him back down below.

                I kind of abandonned the whole idea as I found out there was something a little too similar called The Sandman Slim series by Richard Kadrey. Check it out here...http://www.richardkadrey.com
                /sandman.html


                And what I started Pound of Soul here...http://www.bloody-disgusting.com/for...t=61754&page=2
                Last edited by Erebus Dirge; 03-27-2012, 02:38 PM.

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                • #68
                  This Spring's write off is now over, we got some great stories and some really close scores.

                  Story #1: The Itch At The End Of The World – Willowfang
                  Readability: 3.875 (Highest Readability)
                  Concept: 4.00
                  Atmosphere: 3.875
                  Total: 3.917 (Highest Atmosphere)

                  Story #2: Footsteps by Erebus Dirge
                  Readability: 3.60
                  Concept: 4.10 (Highest Concept)
                  Atmosphere: 3.60
                  Total: 3.767

                  Story #3: Sutter Dixon by Spaced
                  Readability: 3.25
                  Concept: 3.875
                  Atmosphere: 3.75
                  Total: 3.625

                  This is my first win and I had a lot of fun writing mine. Looks like the modifications to rating Atmosphere worked well since our last write off.

                  Our next write off will start it's specific discussion on the first Monday of August, writing on the first Monday of September for 6 weeks and the posting of stories a couple of weeks before Halloween so we can have something to read before and not after this time.

                  ========

                  I also may need some help running it this fall since I'll prolly be busy with my Wedding in October. I don't know if this looks hard or not, but it really isn't. Just need to be there to make a few decision if something comes up, be there to receive the stories, make sure they're post-able, nothing racist, too graphic, pornographic, or some other sort of offensive. Then just a little math you can do with the calculator on your phone or computer.

                  I'll remind people when we start up in August, just something to think about.
                  Electric 6 Radio Ga Ga
                  Chemical Romance Welcome To The Black Parade
                  Beatfreakz Somebody's Watching Me
                  The Darkness I Believe In A Thing Called Love
                  Boogie Pimps Somebody To Love
                  Nightcore Land Of Confusion
                  Bif Naked Moment Of Weakness
                  Rend Collective My Lighthouse
                  Dickies Killer Klowns From Outer Space
                  Garbage Special
                  Cardigans My Favorite Game
                  Living Colour Cult of Personality
                  Limousines Internet Killed The Video Star
                  Alien Ant Farm Smooth Criminal
                  Sasha D Russian Girls
                  Scatman John Scatman

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                  • #69
                    Congratulations Willow, I felt your story was more cogent and ultimately carefree than the others.
                    I enjoyed reading them all however,
                    Thanks to all 3 of you who submitted stories.
                    I totally dug them all and congrats Willow.

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                    • #70
                      Congrats We're doing this again in August right?

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                      • #71
                        Congrats WillowFang!!! I knew my story needed more work when I submitted I just ran out of time. Are we doing this again in August?

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                        Special Thanks to H.P. Pufncraft for making you want to click on my brain!!


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                        • #72
                          Yeah, a discussion thread specific to the Fall write off will go up the 1st Monday of August, then 6 weeks to write starting the1st Monday of September so the stories can be up a bit before Halloween.
                          Electric 6 Radio Ga Ga
                          Chemical Romance Welcome To The Black Parade
                          Beatfreakz Somebody's Watching Me
                          The Darkness I Believe In A Thing Called Love
                          Boogie Pimps Somebody To Love
                          Nightcore Land Of Confusion
                          Bif Naked Moment Of Weakness
                          Rend Collective My Lighthouse
                          Dickies Killer Klowns From Outer Space
                          Garbage Special
                          Cardigans My Favorite Game
                          Living Colour Cult of Personality
                          Limousines Internet Killed The Video Star
                          Alien Ant Farm Smooth Criminal
                          Sasha D Russian Girls
                          Scatman John Scatman

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                          • #73
                            We're almost there once again. The discussion thread goes up on Monday.

                            Besides the opening sentences (which Erebus Dirge and I have some ideas for) we also have a new idea on how to start your stories off. I'll say no more now tho It's discussion is best left for the Fall thread.

                            When the thread goes up, be sure to post THERE that you intend to write something. No harm if you're unable to turn something in on time as always tho.
                            Electric 6 Radio Ga Ga
                            Chemical Romance Welcome To The Black Parade
                            Beatfreakz Somebody's Watching Me
                            The Darkness I Believe In A Thing Called Love
                            Boogie Pimps Somebody To Love
                            Nightcore Land Of Confusion
                            Bif Naked Moment Of Weakness
                            Rend Collective My Lighthouse
                            Dickies Killer Klowns From Outer Space
                            Garbage Special
                            Cardigans My Favorite Game
                            Living Colour Cult of Personality
                            Limousines Internet Killed The Video Star
                            Alien Ant Farm Smooth Criminal
                            Sasha D Russian Girls
                            Scatman John Scatman

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                            • #74
                              The 2013 Spring Horror Write Off is still over 2 1/2 months away. I just wanted to start people thinking about the Themes and/or Genres we'll be using. There's gonna be a list below, just the names tho so ask if one of them isn't obvious about what it's about. They'll need fleshed out and clarified in any case.

                              Feel free to suggest ideas not on there. and by the 1st Monday of March when we start voting on which to use, we'll have the list narrowed down to about the best 5-10 to pick the best 3 or so for this next write off.

                              Atomic Horror
                              Zombie Outbreak
                              Bad Blood - Bad Families
                              Below the Surface
                              Creature Feature
                              Crossroads
                              - (A soul has been sold to some evil power, how's that turning out and/or does someone want to break the contract)
                              Eco-Horror
                              Foreign Bodies
                              - Medical/Science gone bad
                              Historical
                              Holiday
                              Horror-Noir
                              Institution
                              Occult
                              Outer Space
                              Over The Top
                              Slasher
                              Supernatural Menace
                              Electric 6 Radio Ga Ga
                              Chemical Romance Welcome To The Black Parade
                              Beatfreakz Somebody's Watching Me
                              The Darkness I Believe In A Thing Called Love
                              Boogie Pimps Somebody To Love
                              Nightcore Land Of Confusion
                              Bif Naked Moment Of Weakness
                              Rend Collective My Lighthouse
                              Dickies Killer Klowns From Outer Space
                              Garbage Special
                              Cardigans My Favorite Game
                              Living Colour Cult of Personality
                              Limousines Internet Killed The Video Star
                              Alien Ant Farm Smooth Criminal
                              Sasha D Russian Girls
                              Scatman John Scatman

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                              • #75
                                Originally posted by Willowfang View Post
                                The 2013 Spring Horror Write Off is still over 2 1/2 months away. I just wanted to start people thinking about the Themes and/or Genres we'll be using. There's gonna be a list below, just the names tho so ask if one of them isn't obvious about what it's about. They'll need fleshed out and clarified in any case.

                                Feel free to suggest ideas not on there. and by the 1st Monday of March when we start voting on which to use, we'll have the list narrowed down to about the best 5-10 to pick the best 3 or so for this next write off.

                                Atomic Horror
                                Zombie Outbreak
                                Bad Blood - Bad Families
                                Below the Surface
                                Creature Feature
                                Crossroads
                                - (A soul has been sold to some evil power, how's that turning out and/or does someone want to break the contract)
                                Eco-Horror
                                Foreign Bodies
                                - Medical/Science gone bad
                                Historical
                                Holiday
                                Horror-Noir
                                Institution
                                Occult
                                Outer Space
                                Over The Top
                                Slasher
                                Supernatural Menace
                                Cool! Can't wait for the next one . Maybe it's because what I'm writing at the moment ( Merry Krampus Mr.Shroud or The Yuletide Horror -A Ferryman & Shroud Mystery - A tale about a pair of Victorian Monster Hunting Undertakers trying to prevent more murders of children in a workhouse/orphanage from Krampus and Perchta the belly-slitter a pair of pagan Xmas demons who torture and kill naughty kids at the Yule tide period.) I was thinking maybe something gothic and classic such as Sleepy Hollow, Hammer Horror classics, Mary Shelley, R.L. Stevenson or even Poe. Something even Victorian or even steampunk orientated maybe call it " Penny Dreadfuls" or " Horror's by Gaslight". A new take on Spring Heeled Jack or Jack The Ripper, Sweeney Todd would be cool. Or a dread building Ghost story set in those times.
                                Last edited by Erebus Dirge; 12-08-2012, 02:29 PM.

                                " The world is indeed comic, but the joke is on mankind. " - H.P. Lovecraft

                                Read latest fiction " The Closet by rhill10" in DEMETIONS at http://www.bloody-disgusting.com/for...t=61754&page=5

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