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Shaun
Shaun
Last Activity: Today, 01:55 PM
Joined: 09-05-2006
Location: Los Angeles
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  • Shaun
    replied to Writing Contest #126 Explorers
    Thanks for posting, Jeremy!...
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  • Shaun
    replied to Writing Contest #125: ALIENS
    Thanks, it's certainly true I've been doing this awhile. Do you mind posting the next contest? Just copy and paste the rules. Maybe as a theme we could do Explorers - stories of those on a quest for something of great value to them/others....
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  • Shaun
    replied to Writing Contest #125: ALIENS
    Thanks for the feedback! Glad you like the paranoia vibe - Twilight Zone is what I was going for and got my inspiration from an episode of the show. I agree about the German's accent. I wrote it in garbled German and kept pulling back. Ultimately I think I should've stripped all the accents out. As...
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  • Shaun
    replied to Writing Contest #125: ALIENS
    Do we need another extension? Is anyone else throwing in?

    UPDATE: If anyone has the time I'd love to get feedback on this one, competition aside....
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    Last edited by Shaun; 11-24-2018, 09:26 PM.

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  • Shaun
    replied to Writing Contest #125: ALIENS
    It took me about five attempts to get the opening right. Ultimately not sure if five pages gave me enough time to build the appropriate tension but anyways, this is my take on Hitchcock doing an episode of Twilight Zone. Let me know what you think.


    The Metz Incident

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  • Shaun
    replied to Writing Contest #125: ALIENS
    Same. I've rewritten the first page three times thinking the problem was I was starting too early in the plot but beginning to worry there just isn't enough meat on the bone to hold a reader's attention. I feel like when I take breaks from writing and get back into it this is what happens....
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